Raspberry Festival

Raspberry mascot shakes hand with kids along the parade route

Hopkins is the proud home of the annual Raspberry Festival, which has become a Twin Cities tradition. The first festival was organized in 1934 during the Depression by a group of community business people who were concerned that the Hopkins economy and community needed a boost.

Raspberry royalty waves from a green and white parade float

Images from the Grande Day Parade

The festival features its own royalty, a search for the Golden Raspberry, a Grande Day Parade, a Family Day and more.

The 2018 Raspberry Festival will be the 84th annual event.

For more detailed information, visit the Hopkins Raspberry Festival's official website.


Raspberry Festival logo

City of Hopkins logo (H with raspberry)City of Hopkins, Minnesota

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