Downtown Farmers Market

Hoptown Half & 5K Expo

Come pick up your race packet (including your official race bib), race shirt, and visit with a slew of running vendors, all on September 18, 2020, at Planters Bank-Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex Hopkinsville. The Expo will run from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm, giving runners/walkers the chance to beat the crowd and enjoy some fellowship the night before the Hoptown Half Marathon & 5K. We look forward to seeing you there!

Downtown Farmers Market 2020

In 2020, the Downtown Farmers Market is open every Tuesday and Saturday from 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. beginning May 9th and ending October 31st.

Please click here for information on new protocols and customer traffic flow diagram.

The Downtown Farmers Market is located in Founders Square parking lot at the corner of 9th & Main Streets in Historic Downtown Hopkinsville.

The Downtown Farmers Market accepts debit and EBT cards, Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Vouchers, and WIC.

For more information, please contact Holly Boggess at 270-887-4285 , or email Laura Faulkner at [email protected] .

Follow the Downtown Farmers Market on Facebook:  facebook.com/HopkinsvilleDowntownFarmersMarket
 

Small Business Saturday – at the Downtown Farmers Market

Join the community as we celebrate all locally owned small businesses on Saturday, November 30th! On the heels of the Thanksgiving holiday, we’ll have a day filled with fun activities for the kiddos while you take advantage of special deals, drawings, discounts and more! This event also serves as the kick-off to the Downtown Farmers Market Christmas Market on the Square season.

All the holiday cheer happens at the Downtown Farmers Market from 10:00 am-1:00 pm! The Christian County High School Choir performs at 11:30 am. The United Way of the Pennyrile will be holding their “Favorite Small Business” contest–come out and support our local businesses and contribute to a local cause!

 

Christmas Market on the Square

Be sure to come out to Christmas Market on the Square – November 30th & December 14th! Hours for the Christmas Market are 10:00 am-2:00 pm on Nov. 30th, and 10:00 am-7:00 pm on Dec. 14th. The Market will have winter vegetables, home-baked sweet treats, Fraser Fir trees and wreaths, Christmas ornaments and crafts, farm-fresh eggs, local art, and so much more!

And remember to pick up your Shop Small Canvas Tote on Saturday, November 30th!

Military Affairs Salute Saturday Chili Cook-off and Grilled Cheese Challenge – at Hoptown Harvest Festival

The Military Affairs Salute Saturday Chili Cook-off and Grilled Cheese Challenge is one of our community’s best-loved traditions! The annual event features both civilian and military teams competing for prizes up to $1,000.

Chili tasting is free for all military ID card holders; $2 for civilians.

All money raised goes to support our military community members!

This year, Military Affairs is partnering with the Hoptown Harvest Festival‘s Bourbon Mashoree to bring you craft distilleries, breweries, and wineries from across the region to compete for bragging rights. Additionally, there will be live music and a large kids zone. The Inaugural Hoptown Half Marathon & 5k is also taking place that day and ends in Founders Square just in time for the Chili Cook-off festivities.

Event Schedule for Saturday September 28th:
7:00 am: Inaugural Hoptown Half Marathon & 5K
11:00 am: Farmers Market and Vintage Craft Fair
Noon-until chili runs out: Public Chili tasting
Noon-7:00 pm: Bourbon Mashoree, Kids Zone and Live Music

Team Schedule:
*6:00-8:00 am: Chili/Grilled Cheese Teams arrive for setup
*8:00 am: Chili cooking begins
*10:00 am: Grilled cheese turned into judges
*Noon: Chili turned into judges and public tasting begins
Approx. 2:00 pm: Winners announced

Presenting Sponsor for the Chili Cook-off is Rogers Group Inc.
Gold Sponsor for the Grilled Cheese Challenge is Fortera Credit Union

For more great Hoptown Harvest Festival events, follow the festival on Facebook!

Kentucky Bourbon Mashoree – at Hoptown Harvest Festival

Explore spirits and brews from regional craft distilleries, breweries & wineries as they compete for bragging rights at this year’s Kentucky Bourbon Mashoree! Experience live music, including Cayce and the Moonlight Band, 101st Airborne Division Band & The Todd County Boys! Play throughout awesome kids zone activities!

Live Music Schedule:

12:00-1:30 pm –> Cayce and the Moonlight Band
2:30-4:00 pm –> 101st Airborne Division Band
4:30-7:00 pm –> The Todd County Boys

For more great Hoptown Harvest Festival events, follow the festival on Facebook!

 

            

Downtown Farmers Market (Festival Hours)

As part of the Hoptown Harvest Festival, the Downtown Farmers Market will have special hours today, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, in Founders Square. Pick up farm fresh veggies, baked goods and vintage craft items from unique vendors!

The Downtown Farmers Market is located in Founders Square parking lot at the corner of 9th & Main Streets in Historic Downtown Hopkinsville.

The Downtown Farmers Market accepts debit and EBT cards, Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Vouchers, and WIC.

For more information or to register as a vendor, please contact Holly Boggess at 270-887-4285 , or email Laura Faulkner at [email protected]services.com .

* Be sure to follow the Downtown Farmers Market on Facebook *
* And for more great Hoptown Harvest Festival events, follow the festival on Facebook *

Farmers Market & Vintage Craft Fair – at Hoptown Harvest Festival

Joining this year’s Hoptown Harvest Festival is the Farmers Market & Vintage Craft Fair! Pick up farm fresh veggies, baked goods and vintage craft items from unique vendors!

For more great Hoptown Harvest Festival events, follow the festival on Facebook!

 

Inaugural Hoptown Half Marathon & 5K – at Hoptown Harvest Festival

The Inaugural Hoptown Half Marathon & 5K, presented by Planters Bank (Half Marathon) and Jennie Stuart Health (5K), is a joint road race through Hopkinsville, KY.

The course winds through downtown Hoptown, residential areas, through beautiful Christian County countryside and returns to finish downtown on the popular and new Greenway/Rail Trail.

* REGISTER NOW *

Couple this great race layout with Saturday’s Hoptown Harvest Fest and Bourbon celebrations (also held downtown) and you’ll have a fabulous race experience! Proceeds from the race and associated events (Friday Expo) benefit the non-profit partners of the United Way of the Pennyrile.

Half-marathon runner package includes a beautiful 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, presented by Planters Bank and Jennie Stuart Health.

Race starting line is at 1001 S. Main Street in downtown Hopkinsville. Race-day registration and packet pickup is at the nearby Christian County Justice Center, 100 Justice Way, Hopkinsville, KY 42240.