Welcome to Hutchinson

Located on the beautiful Kansas Prairie, Hutchinson is your one-stop destination for family fun and adventure. Here, you can catch a basketball tournament, be immersed in the history of the space race, head underground for a subterranean adventure, zip down a waterslide, shop at a trendy boutique, and dine at one of our locally-owned restaurants.

With world-class attractions, entertainment, culture, and outdoor recreation - Hutchinson has something for everyone.

Families will enjoy exploring the Cosmosphere’s hands-on science exhibits, splashing around in our free water parks, savoring a picnic at the zoo, exploring our nature center, taking a bike ride, and cheering on their favorite sports teams.

Outdoor enthusiasts will find that Hutchinson is the perfect spot to set up camp when spending the weekend fishing, biking, or hiking.

Thrill seekers can also find their home in Hutchinson. Prepare to head 650-feet underground to explore the dark caverns of a working salt mine or meet exotic wildlife at the Hedrick Exotic Animal Farm.

Those who simply want to relax will enjoy staying in one of our newly built or renovated hotels, having a spa treatment in town, playing a round of golf, and ending the day at one of our fine restaurants.

Whatever you are looking for – you’ll find it in Hutchinson, Kansas.

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Sports Arena

Home to the NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship since 1949 and new home to the NJCAA DI Volleyball Championship. The City recently completed a $29.5 million renovation in 2017. The renovation consisted of:

  • New entrance on the south side featuring updated concourse and new concession areas
  • New practice facility on north side featuring three auxiliary courts
  • Various multi-purpose rooms to be utilized for hospitality areas and meeting rooms
  • Updated press box area for media broadcasts
  • On-site event parking with over 1,000 stalls
  • Main Event Floor: 22,206 sq. ft.
  • Fixed seating 5,559
  • Practice Courts:
    • Multi-purpose Gym (two courts): 14,820 sf
    • Multi-purpose Gym (single court): 7,980 sf
  • Four Visitors Locker Rooms
  • Two Official’s Locker Rooms

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