Events

Our group is unique as it gives opportunities of community service, personal development, AND social events. Take a look below to see a sample of the fun things we do!

Check our Facebook page for upcoming events to join! Visitors are always welcome.

Mainstreet Day

Mainstreet Day 2019 has finished, thank you to all our vendors and attendees! Next year, Mainstreet Day is on Saturday, May 16th, 2020 from 9am-4pm. Vendor applications open in December. This event is located on Mainstreet in Hopkins and stretches from 7th street to 12th street. It takes place rain or shine.

Mainstreet Day is an arts and craft festival that celebrates the unique and wonderful downtown Hopkins! Over 150 craft and food vendors from across the Midwest will offer a variety of one-of-a-kind items, from jewelry and home decor to personal care products and toys. Live entertainment will also be provided throughout the day, as well as activities for the whole family! All proceeds from Mainstreet Day go towards funding local projects.

Additional information and vendor applications can be found here.

Interested in becoming a member? Join us!

Raspberry Street Dance

Each year we host two street dances during the Hopkins Raspberry Festival. Come out for live music, beer, a food truck, and to support your local community! All proceeds from the street dances go back to fund our local projects.

$5 Cover Charge
This is a 21+ event and IDs will be checked at the entrance.

Friday July 19th, 2019


Rhino
8pm - 12:30pm

Saturday July 20th, 2019


Uncle Chunk
8pm - 12:30pm

Other Events

Bowling with the Bunny - Each year on the Saturday before Easter we host this free bowling event for kids ages 3-10. After bowling kids will get to meet the Easter bunny and go home with a goodie bag.

Cops n Kids Shopping - JCI Hopkins funds the Cops n Kids Shopping event in Hopkins. Members also help the kids choose gifts to buy for their families and wrap the presents.

Highway Clean Up - JCI Hopkins adopted a portion of Excelsior Road and regularly goes out to pick up litter.

ResourceWest Winter Clothing Drive - One of the many nonprofits we partner with is ResourceWest. Each year they do a winter clothing drive and a school supply drive to help families in need. Here are some of our members shopping to donate!

Little Free Libraries - There are numerous Little Free Libraries around Hopkins that were donated by JCI Hopkins.

Annual Convention - Conventions are a time when Jaycees across the state gather, network, share ideas, learn, and celebrate accomplishments on the year. Here our group is dressed up as the theme "Alice in Wonderland" for the Saturday Night Dance.