Raspberry Festival

Raspberry mascot shakes hand with kids along the parade route

July 9–17, 2016
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 2016 Raspberry Festival will be the 82nd annual event.

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


Raspberry Festival logo