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

Saturday, June 8

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

Sponsored by McKimm Milk Transit

More Information »

Sunday, June 9

Rotary Bike Ride

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

More Information »


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 11 at Hutchinson Leader.

Sponsored by The Hutchinson Leader


Monday, June 10

Flag Day Ceremony & Music in the Park
  • Time 6:30 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

Pork Chop Feed
  • Time 4:30- 7:00 PM
  • Location History Museum

Sponsored by McLeod County Historical Society

Thursday, June 13

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

Sponsored by Aflac Insurance 

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

Sponsored by Crow River Signs and Larson Builders

  • 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)
  • $5.00 lunch available

Sponsored by Wells Fargo and Hutchinson Health

More Information »

VFW Baseball Tournament
  • Time 6:00 PM/8:00 PM Hutchinson Teams
  • Location Veterans Memorial Field

Sponsored By West Central Sanitation 

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

Sponsored by LandsKapings, Aubony Bridal, and Downtown Clothing Company

More Information »

Street Dance
  • Time 8:00 PM- 12:30 AM
  • Location Behind Main Street Sports Bar
  • Featuring Bill Litzau & Open Highway. $5 gets a wrist band for both nights. Serving full bar, Mark Garbers famous pork chops on a stick and MSSB pizza by the slice.

Sponsored by MSSB and Hutchinson Jaycees

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

More Information »


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

Sponsored by Hutchinson Ambassadors Hosted by Hutchinson Downtown Association

More Information »


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

Sponsored By: Ridgewater College

More Information »


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

More Information »


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

More Information »

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

Sponsored By: Landy Lodge, Viking Coke, and Stearnswood

More Information »

Knockerball & Foot Darts
  • Time 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Free Knockerball and Foot Darts. Open to everyone

Sponsored By: Metro PCS


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

Sponsored By: Landy Lodge, Goebel Fixture Company, HTI/TDK, and McDonald’s of Hutchinson

More Information »


Junior Royalty Coronation
  • Time Following Kiddy Day Parade
  • Location Band shell (Rain Location – Rec Center)
  • TWO Bicycles to be given away!

Sponsored By: Cash Wise Foods and The Paint Factory

More Information »


Kid’s Fun Day
  • Time Noon – 4:00 PM
  • Location West River Park (Rain Location – Rec Center)
  • Inflatables, games, food vendors, and fun for children and families!

Sponsored By: Zella’s, Wells Fargo, Uponor, Peterson, Juergensen, Hermerick & Co, Bankyard Tanning and Heart of Hutchinson

More Information »


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

More Information »


Street Dance
  • Time 7:00 PM – 12:30 AM
  • Location Behind Main Street Sports Bar
  • Featuring Andy Austin & The Wench
  • $5 gets a wrist band for both nights. Serving full bar, Mark Garbers famous pork chops on a stick and MSSB pizza by the slice.

Sponsored by Main Street Sports Bar and Hutchinson Jaycees

More Information »

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 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

More Information »

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 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 KDUZ/KARP/KGLB

More Information »

  • 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 

Additional Festival Information