Flint Hills Discovery Center

315 South 3rd Street, Manhattan, KS
Typically Responds within 24 hours
Max Capacity: 240 people
Experience why Manhattan’s Flint Hills Discovery Center is the most unique venue in town! We now offer three different location options. All in downtown Manhattan near hotels, restaurants and shops. Discover the iconic architecture and unique design that exists within the Discovery Center. Enjoy the breath-taking views from our Rooftop Terrace, or explore the ever-changing exhibits. After hours, host the ultimate, exclusive event - a private evening in our exhibits and galleries. Our gorgeous three-story facility will serve as an extraordinary backdrop for any event! Discovery the charm of the historic Union Pacific Depot. It is a storybook setting for your special event. Perfect for more intimate gatherings of less than 70 guests. Discover the beauty of Blue Earth Plaza. Gather under the covered patio or relax on the great lawn, Blue Earth Plaza is perfect for daytime fun or an evening under the stars. Whether it’s a business meeting, shower, graduation or birthday celebration, we have the perfect facility space to fit your special event and special packages with reduced admission rates. From elegant weddings to casual gatherings, our accommodating staff is here to make your vision a reality.
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 240
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 7
Serving the Manhattan, KS Area
Capacity: 250
$950-$2,200 /event
Reserve our comfortable space for your event. Life’s Finer Moments has a beautiful event lodge and rental cabins available for your wedding, reunion, reception, meeting, and much more! Cabins are available for separate rental or in combination with your special lodge event. We are on 40 acres, so use our outdoor space for unlimited capacity!
Serving the Manhattan, KS Area
Capacity: 300  
$2,500-$6,900 /event
From an intimate wedding to a huge jamboree for an extended family reunion, Blue Vista has spaces to make your special event unforgettable. Some examples of events that Blue Vista could host are. Whether you are hosting a leadership retreat, whole-company strategy session, conference, fundraiser, or guest-speaking event, Blue Vista has the spaces and professional touches to make your event a success.