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Schedule of Events for the 85th Hopkins Raspberry Festival | July 13-21, 2019

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Hopkins Rugby Tournament @ Maetzold Field
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Hopkins Rugby Tournament @ Maetzold Field | Hopkins | Minnesota | United States
Featuring boys and girls high school rugby teams and a middle school showcase. Coaches’ meeting/players gather at 8:30 a.m., games begin at 9 a.m. For more information, visit www.hopkinsrugby.com.
Marketplace Arts and Craft Fair @ Mainstreet, Hopkins
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Marketplace Arts and Craft Fair @ Mainstreet, Hopkins | Hopkins | Minnesota | United States

The entire community of Hopkins turns out on Mainstreet for Family Day to enjoy food, music and dozens of vendors displaying their crafts. There are family oriented activities available in Central Park.

The Marketplace Arts and Craft Fair takes place on Mainstreet between 6th and 14th Avenues and includes: vendors, local business displays, artists with crafts, clothing, art, woodwork, merchandise, food and beverages. There is plenty to do at this event so come early and shop! This event is held rain or shine.

To vendor registration information, visit the Marketplace Craft Fair Registration Page

Memorial Blood Centers Blood Drive @ Mainstreet, Hopkins
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Memorial Blood Centers Blood Drive @ Mainstreet, Hopkins | Hopkins | Minnesota | United States

Help keep families together and healthy by making a blood donation. A Minnesota-based, independent nonprofit, they supply life-saving blood, state-of-the-art laboratory services and biomedical expertise around the country and the world. Donate a pint of blood and receive a free pint of Raspberries!

Walk-ins are welcome! To schedule your blood donation prior to July 14, please visit the Memorial Blood Center page.

Men’s Softball Tournament @ Central Park
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

This one day, double-elimination men’s tournament will have games played at Central Park in Hopkins and Big Willow Park in Minnetonka. Registration is limited to the first 12 teams. Teams must register by July 6 under the team manager’s account. Registration is available under course 3200602 through the Hopkins-Minnetonka Recreation Services website.

For more information, contact Jesse Izquierdo at 952.939.8356 or email: jizquierdo@eminnetonka.com

Raspberry Breakfast for $3.85 @ Wild Boar
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Raspberry Breakfast for $3.85 @ Wild Boar | Hopkins | Minnesota | United States

The Wild Boar hosts the Hopkins Raspberry Association pull tabs and meat raffle, as well as sponsors the annual fireworks show on the evening of Family Day. Come support this Hopkins business that has been a steadfast supporter of the Raspberry Festival since opening its doors in 2011.

Celebration of Community @ Hopkins Center for the Arts
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Hopkins Police Department has brought back Celebration of Community on Family Day. Visit the Center for the Arts for cultural exhibits, music, food, dance, crafts and storytelling from various members of the Hopkins community.

Hopkins Cruisers Big Wheels for Hot Meals @ Mainstreet, Hopkins
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hopkins Cruisers Big Wheels for Hot Meals @ Mainstreet, Hopkins | Hopkins | Minnesota | United States

Kids ages 5-6, 7-8 and 9-10 race for a chance to bring home their very own Big Wheel racer. Not only is the event a great way to get kids excited about racing and the Hopkins Cruisers, it is also a fundraiser for Meals on Wheels. In addition, food donations are accepted for ICA Food Shelf. For more information visit www.hopkinscruisers.com.

Raspberry Festival of Bands @ Downtown Park
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Raspberry Festival of Bands @ Downtown Park | Hopkins | Minnesota | United States

The Hopkins Westwind Concert Band invites you to come to Hopkins to enjoy the many Family Day activities on Mainstreet and to stop in at Downtown Park where you can relax in the shade and enjoy the band music. Additional information can be found here.

Hopkins Cruisers Car Show @ Mainstreet, Hopkins
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hopkins Cruisers Car Show @ Mainstreet, Hopkins | Hopkins | Minnesota | United States

Classic cars from all decades are in attendance to bring back memories of Hopkins’ days past when Mainstreet was once filled with dealerships, repair shops and filling stations. It truly was ‘the’ car town. Early Local Hopkins musicians will perform throughout the day.

Soap Box Derby @ Hilltop Park
Jul 20 @ 11:30 am – 3:30 pm
Soap Box Derby @ Hilltop Park | Minnetonka | Minnesota | United States

Soap Box Derby racing consists of a non-motorized car that is launched from a ramp on top of a hill. Gaining speeds at approximately 35 miles per hour, drivers are timed to determine the winner of each race. Double elimination is used to send a racer from the challenger bracket and off to win the overall heat. The Soap Box Derby is held at 19th Avenue North and 4th Street North. There is a 60 car limit, ages 6 – 16. There is an entry fee of $25 per person. The entry fee includes a car kit and building instructions.

For more information, visit the event page.