Visit Mankato

Mankato FAQ?

Visit Mankato

Question about Mankato? We want to help!

In Minnesota, only Mankato offers enriching cultural encounters such as headliner concerts, theatre, music, visual arts and lively entertainment in combination with its vibrant downtown, extensive cycling trails and historic river valley. We also offer the whole package with a big “easily accessible” bow on top. But what else is there to know about us? We have plenty to do to keep you busy while you’re here. If you need a little help sorting through all the information on our website or just want suggestions on where to eat and what do you that is where the friendly staff at Visit Mankato comes in. Consider us your Mankato concierge.

Here are a few of the questions we frequently hear.

Q:  What should I do in Mankato?
A:  Top 10 things to Do in Mankato. Go>

Q:  Where should I eat?
A:   Top 10 places to Eat. Go>

Q:  Where is the Visitor Center?
A:  We are located across from the Verizon Center in the Graif building in City Center Mankato (that’s a fancy way to say downtown.)

3 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 100  |  Mankato, MN  |  Map It
Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday September through May
Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday June through August
Closed on Christmas, New Year’s, Thanksgiving and Easter.
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Still can’t find us? Call for help. 800.657.4733

Q:  What’s going on in town this weekend?
A:  Take a peek at Mankato’s Annual Events or see our currents events at

Q:  Where is the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center?
A:  The Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center is located in City Center Mankato.
1 Civic Center Plaza  |  Mankato, MN  |  Map It