Manhattan Hilton Garden Inn - Manhattan Conference Center

Weddings & Events

Customized Venues for a Breathtaking Manhattan KS Wedding

Exchange vows in an enchanting ballroom, featuring elegant décor and unique LED lighting that can be customized to match your wedding colors.

The Manhattan Conference Center is the ideal location for Manhattan, KS weddings of any size and any style. Our enchanting, 23,421-square-foot grand ballroom blends a comfortable ambience with the latest in audio-visual technology. Add a dazzling touch to your reception with an electronic reader-board that can display your photos, a wedding logo or other images.

Leave the details to our expert planning staff. They will arrange seating, set up decorations and doing anything else that’s needed before your big day.

Allow our caterers to create sumptuous breakfasts, lunches or multi-course dinners for you and your guests. Select from our diverse menus, which cover everything from formal plated-dinners to fresh and simple brunches.

We offer the following services and amenities to help make your wedding day perfect:

  • Group rates for wedding attendees staying at the hotel
  • Catering menus that can be customized to fit your budget
  • Built-in LED lighting that can adjusted to match your wedding colors
  • Complimentary in-house centerpieces available
  • Electronic reader-boards to display photos or other images
  • On-site wedding planner and catering staff
  • 41,000 square feet of meeting space
  • Built-in sound system

The Manhattan Conference Center offers the following venues:

Click Here to see our Floor Plan Layout

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Click Here to see Room Layouts for our Grand Ballroom

Note: Grand Ballroom size is with all ballrooms open, including 1,708 sq. ft. of corridor between the Kings and Konza Prairie venues.

Manhattan Grand Ballroom: 23,421 square feet
Flint Hills: 3,374 square feet
Kings A: 1,163 square feet
Kings B: 1,253 square feet
Kings C: 1,141 square feet
Konza Prairie A: 1,189 square feet
Konza Prairie B: 1,300 square feet
Konza Prairie C: 1,167 square feet
McDowell: 1,254 square feet
Tuttle: 1,282 square feet
Alcove: 1,278 square feet
Big Basin: 3,656 square feet
Kaw Nation: 3,656 square feet


The Manhattan Conference Center offers a variety of on-site catering options. Check out our menu below to see plenty of options that will satisfy any guest.

For further information regarding pricing, please contact our Sales & Catering Team who will be glad to assist with your request.

Wedding Catering Menu

Wedding FAQs

How do I secure a wedding reception date?
In order to secure space, The Hilton Garden Inn & Manhattan Conference Center needs a signed contract, credit-card guarantee form and nonrefundable deposit of $500 from the couple.

What are the service charge and sales tax amounts?
A service charge of 20% applies and is taxable, based on Kansas State Regulation. The current sales tax is 8.9%.

When should we discuss our menu selections?
Your Catering Sales Manager suggests finalizing menus no later than 1 month prior to your event. Complimentary tastings are provided for up to four guests up 3 months prior to your event.

Does the hotel have a cake-cutting fee?
A $2.00 per person cake-cutting fee is assessed.

Does the hotel provide punch service?
A 3.95 per person fee is assessed if we provide the punch. You may bring in your own punch at a discounted rate of $1.50 per person for us to facilitate. If you chose to facilitate on your own the fee will be waived. We do provide free of charge the punch bowl, ladle, and glassware.

When should we notify the hotel of our guaranteed guest attendance?
The couple should communicate final attendance numbers by noon, 7 business days prior to the function. A final guarantee is due by noon, 72 hours prior to the function.

What kind of linens does the hotel provide?
The hotel provides fine ivory or black linens. Specialty linens may also be arranged at an additional cost.

What does hotel provide?
In order to ease the stress of wedding planning, The Hilton Garden Inn & Manhattan Conference Center provides full service, including food and beverage, servers, bartenders, tables, chairs, ivory or black linens, votive candles, china, silverware, glassware, toasting flutes, cake knife and server sets, dance floors, staging and set-up and tear-down of your event (not to include setup & tear-down of your decorations except for ones we provide). The hotel is also pleased to provide standard 16in tall cylinder centerpieces that include one votive candle. Additional decorations are available to rent.

Can I use outside vendors?
Your Catering Sales Manager is happy to share a list of recommended vendors, such as wedding coordinators, florists, entertainment providers (band/DJ), photographers, videographers, lighting and specialty linens companies.

Does the hotel allow outside food and beverage vendors?
As regulated by the Kansas Department of Health and the Kansas Alcohol and Beverage Commission, The Hilton Garden Inn & Manhattan Conference Center must supply all food and liquor.

Does the hotel offer special room rates for our guests?
Your Catering Sales Manager assists couples with guestrooms or courtesy rates for your out-of-town guests. The Bride and Groom will also receive a discounted suite on the night of your wedding.