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MERRIAM VISITORS BUREAU - Summer, 2016 E-newsletter

Upcoming Events
Tim Murphy Art Gallery
NOW - AUG 31
Merriam Marketplace
June - Aug
Merriam Marketplace
Merriam Marketplace
JUN 17
JUL 15
AUG 19
JUL 12
Merriam Marketplace
JUL 2 - 9
Merriam Marketplace
Visitors Guide
Request one in the mail
or click here to read online.

Looking for Lodging?
With five hotels and more than 500 rooms, we've got a place for you to relax and enjoy your stay!

Featured Attraction:
Pianos on Parade returns to Merriam! On display through October 8th at the Merriam Marketplace, this Kansas City Royals themed attraction makes a great little stop to play a tune, step into the batter's box or take a selfie with friends. #pianosonparade #merriamks
Hello Summer...
Summer kicks off Monday, June 20th. Are you ready for fun and sun in Merriam?

Check out the  Hello Summer checklist packed with 16 things to do  this summer right here in Merriam, Kansas!
Stop by the Visitors Bureau office located at 6304 East Frontage Road
(I-35 and Eby) to pick up the  Hello
Summer Checklist or download and print one here!
Enter to Win...
What's your KC Destination? Are you a shop-a-holic, a kid-wrangler or a history buff? No matter your travel personality, there's more to do than you ever knew in the metro KC region.

Now through July 15th, you can enter to win a 2-night getaway to the Kansas City region which includes lodging, dining, attractions and more. 

Enter to win here! 
Flags 4 Freedom...

Flags 4 Freedom will once again beautify and transform downtown Merriam into a stunning, patriotic display from July 2 - 9, 2016. More than 1,600 flags will be setup for residents and guests to visit and enjoy at the Merriam Marketplace and along Johnson and Merriam Drive. Concerts, Food Tuesday and numerous other activities will also take place during this week-long event.

View the Flags 4 Freedom schedule here!
Road Trip Bingo...
If you're hitting the open road this summer and will be crossing through Kansas and/or Merriam, make sure you pack miles of fun into your travels by taking along a fun game for the trip! Road Trip Bingo is the perfect activity to keep the kids busy while learning and having fun exploring Kansas.

From quaint road-side attractions to historic trails and the tried-and-true license plate game, your kids will be calling out  B-I-N-G-O in no time! Fill five spaces or go for the gold and complete the entire 25-space card -- Road Trip Bingo is fun for all ages!

Find the bingo card on page 14 in the 2016 Merriam Community and Visitors Guide or download the  Road Trip Bingo PDF.