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Third Thursday

August 18 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

MANHATTAN, KS – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Every Third Thursday May – September 

Stop by Poyntz Avenue and enjoy the art, cuisine, music and experiences of Third Thursday! The Third Thursday season may only last through summer, but the fun is just beginning. Engaging activities will be available for both young and adult attendees, ensuring that everyone who comes will find something they enjoy.

See you again August 18th!

August Artists

Flight Risk Aerial Display – Aerial silk and hoop display

Ginny Young – Paintings, art cards, and more

Daph & Co. – Watercolor and mixed media paintings

Broken Canon Cosplay

MHK Made – 3D printed, laser cut, and engraved art

Matthew J. Olson – Author

Ann Warren – Henna

Manhattan KS Dance Community

Paulicia Williams – Mixed media art and handmade greeting cards

Terry Remple – Hands on pottery

Katie Benson – Face painting, balloon twisting, and more

S&K Gray Crafts – Woodworking

The Grateful Dudes

Missy Burke – Polymere clay earrings

Prism x Peak– Vibrant landscape paintings

Felicia Jefferson – Urban abstract, African American, and mystical paintings

Rick Smith– Solo 7-string Jazz guitar

The Haymakers– Bluegrass style string band music

Tre’s Squeeze Lemonade

Emily Vierya – Paper mache sculptures

Maria Jose Vera – Homemade candles

Children’s Chalk Corner with United Bank and Trust – Chalk art

Farmer’s Insurance – Bubble machine

Greater Manhattan Community Foundation – Winning commemorative art poster

Participating Businesses

The Bourbon & Baker Cake Walk – 6:00pm in between Bourbon & Baker and the Salvation Army

Manhattan Brewing Co.: Join Quacky at Manhattan Brewing Company for your opportunity to win fun duck prizes and adopt your ducks for our 8th Annual Duck Dash kick off party!

Wooly Bee Farms, Picalilli Farm, and Davis Farms will be here selling fruits, produce, meats and more!

SNW Gallery & Custom Frames: All regular price glass and ceramics 10% off, select ceramic pieces up to 40% off, and all unframed works on paper 20% off!

Finn’s Neighborhood Pub: $11.00 60oz Domestic Pitchers and $15.00 60oz Premium Pitchers and The Cover-Ups will be performing live from 8:00-11:00!

Flight Crew Coffee: We have French sodas and iced tea, so if you’re looking for an alternative to coffee or looking for something cool and refreshing, stop on by!!

The Boutique: Open until 8pm and 3rd Thurs Thread rack with 75% off!

Pine & Plaid: Our famous 3rd Thurs Threads Rack at 75% off.

Gaia Salon: Bring 3 food items for the Breadbasket and receive Hair Tinsel!

Brown’s Shoe Fit Co.: 2 for $100 Heydude sale for this August Third Thursday, along with our summer clearance sale!

Pool House Kitchen & Bar: $6 Painkillers and $4 Hotdogs

Arrow Cocktail Lounge: $6 Old Fashioneds, House Gin & Tonics and House Wines & $14 Sicilian Pizzas

Bling: Open until 8pm and offering 20% off regular priced merchandise for Third Thursday!

ROOTED: Open late until 8pm.

Tallgrass Tap House: Live music on the Rooftop from 8pm-10pm!

El Patron: $5 Lime Margaritas, $8 Coronaritas, $6 Palomas, & $11.50 El pollo!

Furnish:  Furnish will be doing a product give-a-away no purchase is necessary!


August 18
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Downtown Manhattan