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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Annual Events

Manhappenin' the place for big celebrations!

Manhattan is home to huge celebrations all year long. Summer months bring tons of yearly events like Bill Snyder Half Marathon, Third Thursday, and Arts in the Park, while the holiday season brings the Festival of Lights. No matter the season there is always something exciting happening in Manhattan.