The Great Restaurant Race (March 2024)

The Great Restaurant Race 2024

March 1 – March 30

Hungry? On your mark, get set, go! Hopkins County Tourist and Convention Commission is excited to bring back the “Great Restaurant Race!” This annual event celebrates restaurants by encouraging locals and visitors to experience a culinary competition like no other! Finish the race by eating at 10 different restaurants in Hopkins County by March 30th and you’ll be entered to win a $500 grand prize package!

Save your receipts! Once you complete the race, follow the link posted on the Hopkins County Tourist and Convention Commission website or the HCTCC Facebook page to upload your receipts. Any entries submitted between March 1st, 2024, and March 30th, 2024, will be entered to win. One grand prize winner will be randomly selected from all eligible entries. The grand prize winner will receive a prize package valued at over $500! Additional winners will be selected to win other prizes including Chamber Checks and restaurant gift cards.

Hopkins County is the place for delicious foods of all types. From award-winning barbecue to down-home cookin’, pastries and donuts to diner platters, our local eateries have just what you’ve been craving. You could win a prize by eating great food!

“Hopkins County has over 80 restaurants, from unique local diners to familiar franchises!” says Hopkins County Tourist and Convention Commission, Communications Director, Colbi Ferguson. “Food & beverage is consecutively the top spending category for visitors in Kentucky, according to Kentucky Tourism’s yearly economic impact study,” said Ferguson. “Dining is big business for travelers, and we have great dining options here in Hopkins County.”

The contest begins on March 1st, 2024. Submitted receipts must be the original receipt provided by the restaurant and must include the location, date of purchase, and the total amount. Receipts must be dated on or after March 1st, 2024, to be eligible. Purchase is required, although there is no minimum purchase amount. Carry-out, dine-in, drive-thru, and curbside are all accepted! Receipts must be from different restaurants. Only one person per household is eligible to enter. Each receipt must be unique and cannot be duplicated for multiple entries.  Restaurants must be located in Hopkins County. Winners will be randomly selected. Entries must be submitted by Saturday, March 30, 2024 at 11:59 pm.  Click HERE for a list of eligible restaurants. 

What are you waiting for? Let’s eat!