Inaugural Flingin’ Festival Cornhole Tournament

The Inaugural Flingin’ Festival Cornhole Tournament, sponsored by Hopkinsville Brewing Company, combines some of America’s favorite things: beer, food, $1,000 prizes and Thanksgiving Weekend fun! HBC will be ON SITE, at the Sportsplex, to serve their amazing craft beverages. Event will also feature Vansauwa’s Tacos & Vegan Eats, Holiday Burgers, and Kona Ice of Hopkinsville.

They’ll also have college football games on their TV screens and other fun activities available on Saturday, November 30, 2019.

Registration for the open-division Flingin’ Festival cornhole tournament starts at 10:30 am. Play will begin around 11:30 am. Entry for two-person teams is $30 (only $15 per person) until Nov. 28. Price goes up to $50/team after that.

First-place team wins a thousand bucks! You may bring/play with your own bags and/or boards, but they will have equipment on-hand to use.

Thanksgiving Bud Bash 2019: A Hoptown Tradition

Come out to the Thanksgiving BUD BASH hosted by Main Street Tavern Restaurant the night after Thanksgiving, Friday November 29th!

Doors will open at 6pm at Main Street Tavern & the Rental Hall with Pizza & Appetizers Available until 10pm with a full bar available until 1 am.

This is a 21 + Event with ID Required. There is a $10 per person cover at the door

Charlie Bonnet III’s Accoustic Jam will be LIVE on the Tavern Stage & Black Cat Cadillac will be rockin in the Rental Hall live

Reservations of 6 or more that are pre-paid only will be accepted call  (270) 484-5066

Thanksgiving Day Buffet at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park

Clifty Creek Restaurant at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will be serving a traditional Thanksgiving meal with turkey and all the trimmings. Adults are $19.99, Children ages 6-12 are $9.99, and Children 5-under eat free. Contact the restaurant for more information at 270-797-3421 .

1st Annual Oak Grove Turkey Trot 5k Parkrun

Join us on the biggest running and walking day in the entire United States! Many other Turkey Trots in the area will have a $ FEE At Oak Grove parkrun our 5Ks are ALWAYS FREE! Register in 60 seconds online at, print your barcode off and join us at 0900 for a nice relaxing walk, jog, run or stroll! Everyone welcome! Bring your kiddos! Puppies too but they must be on a leash!

18th Annual Turkey Trot 5K

Hoptown’s largest holiday social gathering is back on the calendar! Join us downtown on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, Nov. 28) for the 18th Annual Hopkinsville Turkey Trot 5K. This untimed fun run/walk has become a much-anticipated tradition each year, so make plans to enjoy the race before you stuff your face and #WobbleTilYouGobble!

As always, the run/walk is FREE. This year, though, we are adding some exciting options! The Hopkinsville Turkey Trot 5K will be the first leg of a tri-fun run series with Clarksville 5K Light Run and Fort Campbell Ugly Sweater Run, so you’ll be able to purchase an optional race shirt and finisher medal for $25! Proceeds from the Turkey Trot benefit the Hopkinsville Greenway Rail Trail.

However you decide to participate, PLEASE register in advance Shirts and medals will be limited, so sign up by Tuesday, Nov. 19 to guarantee yours. Strollers and dogs are welcome. For more information, call Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation at 270-887-4290.


3rd Annual FriendsGiving with Alonzo Pennington Band

When you are looking for something to do Wednesday night before the big Thanksgiving meal, Casey Jones Distillery comes to the rescue with FriendsGiving at the Distillery – An Evening with the Alonzo Pennington Band.

The distillery will be open all day starting at 10:00 am. Food Truck starts serving around 5:00 pm, and then at 7:00 pm the Alonzo Pennington Band gives you a yummy serving of live music.

Friendsgiving at the Distillery, Wednesday 11/27 at Casey Jones Distillery, Witty Lane, Hopkinsville

It’s Turkey Time in Hopkinsville!

Start your Thanksgiving morning with friends and neighbors at the 18th Annual Hopkinsville Turkey Trot in downtown Hopkinsville at 8:00 am. We will be there serving yummy hot chocolate, compliments of The Corner Coffeehouse!


After the trot & a nap…. it’s time to eat! Still looking for a great spot to grab a delicious Thanksgiving meal? We’ve got you covered with several scrumptious options!


Grounded Buffet
Thanksgiving Buffet
11:00 am-2:00 pm


Pennyrile Forest State Park – Clifty Creek Restaurant
Thanksgiving Buffet
Adults $19.99 – Children (6-12) $9.99 – Children under 5 eat FREE
11:00 am-6:00 pm


Pioneer’s – FREE
Sit down & enjoy or take to go!
11:00 am-1:00 pm


Thanksgiving Buffet
11:00 am-10:00 pm


After dinner head on over to Southern Lanes or WK Cinemas for some family fun!


We hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving and know that we are SO thankful you spent your holiday with us in Hoptown!


Join HYPE to celebrate the season of Thanksgiving! RSVP required for this event. This event is for HYPE members only!

HYPE is celebrating Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 14th, and they believe that it is important to give back to our community. Therefore, as part of their Thanksgiving celebration, they would like to support Santa for Seniors. Santa for Seniors delivers presents to elderly individuals who may not receive gifts. Here is a list of suggested items:

-Toiletries (Toothbrushes, Denture Cleaner or Cream, Toothpaste, Shampoo, Soap, Brushes, Combs, Lotion, Shaving Items)

-Flashlights with Batteries

-Deck of Cards, Puzzle Books

-Nail Care Items

-Hats, Gloves, Socks, Coats, Pajamas

-Household Items (Laundry Detergent, Dish Soap, Kitchen Towels)

-Non-Perishable Food Items

Thank you U.S. Bank for making this networking event possible.