Old Fashioned Holiday

Saturday, November 25th
1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Mainstreet Hopkins

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year – again! Join us in Hopkins on Small Business Saturday as we present our 8th Annual Old Fashioned Holiday. Kick off the season with a day of wagon rides, reindeer games, hot chocolate and, of course, Santa Claus. This is a family-friendly event for all ages.

Click here for the 2017 Event Map PDF

Games and rides start at 1:00 pm on Mainstreet. Festivities culminate at 5’o’clock with Santa’s processional from the Hopkins Center for the Arts to Downtown Park for the tree lighting and closing ceremonies.

Activities & Specials

  • Music, Raffle and Santa’s Elves at Garden Party Gallery
  • I Love Photography Photo Booth
  • Selfies with Santa at Surprise Me! Antiques
  • Storytime at kiddywampus (4pm)
  • Cookie Decorating at Driskill’s Downtown Market
  • Family Yoga Games at Good Vibrations Yoga (2pm-4pm)
  • Puppy Party, Shake Bar and Secondhand House Fundraiser Raffle at 10th & Main Nutrition (Puppy Party 1-2:30pm)
  • Ultimate Collectibles Special: all records $10 or less 50% off; all other items 20% off
  • Santa’s Workshop at Projects in Person
  • Children’s Holiday Painting Activity at Hillary’s
  • Holiday Music by Hopkins Westwind Concert Band small groups at the Hopkins Historical Society (907 Mainstreet)
  • Holiday Fish Pond at Mill City Sound
  • Ornament Decorating at My House Fitness (1pm-4pm)
  • Egg Nog and Hot Chocolate at Amy’s Cupcake Shoppe


  • Ice Sculptor sponsored by Munkabeans and Citizens Independent Bank
  • Live Reindeer sponsored by Driskill’s Downtown Market
  • Wagon Rides sponsored by Hopkins Auto Body and Amy’s Cupcake Shoppe
  • Fire Pits with Marshmallows sponsored by Good Vibrations Yoga, Projects in Person and Parlor 7 Salon
  • Carolers sponsored by Gendler Dental

You will also be able to take pictures on the Hopkins Raspberry Royalty  and tour a cop car with the Hopkins Police Department!


  • Gingerbread House Contest at the Albert Pike Masonic Lodge: Vote for your favorite Gingerbread House!  Sponsored by the Hopkins Historical Society and Mill City Sound.
  • Window Decorating Contest: Vote for your favorite shop window as you enjoy the day’s events! Ballots will be available at the KIDDYWAMPUS toy store on the corner of 11th and Mainstreet.

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Check out all the fun we had last year!