Kitchen Shop Parties

Get in here and get happy!
You’re invited to our FREE Kitchen Parties and Special Events…

Touch, Try, Learn, Smell, Taste & A Whole Lot More.

Local Life

Mayor’s Holiday Tree Lighting

Friday, Nov 15,  5:00 – 8:00 p.m.-ish

Visit with Santa, take a hayride, listen to Dickens Carolers and watch as Overland Park Mayor Carl Gerlach and KMBC Ch9’s Bryan Busby light the holiday tree under the Clocktower.

At The Culinary Center of Kansas CIty, we’ll have music and food & drink tastings, plus special discounts in The Kitchen Shop.

Help us kick off the holiday season at 3rd Fridays Local Life in Downtown Overland Park.



Experience Saturdays in The Kitchen Shop

What’s Going On In Our
Kitchen on Saturday?

We’ll have food & drink tastings, local makers, cooking demonstrations, interactive culinary displays, free popcorn and more! Click the button below for this Saturday’s details.

Saturdays 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Shop Smalll Saturday

Big Hearts Shop Small

Shop Small Saturday
Saturday, Nov 30,  9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

#ShopSmall #ShopLocal in Downtown Overland Park!

We’ll have special fun in our kitchens on Shop Small Saturday in Downtown OP. Don’t miss a special Kitchen Boa® Trunk Show with our own CCKC ‘Main Dish’ Laura Laiben. We’ll also have specially baked and decorated holiday cookies from talented CCKC instructor and decorator Rachel Van Stratton. And what would the Kitchen Shop Experience be without food & drink tastings?!

Make a day of it in Downtown Overland Park on Shop Small Saturday!



Winter Wonder Week

Winter Wonder Week Celebration

Celebrate the holidays in Downtown Overland Park! All week long, area business owners will be hosting holiday sales & promotions just in time to help you finish your holiday shopping. The culmination of Winter Wonder Week will take place on Saturday, Dec 14, 3-7 p.m., and will feature an ice sculpture demonstration, reindeer meet-and-greet, holiday cookie bake-off*, pictures with Santa*, carriage rides*, holiday music, a storefront decorating contest and a luminary walk through Downtown OP.

 *Ticket required.

Local Life

TGI3F: Thank Goodness It’s 3rd Friday

On the 3rd Friday of every month, the locally-owned shops and restaurants of Downtown Overland Park keep their doors open late to bring you a night full of live music, gallery openings, wine tastings, food samples, sales, spa treatments and much more. Explore all of your old favorites and discover a few new!
Local Life takes place on the 3rd Friday of every month (yup, even in the winter!) from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.-ish.