Black Jack Hills is just off Hwy. 24 between Manhattan and Wamego. The banquet facility-entertainment venue is nestled in the Flint Hills that surround what was once the Fields of Fair Winery vineyards. Many patrons of the venue say the atmosphere is what draws them to Black Jack Hills.
The inside of Black Jack Hills is open and spacious with mammoth cottonwood bench tables resting upon the brick flooring. The planked walls are oak and cottonwood. The ceiling and sidewalls are dotted with remnants of domesticity.
People have said it reminds them of a Wyoming lodge plopped in the middle of Kansas. One almost expects to look out the large picture windows and stare into the shear face of the Rocky Mountains.
This heated/air-conditioned facility can be adapted to formal or informal settings with your decorations. The indoor area can seat 250+ offering a full service bar, stage and dance floor.
Catering is one of the many services provided by Black Jack Hills. Let our professional staff make your special event a lasting memory for years to come.
Our catered events are served buffet style. Smoked meats are our specialty.
All meals include a choice of side dishes, beverages and table service. The sky is the limit when it comes to your special event. Appetizers, desserts and special request items are all available. Our fully equipped catering kitchen allows us to meet your catering needs whatever they may be. On or off site...we'll be there!
Black Jack Hills is reasonably priced and committed to excellent service. All events are priced on an individual basis, based on menu selection, number of guests and additional requests.
Final guest counts are due seven days prior to the event. Your commitment will be finalized with a contractual agreement.
We will help you do the planning and we'll clean up! Any questions, just call.
After satisfying your appetite walk out onto our 1000 sq. ft. covered patio overlooking the recreation area.
Let your imagination flow..outside weddings and pictorial settings.
Past groups have added to the recreation experience by bringing in water slides, moonwalks, horses, etc. This area is included in the facility rental allowing your guests to enjoy the inside as well as the out.
It's a family orientated place. The kids can play outside while adults enjoy entertainment inside. When the food is ready call the kids in just like at home.
Black Jack Hills was originally built by Jim Fair owner of Fields of Fair Wineries. The facility originated as an open pavilion which was used as a fathering place for wine tasting events, church and community gatherings. It was the first commercial licensed winery in the state of Kansas since 1880.
From the chicken flying contest to present day it has offered a variety of entertainment venues including outdoor concerts and benefits.
Black Jack Hills is open every Thursday as a restaurant to the public. Weekends are available for private events such as weddings, receptions, reunions, company parties, tailgate parties, holiday parties, hair and farewells, and your special event.