Paola Roots Festival - Paola, KS - Aug 25 to Aug 26, 2023
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 9 to Sep 9, 2023
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
Blocktoberfest - Paola, KS - Sep 16 to Sep 16, 2023
Named for the rural community of Block, and held on the grounds at Trinity Lutheran Church
Kincaid Free Fair - Kincaid, KS - Sep 22 to Sep 24, 2023
Annual carnival, entertainment, food and more as this small town of 200 expands to 4000+ for the festival.
Cornstock - Garnett, KS - Sep 23 to Sep 23, 2023
The Anderson County Corn Festival. Live music, cornhole, night golf tournament, outdoor fun show and more.
Spring Hill Fall Festival - Spring Hill, KS - Sep 30 to Oct 1, 2023
Annual event with parade, arts & crafts, beer garden, food, live music and more. Since 1954.
Greater Kansas City Japan Festival - Overland Park, KS - Oct 7 to Oct 7, 2023
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.
Shawnee Indian Mission Fall Festival - Fairway, KS - Oct 14 to Oct 14, 2023
Come on down to the Shawnee Indian Mission State Historic Site during the second weekend in October to enjoy music, local vendors and crafters, living history demonstrations, children’s activities, food trucks and performances, kicking off with a free concert on Friday night!
Maple Leaf Festival - Wellsville, KS - Oct 21 to Oct 22, 2023
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.