Annual Flint Hills Festival scheduled for May 11

Flint Hills Discovery Center News Release

Contact: Kynedee Hodges, Marketing Coordinator

Flint Hills Discovery Center
315 South 3rd St.
Manhattan, KS 66502
(785) 587-2726

Annual Flint Hills Festival scheduled for May 11
Community festival celebrates the unique heritage of the Flint Hills.

Manhattan, Kan. – The Flint Hills Discovery Center (FHDC) will host its annual Flint Hills Festival on Saturday, May 11 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Experience the culture and beauty of the Flint Hills come to life during this family-friendly event.

Celebrate with local artisans, live entertainment, a beer and wine tasting tent, children’s activities and food trucks. Activities include a bounce house, obstacle course, face painting, climbing wall, archery and more!

More than 20 Flint Hills Festival Partner Organizations and Vendors will be located throughout the indoor and outdoor spaces. This event will take place at the FHDC and on the adjoining Blue Earth Plaza.

During the festival, ticketholders also receive admission to the FHDC’s temporary exhibits, Framed: Step into Art™ and Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites™. Visitors can step into works of art and experience their favorite children’s books come to life. These exhibits close the very next day.

Regular admission rates apply: $9 for adults (18-64 years old), $7 for military, students, educators, or seniors, $4 for youth (2-17 years old), free for children under two years old. FHDC Members are always free.

Tickets are available for pre-sale online and in-person at the FHDC.

To learn more about the Flint Hills Festival at the Flint Hills Discovery Center, visit www.flinthillsdiscovery.org/flinthillsfestival, call (785) 587-2726 or visit 315 S. 3rd St. in Manhattan.

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