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Raspberry Festival Today: July 9

A look at what’s happening today with Hopkins’ biggest festival.

In order to help you maximize the 78th-annual festival, Hopkins Patch is highlighting each day’s activities. Many of the events are free with a $3 Raspberry Button, so be sure to purchase one to guarantee a fun-filled week! Click here to find out how.

Be sure to to see all of Hopkins Patch’s coverage of the festivities, and say hi if you see Patch enjoying the festival!

Here’s what’s happening today.

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Hunt for the Golden Raspberry Clues Debut

A palm-sized medallion has been hidden somewhere in Hopkins. The person who finds it first will receive a $500 cash prize. Starting Monday, clues will be posted each day at Driskill’s and on this website at 8 a.m. It is hidden outdoors on public property, not more than five feet high. Last year’s medallion .

Kiddie Parade

For children only (parents should accompany), individuals or groups of kids can create a theme or costume or both, with with special guest judges deciding the most creative groups or individuals at different age levels. Waiver forms must be signed before parade start. Participants may ride or walk or be pulled.

  • When: 5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Check-in starts at 5 p.m.
  • Where: Mainstreet; the parade starts in and finishes in .

 

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