Overland Park Fall Festival

The Fall Festival

Saturday, Sept. 27The Elders LIVE at 3 p.m.


  • The region's top Arts and Crafts Fair
  • The Parade at 10 a.m.
  • 3 stages of free concerts
  • The Nationally ranked OP Farmers' Market
  • Classic Cars
  • Children's entertainment - moonwalks, singers and puppets
  • Food! Lots and Lots of Great Food
  • Live in Concert- The Elders, at 3 p.m.
  • Free admission


The Festival operates rain or shine. If severe weather presents, Matt Ross Community Center serves as a lightening shelter. There may also be a late start to some activities or a partial shut down of other activities, such as the parade. Please check this website up to the minute information.

Special Thanks

Presenting Sponsor:     The Bank of Blue Valley for bringing the Elders
Supporting Sponsor:    Friends of OP Arts for providing the Children's Pavilion

Signage provided by Steve Thompson Signs

Events Locations

The Fall Festival Parade is the longest continually operating parade in the county...54 years strong!

The Fall Festival Parade is the longest continually operating parade in the county...54 years strong!

  • Farmers' Market: 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m, located north of 80th Street between Overland Park Drive and Marty Street
  • Craft Fair: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., located at the Santa Fe Commons Park, 8045 Santa Fe Drive.
  • Parade Grandstand: 10-11:15 a.m., located at Clock Tower on Santa Fe Drive between 79th and 80th streets. Parade marches from 79th & Floyd down through Santa Fe Drive past the Conser roundabout.
  • Classic Car Show: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., located on 80th Street between Santa Fe Drive and Marty. All car clubs welcome for this Show and Shine. Contact Julie Bilyea at julie.bilyea@opkansas.org for more information to participate.

Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating at the parade and for concerts. Bus pick up at Overland Park Elementary School. 

Parking & Road Restrictions

Parking can be found at:

  • 8101 Marty in the west lot of the Matt Ross Community Center.
  • The city parking lot north of the OP Presbyterian Church on Marty and west of Main Appliance.
  • On the perimeter of the Santa Fe Commons Park.
  • On the roads leading up to the park.
  • Special Thanks to Main Appliance for welcoming festival patrons to use their parking lot.
  • The Farmer's Market has lots on both sides of the pavilion.

The following traffic restrictions are in effect from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27, but do have on the street parking. Please do not block resident driveways.

  • Hamilton Street.....South bound one-way traffic only between 83rd Street and Overland Park Dr.
  • Valley View Drive.....South bound one-way traffic only between Overland Park Dr. and 83rd St.
  • Overland Park Drive.....Closed between 80th Street and 81st Street, south-bound traffic only from 81st to Hamilton.
  • 80th Street.....Closed from 6am to 3pm between Santa Fe Drive and Marty Street.


Performance Schedule

The Fall Fest is a great way to spend your day. Plan to stay a while!

The Fall Fest is a great way to spend your day. Plan to stay a while!

Santa Fe Commons Bandstand

9 a.m. ..............The Overland Park Civic Band (Show Tunes & Marches)

10 a.m..............Parade

11:30 a.m........The Rain Dogs (Americana Bluegrass)

12:30 p.m.........The Good Sam Club Band (Rockabilly)

1:30 p.m...........Funk Syndicate (Rock)

3 p.m. ..............The Elders (Celtic)

Clock Tower Concerts

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. ..............Grand Marquis (Swing Jazz)

1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. ...........The Overland Park Orchestra (Classics)

Boy dancing at fall fest

Children's Pavilion

Next to the small white gazebo in the south end of the Santa Fe Commons Park

10 a.m..............Janie Next Door Sings

11 a.m..............Stone Lion Puppet Theatre

Noon................Jim Cosgrove, "Mr. Stinky Feet"

1 p.m................Stone Lion Puppet Theatre

2 p.m................Priscilla Howe's Storytelling & Puppets

3 p.m. ..............Mad Science Show 


Fall Fest is the day to take a mulligan on your diet!
Fall Fest is the day to take a mulligan on your diet!

Chinese...Italian...Polish...Cajun & Mexican Cuisine

Barbecue...Kettle-corn...Funnel Cakes...Ribbon Fries...Fruit Smoothies

Roasted Nuts...Povitica...Ice Cream...Fudge...Honey Treats...Hawaiian Shaved Ice

Hamburgers...Hot dogs....Chicken Tenders...Cheese Steak Sandwiches...Pork Tenderloins......Poppers and Deep Fried Cheese

Want to be part of the festival?



Applications are available on Zapplication. Contact Julie Bilyea at julie.bilyea@opkansas.org.

Application Process

  • Complete an Application

To apply, visit zapplication website > Select "Participating Shows" > Sort By "Show Name" > Select "Overland Park Fall Festival"

You will be prompted to register with zapplication to apply to become a vendor.

KS Department of Revenue - Sales Tax Information

Booth Pricing

  • 10'x10' Vendor space - $85
  • 10'x20' Vendor space - $160
  • 10'x10' Deluxe space (has two selling sides) - $145
  • 10'x20' Deluxe space (has two selling sides) - $235 Sold Out
  • 10'x20' Deluxe space (has three selling sides) - $300 Sold Out

Food Vendors

  • 10'x20' Food Vendor spaces (includes temporary food license fee of $10, electricity is $15 optional extra) - $150 Sold Out
  • Food Truck Space: (Generators are allowed provided units do not exceed 75 decibels.) - $150 Sold Out