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Overland Park, Kansas

Overland Park, Kansas

Overland Park, Kansas, population 162,592, is the second largest city in Kansas, one of the fastest growing cities in the Kansas City metropolitan area, and the 38th fastest growing city in the United States encompassing more than 56 square miles. A new city in historic perspective, being incorporated on May 20, 1960, Overland Park is located in the southwestern portion of the Kansas City metro. It has a daytime workforce population of more than 200,000 and an established reputation as one of the nation's most dynamic corporate office centers.

Workers and residents enjoy an attractive, vibrant and safe suburban setting, great restaurants, fine shopping, miles of walking and jogging paths, and numerous services such as health clubs, financial institutions, auto repair and medical care.

Overland Park offers an attractive and affordable housing market, award-winning schools and low crime rates all within close proximity to the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Overland Park, and nearby Kansas City, offer many attractions including professional sports, live theater, art museums, amusement parks and petting zoos. Local attractions such as Downtown Overland Park, the New Theatre Restaurant, 300-acre Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead and Dick Clark's American Bandstand Grill make visitors smile and residents proud.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead

At the Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead visitors enjoy feeding farm animals, taking a hayride on a horse-drawn wagon, fishing in the pond and walking through a replica of an early 1900s farmhouse. If you are a gardening enthusiast, don't miss the Johnson County Master Gardener exhibit.

Overland Park, KS Zoos

Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

The 300-acre Overland Park Arboretum Botanical Garden offers a natural setting with walking trails, waterfalls, colorful flowers and a variety of gardens including a children's discovery garden and a legacy garden.

Overland Park, KS Arboretums

New Theatre Restaurant

New Theatre Restaurant, Celebrating 30 years of Dining and Entertainment reflect years of historical background, spirit, and artistry of its predecessor theatres Tiffany's Attic Dinner Playhouse and Waldo Astoria. Experience 5

Overland Park, KS Theatres

Carlsen Center of Johnson County Community College

Enjoy some of the country's finest concerts, theatrical performances, and other fine arts performed at one of the most innovative theaters in the area. The celebrated performing arts center The Kansas City Star calls “the crown jewel of the Johnson County cultural scene,” hosts or presents over 250

Overland Park, KS Theatres

Catch the Maze Craze

You can grow it, shuck it, pop it, cook it and increasingly over the last few years even play in it. With more than 3,500 reported uses, corn may just be the world'

Overland Park, KS Corn Mazes

Things to do near Overland Park, KS