June 8 June 9 Week Events June 10 June 11 June 13June 14 June 15 June 16

  • Saturday, June 8

    Party in the Park
      • Time 3-11pm, Music Starting at 7pm
      • Location Library Square
      • Bouncy Houses, Face painting, Live Music and More

    Sponsored by Ashley Homestore

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    Sunday, June 9

    Rotary Bike Ride

    Sponsored by Hutchinson Rotary Club, Crow River Winery

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    • Bean Bag Tournament
      • Team Check-in: 10:30am -11:00 am
      • Start Time: 11:00 am
      • Location: Crow River Winery (Reserved to first 50 teams)

      Sponsored by: HTI/TDK

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Week Long Events: Monday, June 10 to Sunday, June 16

Medallion Hunt
  • Find the Water Carnival Medallion hidden in Hutchinson! A Water Carnival Button is your “license to hunt”.
  • $500 Prize! Clues available starting Monday, June 10 at Hutchinson Leader.

Sponsored by The Hutchinson Leader


Monday, June 10

Music in the Park
  • Time 6:30 PM
  • Location Library Square (Rain location – Bobbing Bobber Brewing)

Sponsored by Woodstone Senior Living

Tuesday, June 11

  • Disc Golf Tournament
    • Check-in Time: 5-5:30 pm, includes participant pizza and lemonade
    • Start Time: 5:45 pm
    • Location: Ridgewater College 9-hole course, Hutchinson campus
    • Entry Fees: $5-$20, depending on division
    • Register at Ridgewater College- online registration 

    Sponsored by Ridgewater College and Marco

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  • Thursday, June 13

    Discount Day at Northern Links Mini Golf
    • Buy one, get one 1/2 off mini golf

    Sponsored by Landskapings


    • Time 4:00 PM- Dusk
    • Location Across from River Song Stage
    • Open to the Public. $3.00/round

    Sponsored By MidCountry Bank


    U of M Paul Bunyan’s Axe Tour
    • Time 4:00 PM- 7:00 PM
    • Location River Song Stage
    • Free to the Public
    • Sponsored By MidCountry Bank


  • Boat Parade
    • Time 7:00 PM 
    • Location Masonic/West River Park Food and Drink Vendors on site

    Sponsored by KDUZ/KARP/KGLB and Crow River Signs

    Andy Austin
    • Time 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    • Location River Song Stage. Food and Drink Vendors on site

    Sponsored by Aflac Insurance 


    • Time 10:00 PM
    • Location Displayed over the Crow River. Free Seating at Roberts Park, Les Kouba Point, and Oddfellows Park

    Sponsored by Citizens Bank and Trust



  • Friday, June 14

    Teddy Bear Band Concert
    • Time Noon
    • Location Library Square (Rain Location – Rec Center)

    Sponsored by Wells Fargo and Hutchinson Health

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    Miss Hutchinson Pageant
    • Time 7:00 PM
    • Location Hutchinson High School
    • General Admission tickets – $8.00 at door

    Sponsored by LandsKapings, Aubony Bridal, Backyard Tanning and Downtown Clothing Company

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    Saturday, June 15

    Run by the River
    • Location Jaycee Riverside Park
    • 6:30 to 9:00 AM – Check in and same day registration
    • 8:00 AM – 15K chip timed run starts
    • 8:30 AM – 5K  chip timed run/walk starts
    • 9:30 AM – 1 Mile Kids Run (12 & under)

    Sponsored by Snap Fitness, Crow River Nutrition, and CashWise 

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    Farmers Market
    • Time 8:00 AM – Noon
    • Location: Farmers Market Pavilion

    Sponsored by Hutchinson Ambassadors Hosted by Hutchinson Downtown Association

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    • Time 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM
    • Location Across from River Song Stage
    • Open to the Public. $3.00/Round

    Sponsored By: Goodwill and Peterson, Juergenson, Hemerick & Co


    Painting in the Park
    • Time 9:30 AM
    • Location: River Song Stage
    • Register at:
    • Special $25 Water Carnival Rate. Must register and prepay online.

    Sponsored By: The Paint Factory

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    Classic Car Show
    • Time 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    • Location: 3rd Ave NW in front of Hardee’s

    Sponsored By: Days Inn, Jay Malone Motors, Valley Sales of Hutchinson Hosted By: GasHoles Car Club

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    Human Foosball Tournament
    • Time 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    • Location West River Park
    • Limited to 10 Foosball teams. Register Online

    Sponsored By: Viking Coke, and Stearnswood

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    Little Crow Archery Park Grand Opening
    • Time 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM
    • Location West of SpeedWay along river
    • Youth Day- Come try it out! Contact Robert at 320-583-2498 for more info



    Kiddy Day Parade
    • Time 11:00 AM
    • Location West River Park (Rain Location – Rec Center)

    Sponsored By: Wells Fargo, Goebel Fixture Company, and McDonald’s of Hutchinson

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    Junior Royalty Coronation
    • Time Following Kiddy Day Parade
    • Location Band shell (Rain Location – Rec Center)

    Sponsored By: Larson Builders

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    Kid’s Fun Day
    • Time Noon – 3:00 PM
    • Location West River Park (Rain Location – Rec Center)
    • Inflatables, games, food vendors, and fun for children and families!

    Sponsored By: Hutchinson Area Chamber of Commerce

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  • Duck Races
    • Time 3:30 PM
    • Location Main Street Bridge to the Walking Bridge behind Shopko
    • $5/Duck. Cash Prizes. Contact Alex at 320-234-0101 with questions

    Sponsored by Odd Fellows Hassan Valley Lodge #109


    Canoe Races
    • Time 4:00 PM start time
    • Location Les Kouba Park Boat Landing

    Sponsored by Hutchinson Utilities Conducted by Boy Scout Troop 623

  • Queen’s Dance
        • Time 8:30 PM
        • Location Crow River Golf Club
        • DJ Music by 94.1 The LOON
        • FREE ADMISSION – Public is encouraged to attend

    Sponsored by Crow River Golf Club and McKimm Milk Transit 

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  • Sunday, June 16

    Fly-In / Drive-In Pancake Breakfast
        • Served By Hutchinson Civil Air Patrol Squadron
        • Time 8:00 AM – Noon
        • Location Butler Field (Hutchinson Airport)

    Sponsored by Southwest Initiative Foundation

    Father’s Day Car Show
        • Time 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM
        • Location Butler Field (Hutchinson Airport)

    Sponsored by Valley Sales of Hutchinson and Jay Malone Motors Hosted by  Saturday Night Cruisers Car Club

    Grande Day Parade
        • Time 1:00 PM
        • Location Starts at Main Street & 1st Ave NW, ends at Harrington & Linden (See more information for map)

    Sponsored by Walmart, Hutch Bowl/Squeaky’s Grill and Bar, and Hutchinson Chamber of Commerce

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    Historic Hutchinson Ice Cream Social
        • Time 3:00 PM- 4:30 PM
        • Location Harrington Merrill House (225 Washington Ave W)
        • $2.00 Rootbeer Floats and home tours. I


    Fly-In / Drive-In Pork Chop Dinner
        • Time 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
        • Location Butler Field (Hutchinson Airport)

    Sponsored By Uponor  Served by HTI/TDK

    Miss Hutchinson Coronation
        • Time 7:00 PM
        • Location Hutchinson High School
        • Free with Water Carnival Button or $3.00 at door
        • Bring canned food item for McLeod County Emergency Food Shelf

    Sponsored By Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel, Tri-County Water, and Veiled by Sisters Bridal

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        • Time 10:00 PM
        • Location Crow River
        • FREE seating and parking at Roberts Park, Oddfellows Park, and Les Kouba Point

    Sponsored By Walmart, and City of Hutchinson 

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