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Art. Music. Community.

Hutch Rec is excited to now facilitate Hutchinson’s popular Third Thursday in Downtown Hutchinson, continuing the focus of art, music, and community. Each month will center around a focus, as we encourage businesses, groups, artists, and musicians to become involved as they see fit. Hutch Rec will oversee the communication and marketing of the event, as well as the specifics and layout of each month’s event.

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SMALLVILLE FESTIVAL, presented by First National Bank

Thursday, June 21 from 5:30-10 p.m.

    Main Street from 2nd Avenue through Avenue B
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    We’re celebrating Smallville – a community festival that celebrates our small-town values, hard work, and grit. We’re excited to have Third Thursday be a major part of our community’s Smallville Festival this year. Below are featured events, as well as the Third Thursday line-up of vendors, activities, and live music.

    Note: Third Thursday LIVE music will be featured on Main Street between Sherman and Avenue B.


    5:30-8:30 p.m.: June Third Thursday activities (see below for line-up), Downtown

    5:30-7 p.m.: Art Auction & Runway Show at Hutchinson Art Center, 4th & Washington

    6:30-7:30 p.m.: Street Dance, featuring classic rock band Artifact (first set) at 1st & Main

    7-8 p.m.: Super Hero Costume Contest, National Anthem & Smallville Proclamation at DCI Park gazebo at 2nd & Main (Costume contest from 7-7:30 p.m.)

    8-9:15 p.m.: Super Hero 1-mile & Smallville 5K races start/finish at DCI Park, 2nd & Main (1-mile starts at 8 p.m.; 5K starts at 8:30 p.m.)

    8:15-9:30 p.m.: Street Dance with Artifact (second set) at 1st & Main

    5-10 p.m.: Beer Garden in front of Carl’s Bar, near 1st & Main

    5:30-8:30 p.m.: Stroll along Main Street between 2nd Avenue and Avenue B, featuring:
    • First National Bank of Hutchinson
    • Hutch Rec fitness – free fitness demos
    • The Alley – bowling lane
    • HGE Credit Union
    • Bluebird Books – superhero activities (in store)
    • Sleep Shoppe shopping spree contest (in store)
    • Frameography – kid art projects/frames
    • Lit Studios on 5th – superhero art projects
    • Heartland Credit Union – treat trike
    • Gale Wall Photography – Step & Repeat
    • Crochet Angels from Elmdale Senior Center
    • Boys & Girls Club of Hutchinson
    • Girl Scouts of the Kansas Heartland
    • Smallville Sound Walk
    • Kiwanis of DT Hutchinson – walking tacos & donuts
    • Hutchinson Regional Medical Center
    • Midway Motors of Hutch – football toss & selfie station
    • Give Back with Smiles
    • PCG Vida Nueva
    • MOD Squad
    • Rina’s Jewelry
    • SnoKo LLC – shaved ice trailer
    • D’s Duds – Smallville merchandise
    • Crafty Things by Ronda
    • Haley Stucky’s Judo Journey – food stand
    • Advance America
    • Hutch Rec Foundation
    • Becker for Representative
    • A Garden Party – free make-and-take kid superhero crafts


    Note: Third Thursday LIVE music will be featured on Main Street between Sherman and Avenue B.

Third Thursday Submission Form

Hutch Rec is excited to facilitate the monthly Third Thursday event in Downtown Hutchinson. Please submit your activity/event/entertainment.