State of the City/Taste of Hopkins

Mainstreet banner in front of Hopkins Center for the Arts

The 2015 State of the City/Taste of Hopkins will be held on Thursday January 29, 2015, 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 Hopkins Business and Civic Association, 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.

Participating in the State of the City will be Mayor Gene Maxwell, Council Members Kristi Halverson, Aaron Kuznia, Molly Cummings, Jason Gadd and City staff.

2015 Taste of Hopkins Partipants

  • 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 29, 2015
    5 pm: Taste of Hopkins
    6 pm: State of the City
    Hopkins Center for the Arts
    1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins