New Years Eve in the Little Apple

8 Ways to Ring in the New Year in Manhattan

The new decade is almost here. Manhattan is the perfect place to bring in the New Year with more than eight different ways to celebrate. Be sure to check each organizations website for full admission structures and other updates. 

1. Little Apple New Year’s Eve 

Little Apple New Year’s Eve Celebration in Aggieville. This New Year’s Eve Celebration is free and includes live music, DJ and a shiny new apple that made its debut last year. Visitors send out the old and ring in the new with midnight apple drop atop Rally House on Moro Street. Celebrate 2020 new year with friends in MHK! Learn more

2. Family Friendly New Year’s Celebration FHDC

Looking for a family friendly New Year’s Eve Celebration that doesn’t include staying up until midnight? Attend Flint Hills Discovery Centers New Year’s Celebration which concludes at “kids midnight” 8:30 p.m. This event is for all mad scientists! It's their annual family-friendly celebration to ring in the New Year. They have games, science experiments, music, food and dancing. Kids can play scientist, see live animals and launch rockets! The evening ends with their iconic balloon drop at "kids midnight" (8:30 PM). Learn how to get your tickets

3. RC McGraw’s New Years Eve- Mothers Worry Band Performance 18+ event $10 tickets 

Ring in 2020 with RC McGraws! Your evening plans are all in one spot; dinner, live music & a midnight toast! Get your tickets now! Note this event is 18+ be sure to get your tickets online

4. Manhattan American Legion New Years Eve Parts 

Bring in 2020 with music by Denims & Lace at the Manhattan American Legion. Always a terrific night to turn the clock over with some of your favorite dance music. Bring your friends and enjoy beginning a new year together. Find out more information

5. Manhattan Arts Center Celebrating the Art of Costume New Years $30 tickets 

Celebrate the New Year with the Manhattan Arts Center at the New Year’s Eve MAC Gala. The event starts at 8 p.m. and runs until the next year (midnight), tickets include a social hour with heavy hor d’oevures and libations, a Cabaret Floor Show, dancing and a midnight champagne toast. Find out more information and get your tickets. 

6.Great Gatsby NYE at the Blue Hills Room 

This is it! The moment we have been waiting for, 2020! Men, get out their Fedora Hats and pin stripe suits! Ladies get on your jazziest flapper dresses! THE 20'S ARE COMING! At the Blue Hills Room they are ringing in the Roaring 20's with A Great Gatsby New Years Eve Party! Find tickets

7. Roaring 2020 New Year’s Eve Party at the Wareham

Ring in 2020 at the Wareham!!

Come as a Flapper or come as you are! Dress as a Gangster or Silent Screen Star! Entertainment provided by "The Mikey Needleman Band" This Party will have music from the 60's, 70's, 80's and much more! They will blow you away with their song selection, execution and electricity!! Be sure to get tickets, find out more information. 

8. New Year's Eve Roaring 20's Party at the Blue Moose

Get ready to usher in the new year with tasty food, drinks and dancing in at the Blue Moose in their private event space, The Antler Room! A $25 ticket includes event entrance, 10 p.m. all you can eat taco bar, midnight champagne toast and ball drop! Be sure to dress to impress, we will be playing Roaring 20's and modern music perfect for dancing! There will also be a cash bar throughout the event. To purchase your tickets, please call (785) 370-3010 or visit the restaurant at 100 Manhattan Town Center, Manhattan, KS.

Celebrate a new decade in many ways in Manhattan. Keep warm at a party inside or eagerly await the ball drop in Aggieville, whichever way you celebrate we wish you a Happy New Year.  

Sep 01

[ARCHIVED] New Dining Options in Manhattan

The original item was published from September 1, 2020 11:47 AM to September 18, 2020 5:14 PM

Manhattan restaurant kitchens remain hot, hot, hot as several new dining options open. From indulgent eats like fried chicken biscuits to southern BBQ and even authentic Indian cuisine exciting new dishes are being served up all over town. Keep reading to find your next dining option. 

Open for Business

Manhattan Brewing Co. 

Manhattan Brewing Co. in downtown Manhattan is serving up craft beers in a "family-friendly atmosphere". The brewery is a fun and lively place for having a great time with friends. This is the perfect spot for hanging out and drinking some cold ones with the friends. 

Guilty Biscuit 

Guilty Biscuit located in the Village West District is your spot for something super indulgent. Their biscuit sandwiches range from familiar tastes like The Guilty Biscuit that is filled with fried chicken, cream gravy and pecans to more unusual flavors like the avocado egg biscuit filled with avocado, lemon, broiled egg, Hollandaise and more. Since we know you are already drooling we will skip telling you about the dessert biscuits and let you take a look at that menu yourself. 

Tate's Grill 

Tate's Grill in Aggieville is an extension of your favorite Aggieville bar Tate's on Moro. At the grill they are serving up lunch through late night eats with menu items like burgers, nachos, loaded potato wedges and more. We are predicting that this spot will quickly become one of Aggieville goer's go-to places. 


Brothers Coffee Company 

New phone (name) who this? Sparrow Coffee in the Aggieville district has changed names and ownership to Brothers Coffee Company. They are serving up your favorite coffee delights like machiatos, chai lattes along with breakfast baked goods, soups, salads and sandwiches. Located directly across from K-State and just off of Anderson Avenue this is the perfect place to get your morning drink. 

Globe Indian Cuisine Restaurant  

Globe Indian Cuisine Restaurant is one of the newest Aggieville eateries. They serve authentic Indian Cuisine. Find dishes like Tandoori, Curry, Biryani along with several vegetarian options as well. Their dishes are packed full of flavor. You've got to dine there the next time you're in the "Ville". 

Moe's Original BBQ 

Moe's Original BBQ located at the halfway point between Manhattan and Wamego. They are bringing to Kansas a Southern BBQ experience. They have all the classics like pulled pork sandwiches, smoked chicken, ribs, corn bread, banana pudding and more! Be sure to think of them with your catering needs.

Opening Soon

Rockin K's 

Rockin K's in the K-State Office Park is a new restaurant in town with familiar management. Here you will be able to expect the same great service and food as you have experienced at Mr. K's Cafe & Bar and Kites. From their current social media sneak peaks we can tell it is going to be good with drinks like a blackberry mojito and entrées like the teriyaki turkey bowl. Expected opening date in mid September.

Nico's Little Italy  

Nico's Little Italy is the classic Italian restaurant we have all been waiting for! From their sneak peaks on Facebook, we can't wait to dive into their creamy pasta dishes, fried ravioli and cannolis. Be sure to give them a visit when the open up in the Aggieville district with a soon to be announced opening date. 

Manhattan is buzzing with new restaurants and dining options! We can't wait to take a bite of all the new offerings in Manhattan. Which eatery are you most excited to try out?