Visit Mankato 12 Civic Center Plaza Ste 1645 Mankato, MN 56001

Mankato presents some of the most affordable and easily accessible elements for successful meetings and conventions in Southern Minnesota. We excel at hosting meetings and conventions because of our diverse lodging, highly skilled event management teams, accessibility, affordability and our state-of-the-art facilities.

The Verizon Center is the anchor of the Mankato City Center Campus. It is one of the Midwest’s premier centers for conventions, meetings, banquets and entertainment. The facility is ideal for groups of any size with an arena that has concert capacity for up to 6,500, banquet/exhibit hall, conference rooms, a historic reception hall and a new multi-use event center.

Danielle Duffey
Group Sales Director
Phone: (507) 385-6662
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Visit Mankato Details


Total Function Space (sf) 108000
Largest Dedicated Function Space (sf) 28500
Largest Dedicated Function Room (sf) 1200
Smallest Dedicated Function Space (sf) 484
# of Function Rooms 30


Total Exhibit Space (sf) 80000
Largest Dedicated Exhibit Space (sf) 28500
Smallest Dedicated Exhibit Space (sf) 2150
# of Exhibit Halls 6


Average Seasonal Temperature (fall) 70
Average Seasonal Temperature (spring) 60
Average Seasonal Temperature (summer) 80
Average Seasonal Temperature (winter) 20
Distance to Airport (miles) 75

Amenities and Services

Handicap Accessible

Closest Airport

Closest Airport - Minneapolis | Saint Paul

Destination Services

Coordination of Site Visits, Destination Management, Local Transportation Assistance, Meet and Greet, Step on Guide