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Whether you are looking for a venue to hold an Anniversary Celebration, Birthday Parties, Corporate Retreats, Family Reunions,

Weddings or any other gathering,

look no further!

The FlutterBye Ranch is your spot

to make memories.

You can inquire about the availability of our event venue or learn more

by completing the form below.

Make Your Memories

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Our mission...

To help make amazing more of life's most memorable moments by providing high-quality hospitality, services and amenities for almost any occasion.

By providing a high-quality, multipurpose facility that capitalizes on the simple elegance of country hospitality and the natural beauty of  Kansas, the FlutterBye Ranch will continue to grow in services and amenities that will serve our help make more amazing the most memorable moments in life.

The FlutterBye Inn
The FlutterBye provides a special venue for a variety of events.  Nestled beside an idyllic country pond, surrounded by assorted wildflowers and pristine prairie, the FlutterBye promises to promote & preserve nature's best local backdrop, the fantastic Flint Hills.  With a lofty 20 foot high ceiling, the event space is rated for 183 occupants and has 24 feet of full glass, double doors opening to the amazing sunset for year round enjoyment.  

Well-lit parking area and valet parking are illustrative of our care and concern for the safety and security of each guest.  Plenty of patio space that allows guests opportunities to spread out and enjoy the country air abounds.  A photographer's dream, from rock walls along floral paths to chandeliers and fireplaces, you are sure to capture the magic of any occasion--inside, outside, rustic or contemporary...we've got your style!


Rental includes spacious ADA compliant men's and women's bathrooms and a FEMA spec safe-room.  With indoor and outdoor seating, the facility can accommodate parties totaling 200+ guests.  Because of the versatility of space, The FlutterBye Ranch will appeal to many who wish to enjoy incredible Kansas scenery while hosting a broad range of activities. 


Yard games, plus various gazebos and arches, come with every venue rental to use freely... for family and friend celebrations such as reunions, graduations, anniversaries, celebrations of life, birthdays, retirement parties, and corporate holidays, as well as 4H activities, church and community meetings & classes, plus the expected weddings and other special occasions.  See a list of extra AMENITIES AND SERVICES below that includes, but is not limited to lodging, linens, catering and full cash bar.

FlutterBye Ranch Amenities and Services Available upon Request

  • On-site bridal party preparation and accommodations, refreshments and special activities.

  • Lodging for 6 includes showers, bunks, kitchen, living room, deck and special bridal suite.

  • Full-service catering and bar 

  • Fire pit, fishing pond and miles of incredible trails.

  • Basic Audio and Visual components, including projector, speakers and microphone..

  • Intimate horse-drawn carriage or hay rack rides...your guests will appreciate the fun and the uniquely rural experiences!

Forever begins here...

The FlutterBye Ranch provides a breathtaking facility for your wedding day, night or weekend.

Let "forever" begin here with dramatic scenery surrounding a beautiful pavilion that provides space for small, quaint weddings to elaborate ceremonies and celebrations.

The Flutterbye Ranch

Teamwork makes the dream work...

No one knows better than the Hettenbachs that "teamwork makes the dream work."  After all, FlutterBye Ranch was created from their dream as a family and tireless effort from each and every family member.  Also involved were countless contractors, friends and loved ones who truly believed in Zach and Shannon's dream.  Now, that dream is a reality and that is why FlutterBye Ranch provides the perfect setting for corporate retreats and team-building activities.  

Teams, committees, clubs, churches gather to relax, plan, reorganize, recharge and recognize achievements. 

Host your next company gathering, corporate retreat or holiday party at FlutterBye Ranch!

Our story...

The FlutterBye Pavilion is most definitely a family endeavor.  A fourth-generation owner of this property, Shannon Hettenbach, and her husband Zachary have teamed up over the last 15 years to expand on a dream that Shannon has had since she was a little girl dipping her toes in the Hickory make the family farm something that could be shared by many and enjoyed for generations to come.  That dream has grown up, too, and has taken the form of what Zach calls "Calling in the Country."  He provides operational and technical support to the 2 person team.  Along with daughter Ruby, the Hettenbachs are building on the founding principles of the Crowley Family to continue a legacy of respect for this diverse and generous land.

The FlutterBye Inn is committed to being the best in the industry at meeting the needs of its guests, exceeding expectations and providing the best experience possible.


Flutterbye Mobile Diner - Heaven on Wheels!

The same delicious food that you experience at the FlutterBye Ranch is also available via the FlutterBye Mobile Diner.  Chef Zach Hettenbach brings his delectable cuisine to you courtesy of the very finest mobile diner around.  This traveling Heaven on wheels is bound to become your taste buds' new best friend!  


Often spotted around town helping host community events, the FlutterBye Mobile Diner can also be reserved for your special occasions including birthdays, work functions, staff meetings, employee appreciation events, barbeques and more.

Some menu options include...

  • Made-to-order omelets.

  • The most scrumptious tacos and quesadillas imaginable.

  • Smoked meats, ribs and sausages.

  • Baked potatoes, potato salad and other sides.

  • Desserts to die for!

  • Anything you crave, we can cook for you!

"The FlutterBye Mobile Diner came to our Cinco de Mayo celebration.  Not only did they serve up the best street tacos ever but Zach and Shannon provided excellent service and our staff loved them." ~ Becky Reheis, Family Medicine East

Contact Zach today to customize your menu for your dining pleasure!

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