Paola Roots Festival - Paola, KS - Aug 28 to Aug 29, 2020
Live entertainment, dancing, arts & crafts, food vendors, East Central State BBQ Championship Cook-Off and games and rides for the kids
Spinach Festival - Lenexa, KS - Sep 12 to Sep 12, 2020
Celebrate at the Spinach Capital of the World (declared in the 1930s) with thousands of others. The World’s Largest Spinach Salad, spinach recipe contest, cooking demonstrations and kids’ activities. Held at Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park. Admission is free, with free satellite parking and free shuttle to/from event
Spring Hill Fall Festival - Spring Hill, KS - Sep 25 to Sep 27, 2020
Annual event with parade, arts & crafts, beer garden, food, live music and more. Since 1954.
Cornstock - Garnett, KS - Sep 26 to Sep 26, 2020
The Anderson County Corn Festival. Live music, cornhole, night golf tournament, outdoor fun show and more.
Maple Leaf Festival - Wellsville, KS - Oct 17 to Oct 18, 2020
An annual community event on the third weekend in October since 1958, a time selected as the optimal time to view the changing leaves on the maples, and to celebrate the successful harvest. Parade with floats, marching bands and antique cars. Craft sale, quilt show, rides and more.
Kansas International Film Festival - Overland Park, KS - Nov 6 to Nov 12, 2020
Early bird passes and event-long passes are available each year, as well as a limited number of tickets to individual events. Held at the Glenwood Arts Theatre.
Greater Kansas City Japan Festival - Overland Park, KS - Jan 1 to Jan 1, 2021
Cancelled for 2020, returning in 2021. The festival introduces and educates 4,000+ visitors each year on the culture of Japan. Held at Johnson County Community College by the Kansas City chapter of the Heart of America-Japan America Society.