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

Jul
13
Sat
2019
Hopkins Running of the Bulls @ Mainstreet, Hopkins
Jul 13 @ 12:00 pm
Hopkins Running of the Bulls @ Mainstreet, Hopkins | Hopkins | Minnesota | United States

The Hopkins Running of the Bulls features family/kids games, activities, dog adoption event and puppy parade hosted by Warrior Dog Rescue followed by a fun and safe 1K dash down Mainstreet while staying ahead of the “Roller Bulls” (North Star Roller Derby and Minnesota Men’s Roller Derby – MMRD). A massive party follows with live music, beer garden with LTD Brewing, and food trucks! Come to watch the race for free or sign up to run at hopkinsrunningofthebulls.com. Get $5 off registration by entering promo code: “early bull”.  All the proceeds from the event go to help fund the The Hopkins Raspberry Festival and other charitable causes in the Hopkins community. For more information and to learn how to participate, visit the Running of the Bulls page.

Jul
14
Sun
2019
Senior Day @ Hopkins Activity Center
Jul 14 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Senior Day @ Hopkins Activity Center | Hopkins | Minnesota | United States

Join us as we celebrate “Seniors” with a health fair, coronation, bingo, prizes, food, and fun!  Help our reigning Raspberry Royal Family and Royalty Candidates bid farewell to our reigning Senior Royalty and welcome our new Senior Royalty Honorees. Dinner is provided by the Hopkins American Legion.

Jul
15
Mon
2019
Hunt for the Golden Raspberry & Selfie Contest
Jul 15 @ 8:00 am
Hunt for the Golden Raspberry & Selfie Contest @ Hopkins | Minnesota | United States
Jul
16
Tue
2019
Junior Royalty Coronation & Dance @ Minnetonka Community Center
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Junior Royalty Coronation & Dance @ Minnetonka Community Center | Minnetonka | Minnesota | United States

Since the 1960’s, students from all over the Hopkins School District have participated in the Junior Royalty candidate program, culminating with the Junior Royalty Coronation & Dance. Cheer on our candidates, bid farewell to our reigning Junior Royalty and welcome our new Junior Royalty to the Royal Family.

Jul
17
Wed
2019
Laun E. Anderson Kids Fishing Event @ Shady Oak Lake
Jul 17 @ 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
18
Thu
2019
Raspberry Royalty Coronation & Royal Ball @ Hopkins Center for the Arts
Jul 18 @ 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 crown 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.

The Sunset Series @ Downtown Park
Jul 18 @ 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
19
Fri
2019
JCI Hopkins Street Dance – Featuring TBA @ 9th Avenue S 1/2 block south of Mainstreet
Jul 19 @ 8:30 pm
JCI Hopkins Street Dance - Featuring TBA @ 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
20
Sat
2019
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. 
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 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! For more information, including registration information, visit the Marketplace Craft Fair Page