In and Around Paola

Paola Free Library

Paola Free Library

Paola Town Square

View of the Town Square
in downtown Paola, Kansas

Miami County Courthouse

Miami County Courthouse

Lake Miola

Overview of Lake Miola

Calendar of Events

January - Kansas Day Celebration. Kansas Day began in Paola in 1877.

February - Have breakfast and meet your elected officials at a Legislative breakfast.

March - Lawn and Garden Show at Paola High School.

April - Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Wallace Park.

June - Gardens are something to see each June at the Paola Garden Tapestry Tour and Tea.

July - Miami County Fair and Parade. Also see the Lake Miola Fireworks Display.

August - The Roots Festival. Enjoy 2 full days of music and enjoy the aroma of the contestant’s barbecue at the cookoff.

September/October - Stop by for cider and fresh cider donuts, pick up a pumpkin for carving, and tour the Louisburg Cider Mill on Highway 68. “Ciderfest” takes place in late September and early October.

November - Tree lighting ceremony and Santa on the square. Holiday Open House for retailers.

December - Holiday Homes Tour, explore both new and old homes, decorated for the holidays the first weekend in December. Holiday Open House for retailers continues.