Main Contact Info:
  • image description Jeff Johnson
    Director of Community Events
  • image description (620) 663-6179
    jjohnson@hutchrec.com
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Art. Music. Community.

Live like a local on the Third Thursday of each month as Downtown Hutchinson turns into a celebration of local art, music, and community. Stroll the streets of Downtown Hutchinson and take in the local music and art scene while shopping, dining, and enjoying the month’s featured activities and events. This monthly mini-community festival attracts all ages.

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April Third Thursday

  • April Third Thursday
    Celebrating Families
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    Date: April 21, 2022

    Time: 6-9 p.m.

    Celebrate National Week of the Young Child with us in Downtown Hutchinson on the Third Thursday in April. Enjoy lots of fun activities for all ages like: performances from Family Community Theater & Artist Tree with Play in the Park, Slack Lining, Kitchen Hero Academy, Touch-a-Truck, LIVE music, art, and so much more! Stay tuned to our social media pages for more updates.

     

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May Third Thursday

  • May Third Thursday
    Active Living
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    Date: May 19, 2022

    Time: 6-9 p.m.

    Get active with us in Downtown Hutchinson on the third Thursday in May. Enjoy activities that celebrate healthy living in our community.

    Some things to look forward to:

    • Slack-lining activities
    • LIVE music
    • Food Trucks
    • Local Vendors and Artisans
    • Special Olympics Torch Run and Polar Plunge
    • Community services groups information booths

    Stay tuned to our social media pages for more updates and information! 

June Third Thursday

  • June Third Thursday
    Smallville Fest
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    Date: June 16, 2022

    Time: 6-9 p.m.

    This is the Third Thursday you’ve been waiting for!

    Join us in Downtown Hutchinson as we kick-off  three, super days of the Smallville Festival. The evening will begin during Third Thursday with the official 2022 Smallville Proclamation on the Main Stage. Enjoy lots of fun and FREE family activities like the Youth Cos-Play Contest, inflatables, LIVE performances, Professional trick line performances, open slack lining, shopping opportunities, food trucks, beer garden’s and much, much more!

    Stay tuned to our social media pages for more updates and information! 

    Click for more information on our three-day, home-town celebration, Smallville Festival.

July Third Thursday

  • July Third Thursday
    Arts & Eats
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    Date: July 21, 2022

    Time: 6-9 p.m.

    Connect with local, Kansas artists in Downtown, Hutchinson, who will have works of art for sale during Third Thursday. Participate in our LIVE auction of the 2021 collection of Third Thursday Street Art (Painted LIVE in March of 2021), enjoy food trucks, LIVE music, and much more!

    Stay tuned to our social media pages for more updates and information! 

August Third Thursday

  • August Third Thursday
    Dog Days of Summer
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    Date: August 18, 2022

    Time: 6-9pm

    This Third Thursday is dedicated to our four-legged best friends! Enjoy pet-friendly activities in Downtown Hutchinson, as well as water-bowl stations to keep our furry babies hydrated during this warm summer evening. As always LIVE music, food trucks, artisans & vendors will be set-up and ready to greet you and your best friend.

    Stay tuned to our social media for more details.