Visit Mankato


Facility Site Inspection

Posted: November 15, 2013

After reviewing the competitive bids, we invite you to visit greater Mankato and experience first-hand our state-of-the-art facilities and hotel properties.  You will also meet with experienced planning staff at the facilities. For assistance planning your event contact our Sports & Special Events Director. Go>


Posted: November 12, 2013

Visit Mankato has grant dollars available to tournaments and events that choose Mankato as the host city for their upcoming event. We want to help you offset the costs of planning a large event with our grant program and various free services. To have your event considered for our grant program please fill out a  Continue Reading »

Visitor Information

Posted: November 12, 2013

In Minnesota, only Mankato offers enriching cultural encounters such as headliner concerts, theater, music, visual arts and lively entertainment in combination with its vibrant downtown, extensive cycling trails and historic river valley. To top it all off, we are easily accessible and just a short 75 minutes from Minneapolis. Visit our Visitor Center or flip  Continue Reading »

Guest Tours & Events

Posted: November 11, 2013

Let Visit Mankato put together a plan for your teams and families after your tournament or event. We can provide ideas for off-site activities and local events to entertain your event participants and the family and friends that have come along to support them. Take time to kick-back and relive the special moments of your  Continue Reading »

Shuttle Transportation

Posted: November 11, 2013

Mankato is just a short 75 minutes from Minneapolis. Just one of our many assets is our accessibility. In addition to it being easy to get around town in Mankato, we are also very accessible by land or air. The Mankato Regional Airport offers chartered flight services and commercial flights are available just a short  Continue Reading »

Bidding Assistance

Posted: November 2, 2013

Your event planning starts with Visit Mankato coordinating and submitting competitive bids from local venues and lodging facilities. First provide us with your event specifications. Then we’ll send those specifications to the appropriate hotels and/or venues in greater Mankato. Finally the hotels and/or venues return the bid proposals back to you directly or in a  Continue Reading »