25 Reasons to be Thankful for Hopkinsville

  1. Traditions — whether it is running or walking the Turkey Trot with your family on Thanksgiving morning, or checking out your favorite local shop on November 30th during Shop Small Saturday, we LOVE traditions!
  2. Fort Campbell — We are proud to be home to the 101st and all of the incredible soldiers that keep our country safe!
  3. The rich history of the “sleeping prophet”, Edgar Cayce — Have you taken our Edgar Cayce cell phone tour?
  4. Native American Heritage Month — Celebrated the entire month of November, we pay tribute to the many men, women and children who passed through Hopkinsville during the Trail of Tears.
  5. The Hoptown Hoppers — There is just something special about baseball in the Bluegrass. We always love that first crack of the bat in the summer.
  6. A peaceful walk through the Hopkinsville Rail Trail — Connecting with nature, waving to friends and neighbors, these are all things we are thankful for!
  7. Testing our knowledge — Trivia Tuesdays at Davos & Trivia Thursdays at Main Street Tavern — where you can test your knowledge on all things trivia!
  8. Artistic Expression — There are so many ways to channel your inner artist with these local avenues — Griffin’s StudioThe Studio 3’sBrushy Fork Creek Gallery & Studio, and Hopkinsville Art Guild
  9. Downtown Renaissance District — Take a stroll downtown and see all of the beautiful historic buildings. We just love the architecture on 6th, 9th and Main Streets, amongst so many others!
  10. Local shopping — There are so many wonderful boutiques & shops to find all of your holiday needs — best of all, they are LOCAL!
  11. Farm Fresh Foods — From home grown veggies to fresh flowers, the Downtown Farmer’s Market has it all! From March-October you can stop by Wednesday and Saturday, there are even special markets during the holidays, that you don’t want to miss!
  12. Fantastic Festivals — We take our festivals very seriously and LOVE any chance to celebrate here in Hoptown. From our Summer Salute Festival to our Hoptown Harvest Festival to our Intertribal Pow Wow. We celebrate all that makes Hopkinsville unique.
  13. Community murals — Crafted by some of Hopkinsville’s best artists- Have you taken our mural tour?
  14. Local eateries — Did you know that there are over 100 restaurants in Christian County? How many have you sampled?
  15. Making Hoptown Hoppy — Hopkinsville Brewing Company — can you say craft beer? Yes, we are thankful for that!
  16. Raising our Spirits — Casey Jones Distillery — where you can always taste the eclipse and MB Roland Distillery with flavors like Pink Lemonade & St. Elmo’s Fire.
  17. Toasting our new winery — Naimoli Estate Vineyard and Winery’s new wine tasting room now open 6 days a week with delicious wine for all wine lovers.
  18. The Alhambra Theatre — For always bringing the entertainment! Did you know Wynonna Judd will be at the Alhambra on November 30th?
  19. Being the Bowling Ball Capital of the World — Thanks to Ebonite International, for producing over 500,000 bowling balls a year!
  20. Woody Winfree Fire- Transportation Museum — Housing the Museum of Historic Hopkinsville team while the Pennyroyal Area Museum is under renovation, this gem allows us to step back in time and revisit the past.
  21. Deep Diving — At Pennyroyal Scuba Center at Blue Springs Resort — this beautiful quarry here in Hopkinsville allows divers to explore the beautiful clear waters 120 ft. below the surface.
  22. Being good sports — At Planters Bank-Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex Hopkinsville — the best sports tourism venue in all of Western Kentucky!
  23. Sinking a hole in one — At Christian Way Farm — whether you are picking pumpkins or challenging your family to a round of miniature golf, there is so much fun to be had at Christian Way Farm!
  24. Agriculture — Who else loves the smell of a dark fired tobacco barn in the fall?
  25. Good, kind, giving Hoptownians who work to make this a better place to live each and every day!