June 10 Week Events June 11 June 12 June 14 Weekend Events June 15 June 16 June 17

Sunday, June 10

Rotary Bike Ride
  • Time 6:30 AM Same Day Registration
  • Location Crow River Winery
  • Register at Hutchinson Rotary

Sponsored by Hutchinson Rotary Club, Crow River Winery, and Outdoor Motion

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Week Long Events: Monday, June 11 to Sunday, June 17

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 11 at Hutchinson Leader.

Sponsored by The Hutchinson Leader


Monday, June 11

Flag Day Ceremony & Music in the Park

  • Time 6:00 PM
  • Location Library Square (Rain location – Fairgrounds Commercial Building)

Sponsored by Hutchinson Chamber of Commerce and Tourism, The B.P.O. Elks, VFW Post 906 and American Legion Post 96 Social Host BPO Does #233 [/one_half_last]

Tuesday, June 12

Yoga in the Park (Hospice Fundraiser)
  • Time 6:00 PM – 7:00PM Check in, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Yoga
  • Location Crow River Winery
  • Register at Genesis Salon

Sponsored by Genesis Salon & Enso Spa and Crow River Winery


Thursday, June 14

Andy Austin

  • Time 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Location River Song Stage

Sponsored by Citizen Bank and Trust 

Boat Parade
  • Time 7:00 PM
  • Location Masonic/West River Park

Sponsored by Crow River Signs and Larson Builders

Friday, June 15

Teddy Bear Band Concert
  • Time Noon
  • Location Library Square (Rain Location – Rec Center)
  • $5.00 lunch available

Sponsored by Wells Fargo and Hutchinson Health

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VFW Baseball Tournament
  • Time 6:00 PM
  • Location Veterans Memorial Field

Sponsored By West Central Sanitation 

Miss Hutchinson Pageant
  • Time 7:00 PM
  • Location Maplewood Academy Gymnasium
  • General Admission tickets – $8.00 at door

Sponsored by Landscape Concepts, Aubony Bridal, and Downtown Clothing Company

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Saturday, June 16

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

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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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Girl’s 10U & 12U Fast Pitch Softball Tournament
  • Time TBD
  • Location Roberts Park Complex

Sponsored By: Ridgewater College

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Painting in the Park
  • Time 10:00 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 Days Inn

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

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No Lines Improv Troupe
  • Time 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
  • Location: River Song Stage

Sponsored By: Backyard Tanning

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H-Town Tennis Tournament
  • Time 8:00am
  • Location Hutchinson High School Tennis Courts
  • Register at HTown Tennis

Sponsored by McKimm Milk Transit

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Human Foosball Tournament, Knockerball & Foot Darts
  • Time 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Location West River Park
  • Limited to 10 Foosball teams.
  • Free Knockerball and Foot Darts. Open to everyone

Sponsored By: Landy Lodge, Viking Coke, and Peterson, Juergenson, Hemerick and Co

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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 at the River (Rain Location – Rec Center)
  • TWO Bicycles to be given away!

Sponsored By: Cash Wise Foods and The Paint Factory

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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: Zella’s and Wells Fargo

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

Sponsored by Hutchinson Utilities Conducted by Boy Scout Troop 623 [/one_half]

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

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Street Dance
  • Time 7:00 PM – Midnight
  • Location Behind Main Street Sports Bar
  • Featuring Andy Austin & The Wench

Sponsored by Main Street Sports Bar and Hutchinson Jaycees

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Sunday, June 17

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 Hutchinson Utilities Served by Hutchinson Civil Air Patrol Squadron

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 and  Hutch Bowl/Squeaky’s Grill and Bar

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Historic Hutchinson Ice Cream Social
  • Time Immediately Following Grand Day Parade
  • Location Harrington Merrill House (225 Washington Ave W)
  • Ice Cream, games, music, home tours, and historic characters


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

Sponsored By Ridgewater College Served by Hutchinson Civil Air Patrol Squadron

Miss Hutchinson Coronation
  • Time 7:00 PM
  • Location Maplewood Academy Gymnasium
  • 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 KDUZ/KARP/KGLB

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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, Citizen Bank & Trust, and City of Hutchinson 

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