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 has lived in Johnson County for at least 45 years.

This is Kansas’s largest parade of the year.

The Old Settlers Auto Show has been going on for 40 years and admission is free.

Each year, the flower show has a theme.  This past year was “Peace and Love-A Look Back to the Sixties.”

Eating a grange pup is a long standing tradition here in Olathe.  Come to Old Settlers in 2019 to try one!