Spirit of the Holidays

It’s that magical time of the year as the Spirit of the Holidays are everywhere in Manhattan. Make plans to shop, attend events, gather with friends, and make lots of memories.

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Spectator Sports

Manhattan turns into a sea of purple every K-State game day. Whether it is football or basketball season K-State fans are ready to cheer on the wildcats to a victory! 

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K-State Athletics

K-State sports seize much of the attention and bring nationwide audiences to the doorstep of The Little Apple®. Manhattan has thrived from the Wildcats' success and attention garnered by legendary coach Bill Snyder, a 2015 hall of fame inductee.


The last week of July means the Kaw Valley Rodeo and Riley County Fair annual ride into town. Each year, nationally-ranked bull riders and broncbusters compete in the PRCA-sanctioned rodeo at CiCo Park Fairgrounds. K-State rodeo ropers are in action the last weekend in February.