Sunflower Summer

Sunflower Summer is a program of Kansas Tourism for Kansas residents May 25 - August 11, 2024.

This is a great way to explore our state with free admission to various museums, zoos, historical attractions, and nature centers. Have even more fun by participating in the Manhattan Passport for prizes!

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24 Things to do in Manhattan in 2024

Manhattan, Kansas never lacks things to do! As we head into 2024, we made a list of 24 things you must do this year. 1. TAKE A PHOTO IN FRONT OF OUR MANY MURALS Manhattan has several “instagrammable” murals located all around town. Check out our 2024 visitors guide for a complete mural map! Find…

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A Summer Weekend in Manhattan

Summer's in Manhattan are unmatched. Whether you're spending a weekend camping at Tuttle Creek Lake, a Bed and Breakfast or one of our several hotels located around town, you are sure to have a relaxing trip full of as much activity as you choose! Day One Morning: Enjoy the cool morning breeze as…

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A Spring Weekend in Manhattan

As the days get longer and the weather continues to warm up there is more and more fun to be had in Manhattan this spring. Follow this two-day itinerary for a fun way to spend a spring weekend. Day One Morning: Start your morning off right with a fresh cup of coffee and a pastry from Arrow…

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23 Things to do in Manhattan in 2023

Manhattan, Kansas never lacks things to do! As we head into 2023, we made a list of 23 things you must do this year. 1. TAKE A PHOTO IN FRONT OF OUR MANY MURALS Manhattan has several “instagrammable” murals located all around town. Check out our 2023 visitors guide for a complete mural map! Find…

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Spirit of the Holidays in Manhattan

Hang up your stockings - the holidays are in full swing in Manhattan! With over 30 different festive events happening this holiday season there is something for everyone in The Little Apple® From yearly traditions to inaugural events, come enjoy the complete holiday experience in Manhattan, Kansas…

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FALLing in Love with Manhattan

It’s that time of year again when the leaves begin to change, the weather cools down, and there’s a pumpkin spice something on every corner. It’s officially fall, y’all. Whether you’re in town for the big Cats game or just passing through here are five things you must do this Fall in Manhattan. 1…

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5 Essential Game Day Experiences

The first Caturday in Manhattan is just around the corner. Believe us when we say there's nothing more exciting than experiencing Wildcat Pride radiate throughout the whole town of Manhattan on a game day weekend. If you happen to be among the thousands of fans headed to The Little Apple® this fall…

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Sunflower season in Manhattan

Get ready for your Instagram feed to be filled with sunflowers, as sunflower season is almost here! Not sure where to go to get sunflower pictures or the best way to take those pictures? We have all your answers and a little bit of sunflower history for you! Photography tips: Good pictures don't…

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McCain Auditorium

Located on the K-State campus, McCain hosts an array of outstanding artists and attractions each year in the McCain Performance Series. From ballet to Broadway, jazz to chamber music, comedy to classic theatre, McCain has something for every taste. History A college barn, Anderson Hall, an…

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Summer Savings in MHK

Cash in on some summer savings and plan a budget-friendly trip to Manhattan, Kansas. Here in The Little Apple®, we have plenty of ways to stay entertained and on a budget. Come experience many priceless moments of thrilling adventure right here in Manhattan. FREE ACTIVITIES Looking for a free fun…

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