Downtown partners announce Hutch Fall Fest on Oct. 1-2

Thursday, June 10, 2021

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Three events. Two days. One community.

Hutch Rec, in a partnership with Downtown Hutch and the Downtown Hutchinson Rod Run, is excited to announce the inaugural Hutch Fall Fest, celebrating the Salt City with some of our community’s favorite events, live music, and food – all wrapped into one weekend, Oct. 1-2.

The weekend kicks off on Friday, Oct. 1 with the 14th annual Downtown Hutchinson Rod Run & Classic Car Show. Activities start Friday and go through Saturday, Oct. 2 and feature a Show & Shine of hot rods; a Main Street Cruise; burnout competition; vendor demonstrations; and much more. New in 2021 is the Salt City Vintage Market, which will be set up on Saturday at Avenue A & Walnut.

Individuals interested in registering a vehicle or motorcycle to participate in the Rod Run may do so by visiting Event organizers are also now accepting vendor applications for both the Rod Run and Salt City Vintage Market; visit event pages for more information on Facebook.

Friday night’s entertainment also includes a free, family-friendly movie on the lawn of DCI Park, as well as a concert event inside Hutchinson’s historic Fox Theatre.

On Saturday, Hutch Rec presents the Salt City 5K/10K races. Runners and walkers will race through Downtown Hutchinson, starting and ending in DCI Park. Registration will open later this summer and can be done online at and in person at Hutch Rec Downtown, 17 E. 1st.

Also on Saturday is the Hutch Rec Foundation’s Brewfest: A Craft Beer Festival, from 2-6 p.m. in front of Hutch Rec Downtown on First Avenue. Participants will enjoy craft beer samples from a variety of Kansas brewers. Food trucks and entertainment will also be available throughout the afternoon. Tickets for Brewfest will be available later this summer for purchase at Hutch Rec, both online and in person.

Hutch Fall Fest will conclude with Rod Run festivities and entertainment on Saturday night.

For more specific details in the coming weeks, visit as well as follow Downtown Hutch on social media.

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