November 25, 2016, 6:00 PM - January 1, 2017, 1:00 AM @ Blue Earth Plaza
Manhattan's Festival of Lights is a nightly celebration of the season, with the tallest tree in Kansas in the center of Blue Earth Plaza; horse-drawn carriage rides and more. Free parking around Blue Earth Plaza or Manhattan Conference Center garage.
December 3, 2016, 5:00 PM - December 18, 2016, 8:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Take relaxing ride around Downtown Manhattan. Carriage ride pick-up in front of Flint Hills Discovery Center; hot chocolate provided for riders inside building.
December 5, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Harry's Restaurant
The 21st amendment to the Constitution was ratified on Dec. 5, 1933, and effectively put an end to national prohibition against alcohol. Harry's wine team will pour the good stuff in celebration of a milestone day for our nation ... and head to Bourbon & Baker to celebrate even more! Ticket includes 20 percent discount toward food purchases at Harry's and Bourbon & Baker (Dec. 5 only) before/after tasting.
December 10, 2016, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Blue Earth Plaza
Celebrate the spirit of the season with friends and family in Blue Earth Plaza. Make your holidays memorable, in The Little Apple.
December 13, 2016, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Bourbon & Baker
'Tis the season for whiskey and chocolate! Bourbon & Baker's whiskey expert, Adam from Standard Beverage, teams with pastry chef Kirsten to bring you an event like they've never done! Guests will sample chocolates that have been prepared in B&B's bakery, and carefully paired with different varieties of whiskey!
December 31, 2016, 8:00 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center
Music, heavy hors d'oeuvres, dessert and midnight champagne toast. Dancing, food, and fun to ring in the New Year!
December 31, 2016, 10:30 PM - January 1, 2017, 1:00 AM @ Aggieville Business District
Celebrate with thousands of friends to ring in the New Year with fireworks and traditional countdown to the apple drop. Kid-friendly area hosted in Varsity Donuts! Band performance to be announced in October on the Aggieville Facebook page.