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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Tourism, Then & Now

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This week, Merriam is celebrating National Tourism Week! This annual event is a time for tourism entities across the nation to recognize those who work in this service industry, and to share with others the vital impact of tourism on our local economy.

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

IKEA's 5,000 Dreams Program Helps Local Refugees

IKEA 5,000 Dreams

Today, IKEA announced the continuation of its “5,000 Dreams” program to help provide beds and bedding to local refugee families in our community, and across the country in 46 other local IKEA markets. Over the next month, IKEA Merriam will be donating 113...

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5,000 Dreams Video Visitors Bureau
Posted on: March 23, 2018

Trekking the Trail

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The sun is shining, you need to reach your daily step count, the dog is all leashed up, and those new sneakers are begging for a few miles. It’s never a better time to hit the Streamway Trail in Merriam.

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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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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Most Tourist-Friendly City in the U.S.

Expedia

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

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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

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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

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