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Explore. Try. Repeat

KC Destinations is a membership organization of cities located in the Kansas City metro region. Each community offers visitors the opportunity to adventure beyond the big city lights and truly experience the area in a meaningful way through the eyes, ears, and stomachs of the locals. With KC Destinations, you can request visitor information, explore the metro, take a themed trip using the Otocast app, or learn more about our member destinations!
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Overland Park, nestled in the heart of the Midwest, is a city that beautifully blends the best of both worlds. Here, you'll find top-notch youth sports venues, vibrant big city experiences, and the serenity of lush parks and prairies. The city seamlessly marries exciting new destinations with historic landmarks, showcasing its rich past and promising future. Despite its size, Overland Park exudes the warmth and charm of a small town, drawing in visitors with its diverse attractions, recreational offerings, shopping, dining, and lodging choices. It's no wonder more and more people are choosing to bring their adventures to Overland Park.

With accolades like "Happiest Cities in the U.S." by WalletHub, "Best Place to Raise a Family" by Niche, and "Best Places to Live" by Money Magazine, Overland Park is a nationally recognized gem in Johnson County. Boasting over 200,000 residents, it's the second most populous city in Kansas and metropolitan Kansas City. And let's not forget, it's also the hometown of notable figures like Jason Sudeikis, Paul Rudd, Rob Riggle, and Tom Kane. Whether you're seeking a family-friendly destination or a quick escape from Kansas City, Overland Park is just a short drive away, offering countless reasons to explore and enjoy.

Enjoy the sounds of classic rock music by local tribute bands at Merriam Drive Live on Saturday, October 7.

 

Downtown Merriam turns into a street party full of food trucks, adult beverages, the annual cornhole tournament, face painting, balloon artists, and live music on two stages.

 

Here's the lineup...

2–3:30 p.m. Hip 2B Huey

3:30–5 p.m. The Steve Miller Experience 

5–6:30 p.m. Women of Rock

6:30–8 p.m. Killer Queen

For more information, visit exploremerriam.com/events

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