The 4th Annual Hoptown Half Marathon and 5K is a joint road race through Hopkinsville, KY, scheduled for Saturday, October 22, 2022 (note new later fall date for 2022). The CERTIFIED course winds through downtown Hoptown, residential area, through beautiful Christian County countryside and returns to finish downtown on our popular new Greenway/Rail Trail. The Half Marathon course also includes the unique quarter-mile new Rail Trail Bridge, the longest non-water bridge span in Kentucky. Half marathon and 5K runner packages include a unique medal and comfortable long sleeve moisture-wicking performance shirt. Come experience the beauty and charm of west Kentucky scenery and hospitality in Hopkinsville – or Hoptown as we call it – at the Hoptown Half Marathon & 5K. Race starting line is at 706 S. Main Street in front of the Municipal Building in downtown Hopkinsville. Race day registration and packet pickup is at the nearby Christian County Justice Center, 100 Justice Way, Hopkinsville, KY 42240. Go to https://runsignup.com/Race/KY/HOPKINSVILLE/HoptownHalf for additional information or signup for the race.
The Brice Long & Friends concert is the primary fundraiser for our Back2Back Foundation. We are pleased to announce that the 2022 Back2Back concert will again be at the historic Alhambra Theatre in Hopkinsville.
2022 Back2Back Foundation Concert – Brice Long & Friends
July 9, 2022 – 7PM
Alhambra Theatre, Hopkinsville, KY
Proceeds benefit families in Christian, Trigg and Todd counties in Kentucky primarily during the holiday season.
Are you looking for a fun way to ring in the New Year? Here are some great events happening right here in Hoptown!
A Celebration of Family, Community & Culture — Seven Days of “A Kwanzaa Experience”
Midwest Promotions, LLC invites the public out to a Gun & Knife Show on December 7th and 8th at the Western Kentucky State Fairgrounds in Hopkinsville. Admission is $6.00 for adults and kids age 13+ | kids 12 and under are free. There’s free parking at the event, and be sure to register for a door prize!
It’s Wish List Wednesday at Gracious Me! Ladies can come in and fill out a wishlist from 9-5:30 and could win one item from their list. Gracious Me! will even send out post cards to husbands letting them know that their wife has a wishlist and they will wrap for free. Cider will be served!
Join your friends and family for holiday cheer at the annual Christian County Festival of Trees. The event will be held on December 7th from 3PM-8PM and December 8th from 9AM-5PM, at the War Memorial Building, located at 1202 South Virginia Street, Hopkinsville.
$4 ages 18 & up
$2 ages 5-17
Free ages 4 & under
$1 discount for Military
Special Events included in Festival of Trees:
12/07 – 6PM – Pembroke Elementary School Choir performs
Midwest Promotions, LLC invites the public out to a Gun & Knife Show on December 1st and 2nd at the Western Kentucky State Fairgrounds in Hopkinsville. Admission is $6.00 for adults and kids age 13+ | kids 12 and under are free. There’s free parking at the event, and be sure to register for a door prize!
The Bloomery do anticipate selling out quickly so make plans to come out September 22nd and 29th, as well as October 6th and possibly the 12th.