Celebrating a new year comes not only with events to celebrate what is to come, but also the opening of new businesses, attractions, and more! Discover new Topeka additions that you won't want to miss while visiting the capital city of Kansas. Whether you are looking for that unique dining experience, or that new boutique where you will find gifts you can't find anywhere else, Topeka's newest additions are ready to show off. 

Lilly Grace

Topeka's newest boutique shop has a mission to serve the younger generation and their passion for fashion! From glitter to edge, each style will be represented throughout the boutiques offerings as they curate unique pieces in limited quantities. Sister store, and predecessor, Ash Boutique serves the adult fashionista and can now be found in downtown Topeka as Lilly Grace takes over in Westboro Mart

Jong's Thai Kitchen

A new restaurant has opened its doors near downtown Topeka! This urban cafe style location is now home to Jong's Thai Kitchen and is where you can find authentic Thai cuisine served with a huge side of hospitality. The eatery has been dubbed one of the nicest restaurants in Topeka by its guests, and testimonials can be found all over Topeka's local social pages. Grab something well known like the Pad Thai or ask for their house special and make it Thai spicy! 

Kay's Garden

Recently opened, Kay's Garden at the Topeka Zoo provides an eden of peace, relaxation, and meditation. Discover the Japanese Garden as you stroll through the many serene paths or sit on a bench for a while and soak in the calming sounds of the water as it flows throughout the pond. The garden's event center houses not only the history and story of the garden, but it also is now home to events such as weddings, celebrations, and more. On location, you are also right across the street from Gage Park, Blaisdell Family Aquatic Center and Hill's Bark Park.

Kay's Japanese Garden | Topeka Zoo in Topeka, KS

LEAP Family Entertainment

Family fun just got better with the recent opening of LEAP Family Entertainment in Topeka, KS! From climbing to parkour and trampolines, the establishment provides fun for all ages and skill levels. Dodgeball, augmented reality jumps and more can be found at the ready and you can even schedule themed birthday parties. 

LEAP Family Entertainment - Trampolines | Topeka, KS


NOTO Bistro

NOTO Bistro by Thin & Crisp Gourmet Pizza features pizzas unlike any other in the Capital City. This Spanish/Italian fusion pizza is light, crunchy, thin, and crispy! With unique flavors and a diverse menu, this isn't your average pizza parlor. Visit the location in the NOTO Arts & Entertainment District. While in the area, visit some of these other local faves: Round Table Book Store, Paper June, Kaw River Rustics, and Dirty Girl Adventures.

New businesses and locations are popping up every day! Keep an eye out for Stumpy's Smoked Cheese truck, be on the lookout for the new 4 Guys Bistro coming to Downtown Topeka, Prairie Glass Art Studio just opened at a new location, and watch for the opening of Made Maker, a Kansas makers store coming soon!