Aquatennial kicks off in Minneapolis

The Aquatennial, Minneapolis' Official Civic Celebration, returns this summer July 19-22 and again features a jam-packed lineup of events. http://kare11.tv/2tIdyD9

MINNEAPOLIS - The Aquatennial, Minneapolis’ Official Civic Celebration, returns this summer July 19-22 and again features a jam-packed lineup of events, headlined by the CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade on Wednesday, July 19 and the Target Fireworks on Saturday, July 22.

Plus, Aquatennial will infuse new events with local staples located along and near the Mississippi Riverfront—the city’s birthplace—to help celebrate community and bring people together. Events are free, open to all ages and abilities, and are located within close proximity to one another, making it easy to walk and bike from event to event.

Wednesday, July 19
• Aquatennial Blood Drive, WCCO-TV | 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
• Aquatennial Tennis Classic, 2nd Ave. S & 5th St. S. | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
• Food Truck & Lawn Games, Hennepin County Government Center | 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
• Minnesota Twins vs. New York Yankees, Target Field | 12:10 pm
• Loring Park Family Fun Night, Loring Park | 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
• Wilderness Inquiry Voyageur Canoe Rides at Loring Park, Loring Park | 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
• Rally the Family at Loring Park Pre-Parade Fun Night (free tennis lessons), Loring Park | 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
• Twin Cities Orthopedics Torchlight 5K, Hennepin Avenue beginning at Basilica of St. Mary | 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
• CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade, Hennepin Avenue from Basilica of St. Mary to 5th Street | 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Thursday, July 20
• Downtown Farmers Market, Hennepin County Government Center South Plaza | 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
• Aquatennial Blood Drive, The Commons | 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
• Aquatennial Tennis Classic, 2nd Ave. S & 5th St. S. | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
• MN Made Market, JB Hudson Jewelers | 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
• Candid Canines Film Fest, Target Field Station (outside Gate 6) | 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
• Twin Cities River Rats Aquatennial Water Ski Show, West Bank of Mississippi River between Plymouth & Broadway avenues | 7:00 pm

Friday, July 21
• Aquatennial Blood Drive, CBS Radio (625 S. 2nd Avenue) | 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
• Aquatennial Tennis Classic, 2nd Ave. S & 5th St. S. | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
• Aquatennial Yoga presented by CorePower Yoga, The Commons, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
• Twin Cities River Rats Aquatennial Water Ski Show, West Bank of Mississippi River between Plymouth & Broadway avenues | 7:00 pm
• Minnesota Twins vs. Detroit Tigers, Target Field | 7:10 pm

Saturday, July 22
• Twin Cities Carifest, West River Road between Plymouth & Broadway avenues | 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
• AquaJam, Boom Island | 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
• AAO, Queen of the Lakes Coronation, U of M Ted Mann Concert Hall | 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
• Aquatennial Pre-Fireworks Events, West River Parkway near Stone Arch Bridge, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
• Minnesota Twins vs. Detroit Tigers, Target Field | 6:10 pm
• Target Fireworks, West River Parkway near Stone Arch Bridge | 10:00 pm

Visit the Aquatennial website for more information.

 

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