Overland Park offers many events where you can enjoy live music, children’s performances, and more. Many of these shows are hosted together with other community organizations, including the City of Overland Park.
Overland Park Civic Band Concerts
The Overland Park Civic Band presents seasonal, free, public concerts featuring a variety of classic and contemporary music. A fixture in Johnson County since 1938, the Overland Park Civic Band is comprised of about sixty adult amateur and professional musicians from across the entire Kansas City metropolitan area. The band rehearses once a week for 40 weeks each year at the Tomahawk Ridge Community Center and presents seasonal concerts that are free, family-friendly and open to the public. 2023 Concert dates TBA.
Overland Park Orchestra
The Overland Park Orchestra is a volunteer orchestra sponsored in part by the City of Overland Park. Since its inception in 1973, the orchestra has played for children and adults at a variety of venues. The group also performs at a regular Halloween concert with a costume parade for children. The Overland Park Orchestra offers several seasonal concerts throughout the year - learn more on their website.
“Local Life” – Third Fridays in Downtown Overland Park
Make it date night! Lots of entertainment, food and drink specials, art exhibits, performers, and more to enjoy. All summer concerts are free and open to the public. 2023 Concert dates TBD.
Overland Park Fall Festival
The 39th Annual Overland Park Fall Festival will be Friday, September 29 and Saturday, September 30, 2023. Marching bands from local high schools will participate in the parade, and the Overland Park Civic Band, other local bands and a headliner will perform.
Learn more at the official website.
Children’s concerts are held at 10 a.m. on the first Wednesday of the month from April through September. Each show includes interactive music, storytelling, puppet shows, and other children’s performances. Concerts are free and open to the public. View the schedule here.