Events Calendar 2019-07-22T21:07:33-05:00

Schedule of Events for the 85th Hopkins Raspberry Festival | July 11-19, 2020

Please note, this schedule is tentative until July 1st

Jul
13
Mon
2020
Hunt for the Golden Raspberry
Jul 13 @ 8:00 am
Hunt for the Golden Raspberry @ Hopkins | Minnesota | United States
Jul
15
Wed
2020
Laun E. Anderson Kids Fishing Event @ Shady Oak Lake
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Laun E. Anderson Kids Fishing Event @ Shady Oak Lake | Minnetonka | Minnesota | United States

A Hopkins Police Officer with a big heart describes Laun Anderson. In his honor, Shady Oak Lake is full of children each year to grab complimentary poles then hit the dock or banks to try and grab as many fish as possible. Event is sponsored by the Hopkins VFW Post 425 and MOC Pup Tent 15.

Jul
16
Thu
2020
Raspberry Royalty Coronation & Royal Ball @ Hopkins Center for the Arts
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Raspberry Royalty Coronation & Royal Ball @ Hopkins Center for the Arts | Hopkins | Minnesota | United States

The tradition of Hopkins Raspberry Festival Royalty dates back to the very beginning of the Hopkins Raspberry Festival. Come join our reigning Royalty give their farewell, and congratulate the newly crowned Raspberry Royalty continue a Hopkins tradition more than eight decades in the making. Stay for the Royal Ball and celebrate with dozens of visiting Royalty from communities all around Minnesota. Admission: Raspberry Button.

The Sunset Series @ Downtown Park
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Sunset Series @ Downtown Park | Hopkins | Minnesota | United States

This special community event brings residents and visitors from throughout the metro area to enjoy music in our beautiful Downtown Park. Music in the Park concerts are free, compliments of area businesses and organizations. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket—refreshments always available.

Jul
17
Fri
2020
JCI Hopkins Street Dance – Featuring TBD @ 9th Avenue S 1/2 block south of Mainstreet
Jul 17 @ 8:30 pm
JCI Hopkins Street Dance - Featuring TBD @ 9th Avenue S 1/2 block south of Mainstreet | Hopkins | Minnesota | United States

JCI Hopkins is an organization providing professional and personal growth through training, networking, and community involvement. Membership is open to men and women ages 18-40. Live music courtesy of In2ition. Beer, and food trucks are provided for those over 21.

Jul
18
Sat
2020
Hopkins Rugby Tournament @ Maetzold Field
Jul 18 @ 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 Fair @ Mainstreet, Hopkins
Jul 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Marketplace 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 18 @ 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 18 @ 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 $3.86 @ Wild Boar
Jul 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Raspberry Breakfast for $3.86 @ 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.