Schedule of Events

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 13

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 – ROTARY BIKE RIDE

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

7:30 AM Registration Begins at Hutchinson Middle School, 1365 South Grade Road SW, Hutchinson

Visit WaterCarnvialBikeRide.com for more information

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 14

TAKE A KID FISHING – DOWNTOWN PIER DEDICATION

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Presented by Hutchinson Waters River Association

Sponsored by Hutchinson Utilities

 

MONDAY-SUNDAY, JUNE 15-21

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 9th at www.hutchinsonleader.com

 

MONDAY, JUNE 15

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

6:30 PM Library Square (Rain location-Fairgrounds Commercial Building)

PIE IN THE PARK

6:00 PM Library Square

Conducted by BPO Does

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 16

YOGA IN THE PARK – FUNDRAISER FOR HOSPICE

Sponsored by Genesis Salon and Enso Spa

Check – In 5:15 PM

Yoga 6:00 PM

Rain Location McLeod Co. Fairground

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 18

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!

CANOE RACES

Sponsored by Hutchinson Dental & Viking Coke

Conducted by Boy Scout Troop 623

6:15 PM Les Kouba Park Boat Landing

WATER PARADE

Sponsored by The Hutchinson Ambassadors, Larson Builders, Inc. & Crow River Signs

7:00 PM Masonic West River Park

Music by the Jason Schooler Band 6:30 PM

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 19

TEDDY BEAR BAND CONCERT

Sponsored by Wells Fargo and Hutchinson Health 12:00 Noon, Library Square (Rain Location: Rec Center)

 

H-TOWN TENNIS TOURNAMENT

Sponsored by Hutchinson Family Dentistry & Plumbing & Heating by Craig

1:30 PM – Ages 3-10, Park Elementary tennis Courts; www.htowntennis.org

 

MISS HUTCHINSON PAGEANT

Sponsored by Landscape Concepts, The Hutchinson Ambassadors and Aubony Bridal & Boutique

7:00 PM, High School Auditorium

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

General Admission tickets $8 at the door

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 20

RUN BY THE RIVER 15K 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 15K chipped run

8:30 AM 5K Fun and Fitness Walk/Run (All Ages)
9:30 AM 1 Mile Kids Run (12 & under)

Human Foosball Tournament

 

7:15am – 7:45 am- Check-In

8:00am – Start Time

H-TOWN TENNIS ADULT TENNIS TOURNAMENT

Sponsored by Hutchinson Family Dentistry & Plumbing & Heating by Craig

8:00 AM Highschool Tennis Courts www.htowntennis.org

 

BEANBAG TOURNAMENT

Sponsored by Valley Sales of Hutchinson & The Lamplighter Lounge

10:00 AM  Registration

10:30 AM start Lamplighter Parking lot

Girl’s 12 & Under Fast Pitch Souftball Tournament

Sponsored by Days Inn Victorian Inn & Ridgewater College

Roberts Park Complex

 

FARMERS MARKET

Sponsored by Hutchinson Downtown Association

8:00 AM to Noon, Farmers Market Pavilion

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 Cash Wise Foods and Hutchinson Manufacturing

Following Kiddy Day Parade, Library Square Downtown Hutchinson (Rain Location: Rec Center)
TWO BICYCLES TO BE GIVEN AWAY!

 

KID’S FUN DAY

Sponsored by Wells Fargo & Culvers

Bounce Houses, AirMaxx Jumper, kid’s activities, Spray Tattoo’s & food

Noon – 5:00 PM – 1st Ave SE (Downtown)

 

WATER CARNIVAL QUEEN’S DANCE

Sponsored by 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!

 

Street Dance

Sponsored by Mainstreet Sports Bar & The Hutchinson Jaycees.

5:00 PM  – Midnight – Featuring Andy Austin & The Wench

Behind Main Street Sports Bar

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 21

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)

 

GRANDE DAY PARADE

Sponsored by Hutch Bowl and Squeaky’s Grill, Walmart & Zellas


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.

 

DEPOT GRAND OPENING – Popcorn & Lemonade Social

Sponsored by New Era Financial and Downtown Clothing Company

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Depot

 

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.
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