Third Thursday

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Third Thursday is a time to celebrate the arts in Derby. Enjoy live music, artist exhibits, adult beverages, food truck fare and more.

Note the new location! The City of Derby will hold Third Thursday on May 18 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Madison Avenue Central Park, 512 E. Madison Ave.

Event details for Warren Riverview Park:

  • Artists: Phyllis Provost-Saas and Kate King
  • Food & drink vendors: Bongo Fruit Smoothies, Brown Box Bakery, Cheezepanzee, Icy Trails (boba, tea and ice cream), Kona Ice, Taters 'n' Toppings, First Man Brewery, Grace Hill Winery and Shaken or Stirred Bartending
  • Entertainment: The Haymakers, 6-9 p.m.
  • Activities: Kansas Grown Farmers Market, Plein Air Paint Out (bring your own painting materials and find a spot to paint overlooking the river)
  • Derby merchandise will be available for purchase

Be sure to stop by our additional locations:

  • Derby Historical Museum, 710 E. Market St., 5 to 8 p.m.
  • Derby Public Library, 1600 Walnut Grove, 4 to 8 p.m.
    • Exhibits by Wichita Women Artists exhibit and Matthew Thonen
  • Hubbard Arts Center, 309 N. Woodlawn, 5 to 7 p.m.

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Upcoming Third Thursday dates and locations:

  • Aug. 17: Warren Riverview Park
  • Sept. 21: Madison Avenue Central Park
  • Oct. 19: Decarsky Dog Park

Third Thursday is a City of Derby event free to the public. A special thanks to our 2023 sponsors, the Derby Public Library and Derby Arts Council.

If you have questions, contact Jenay Wallace at or 788-1519 ext. 1267.