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Mankato offers the most outstanding and easily accessible venues and facilities for youth and amateur sporting events in Southern Minnesota and some of the best in the Midwest. Located just 75 miles from Minneapolis, we offer a wide variety of playing fields, trails, courts, courses and rinks.

Our state-of-the-art, multi-sport venues can host regional, state and national championships. We host many large scale events including:

  • Verizon Vikings Training Camp at Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • Division II National Championships at Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • US Olympic Archery Nationals at Minnesota State University, Mankato

The skilled sports management team at Visit Mankato has extensive experience hosting sporting events. We can help facilitate a hassle-free event for you and your team.

Mankato is a regional center for entertainment and shopping and we have a packed events calendar. After your event, relax with friends and celebrate at a local restaurant, take time to go shopping or stay for a concert.

The Visit Mankato team, our multi-sport venues and our inviting, friendly community make Mankato an ideal spot for your tournament or competition.

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