Connections - A Weekly Update from the City of Hopkins

Hopkins Raspberry Festival is July 13-21

Save the date! Don’t miss the 85th Annual Hopkins Raspberry Festival beginning Saturday, July 13, and running through Sunday, July 21. Learn more about the Raspberry Festival and find a schedule of events here.

Nominations Open for 2019 Community Image Awards

The nomination period is open for the 2019 Community Image Awards. Community Image Awards recognize property owners and business owners who have made significant improvements to their property. Improvements include landscaping, accessibility improvements, lighting, signs, or exterior improvements. The award also honors those who have demonstrated continued, superior maintenance of their property. The nomination deadline is Friday, August 23. Learn more about the awards and submit a nomination here.

Reminder: Permit Required for Alcohol in Parks

Beer and wine in non-glass containers are allowed with a permit in Downtown, Central, Valley and Burnes parks. Alcohol use in all other City parks is strictly prohibited. Residents interested in obtaining an alcohol permit for a picnic shelter reservation should call 952-939-8390. Permits are $25 per day. For an alcohol permit not affiliated with a picnic shelter, call City Hall at 952-935-8474.

Start Planning Your Neighborhood's National Night Out

The Hopkins Police Department invites you to be part of National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6. Build community by starting in your own back (or front) yard. Your event doesn’t have to be elaborate—it can be as simple as lemonade and conversation with neighbors. Plan a National Night Out party on your block today by calling 952-548-6407 or registering online here.

Meetings & Events

  • July 4 - City Offices Closed (Thursday garbage collection delayed one day)
  • July 16 - City Council Meeting
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