On the third Friday of the month, downtown Overland Park shops and restaurants keep their doors open late and host music, special activities, and sales.
Third Fridays are a fun and lively way to explore unique and locally-owned shops and restaurants of downtown Overland Park. It’s also great to take advantage of FREE activities, discounts and specials offered.
Official hours of Third Fridays in Downtown Overland Park are 5 to 8 p.m., but some things start earlier and many businesses are open well beyond 8 p.m.
Downtown Overland Park is a walkable location with plenty of FREE parking on the street or designated lots.
Downtown Overland Park Events
Downtown Overland Park has grown into a vibrant part of the city. Here is a list of themes for Third Fridays.
We’ve also included other events happening Downtown Overland Park, some that coincide with Third Fridays and others that do not.
Free Outdoor Yoga: Hosted every Saturday morning April 30 – October 1. See here for details.
April 15: Compost Collective at the Clock Tower (Early Earth Day Celebration for Third Fridays)
May 20: Sip and Shop. This is a ticketed event with wine.
June 17: Downtown OP Car Show (Third Fridays). Contemporary and classic cars, trucks, motorcycles and hot rods line the streets around Thompson Park in Downtown Overland Park. Music on stage starts at 6:30 p.m. Cars are on display from 5 to 7 p.m.
June 24 and 25: Downtown Overland Park Art Fair
July 15: Sidewalk Sale (Third Fridays)
July 17: Santa’s Rock the Block Party. A jolly good time with a tropical holiday theme can be had in Downtown Overland Park from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy foods, drinks, surfing Santa, costume contest, games and music.
August 19: Party in the Park (Third Fridays). Burn off energy of back-to-school excitement with a FREE concert, yard games, food trucks and more at Thompson Park in Downtown Overland Park.
September 16: Dog Days (Third Fridays)
September 23 and 24: Downtown Overland Park Fall Festival.
October 21: BOOtique Sip and Shop. This is a ticked event with wine. (Third Fridays)
November 18: Mayor’s Holiday Festival (Third Fridays)
December 16: TBA (Third Fridays)
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