Paola, Kansas

Upcoming Events in Paola Kansas


5 Heartland Car Show - Heartland Car Show
Brought to you by Paola Tourism, Inc.

Cars and Trucks., Rain or shine. Many prizes and awards.

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Heartland Car Show - Paola, Kansas 2013
Brought to you by Paola Tourism, Inc.

Address: Paola Park Square , Paola, Kansas
Ph: 913-294-4335 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: yes

12 Blanton Coed Softball Tournament - A benefit softball tournament.

Ph: 913-306-2948 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $150 per team


4 Fireworks Celebration at Miola Lake - The Paola Chamber of Commerce hosts this annual event for the people of the greater Paola area. This is normally held before the Fourth so as not to compete with surrounding communities who schedule their fireworks for that evening. Donations are accepted at the gates to pay for the next year's fireworks. All funds are put into a dedicated special savings account that is used only for this event.

Address: Miola Lake - 22470 W.299th St. , Paola, Kansas
Ph: 913-294-4335 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

18 - 25 Miami County Fair & Rodeo - The County Fair Parade begins at 7 PM Wed. starting at the northeast corner of Paola Park Square and finishing at the Miami County Fair Grounds. Rodeo, ATV/Motorcycle Flat Track Race, Demolition Derby (Sat. 7PM), Carnival, Exhibits.

Ph: 913-294-5090 (Always call and confirm events)


20 - 21KS0501004e004 - Paola Roots Festival - Paola's Roots Festival will feature local, regional and national music groups performing Friday evening and all day Saturday. Additionally, the East Central KS State BBQ Championship will provide the smell of smoke and BBQ meats and there will be ample kids activities, arts & crafts, and food vendors. Get ready to bring your lawn chairs and blankets for a weekend of music, food, and FUN!

Address: Park Square , Paola, Kansas
Ph: 913-557-3893 (Always call and confirm events)


25 - 26 Miami County Quilters' Guild Annual Drag & Brag Show - The Guild sponsors the Drag and Brag Quilt Show which is held locally every year on the last full weekend in September. The two-day event showcases large and small quilts and wearable art made by area quilters. Each year features new and exciting entries. This is the major fundraising event of the Guild and members work all year to plan and promote it.

Additional highlights of the quilt show include:

​ Featured Speaker - a program given by a local or regional quilter
Featured Quilter - a guild member who is chosen to showcase his or
her quilting history
​ Silent Auction of quilted items

Guild Boutique of all new handmade items such as casserole cozies, doll quilts etc...

Hourly door prizes
Children's Activity Corner

Address: 401 N. Hospital Drive , Paola, Kansas
Ph: 913-377-3125 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $2.00


18 Annual Boneheads Car, Truck and Bike Show - There will be a Burnout Contest along with a Flame Thrower Contest. If you have any old or unwanted car parts bring them to sell. We will have games to play also. And Cool trophies. Show starts at 9:00am and goes until we are done. Any vendors interested in coming, contact J.R.

Address: Midway Drive , Paola, Kansas
Ph: 913-636-0392 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $15.00

28 Trunk or Treat - Come join us for Trunk or Treat! Wear your costume and see some great decorations while you trick or treat. Lots of other fun activities! Chili and dogs for lunch. 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM.

Address: First Lutheran Church 401 E Piankishaw , Paola, Kansas
Ph: 913-294-4335 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


26 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony - Entertainment will start at 5 p.m.; Tree Lighting Ceremony will start at 5:55 p.m.; Santa will arrive at 6 p.m. and will visit with children until 8 p.m.

Address: Park Square , Paola, Kansas
Ph: 913-294-4335 (Always call and confirm events)


4 Christmas Homes Tour - Including Hall of Enchanted Trees and Ursuline Christmas Boutique.

Ph: 913-294-4335 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Wallace Park

Playground, softball diamonds, tennis, basketball, picnic and playground areas. Home of the Miami County Fairgrounds and the Paola Aquatic Center.

Paola, KS Parks

Miami County Swan River Museum

Miami County Historical Museum is the one and only official source of Miami County, Kansas historical information. You will find the most extensive and detailed historical information and display of historic artifacts, writings, and photographs in all of Eastern Kansas.

Paola, KS Museums

Paola Free Library

Established in 1872, over 30,000 materials.

Paola, KS Historic Buildings

Miami County Courthouse

Miami County still has its beautiful 19th century Courthouse, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Sites. The courthouse was built in 1898

Paola, KS Historic Courthouses

Ursuline Sisters Academy

Home to the Sisters of Ursuline established in 1894, starting as a boarding school for Indians. Monumental cemetery, academy and farm buildings.

Paola, KS Historic Buildings

Things to do near Paola, KS

Painted Hills Golf Club

Public - 18 Holes....

Hillsdale Wildlife Area

Located in the transition zone between the prairie lands of the west and the mixed hardwood forests of the east, the project ...

Brookridge Country Club -West Nine

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...