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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Behind the Scenes at the Merriam Visitors Bureau

behind the scenes

Because no two days are alike at the bureau office, we thought we'd give you a sneak peek into our to-do list, and the top five questions we receive from walk-in guests. We hope you enjoy this behind-the-scenes glimpse, and we welcome you to come see us!

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Fall for Fall in Merriam

Fall For Fall in Merriam

From pumpkin spice Povitica to a brisk walk along the Turkey Creek Streamway Trail, there's an abundance of autumnal activities in Merriam, Kansas! Check-out these seasonal offerings to see why you'll fall for fall in Merriam!

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Community Centers are Great for Visitors, Too!

Comm Center

As Merriam celebrates the upcoming groundbreaking ceremony of our new community center on Aug. 30, we thought it would be nice to share how a community center is not only great for our local residents, but also for those who visit our city.

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

KC Coffee Trip - Savor the Sips!

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Become an official coffee ninja with KC Destination's newest trip, the KC Coffee Trip! Sip and savor your way through Kansas City's coffee spots, collect stickers, complete your passport and earn your way to a cool coffee tumbler! #KCCoffeeTrip

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Posted on: February 28, 2018

2018 Visitors Guide

2018 Guide

Request a copy of the 2018 Merriam Community & Visitors Guide! This publication is THE resource to help you find dining, shopping, lodging and attractions in and around Merriam. Click the link below to order or download your guide today.

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

2018 Art Gallery Schedule

Tim Murphy Art Gallery

The City of Merriam Parks and Recreation Department has announced the entire 2018 Tim Murphy Art Gallery schedule. Each new exhibit opens the first Thursday of each month from 7-8:30 p.m., except for the art show in February and the 22nd Annual Heartland ...

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Visitors Bureau
Posted on: October 6, 2017

Most Tourist-Friendly City in the U.S.


Merriam, Kansas was recently named to Expedia's list of the "Top Tourist-Friendly Cities in the U.S." From a five-star rating for our local Visitors Bureau, to plenty of places to rest your head and a delicious made-in-Merriam dessert bread, vis...


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Posted on: December 29, 2016

Tour Merriam

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If you're a group tour planner looking for new and unique tours, come explore Merriam. From instruments to dessert bread, candles to guitar lamps, Merriam has a nice blend of group-friendly tours. Click the link below to learn more and schedule today!

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Posted on: December 29, 2016

Meet in Merriam

merriam meeting room

The meeting room at Meriam Historic Plaza is an ideal location for small to mid-size meetings, trainings or events. With affordable rates, an accessible location and top of the line technology, your next meeting is one click away.

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Pet Friendly Merriam


In celebration of National Pet Day on April 11th (yes, it’s a thing–the National Calendar at a Glance says so), we thought it fitting to celebrate and share the fur babies in our lives, and educate visitors about Merriam’s plethora of pet-friendly places.

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Posted on: September 21, 2016

Parks & Rec Facilities Master Plan news

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In an effort to keep the community up-to-date on the development of a Parks Facilities Master Plan, there's now a blog dedicated to the issue. Click below to stay informed of this exciting master plan.

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

Road Trip BINGO


There's plenty to do with kids in and around Merriam. Stop by Merriam Historic Plaza to pick up a road trip bingo card (or download one at the read more link), then hit the open road in Kansas to discover popular visitor attractions, eateries and more ac...Read on...

Just for Kids Visitors Bureau