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Live theatre in Olathe

There is nothing like live theater. Live theater compels the audience and keeps them glued to the story unfolding on stage. The large theater community in Olathe allows live theater to thrive. Rising stars have been produced through our high school theater programs, some even landing roles on broadway. I am a part of the… Read more »

Spring Break in Olathe

Planning a trip for spring break? Come visit us in the Kansas City metro. Whether you want to splash in the pool at the Olathe Community Center, climb a wall at RoKC, experience the 1860s at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm or explore the trails of Lake Olathe or Ernie Miller, the entire family will… Read more »

Celebrate at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm this Winter

Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm near I-35 and Santa Fe in Olathe is an 1860s living history museum which exists to study and preserve Kansas history.  The public is welcome to stop by during the living history days, or on quieter days when it’s just the animals to greet you on the working farm.  All… Read more »

‘Tis The Season

Celebrate the season in Olathe with shopping, events, and beautiful lights. Need to do some holiday shopping this season? Olathe has a wonderful selection of locally made products, small businesses, and exciting gifts for your friends and loved ones.  Local products can be found at various antique shops, local businesses such as Fabulous Fern, Feeney’s… Read more »

Junque Drawer Boutique

Nestled in the heart of Downtown Olathe, you will find Junque Drawer Boutique & Studio.  This 3 story, historic home, is full of local products, gifts, decor and more for the perfect day of shopping.   The front porch is the perfect space to enjoy a cocktail, shop for items on their porch, and enjoy some… Read more »

Celebrate Fall in Olathe

Some of our favorite annual activities happen every fall, right here in Olathe.  Whether you are looking for a pumpkin patch, the perfect autumn flavors, or new activities we have plenty to offer.  With both activities and events indoors and out, enjoy fall no matter the weather! Start saving the date(s) for those fall events!… Read more »

Explore Olathe through KC Trips

KC Trips  Olathe has landed spots in the KC Trips, highlighting the Kansas City metro’s best attractions, coffee spots, and hidden gems. Download the Otocast app on your smartphone to start exploring the trips for free! Visit 3 spots and be entered into a drawing for a $250 gift card.  Let’s explore Olathe’s KC Trip… Read more »

5 Free Ways to Enjoy Summer Break in Olathe

Visit Downtown Olathe Fourth Fridays!  This event is free to attend. With over 20 free kids activities, live music, yard games and more there is plenty for the entire family to enjoy!  July’s event features Matt Snook (Previous contestant of NBC’s The Voice) and August’s event features Sunny Side Down. For more information visit…. Read more »

Splash Into Summer

Looking for ways to cool off this season? Olathe has plenty of fun for the family!  From lakes to splash pads, there is never ending fun this summer. Check out our suggestions below on pools, lakes, and even some frozen sweet treats.    Lake Olathe Swim BeachLake Olathe is home to a swim beach and marina… Read more »

Explore Olathe’s Wineries and Breweries

Whether you are a local looking for a new spot to hang out or a visitor looking to explore all of Olathe’s local products and drinks, all of these places are great choices. We recommend checking out each location’s social media prior to your visit, as they may have special events happening you won’t want… Read more »