Kiddy Day Events

Date: Saturday, June 18, 2016

Kiddy Day Parade Sponsored by: Goebel Fixture Company and McDonald’s of Hutchinson

Junior Royalty Coronation Sponsored by: Cash Wise Foods and Hutchinson Manufacturing

Kids Fun Day Sponsored by:  Zella’s

Kiddy Day will begin at 10:00 a.m. in Library Square in downtown Hutchinson, where costumed children may register for judging and participation in the Kiddy Day Parade. Parade registration ends at 10:45 a.m. The parade will begin promptly at 11:00 a.m. going throughout Library Square. In case of rain, all events will be moved to the Hutchinson Recreation Center.

Categories for the Kiddy Day parade are:

  • Movie & TV Characters
  • Sports Figures
  • Historical Figures
  • Storybook Characters
  • Pets & Animals
  • Wheels & Wagons
  • Clowns & Bums
  • Miscellaneous

Cash prizes will be awarded to the parade entries that are judged to be first, second and third place winners in each of the eight categories. Prizes will be presented during the program following the parade. First place winners in each category will have the opportunity to ride on a float during the Grande Day Parade on Sunday, June 21st.

The 2016 Junior Queen and Commodore will be named at the program, and a girl’s and boy’s bicycle will be given away. You must be a registrant in the parade to be put in the drawing for the bikes.

As a part of this year’s Water Carnival celebration, 1st Ave will be closed east of Main Street, just south of Library Square for a Kids Fun Day following the parade and coronation. Inflatables, food vendors and other activities will be offered from Noon until 5:00 pm. All are invited to join the fun.

Please contact Kiddy Day Chair Traci Plombon (320) 296-4056 or Vice Chair Ari Baumgarten (320) 296-0123 with any questions.