State of the City/Taste of Hopkins

Mainstreet banner in front of Hopkins Center for the Arts

The next State of the City/Taste of Hopkins will be held in late January 2016, at the Hopkins Center for the Arts.

Taste of Hopkins is available from 5 to 6 pm and the State of the City will start at 6 pm.

Sponsored by the City of Hopkins, Hopkins Business & Civic Association, and Twin West Chamber of Commerce, the event offers an opportunity for citizens and business owners to learn more about the workings of the City in a relaxed setting.

The Taste of Hopkins, sponsored by the HBCA, is a sampling of appetizers, entrées, beverages, and desserts designed to showcase offerings from businesses in the Hopkins community (see list below).

Taste attendees are asked to bring a monetary donation or a non-perishable food item for local food shelf ICA.

2015 Taste of Hopkins

The 2015 State of the City/Taste of Hopkins was held on Thursday January 29, 2015, at the Hopkins Center for the Arts.

Partipants included:

  • Hopkins Lions Club - Grilled Hot Dogs
  • Hopkins Elks Club #2221  - Shrimp/sour cream/chives served in  Filo cup
  • Depot Coffee House - Cookies, breads, coffee
  • Mainstreet Bar & Grill - Jerk Wings, Wild Rice Soup
  • Wild Boar  - Pulled pork on buns
  • Citizens Independent Bank - Bottled Water
  • Pub 819 - Breakfast Sausage
  • Pizza Lucé - Pizza (Blue Dog, Wild Mushroom)
  • Big Ten - Tator Tot Hotdish
  • Tuttle’s Eat Bowl Play - Mac Daddy
  • Deli Double Catering - Bruschetta on toasted Ciabatta, Curry cheese & sundried tomato pesto Tortas                       
  • Ltd Brewing - Root Beer
  • Hopkins Activity Center - Mini-Raspberry sundaes
  • Driskill’s - Brownies, cookies




  • State of the City/
    Taste of Hopkins

    January 2016
    Hopkins Center for the Arts
    1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins