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Posted on: April 12, 2019


Flint Hills Festival

Manhattan, Kan. – The Flint Hills Discovery Center (FHDC) will host its annual Flint Hills Festival on Saturday, May 11 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Experience the culture and beauty of the Flint Hills come to life during this family-friendly event.    

Celebrate with local artisans, live entertainment, a beer and wine tasting tent, children’s activities and food trucks. Activities include a bounce house, obstacle course, face painting, climbing wall, archery and so much more! This event will take place at the FHDC and on the adjoining Blue Earth Plaza.

During the festival, ticketholders also receive admission to the FHDC’s temporary exhibits, Framed: Step into Art and Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites. Visitors can step into works of art and experience their favorite children’s books come to life. These exhibits are on display through May 12.

Regular admission rates apply: $9 for adults (18-64 years old), $7 for military, students, educators, or seniors, $4 for youth (2-16 years old), free for children under two years old. FHDC Members are always free.

Tickets will be available for pre-sale online starting April 17.

To learn more about the Flint Hills Festival at the Flint Hills Discovery Center, visit, call 785-587-2726 or visit 315 S. 3rd St. in Manhattan.

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