Olathe & Kansas City

Before or after the race, you can take advantage of the great shopping, dining and attractions in Olathe and beyond. Here are some ideas to get you started.

Right here in Olathe:

Kansas City at your doorstep:

  • Enjoy some live music or theater. Check out Kansas City’s rich jazz history in the Blue Room, a museum by day and working jazz club by night.
  • Try some of KC’s world famous barbecue. Oklahoma Joe’s Barbecue was picked as a winner in the 2012 Visitor’s Choice Awards.
  • Stroll the gorgeous Country Club Plaza and see why Kansas City is called the City of Fountains.
  • Take in one of Kansas City’s art galleries, such as the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art – one of its current exhibitions The Map as Art is on display through April 21.
  • Find fresh produce, international foods and local charm at the City Market.
  • Enjoy some nightlife over a glass of our hometown Boulevard Beer in the Kansas City Power & Light District.

Find more ideas in the Kansas City area at visitkc.com.