Welcome to Prairie Village
Popular, wholesome town in Kansas
The lovely town of Prairie Village is located in Overland Park, Kansas. Throughout this suburban, peaceful neighborhood, you’ll find multiple parks and family-friendly neighbors who wave hello. Known for providing a sparse suburban feel with a nearby charming downtown area, Prairie Village is a highly sought-after neighborhood in Kansas with many enjoyable amenities.
Prairie Village offers residents more than just natural amenities—the area also has multiple plaza areas with popular eateries and boutiques. Due to its location, this popular, wholesome town experiences moderately warm and hot weather during the spring and summer months. In the fall and winter, expect it to be cool to cold and sometimes below freezing.
Perfect for those looking for a sense of community, Prairie Village has an array of spacious multi-room homes. Houses throughout the area range in price from $250K to as high as $1.95 million.
What to Love
- Family-friendly community
- Eclectic array of festivals and events
- Lively yet suburban atmosphere
People & Lifestyle
Prairie Village is perfect for those looking to live within a moderate distance away from the suburban-urban area of Kansas City. The area offers various terrain, from near creeks and slight hills to flat ground, for residents to relax or reside on. Residents tend to be families with children, retirees, young professionals, and anyone who prefers a lovely area near Kansas City.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
There’s plenty to do in this town—there are a variety of parks as well as culturally diverse eateries and specialty shops you’ll find nowhere else.
Spend the day with the family shopping and walking around dozens of boutiques at The Shops of Prairie Village. Here you’ll be able to browse popular stores like Golden & Pine, allowing you to spruce up your new home. Pair the new home decor with colorful foliage and bouquets from Village Flower Company. Another popular shopping mall area is Corinth Square. Have any pets? Gather treats, toys, and medicine for them at Land of Paws.
Start the morning off with a fresh cup of coffee at the cozy, low-key Hattie’s Fine Coffee. Later, grab something cheesy, or perhaps a salad, at SPIN! Pizza. If you’re seeking American comfort food, grab a seat at the pubby, relaxing Blue Moose. For date night, grab reservations at the lovely, eclectic French Market restaurant and savor something fancy from their menu.
Things to Do
Residents of Prairie Village make the most of their days by spending lots of time outdoors, mainly in or near the town’s many parks and creek areas. There truly is something for everyone here!
In June, attend the annual Prairie Village Art Show and explore the local displays of creativity. The event hosts hundreds of artists, all from the greater Kansas City area; plus, enjoy food vendors and live band performances. In September, attend another art-related event, the Plaza Art Fair. Here children can participate in a variety of fun events like scavenger hunts and exhibits that allow you to create art. Through the holiday season, visit the Kansas City Plaza Lights and enjoy the 15-block lighting spectacle.
Grab your golf clubs and spend the weekend afternoon at the Indian Hills Country Club. From a beautifully maintained golf course to a large swimming club, here you’ll find a great place to unwind or be physically active. Take your kids to Porter Park for slides and swings, basketball courts, and grassy fields. For disc golf, tennis courts, and a skate park, explore all the amenities of Harmon Park.
Prairie Village has schooling systems in place to educate children and teenagers in all grades. A few of the most notable academic opportunities nearby include:
- Briarwood Elementary School, PK-6
- Indian Hills Middle School, 7-8
- Shawnee Mission East High School, 9-12