It's summer in the city! The days are long this time of year. That's a good thing because that just means more time for festivals, concerts, food trucks, and that beautiful sunshine on your face. Summer is little bit more relaxed and there's always something to do in Overland Park and Kansas City.

 

Attractions and Events in Overland Park

The Overland Park Farmers' Market

The Overland Park Farmers’ Market is in its 40th year in bringing the farm to your family table in Downtown Overland Park. It has earned its way to the “Best Farmers’ Market in Kansas” according to Cooking Light magazine. Shop a wide variety of products including seasonal produce, hot food trucks, the best-picked flowers, and unique specialty items such as soaps, breads, wine, and pastas. Chat up the vendors, too! They are full of feel-good family stories and will educate you about their products. The OP Farmers' Market is open every Saturday from 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM. And every Wednesday mornings beginning June 1st.

farmers market

 

Third Fridays in Downtown Overland Park

On the third Friday of every month, the locally owned shops and restaurants of Downtown OP keep their doors open late for you to check out everything from live music and gallery openings to spa treatments and sales. The best way to tackle the event is to hit the sidewalk and explore. Third Fridays happens on the third Friday of every month from 5 PM to 8 PM. 

Third Fridays

 

Strang Hall's Beer Fest

Grab your beer-lover friends and get a ticket to Strang Hall's 2nd Annual Beer Fest on June 4th from 2 PM to 6 PM. Enjoy beers from 11 area breweries, live music, and a tasting cup to take home. Your ticket also includes endless appetizer tastings from all six kitchens inside Strang Hall plus 20% off food. Don't forget your DD too! A reduced fee DD ticket gets access to endless appetizers and 20% off food.

Strang Hall

 

Enchanted Faire at the OP Arboretum

Got the kids in tow? Get our your best fairy wings and fly down to the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens on June 11th! Seriously -- wear a costume! It's a magical time with gnomes, fairies, and sprites in the gardens! You'll find treats, entertainment, and lots of photo ops! Admission is $6 for this event.

Enchanted

 

The Downtown OP Art Fair

It's a summer art party in Downtown OP! The streets will be shut down to allow open consumption. The Downtown OP Art Fair will be on June 24th through June 25th. Enjoy great food, live music, and browse some fantastic pieces of art from over 100 local artists The local artists will be handpicked by Interurban ArtHouseImages Art GalleryPrairieBrooke, and Downtown Overland Park. You can enjoy art, live music, and the shopping the shop of charming Downtown Overland Park. 

DOP Art Fair

 

Stems: A Garden Soirée

Stems is a garden party at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. Enjoy the warm evening sipping wine, tasting food from the area's top restaurants and caterers, enjoy, art, music, and fireworks. Proceeds from Stems: A Garden Soirée ensure that The Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park can continue to support and develop Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and city art installations. 

Stems

 

 


 

Concerts and Entertainment in Kansas City...

 

Justin Bieber, NKOTB + Salt N Pepa, Machine Gun Kelly with Avril Lavigne, Imagine Dragons, Lumineers, Alan Jackson, Roger Waters, Luke Bryan, Twenty One Pilots at the T-Mobile Center

 

Bert Kreischer, Jessie James Decker, Brit Floyd, Tech N9NE, Sebastian Maniscalco, Father John Misty, Gaslight Anthem at Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland

 

Zach Bryan, Y'all-a-palooza, Incubus, Alice In Chains, Shinedown at Azura Amphitheater

 

Phoebe Bridgers, AJR, Lord Huron, REO Speedwagon & Styx, Bon Iver, Chicago & Brian Wilson, Barenaked Ladies & Gin Blossoms, Third Eye Blind, Brandi Carlile, Chris Isaak & Lyle Lovett, Earth, Wind & Fire, John Mulaney, Goo Goo Dolls, Bonnie Raitt, David Gray, Alicia Keys, Jack White at Starlight Theater

 

Jason Isbell, Danzig, George Thoroughgood, Brian Regan, Bastille, Chvrches, Mandy Moore, RuPaul's Drag Race, Hanson, Bill Maher at Uptown Theater

 

Modest Mouse, The National, Fitz and the Tantrums, Sheryl Crow, The Decemberists at Grinders KC

 

Kenny Chesney at GEHA Field at Arrowhead

 

Elvie Shane, Ian Munsick, Kip Moore, LANCO, Eli Young Band, Jameson Rodgers, Granger Smith, Chase Rice, Tracy Lawrence, Priscilla Block, Brett Young, Jon Langston at Power and Light District

 


 

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