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New venue at Lake Olathe to open in 2019

Post Date:10/24/2018

Looking for the perfect place for your next big event? The newest venue at Lake Olathe, currently under construction, is now booking for September 2019 and beyond. With picturesque lake views and beautiful interiors, the venue at Lake Olathe is perfect for an unforgettable event.

Sitting on the waterfront, couples and their guests will enjoy the outdoor deck overlooking the lake, an inviting wood-burning fireplace, and a warm and contemporary space.

Other key features of the new venue include:

  • Two dressing rooms
  • Open catering
  • Alcohol service permitted
  • Optional colored LED lighting
  • Parking

The venue will be able to host banquet seating for 192 guests with no dance floor, and 160 guests with a dance floor.

Rental rates and information are available online. Information about all of the Venues at 061, including the Heritage Center and Olathe Community Center, is available at OlatheKS.org/VenuesAt061.

Improving Lake Olathe

In addition to the new venue, the City of Olathe is working to make Lake Olathe Park one of the best parks in the Kansas City metro. Other big changes soon coming to Lake Olathe include:

  • Swimming beach
  • Marina and aquatics learning area
  • Amphitheater
  • Destination nature playground near Beaver Shelter
  • Sprayground
  • Pond and waterfall
  • Special events plaza
  • Dock and fishing pavilion
  • and much more!

Visit OlatheKS.org/LakeOlathe for the latest information and Lake Olathe construction updates.

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