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Dairy Festival Opening Ceremony
Jun09

Dairy Festival Opening Ceremony

On Friday June 9th at 12:00 noon, Dairy Festival Board members held the opening ceremony at Celebration Plaza.  2016 Dairy Festival Queen, Sadie Evans,  was in attendance, with the 2017 Dairy Festival Contestants. Carolyn McKinney has served on the Dairy Festival Board for 11 years, and commented “It’s the 59th Annual Hopkins County Dairy Festival. Was have 7 girls vying for the title of queen. The opening ceremony kicks...

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Opening Ceremony For Dairy Festival Slated Friday
Jun09

Opening Ceremony For Dairy Festival Slated Friday

The Hopkins County Dairy Festival will officially kick off this weekend with balloons, a parade, dairy show, and milking contests. Dairy Fest Pageant contestants The Opening Ceremony begins at noon on Celebration Plaza and will include a ribbon cutting. However, the Hot Air Balloons Rally and Glows will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at Shannon Oaks Church, weather permitting. The festival will kick into high gears Saturday, June 11, with...

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12 Contestants Competing In 2022 Hopkins County Dairy Festival Queen Coronation Pageant
Jun17

12 Contestants Competing In 2022 Hopkins County Dairy Festival Queen Coronation Pageant

The Hopkins County Dairy Festival will culminate Saturday night with the Coronation Pageant in the SSHS Auditorium (at Hopkins County Civic Center). After two years without a pageant due to COVID-19 precautions, this year’s pageant features one of the biggest groups of competitors yet. A dozen high school juniors signed up this spring to compete for the crown. These young ladies not only have to take part in the pageant which...

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2022 Dairy Festival Takes Flight Friday With Ribbon Cutting, Hot Air Balloons
Jun11

2022 Dairy Festival Takes Flight Friday With Ribbon Cutting, Hot Air Balloons

Festival Continues Saturday with Parade, Jr. Dairy Show, Milking Contest, More Hot Air Balloons The 2022 Hopkins County Dairy Festival took flight Friday with a ribbon cutting and Hot Air Balloon Rally and Glow. The 12 Dairy Festival Queen Coronation Pageant contestants gathered with 2019 Queen Rachel Bramlett, DF Board and Chamber of Commerce Board members, and community residents on Celebration Plaza at noon June 10, 2022, for the...

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Hopkins County Dairy Festival Board Recognizes Top Sponsors Of 2022
Jun08

Hopkins County Dairy Festival Board Recognizes Top Sponsors Of 2022

The Hopkins County Dairy Festival kicks into high gear this Friday with an opening ceremony and continues the next two Saturdays. The annual salute to the dairy industry wouldn’t be possible, however, without the generous support of local businesses and organizations. The DF Board took time this week to recognize some of this year’s top sponsors. The DF has four levels of sponsorship, Festival Underwriters, Dairy Partners,...

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Hopkins County Dairy Festival Will Return In June 2022
Mar24

Hopkins County Dairy Festival Will Return In June 2022

Annual Salute To Dairy Industry will Feature With Pageant, Parade, Balloons, Ice Cream The Hopkins County Dairy Festival will return in June, after a 2-year hiatus due to the pandemic, with all of the traditional events of recent years, HCDF Board members announced this week during an informational reception hosted for interested 2022 Dairy Festival contestants and their families.  Hopkins County Dairy Festival logo This year’s...

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Rachel Bramlett Crowned 2019 Dairy Festival Queen
Jun16

Rachel Bramlett Crowned 2019 Dairy Festival Queen

The Hopkins County Dairy Festival culminated Saturday with the crowning of the 2019 Hopkins County Dairy Festival Queen during the annual pageant. Rachel Bramlett, daughter of Mark and Brenda Pope, was named the new queen. After a few comical moments in which 2018 Dairy Festival Kaitlyn Ferrill had difficulty getting the crown to turn loose from its secure position in her hair, Ferrill placed it atop Bramlett’s head. As the 2018...

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Hopkins County Dairy Festival Celebrates 60 Years
Jun08

Hopkins County Dairy Festival Celebrates 60 Years

Hopkins County is celebrating it’s 60th Dairy Festival Anniversary. This is a time honored tradition that brings many visitors to Sulphur Springs to celebrate and enjoy the festivities. This year’s theme is “Over the ‘Mooon’ in Dairyland”. The opening ceremony was yesterday at 12pm. Schedule of today’s events: Dairy Festival Parade at 10am Hopkins County Jr. Dairy show at 10am Bobby McDonald...

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Dairy Fest Kicks Off Friday With Opening Ceremony, Hot Air Balloons
Jun07

Dairy Fest Kicks Off Friday With Opening Ceremony, Hot Air Balloons

Hopkins County Dairy Festival opening ceremony The Hopkins County Dairy Festival kicked off Friday with an opening ceremony, complete with ribbon cutting. A representative from Sentator Bob Hall’s office sent certificates “extending most sincere congratulations” on the opening ceremony which commemorates the the festival’s 60th anniversary. Opening ceremony and ribbon cutting for the 60th annual Hopkins County...

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Changes To Dairy Festival Parade Route, Carnival Dates Announced
May30

Changes To Dairy Festival Parade Route, Carnival Dates Announced

The Hopkins County Dairy Festival Board has released the official event’s schedule for this year’s salute to the dairy families and industry for their contributions to our local economy. HCDF President Carolyn McKinney said there are couple of changes in this year’s events that all will want to be sure to note. The Dairy Festival Parade is expected to include a number of special guests, including the Budweiser...

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