Jazz, automobile reveals and spinach — Listed below are some upcoming JoCo occasions


Fall is upon us, Johnson County, and there’s no scarcity of occasions to have a good time the change of seasons.

From the primary Jazz Pageant since 2019 to Merriam Drive Reside and fall festivals, there’s something for everybody this fall. Right here’s an inventory of a few of the upcoming fall occasions in Johnson County — not together with spooky, Halloween-related occasions, that’s.

Jazz Pageant

Picture courtesy Ashley Freburg.
  • What: Prairie Village is ready to placed on the primary Jazz Pageant since 2019, after the 2020 and 2021 occasions have been canceled as a consequence of COVID-19.
  • When: Saturday, Sept. 10, gates open at 2 p.m.
  • The place: Harmon Park, West 77th Place and Delmar Road
  • Value: $5 for adults, free for youngsters below 18
  • Parking: Shawnee Mission East, the town pool, Mission Bible Church and Group of Christ Bible Church

Lenexa Spinach Pageant

Lenexa Spinach Festival
Picture by way of metropolis of Lenexa web site.
  • What: The Nineteen Thirties Spinach Capital of the World is celebrating a bit of historical past with this family-friendly occasion that includes meals, music, leisure and humanities.
  • When: Saturday, Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • The place: Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park, 87th Road Parkway and Lackman Highway
  • Value: Free admission
  • Parking: Free shuttles for parking at Lenexa Place Enterprise Park, southeast nook of West ninety fifth Road and Lackman Highway

Shawnee Mission North’s one hundredth anniversary

Shawnee Mission North
Picture courtesy Johnson County Museum (ca. 1923).

Merriam Automobile and Bike Present

Turkey Creek Car and Motorcycle Show
Picture courtesy metropolis of Merriam.
  • What: An annual occasion that includes greater than 250 traditional vehicles, bikes with a grand prize drawing of a $4,000 reward certificates.
  • When: Saturday, Sept. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • The place: Merriam Market, 5740 Merriam Drive
  • Value: Free admission
  • Parking: 5701 Merriam Drive, DS Bus Strains, Waterfall Park.

Overland Park Fall Pageant

Overland Park Fall Festival
Picture by way of metropolis of Overland Park web site
  • What: A kickoff to a brand new season that includes an artisan honest, stay music, meals vans and family-friendly actions.
  • When: Friday, Sept. 23 from 5 p.m. to eight p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 24 from 8 a.m. to five p.m.
  • The place: Downtown Overland Park, 7935 Santa Fe Drive
  • Value: Free
  • Parking: Downtown Overland Park public parking, Overland Park Elementary Faculty, or park at Shawnee Mission West and take a free shuttle bus.

twenty seventh Annual Nice Shawnee Grillers

Shawnee great grillers
Picture by way of Shawnee Nice Grillers 2022 Fb occasion web page.
  • What: An annual, locally-held state griller championship full with judges, meals vans, children actions and musical leisure.
  • When: Friday, Sept. 23 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • The place: Shawnee City 1929, 11600 Johnson Drive
  • Value: Free
  • Parking: A web-based parking map could be discovered right here.

Merriam Drive Reside

Merriam Drive Live
Picture courtesy metropolis of Merriam.
  • What: A traditional rock occasion within the coronary heart of downtown Merriam that includes meals vans, grownup drinks and a cornhole match.
  • When: Saturday, Oct. 1 from 2 to eight p.m.
  • The place: Downtown alongside Merriam Drive
  • Value: Free admission
  • Parking: Merriam Market, 5701 Merriam Drive, Waterfall Park, and DS Bus Strains.

Shawnee Indian Mission Fall Pageant

Shawnee Indian Mission Fall Festival
Picture by way of Shawnee Indian Mission Fall Pageant webpage
  • What: Wagon rides, native artisans, meals, dwelling historical past demonstrations and extra, the Shawnee Indian Mission’s annual fall occasion is again for the primary time since 2019.
  • When: Saturday, Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to six:30 p.m.
  • The place: Shawnee Indian Mission, 3403 W. 53rd St.
  • Value: Free
  • Parking: Horizon Academy, north of the positioning. A free shuttle can be offered.



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