Spinach Festival

Spinach Festival LogoPopeye and Olive Oyl dancing with childrenTwo babies crawling on a matShoppers at a boothMan giving a history presentationTwo women tossing a giant spinach salad

Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park, 87th Street Parkway & Lackman Road, Lenexa, KS 66215

  • Free admission to event
  • Free satellite parking and free shuttle to and from event
  • Enter park at 87th Street Parkway and Greenway Lane

The family-oriented Lenexa Spinach Festival is packed with food, music, entertainment, hands-on activities, and craft vendors. Experience the World’s Largest Spinach Salad, learn about our history, or submit your favorite dish to our recipe contest. There’s plenty to do for everyone in the family! 

Food Vendor Opportunities

Craft vendors: This event includes a juried craft fair for about 50 craft vendor booths. Applications for craft vendors will be accepted starting on March 31, 2023. Please check back for the link to the application at that time.

Lenexa's spinach history

Lenexa was hailed as the "Spinach Capital of the World" during the 1930s thanks to the excellent spinach crops grown in the area. Learn more by watching this video. 

Event Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors 

Community Builder Sponsors
  • Block Real Estate Services, LLC

Sponsorship opportunities

For sponsorship information, contact Marisa Shartzer, [email protected].  

Contact Information and Cancellations

For more information contact Susanne Neely, event coordinator, [email protected]

To stay notified of event cancellations, call our notification line at 913.477.7170.