Event Types & Ideas

Flint Hills Discovery Center, event venue in downtown Manhattan, Kansas

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We Love a Great Event

No matter the type of event, we are here to make your vision a reality. From formal parties to casual gatherings, the Flint Hills Discovery Center's unique wedding and event venue is sure to be the perfect space for your celebration. Ideas of events hosted in our facility:

  • Baby & Bridal Showers
  • Birthday Parties
  • Business Meetings & Conference Receptions
  • Fraternity & Sorority Formals
  • Graduation Parties
  • Military Formals
  • Rehearsal Dinners
  • Staff Retreats
  • Retirement Celebrations
  • Wedding Ceremonies & Receptions
We are here to help.
Have an idea for an event not listed above? Contact Jonathan Mertz, Event Supervisor, at 785-587-2729 ext. 208 or by email and he'll be in touch to discuss options. 

Learn more.
Check out the tabs below for ideas, and visit our Rent the Discovery Center and Rental Venues pages for more information. 
  1. Weddings
  2. Meetings
  3. Birthdays
  4. Celebrations

Wedding Ceremonies & Receptions


  • A unique wedding venue with packages that include exclusive, after-hours access to our interactive exhibits 
  • On-site event staff to help you with your special day
  • Guests will enjoy the beauty of the Flint Hills reflected throughout the venue
  • Spaces available for up to 240 people (seated), with both indoor and outdoor options
Learn more about Weddings at Flint Hills Discovery Center. 

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