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Third Thursday comes back to Joplin.


After a brief hiatus, Joplin’s premier Cultural event is back!

For many, especially on the local side, this seems to be the road back to normalcy and for local business owners and entrepreneurs, a road back to new possibilities and opportunities.

Third Thursday has always been an event filled with music, local products, food, show cars, and much more. There is literally something for everyone as Third Thursday has always been a gateway for seeing what Joplin has to offer.

If you haven’t been to Third Thursday, you’re definitely missing out!

Check out some of our photos down below.

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What is Third Thursday?

Third Thursday is a cultural event that happens every third Thursday of the month from March to October. From 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm, thousands of people gather in Downtown Joplin to enjoy local artisans, music, entertainment, and food.

For local businesses, it’s a great way to get your name out there and interact with local people.

For everyone else, Third Thursday is a great place to hang out, talk with some friends, and support local businesses in the community.

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Future dates.

For the 2021 Season, Third Thursday will happen on the following dates:

  • April 15th
  • May 20th
  • June 17th
  • July 15th
  • August 19th
  • September 16th
  • October 21st

This event is absolutely free for the community to attend.

Want to become a vendor at Third Thursday? Head over to the Downtown Joplin Alliance website for more information.

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