Third Thursday is Joplin’s premiere community cultural event. Every third Thursday, March through October, thousands of people gather on Main Street in Downtown Joplin from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. to enjoy local artisans, music, entertainment, and food.
This September, Missouri Southern State University will once again be taking over Main Street to showcase all the fabulous programs and activities they offer!
Here is the full schedule for our 16th season of Third Thursday!
March 16: Go Green
April 20: Be a Hero!
May 18: Great Adventure
June 15: You Belong Celebration
July 20: Downtown WaterFest
August 17: Dog Days of Summer
September 21: Green & Gold (MSSU)
October 19: Harvest Festival
Third Thursday is made possible by our Yearly Title Sponsors: KSN/KODE; the Joplin Globe, and Zimmer Marketing.