Downtown Joplin Alliance to Kick Off 2024 Third Thursday Season with March’s ‘Go Green Downtown’ Event

(Joplin, MO)Downtown Joplin Alliance (DJA) is thrilled to kick off the seventeenth season of Third Thursday with a “Go Green Downtown” themed event on March 21, 2024, sponsored by Verts Neighborhood Dispensary.

The evening’s events include:

  • Live music from Johnny Wood, Drake May, and more.
  • The Hollywood Vintage popup inside of Urban Escape Salon at 107 W. 2nd Street.
  • A sneak peek of the new Keystone Gallery at 4th and Main Street.
  • An interactive LEGO popup inside the Christman building at 5th and Main Street.
  • Journey Through Slime’s slime-making booth.
  • More than 25 food trucks and food booths, including new-to-the area businesses like Mylene’s Kitchenette (Filipino cuisine) and DonutNV (donuts).
  • A wine garden hosted by Christine’s Vineyard in front of Downtown Downtime at 528 Main Street.
  • Patio and on-street dining.
  • A vintage car cruise on the 100 block.
  • A artisan market on the 500 block.
  • A bounce house for kids.
  • Nearly 100 vendors lining Main Street.

Downtown Joplin Alliance encourages all attendees to wear their best green outfits to stroll around downtown!

Lori Haun, executive director of Downtown Joplin Alliance, states, “Third Thursday is one of the events that pulls people from all walks of life together each year. We are excited to kick off our 17th season and hope to see everyone downtown!”

Third Thursday is held from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm on the third Thursday of each month from March through October. Thanks to our Third Thursday Title Sponsors, KSNF-TV/KODE-TVZimmer Marketing, and Verts Neighborhood Dispensary for making this event possible.

Sponsors, volunteers and vendors are all being sought for the remaining events of the season. More information can be found on the Third Thursday Facebook page or on the Downtown Joplin Alliance website.


Lori Haun, Executive Director
Downtown Joplin Alliance

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