Meeting and Event Spaces

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The Crystal Ballroom at The Burt

Whether you're creating a wedding reception, class reunion or corporate event, you're sure to impress with the gorgeous backdrop of the historic Crystal Ballroom, located in The Burt Building. The Burt Building is located in the historic antique district of downtown Hutchinson on the corner of West Avenue B and South Main Street. 

We have a state of the art sound system with microphones, screen and projector plus plug-ins for a DJ or band. Our commercial kitchen is a caterers dream! The Burt is ready for all of your events with The Crystal Ballroom and The Empire Room, which is attached. There is also The Foxtrot Lounge, The Tango Parlor, and the Commercial Kitchen.

For more information about The Burt, call at 620-259-2770 or visit their website here.

Sand Hills Event Center

Whether it is a meeting, wedding, or a conference, SandHills Center wants to make your event planning as easy on you as possible! With round or rectangular tables, theatre seating, kitchen access and a media package, they are ready to work with other local event vendors to help you with the perfect event! 

For more information about the SandHills Center, call at 620-543-5925 or visit their website here.


Take your meetings, celebrations, and get-togethers to a whole new level. Uniquely located 650 feet below ground, the Stratacon seats up to 250 people.

You'll find it's calm and comfortable - an exotic subterranean world where it's always 68 degrees with 40% relative humidity. Information is available on their website at or by calling 620-662-1425.

Hutchinson Community College

Our centrally located community college offers three well-equipped, attractive meeting facilities.

  • Richard & Jack Parker Student Union On-site food service, meeting and banquet facilities as well as theatre seating highlight the features provided. Call 620-665-3500 for more information.
  • Shears Technology Center Also located on the campus of Hutchinson Community College, the Technology Theater provides seating for 109 in a state-of-the-art venue. Call 620-665-3550.
  • Stringer Fine Arts Center Another outstanding HCC facility, the Recital Hall and Gallery Theater can cater to banquet or reception needs in a very comfortable setting.  For additional details, call 620-665-3503.

Memorial Hall 

Memorial Hall provides seating for 2,334 people, and the historic hall has a stage, an open floor, and fixed seating in balconies. Originally built in 1911, it has recently been thoroughly renovated and updated.

Information is available by calling 620-694-1900.

Kansas State Fairgrounds

Home to more than 400 events annually in addition to the Kansas State Fair, the facilities at the Kansas State Fairgrounds offer several versatile and spacious options for any occasion.

A comprehensive master plan for the Kansas State Fairgrounds has provided upgrades to existing structures as well as the addition of new structures to enhance the environment and the functional aspects of the fairgrounds. The Fair facilities offer a wide variety of suitable accommodations for trade shows, receptions, company parties, and other celebrations. The handsomely-renovated Domestic Arts Building has 13,000 square feet of air-conditioned comfort with a demonstration kitchen, while the Cottonwood Court can accommodate 700 people in addition to hosting small gatherings in its private meeting room.

The Sunflower North and South Buildings are each 18,000 square feet while the Meadowlark Building offers 40,000 square feet of clear-span space. All three facilities are air-conditioned and have concession areas.

The Encampment Building has two spacious halls and the Hansen Auditorium with theater-style seating. The Prairie Pavilion is a 92,000 square feet multi-purpose facility with innumerable possibilities.

For more information on renting fairground facilities, contact the Kansas State Fair at 800-362-FAIR or go to

Dillon Nature Center

Host your next event in the beauty of natural surroundings at Dillon Nature Center!

Meeting and banquet space is available at this unique and breathtaking setting in the northeast corner of Hutchinson.

For more information about Dillon Nature Center, check out their website or call 620-663-7411.


One of America's premiere space museums and a Smithsonian-affiliate, the Cosmosphere is also one of the area's most exciting and unique locations for group functions.

With the ability to host everything from small business lunches to large formal events and parties, the wide range of rooms and entertainment options at the Cosmosphere allow for maximum flexibility.

1100 North Plum
Hutchinson KS 67501

Fairfield Inn & Suites

The Fairfield Inn & Suites has a 1,200 square foot meeting room that is great for family reunions and corporate training events.  It can accommodate up to 50 for a dinner or with chairs only and up to 30 classroom-style. They have an open catering policy for food to accommodate your group.

For more information about the Fairfield Inn, call them at 620-259-8787 or go to their website.

Comfort Inn & Suites

Make it Comfort Inn & Suites for your next meeting! Our meeting facilities are ideal for board meetings and seminars, small banquets and family celebrations. Our spacious meeting room features 1,250 square feet, ADA accessibility, and 2 breakout rooms. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available for our guests' convenience. Additional on-site audio-visual equipment is available for a nominal fee.

Our friendly, professional staff can provide coffee and tea service, snacks and refreshments upon request. Catering can be arranged to suit your preferences. And with our 24-hour desk, message, fax and copy service, you’ll always have ultimate service at your fingertips. 

For more information contact Comfort Inn & Suites at 620-669-5200.

The Alley

Think outside of the box for your next event with The Alley. Their state-of-the-art facility includes a 1,025 square foot meeting room which seats up to 55 people and comes complete with audio-visual equipment and complimentary Wi-Fi.

They have a variety of appetizers, entrees, and desserts to meet your needs, and offer a full-service bar including beer, wine, and mixed cocktails.

Let their team help create a customized and festive experience for your event.

For more information about The Alley, call at 620-259-8770 or visit