Don't miss the fun in Culpeper!

Culpeper in the summertime is the place to be! Showday National takes place this week at HITS Commonwealth Park, July 1-5, followed by the Cavalier Classic July 8-12. Additional copies of the 2015 Prize List for HITS Culpeper have been mailed, and are also available to download online here.

Experience a $40,000 Grand Prix each Sunday, and qualifiers for the Vetera® XP Vaccines $250,000 Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Prix, the Diamond Mills $500,000 Hunter Prix Final, and the Platinum Performance $250,000 Hunter Prix Final!

When you're not in the ring, there's plenty to do downtown! Vibrant Culpeper is packed with diverse and delicious restaurants, vintage movies, and free live music!

Check out the list of highlights and a schedule of Culpeper July 4 festivities below. And please note, entries for Culpeper Weeks IV and V are due July 22.

Things to do! While you’re making plans for HITS Culpeper, here are some fun things to do near HITS Commonwealth Park.

Museum of Culpeper History - $1 Off Admission for HITS Exhibitors!
View exhibits on Culpeper's Civil War history, displays of dinosaur tracks discovered in a local quarry, American Indian artifacts and much more.

The State Theatre
Catch a 35mm classic movie, documentary, foreign film, or a live arts performance at the restored 1983 Culpeper State Theatre at 305 S. Main Street.

3rd Thursday Summer Concert Series
A tradition in Downtown Culpeper. The Depot is the place to be every third Thursday through August for an enjoyable evening for the entire family.

Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio-Visual Conservation
Visitors can enjoy weekly movies: Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 pm, and Saturday at either 7:30 pm or a 2:00 pm matinee. The state-of-the-art projection booth is capable of showing everything from nitrate film to modern digital cinema. All programs are free and open to the public. Reservations are strongly encouraged.

Culpeper Downtown Farmer's Market
Located in historic downtown Culpeper at the corner of Davis and Commerce streets. The market has grown to more than 40 participants this season. Saturdays 7:30 am - Noon, through November.

Shop & Dine
Stroll down Main Street, window shop and choose from Culpeper's wide array of eateries. For a list of dining options, please click here, for shopping, click here

For more things to do near HITS Commonwealth Park, please visit the Culpeper Tourism website here.
(c) ESI Photography Brian Walker and Tamara 296 wins the $40,000 Grand Prix at HITS Culpeper on April 19, 2015.

About HITS, Inc.
HITS, Inc. produces high quality, international-level hunter/jumper horse shows. Based in Saugerties, New York, HITS has been producing shows since 1982 and is now a nationwide company with world-class circuits in California, Florida, Arizona, New York, and Virginia.

While hosting the Richest Weekend in Show Jumping at HITS-on-the-Hudson, HITS also formed the HITS Triple Crown of Show Jumping. This includes the AIG $1 Million Grand Prix, presented by Mortgage Call, in Thermal, California, the Great American $1 Million Grand Prix in Ocala, Florida, and Saugerties $1 Million Grand Prix, presented by Wells Fargo, in Saugerties, New York.

For more information and a complete schedule of classes and events, visit Stay connected with HITS, join us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter. Media should contact the HITS Media Team at 845.246.8833 or e-mail

2015 Horse Show Dates
HITS Desert Circuit  |  Thermal, CA  |  January 13 - March 15, 2015
HITS Ocala Winter Circuit    |  Ocala, FL  |  January 13 - March 23, 2015
HITS Arizona Winter Circuit  |  Tucson, AZ  |  January 28 - March 8, 2015
HITS Culpeper Show Series  |  Culpeper, VA  |  April / July / August / September
HITS Saugerties Show Series  |  Saugerties, NY  |  May-June / July-August / September
HITS Championship  |  Saugerties, NY  |  September 2-6, 2015
HITS Marshall & Sterling Insurance National Finals  |  September 9-13, 2015
National Sunshine Series  |  October 28 - November 8, 2015