About

The Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival is a non-profit organization with the goal and commitment to providing Hutchinson and the surrounding area a community festival. This festival highlights the local pride of area businesses and citizens and encourages community fellowship and family fun.

Started in 1942, Water Carnival has evolved into a multi-event celebration of a beautiful, history rich community that is constantly growing.

From the Medallion Hunt and Run by the River to the Miss Hutchinson Pageant and It is estimated that our Grande Day Parade, one of the largest parades in the state of Minnesota, attracts over 20,000 spectators.

Water carnival, our communities celebration, brings people together to celebrate the rich history, tradition, sense of community, it’s citizens and amazing young people that make up the Hutchinson area.

There is something for everyone! The Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival is held each year on Father’s Day weekend.
Please join us at the 75th Annual festival, which will be held June 10-18, 2017.

Interested in becoming a committee member, please email the current Water Carnival Commodore