Candidate Program

May until Festival

Coronation & Royal Ball

During the festival

Raspberry Royalty

From Coronation until next festival

Raspberry Royalty

Coronation & Royal Ball

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 as they continue a Hopkins tradition more than eight decades in the making.

Join us for the Royal Ball after the Coronation and celebrate with dozens of visiting Royalty from communities all around Minnesota!

Visiting Royalty, dignitaries, and 1 escort are free of charge. For all others, a $5 Raspberry Festival button is needed for entry. They will be available for purchase at the venue.

On the Schedule


Special thank you to Donna Duchene Atelier for all gown and wardrobe alterations for our Raspberry Royalty!