There are a wide variety of events and festivals happening throughout the year in Hopkins. Stay up to date by visiting the Hopkins community calendar on Think Hopkins.
Highlighted events throughout the year
- Music In The Park
Thursdays, June - August—These free summer concert events in Downtown Park are fun for the whole family.
- Farmers' Market
Summer/Fall—The Hopkins Farmers' Market is open June - October and features Minnesota grown vegetables, fruits, herbs, meat, poultry, honey, flowers, annual plants, handmade soaps, and much more.
- Raspberry Festival
July 2013—This annual event, begun in 1935, includes the Grande Day Parade, tent dances, and much more.
- National Night Out
August 2013—NNO is an annual event designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness and to provide an opportunity to promote and celebrate police-community partnerships in crime prevention efforts.
- Hopkins Fire Department Open House
October 13, 2012—The Fire Department's annual open house features live fire demos, fire truck rides, T-shirts for kids, and free food for all.
- State of the City
February 2013—Get an update on everything happening in Hopkins from the Hopkins City Council.
- Citizens Academy
March 2013—The City of Hopkins offers this five week program annually to give residents a chance for an up-close look into the operations, facilities and services of the City.
- Step To It
April-May 2013—Get in shape this spring with this 4-week challenge.
- Mainstreet Days
May 2013—An annual event on Mainstreet, featuring a variety of arts, crafts, and food vendors.
- For a calendar of this month's events in Hopkins, visit the Think Hopkins web site. (Think Hopkins is a joint effort of the City of Hopkins and the Hopkins Business & Civic Association.)
Spread the word about your event—Happenings in Hopkins
The Happenings in Hopkins is a monthly flier distributed in Hopkins and the neighboring communities. Submit your community event for publication.