Category: Convention & Visitors Bureau

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 »

Fourth Fridays are back!

Fourth Fridays are back in the heart of downtown Olathe. Join us for all four events at the intersection of Park and Cherry streets. This year promises tons of fun for the entire family! From food trucks and live bands to a beer garden and kids activities, there’ll be plenty to do so be sure… Read more »

Ernie Miller Park and Nature Center, An Oasis in the Suburbs

By Andrea Joslin, Outdoor Education Manager Ernie Miller Park and Nature Center is a great way to escape the daily grind and get reconnected to nature. Surrounded by retail shops, homes, a busy road, and ball fields, the park is a little nature oasis in the suburbs. When you walk down into the valley of… Read more »

Let’s Go There!

Let’s Go There!  Olathe, Kansas is proud to welcome you to our community. When you are ready to travel, we are here for you. Whether you’re looking to get outdoors and clear your mind, or dive into a museum and the rich history of Kansas, there are plenty of physically distanced activities in Olathe.  Get… Read more »

Outdoor Road Trip

      Olathe, Kansas is home to so many great outdoor activities! Whether you want to hike miles of trails, sip wine in a vineyard, or kayak in a lake, Olathe is always all in for going all out.   Lake Olathe Whether you want to kayak across the lake, hike the trails or… Read more »

Family Road Trip

      If your family is looking for a fun summer escape, Olathe, KS may be the perfect road trip getaway.     Family Friendly Accomodations  Olathe is home to a variety of accommodations all conveniently located near fun activities and delicious food. Check out to preview your lodging options. Sweet & Treats There’s… Read more »

Olathe Road Trip

  Planning on hitting the road in the Midwest? Make it a trip to remember.  Whether you’re travelling across the beautiful state of Kansas or going across the state lines, we welcome you in Olathe for a once-in-a-lifetime road trip.  Want to make the most of your trip? Check out these tips! 1. Plan ahead … Read more »

Mahaffie Virtual Tour

Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Virtual Tour Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm might be closed this month, but social distancing does not me you can’t learn and explore virtually! Enjoy these virtual tours of Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm’s museum, stagecoach, the Mahaffie house, and the basement stagecoach stop.   Museum     Mahaffie House… Read more »

Wild West Days

Wild West Days October 12-13 at Mahaffie Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm has moved Wild West Days to October! The cooler weather will allow for some harvest activities, perhaps enabling the farmer and cowboy to be friends, but we’re not making any promises.  No registration is required for this special event. Parking is available at… Read more »

Johnson County Old Settlers

  Johnson County Old Settlers is a tradition that dates back to 1898 here in Olathe, Kansas.  The Thursday through Saturday after Labor Day consists of a parade, arts and crafts show, carnival rides, live bands, a flower show, and more!     Fun facts about Old Settlers A Johnson County “Old Settler” is someone who… Read more »