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Smallville Festival Guide to a SUPER Time


By Hutch Rec


HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Get ready to have a super adventure this June as Hutchinson, Kansas transforms into the iconic Smallville, home of none other than Clark Kent, a.k.a. Superman!

Smallville Festival kicks off on the Third Thursday in June with the official renaming of Hutchinson to Smallville, marking the beginning of an awesome celebration that will run through Saturday night! 

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to celebrate small-town living and create lasting memories with friends and family. Below is a list of featured activities that will help you mark your calendars and plan your weekend of non-stop fun!

Stay tuned for more details and surprises as we countdown to the Smallville Festival.

Be sure to follow Smallville Festival of Facebook, and Instagram to stay in-the-know with everything Smallville Festival.

Third Thursday Smallville Festivall

Thursday, June 20 | 6-9 p.m. | Downtown Hutch

The Smallville Festival kicks off during Third Thursday June 20 with an action-packed evening of fun! Highlights include the Smallville Kids Costume Contest, Superhero-themed Inflatables, food trucks, live music, artisan booths, and family activities. Don’t miss out on this chance to celebrate Smallville’s superhero spirit with the whole family.

Logan Mize Street Concert

Friday, June 21 | 5-11 p.m. | Salt City Brewing

Salt City Brewing Company proudly presents Logan Mize with a FULL BAND performance on Main Street during Smallville 2024! Get ready for an unforgettable evening. May 31st is the last day to snatch up your Early Bird tickets — starting at just $20! Ticket price increases to $25 June 1, and will be $30 at the gate, June 21. 

Zooper Heroes Hutch Zoo Smallville Fest

Friday, June 21 | 6-9 p.m. | Hutchinson Zoo

It’s a bird, it’s a plane—it’s a Zooper Hero! Hutchinson Zoo is joining the Smallville Festival fun with a Zooper Hero Family Night. Through fun activities, special animal encounters, keeper talks and more, your family will have a SUPER time learning about our amazing heroes. Put on your cape and mask, and bring your superheroes to see ours. Only $10/person

Saturday, June 22 | 8 a.m. | Strataca

Test your super strength as you conquer the underground terrain of Strataca during the Smallville 5K! Feel the thrill as you race through winding tunnels and majestic caverns surrounded by the rich history of Smallville. So don your cape, lace up your running shoes and prepare for an unforgettable journey 650’ below the Earth’s surface at the Smallville 5K.

Smallville Open Disc Golf Tournament

Saturday, June 22 | 8 a.m. | Rice Park

Join Hutch Rec for the Smallville Open Disc Golf Tournament. Only $15/person! Get ready to showcase your skills and compete against players in your division. Divisions include: 8-12 yrs old, 13-15 yrs old, 16-18 yrs old, and 19 & older. We kick-off with a shot-gun start, so be sure to arrive early to check in on the day of the event.

Smallville Amazing Space Race

Saturday, June 22 | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Cosmosphere

Join the Cosmosphere for Smallville Festival’s Amazing Space Race. Admission is FREE with a Smallville Festival wrist band (available during check in at the Cosmosphere.) Participants will embark on an exciting, self-guided “race” throughout the Hall of Space Museum, solving clues, discovering artifacts, and possibly leaving with a major award!

Hutch Comic Con at KS State Fairgrounds

Saturday, June 22 | 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. | KS State Fairgrounds

The Hutch Comic Con will be filled with interactive experiences, where you can meet and engage with talented creators, immerse yourself in comic culture, and unleash your imagination like never before! This event is organized by NaCl Comic Cons with regular tickets priced at $5/adults, and $30/adult VIP ticket (15 & under receive FREE admission when accompanied by an adult!)

Saturday, June 22 | 1-4 p.m. | Downtown Hutchinson

Dive in and discover the parallels shared by Hutchinson and Smallville. Are you familiar with Downtown Hutchinson? Then this event will be a breeze for you! But don’t worry if you’re new to the area — everyone is welcome to discover the Smallville story. This is a FREE event for all ages! Visit all stops and receive a raffle ticket for your chance to win a SUPER prize!

Smallville Fair, Food, and Tunes (1)

Saturday, June 22 | 4-11 p.m. | KS State Fairgrounds

Join us on the Midway at the Kansas State Fairgrounds for Smallville Fair Food & Tunes, featuring the June Midway Movie Night with the Justice League! Admission is FREE, so come enjoy family fun for all ages from Smallville Festival Announcements, LIVE music, fair food favorites, and Ye Old Mill rides ONLY -$4 per person!