Schedule of Events

SATURDAY, JUNE 7

4th ANNUAL WATER CARNIVAL MOTORCYCLE RUN

Sponsored by Buffalo Wild Wings

9:00 AM Registration and lineup

10:00 AM Ride starts and ends at Buffalo Wild Wings, Hutchinson

WATER CARNIVAL BIKE RIDE

Sponsored by Hutchinson Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism, Hutchinson Rotary Club and Outdoor Motion Bike Shop

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM Registration Begins at Hutchinson Middle School, 1365 South Grade Road SW, Hutchinson

Visit WaterCarnvialBikeRide.com for more information

 

MONDAY-SUNDAY, JUNE 9 – 15

MEDALLION HUNT

Sponsored by The Hutchinson Leader

Find the Water Carnival Medallion hidden in Hutchinson! A Water Carnival Button is your License to Hunt. Clues available starting Monday, June 10th at www.hutchinsonleader.com

MONDAY, JUNE 9

MUSIC IN THE PARK

Sponsored by Hutchinson Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism, The B.P.O. Elks, VFW Post 906 and American Legion Post 96

6:00 PM Library Square (Rain location-Fairgrounds Commercial Building)

PIE IN THE PARK

Conducted by BPO Does
6
:00 PM Library Square

TUESDAY, JUNE 10

YOGA IN THE PARK – FUNDRAISER FOR HOSPICE

Sponsored by Genesis Salon and Enso Spa

Exhibits 5:00-8:00 PM
Yoga 6:00 PM

THURSDAY, JUNE 12

WATER CARNIVAL DISCOUNT DAY AT NORTHERN LINKS MINI-GOLF AND BATTING CAGES

Sponsored by Landscape Concepts

$6.00 rounds of mini-golf and $1.25 tokens for batting cages all day!

CARNIVAL MIDWAY by J&K AMUSEMENTS

Sponsored by Zellas and Ridgewater College

6:00 PM to 11:00 PM Masonic West River Park

FAMILY $1 RIDE NIGHT

HELICOPTER RIDES

Sponsored by Crow River Signs

3:00 PM to Sunset Jaycee Riverside Park

CANOE RACES

Sponsored by Hutch Sport Shop and Culver’s
Conducted by Boy Scout Troop 623
6:15 PM Les Kouba Park Boat Landing

WATER PARADE

Sponsored by The Hutchinson Ambassadors and Richard Larson Builders, Inc.

7:00 PM Masonic West River Park

FRIDAY, JUNE 13

TEDDY BEAR BAND CONCERT

Sponsored by 3M Company and Hutchinson Health 12:00 Noon, Masonic West River Park (Rain Location: Rec Center)

HELICOPTER RIDES

Sponsored by Crow River Signs

3:00 PM to Sunset Jaycee Riverside Park

MISS HUTCHINSON PAGEANT

Sponsored by Landscape Concepts, The Hutchinson Ambassadors and Aubony Bridal & Boutique 7:30 PM, High School Auditorium

Scholarship Patron tickets available from Erin Hepola 320-583-7160

General Admission tickets $8 at the door

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 14

RUN BY THE RIVER 8K RUN / 1 MILE KIDS RUN / 5K FUN AND FITNESS WALK/RUN

Sponsored by Jay Malone Motors, Hutchinson Health and Snap Fitness

6:30 – 9:00 AM Registration, Jaycee Riverside Park
8:00 AM 8K chipped run along the Luce Line trail
8:30 AM 5K Fun and Fitness Walk/Run (All Ages)
9:30 AM 1 Mile Kids Run (12 & under)

ADULT KICKBALL TOURNAMENT

Sponsored by Valley Sales of Hutchinson, Main Street Sports Bar and Viking Coke
10:00 AM Les Kouba Park East
For more information contact Josh Karg at 320-221-0642

HELICOPTER RIDES

Sponsored by Crow River Signs

3:00 PM to Sunset Jaycee Riverside Park

GIRL’S 12 & UNDER FAST PITCH SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

Sponsored by Best Western Victorian Inn and Econo Foods

Roberts Park Complex

FARMERS MARKET

Sponsored by Hutchinson Downtown Association

8:00 AM to Noon, Next to Library Square

KIDDY DAY PARADE

Sponsored by Goebel Fixture Company and McDonald’s of Hutchinson
11:00 AM, Library Square (Rain Location: Rec Center)

JUNIOR ROYALTY CORONATION

Sponsored by Home State Bank, Cash Wise Foods and Hutchinson Manufacturing
Following Kiddy Day Parade, Library Square Downtown Hutchinson (Rain Location: Rec Center)
TWO BICYCLES TO BE GIVEN AWAY!

WATER CARNIVAL QUEEN’S DANCE

Sponsored by Vivid Image and Crow River Golf Club
8:30 PM, Crow River Golf Club
DJ Music by 94.1 The LOON

FREE ADMISSION – Public is encouraged to attend!

SUNDAY, JUNE 15

FLY-IN / DRIVE-IN PANCAKE BREAKFAST

Served by Hutchinson Civil Air Patrol Squadron
8:00 AM to Noon – Butler Field (Hutchinson Airport)

CLASSIC CAR SHOW

Sponsored by Saturday Night Cruisers Car Club of Hutchinson
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM – Butler Field (Hutchinson Airport)

CARNIVAL MIDWAY BY by J&K AMUSEMENTS

Sponsored by Zellas and Ridgewater College
Noon to 10:00 PM
Masonic West River Park

GRANDE DAY PARADE

Sponsored by Hutch Bowl and Squeaky’s Grill, and Walmart
1:00 PM, parade starts at Main Street and 1st Ave NW, proceeding south on Main Street, west on 4th Ave SW, south on Lynn Road, west on Linden, and ending at the intersection of Harrington and Linden.

FLY-IN/DRIVE-IN PORK CHOP DINNER

Served by the Hutchinson Civil Air Patrol Squadron
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Butler Field (Hutchinson Airport)

MISS HUTCHINSON CORONATION

Sponsored by Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel, Tri-County Water and KDUZ/KARP
7:00 PM, Hutchinson High School Auditorium
Free admission with a Water Carnival Button or $3.00 at the door
Bring a canned food item for the McLeod Emergency Food Shelf.

FIREWORKS

Sponsored by Walmart and City of Hutchinson
10:00 PM, displayed over the Crow River
FREE seating and parking at Roberts Park, Oddfellows Park and Les Kouba Point

MISCELLANEOUS FESTIVAL INFORMATION

  • Buy a Water Carnival Button – only $3! Available at area businesses or from any Water Carnival Committee member.  Support Your City Festival!
  • KDUZ 1260 AM & KARP 106.9 FM – The Official Radio Stations of the 2014 Water Carnival
  • Listen to KDUZ/KARP for festival updates beginning Monday, June 10th.
  • Hutchinson – Minnesota’s Hometown™
  • Official 2014 Water Carnival Events Poster >>