Thank You for Attending!

Thank you to everyone who attended and volunteered to make this year’s 81st Hopkins Raspberry Festival a huge success! A special thank you to all of the Hopkins area businesses and the city of Hopkins for generously supporting the festival.  Without their time, talents and donations none of this would have been possible.  Please take time to view [...]

By | July 20th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Golden Raspberry Found!

The Golden Raspberry has been found! It was hiding by the library at Eisenhower Community Center. Better Luck Next Year!

By | July 14th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Tuesday, July 14 Events

The Hunt for the Golden Raspberry Continues - Clue #2: Day by day we smile and wave goodbye.  Join us for the Junior Royalty Coronation, tonight at Eisenhower Community Center. The program will conclude with a dance by DJ Paul Young.

By | July 14th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Monday, July 13 Events

The Hunt for the Golden Raspberry is on!  Will you be the lucky one? Clue #1 - Inch by inch, little by little you watch me grow. I am not a garden, nor a tree. Join us for the Kiddie Parade, tonight at Central Park. Check-in starts at 4:30 p.m.

By | July 13th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Saturday, July 11 Events

The festival starts today! Listed below are the Saturday, July 11 Events: USTA Tennis Tournament - Central Park The Artery Experiment - 8th Avenue South/Mainstreet Bowling with the Royal Family - Tuttles Meat Raffle/Pull Tabs - Hopkins American Legion

By | July 11th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Event Information for Vendors, Participants

Attention Marketplace Craft Fair, Food Vendor and Parade Entrants! Check your e-mail within the next few days for specific information regarding vendor placement, and parade lineup information! If you have any questions, please e-mail

By | July 10th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Meet the 2015 Raspberry Royalty Candidates

The Raspberry Royalty are the face of the Hopkins Raspberry Festival. In this professional development opportunity, they act as representatives at community events in and around the metro area, learn and perform volunteer service, and experience civic involvement in a unique and fun way. Read more about your 2015 candidates on the Royalty Page, For [...]

By | June 20th, 2015|News|0 Comments

The Artery Experiment is Opening in Hopkins!

HOPKINS, MN, July 11, 2015 – The City of Hopkins will host the Artery Experiment – a fun-filled event intended to test out plans for the Artery, to introduce the project to the community, and to encourage them to shape this special place and its final design, all while having a ton of fun! Join [...]

By | June 17th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Mainstreet Project Won’t Affect the 81st Festival

During the summer of 2015, the City of Hopkins will be making improvements to rehabilitate the pavement and streetscape along Mainstreet. The City of Hopkins scheduled the project phases so there will be no, or only minimal impact on the Raspberry Festival events. A big thank you to Hopkins' city staff for taking the festival into consideration [...]

By | April 29th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Live 4 Tomorrow 5k Walk/Run – June 14, 1:00pm

The Hopkins Raspberry Festival Royalty have put together the Live 4 Tomorrow 5k walk/run to raise money for suicide prevention. All the proceeds will be given to Dylan’s Hope a non-profit organization that uses the money to help educate about suicide prevention and awareness throughout Minnesota. Join us for this great cause. Click here for more [...]

By | April 5th, 2015|News|0 Comments