Distance from airport
- Mankato Regional Airport (MKT)
12.87 km from city center
- Minneapolis-St. Paul, International Airport
125.53 km from city center
The Verizon Wireless Center features 28,500 square feet of unobstructed arena, the perfect place for everything from basketball and hockey to taekwondo and dance. Greater Mankato also features the Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato. The center features a state-of-the-art basketball court with seating for 4,800 spectators and sport court to be used for volleyball or wrestling. Another spectacular venue is Caswell Park, in North Mankato, featuring one of the most eye-catching and player friendly parks in the Midwest. Six lighted fields, full concessions, p.a. systems and press boxes on each field make this complex a hit with players and fans. Greater Mankato is home to other facilities including 25 additional basketball or volleyball courts, 25 soccer fields and 20 softball fields. Visit Mankato promotes Greater Mankato as a premier destination for conventions, tournaments and tourism. Not only does Visit Mankato provide free professional services to meeting and tournament planners it provides local residents and visitors information on the community, events and attractions.