Countdown to 74th Annual Water Carnival Festival June 13-19, 2016!








The Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival is a Community Festival provided to Hutchinson and surrounding areas.

This festival highlights the local pride of area businesses and citizens; encouraging community support, fellowship and family fun.

Become a Queen Candidate

The search is on for Miss Hutchinson 2016! Being a Queen Candidate is a great opportunity to network and to potentially earn a cash scholarship to be used for education expenses, if selected as Royalty. [Read More]

Grande Day Parade

This year marks the 74th Annual Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival. The Grande Day Parade is the highlight of the Water Carnival week and draws many spectators. [Read More]

Sponsor Water Carnival

The Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival is supported by generous donations from local businesses, organizations and individuals. Become a Water Carnival Sponsor! [Read More]

Don’t Miss Out! Check out all that’s happening!


June 11th
  • Motorcycle Run – 9:30am at Landy Lodge
  • Rotary Bike Ride – 6:30am at Crow River Winery
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June 13, 2016
  • Music in the Park – 6:30pm at Library Square
  • Medallion Hunt – Clues revealed daily
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June 14, 2016
  • Yoga in the Park – 5:00pm check-in/ 6:00pm Yoga at Library Square
  • Paint Factory Event – 6:30pm at The Paint Factory
  • Mediallion Hunt – Clues revealed daily
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June 15, 2016
  • Mediallion Hunt – Clues revealed daily
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June 16, 2016
  • Canoe Races – 6:15pm at Les Kouba Boat Landing
  • Boat Parade – 7:00pm Masonic West River Park
  • Mediallion Hunt – Clues revealed daily
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June 17, 2016
  • Teddy Bear Concert – 12:00pm at Library Square
  • Miss Hutchinson Pageant – 7:00pm at HHS Auditorium
  • Mediallion Hunt – Clues revealed daily
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June 18, 2016
  • Run by the River – 8:00am at Riverside Jaycee Park
  • Kiddy Day Parade/Kids Fun Day/Junior Royalty Coronation – 11:00am at Library Square
  • Street Dance – 6:00pm at MSSB
  • Queens Dance – 8:30pm at Crow River Golf Club
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June 19, 2016
  • Grande Day Parade – 1:00pm along Main Street
  • Miss Hutchinson Coronation – 7:00pm at HHS Auditorium
  • Fireworks – 10:00pm along the Crow River
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