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Jul 4, 2015

The City of Olathe will host its annual fireworks show on Saturday, July 4, at the Great Mall of the Great Plains, 20700 W. 151st St. The show begins at 9:30 p.m.

Jun 25, 2015

The Sunflower Ragtime Orchestra will perform old-time American music including ragtime, marches, and other popular music from the early 1900s, as part of the one-year anniversary observance of the opening of the Center. Join us for a night of music on the Olathe Community Center patio.

Jun 20, 2015

Saturday, June 20-21
Check-In: 2pm to 3pm
Check-Out: Prior to 8am
Black Bob Park
Includes 1 Adult and 1 Child
$10 for each additional family member
Limit 5 children per family

Please call 913-971-8563 to register.


Jun 20, 2015

Touch-A-Truck, June 20

Cedar Lake, 15500 Cedar Lake, is the place to be to learn more about the vehicles that make your community run.

Kids of all ages can come and explore City vehicles including: the Mahaffie stagecoach, emergency response vehicles, trash trucks, construction vehicles and more. 

Jun 20, 2015

Free Fishing at Cedar Lake! Prizes in two age divisions (3-15 and 60+)

~ Register/Check-in* from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. (T-shirts and prize bags while supplies last.)

~ Fish from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

~ Free hot dog lunch from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

~ Trophy presentation following lunch.


*Pre-registration is now closed.

Jun 19, 2015
Broussard brings a mix of funk, blues, R&B, rock, and pop, matched with distinct Southern roots to Olathe, just over a month after performing at the historic New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Mingo Fishtrap, “an octopus of tenacious funk,” according to one reviewer, brings its big band sound to Frontier Park on the heels of its latest album “On Time.”