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Carnivale of Savings 2021

June 24, 2021 @ 10:00 AM - June 26, 2021 @ 5:00 PM CDT

The party is on with Carnivale 2021. The merchants at Hawthorne Plaza are thrilled to host an annual summer event again. We hope you’ll meet us on the corner for Carnivale—a weekend full of merriment, savings, performers, live music and entertainment, activities and art.


  • Sidewalk sales
  • Selfie stations
  • Balloon displays

Saturday, June 26

Molly Balloons-She’s transforming Hawthorne Plaza into a Carnivale as emcee, master of events and coordinator of nonsense. Center stage is the location for all live entertainment, games, and fun.

Dave Brenn, World Champion Balloon Artist-Participate in a group balloon art lesson and show.

Jason D’Vaude, The Circus Man-Catch this one-man-circus show and juggling sensation.

Live Music
No Carnivale is complete without a dance party. Diamond Empire, a top 40, rock, pop, funk and Motown band, is hitting the stage and turning Hawthorne Plaza in to your dance floor. Shop and party the day away as the band brings unstoppable live energy and plays your favorite hits. You don’t want to miss Diamond Empire. The band’s members have played with famous artists like Aretha Franklin, Bruno Mars, Janelle Monae, Lenny Kravitz, Prince, Rihanna and The Lumineers.

Performance Artists
Sidewalk Chalk-Artists turn the sidewalks of Hawthorne Plaza into beautiful works of art.

Balloon Models
Carnivale models in balloon-dresses zooming around on hoverboards get the party started and keep it going.

General Merriment
Selfie Stations-Spectacular backdrops for unique selfies.
Games, Bubbles, Toys-Balloon Twister, balloon animals, and more.

*Times subject to change


June 24, 2021 @ 10:00 AM CDT
June 26, 2021 @ 5:00 PM CDT
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Hawthorne Plaza
5001 W 119th St
Overland Park, KS 66209 United States
(816) 756-3535