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Ical_event_iconHistoric Aquatennial presented by Cambria
  • 8:00am-6:00pm cdt
  • Wednesday, July 22 – Saturday, July 25

    Cambria Gallery on 7th, 625 2nd Avenue South

    Wednesday, 8 am – 6 pm | Thursday, 8 am – 9 pm | Friday, 8 am – 6 pm | Saturday, 11 am – 4 pm

    This display showcases photos and documents of historic Aquatennial events over the decades from the Hennepin History Museum. Stop by the Cambria Gallery on 7th to tour the exhibit.

    Stop by the Cambria Gallery on 7th (625 2nd Avenue South) to tour the exhibit.

     

  • Cambria Gallery on 7th (625 2nd Avenue South)
  • Event Category: Meeting, Game
Ical_event_iconAquatennial Tennis Classic
  • 9:00am-5:00pm cdt
  • Tennis tournament featuring the best adult and junior players in the area competing for $6,500 in prize money. Come to Downtown Minneapolis and grab a seat at one of the premier outdoor, urban tennis tournaments.  

    CLICK HERE for more information.

  • Canadian Pacific Plaza, 2nd Ave S & S 5th St.
  • Event Category: Meeting, Game
Ical_event_iconAquatennial Ambassador Organization (AAO), Meet the Queen of the Lakes Candidates
  • 12:00pm-2:00pm cdt
  • This event offers an opportunity for the public to meet our Community Ambassadors and learn more about the young women who are Candidates for the Aquatennial Ambassador positions. The candidates are asked to wear a costume that reflects their personality or community and they are asked to explain their outfits individually.

  • City Center Atrium
  • Event Category: Meeting, Game
Ical_event_iconAquatennial | Loring Park Family Fun Night
  • 5:00pm-7:30pm cdt
  • Loring Park Family Fun Night is a family focused event held just blocks from the CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade. Featuring food trucks and free Wilderness Inquiry Voyageur Canoe Rides, pony rides, inflatables, kids dance party and carnival games. Find your seat for the parade and bring the family down for some fun! CLICK HERE for more information.

  • Loring Park
  • Event Category: Meeting, Game
Ical_event_iconWilderness Inquiry Voyageur Canoe Rides at Loring Park Family Fun Night
  • 5:00pm-7:30pm cdt
  • Free voyageur canoeing and paddling instruction open to people of all abilities, including people with disabilities. Experienced Wilderness Inquiry guides will provide all equipment needed, ensuring a safe and fun experience for all. 

    CLICK HERE for more information.

  • Loring Park
  • Event Category: Meeting, Game
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Ical_event_iconHistoric Aquatennial presented by Cambria
  • 8:00am-9:00pm cdt
  • Wednesday, July 22 – Saturday, July 25

    Cambria Gallery on 7th, 625 2nd Avenue South

    Wednesday, 8 am – 6 pm | Thursday, 8 am – 9 pm | Friday, 8 am – 6 pm | Saturday, 11 am – 4 pm

    This display showcases photos and documents of historic Aquatennial events over the decades from the Hennepin History Museum. Stop by the Cambria Gallery on 7th to tour the exhibit.

    Stop by the Cambria Gallery on 7th (625 2nd Avenue South) to tour the exhibit.

  • Cambria Gallery on 7th, 625 2nd Avenue South
  • Event Category: Meeting, Game
Ical_event_iconAquatennial Tennis Classic
  • 9:00am-5:00pm cdt
  • Tennis tournament featuring the best adult and junior players in the area competing for $6,500 in prize money. Come to Downtown Minneapolis and grab a seat at one of the premier outdoor, urban tennis tournaments.  

    CLICK HERE for more information.

  • Canadian Pacific Plaza, 2nd Ave S & S 5th St.
  • Event Category: Meeting, Game
Ical_event_iconMinneapolis Aquatennial Senior Aquatennial Alumni 500 Card Tournament
  • 10:00am cdt
  • Fun is in the cards at this annual tourney open to adults of all ages. 

  • Ballentine VFW
  • Event Category: Meeting, Game
Ical_event_iconAquatennial | CorePower Yoga presented by Go Outside with Hennepin County
  • 5:30pm-6:30pm cdt
  • Go Outside with Hennepin County and enjoy a great day of exercise during the Minneapolis Aquatennial taught by CorePower Yoga. Join us at Target Field Station on a July afternoon to take in the weather and the atmosphere that comes with the Minneapolis Aquatennial. 

    This yoga class is free and open to all abilities. Check-in begins at 4:30 pm. No pre-registration required, come early to reserve your spot.  

    Click Here for more information.

  • Target Field Plaza
  • Event Category: Meeting, Game
Ical_event_iconAquatennial | Twin Cities River Rats
  • 6:00pm-9:30pm cdt
  • Join Donatello, Raphael, Leonardo and Michelangelo as they battle the forces of evil for control of the Mississippi River!  The 2x Regional Champion Water Ski Team is back with a new theme this summer featuring the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!  During this humorous, family-friendly show, watch high-flying stunts, fast-paced barefooting, graceful swivel-skiing and even human pyramids on water as the good guys save the day... and eat a little pizza! Show times are at 6 pm and 8 pm on Thursday, July 23!

    Bring beach towels or lawn chairs and enjoy this free waterski show for the whole family along the banks of the Mississippi River - located just south of the Broadway Bridge.

    Twin Cities River Rats will also feature weekend Water Ski Shows at 7 pm, Friday July 17; 3 pm & 7 pm shows on Saturday, July 18 and 3 pm on Sunday, July 19! 

    CLICK HERE for more information.

  • Mississippi River (between Plymouth and Broadway Avenues)
  • Event Category: Meeting, Game
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Ical_event_iconHistoric Aquatennial presented by Cambria
  • 8:00am-6:00pm cdt
  • Wednesday, July 22 – Saturday, July 25

    Cambria Gallery on 7th, 625 2nd Avenue South

    Wednesday, 8 am – 6 pm | Thursday, 8 am – 9 pm | Friday, 8 am – 6 pm | Saturday, 11 am – 4 pm

    This display showcases photos and documents of historic Aquatennial events over the decades from the Hennepin History Museum. Stop by the Cambria Gallery on 7th to tour the exhibit.

    Stop by the Cambria Gallery on 7th (625 2nd Avenue South) to tour the exhibit.

  • Cambria Gallery on 7th, 625 2nd Avenue South
  • Event Category: Meeting, Game
Ical_event_iconAquatennial Tennis Classic
  • 9:00am-5:00pm cdt
  • Tennis tournament featuring the best adult and junior players in the area competing for $6,500 in prize money. Come to Downtown Minneapolis and grab a seat at one of the premier outdoor, urban tennis tournaments.  

    CLICK HERE for more information.

  • Canadian Pacific Plaza, 2nd Ave S & S 5th St.
  • Event Category: Meeting, Game
Ical_event_iconRockin' The Waves Aqua Dance Party
  • 7:00pm-10:00pm cdt
    • Meet the 49 young Minnesota women, who represent festivals across the state, as they participate in the Aquatennial Ambassador Candidate week and prepare for the Ambassador Coronation. 
    • Meet the many festival friends, both past and present, including Aquatennial Commodores, Queen of the Lakes, Aquatennial Princesses, Winter Carnival King Boreas and Queen of the Snows, the four Carnival Winds and their Princesses, the Vulcans, the Royal Guards and Klondike Kates.  
    • Attire is Semi-Formal.
    • $20/per person Purchase tickets online at http://www.aquatennialambassadors.com/#!rockin-the-waves/c1jvd
  • Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot
  • Event Category: Meeting, Game
Ical_event_iconMinnesota Twins vs. New York Yankees
  • 7:10pm-10:30pm cdt
  • Target Field
  • Event Category: Meeting, Game
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Ical_event_iconAquatennial Community Event: Tour de Camden
  • 9:00am-12:00pm cdt
  • Leisurely bike ride through the seven neighborhoods of Camden. Presented by the Shingle Creek Neighborhood Association. Food will be available after event. Historical stops along tour-route.

    CLICK HERE for more information.

  • Creekview Park (5001 Humboldt Ave. N)
  • Event Category: Meeting, Game
Ical_event_iconNew Belgium Brewing’s Tour De Fat
  • 10:00am-5:00pm cdt
  • Tour De Fat is New Belgium Brewing’s traveling celebration of all things bicycle, honoring mankind’s greatest invention. Born in Fort Collins, Colorado, to increase awareness and participation in cycling as a sustainable form of transportation, Tour de Fat has grown into a national rite of passage for cycling advocates and bon vivants alike.

    Opening each show with a costumed bike parade through the host city, Tour de Fat celebrates the power of the bike by encouraging everyone to embrace their inner-cyclist and ride the streets as a rolling carnival of creativity. The festival also features a celebration of the inspirational car-for-bike swapper series in which brave souls hand over their car keys as a commitment to commute by bike.

    Local Partners: Midtown Greenway Coalition, Minnesota Off Road Cyclists, Bicycle Alliance of MN, and Minneapolis                                    Bicycle Coalition

    Click Here to learn more.

  • Loring Park
  • Event Category: Meeting, Game
Ical_event_iconAquatennial Pre-Fireworks Events
Ical_event_icon Historic Aquatennial presented by Cambria
  • 11:00am-4:00pm cdt
  • Wednesday, July 22 – Saturday, July 25

    Cambria Gallery on 7th, 625 2nd Avenue South

    Wednesday, 8 am – 6 pm | Thursday, 8 am – 9 pm | Friday, 8 am – 6 pm | Saturday, 11 am – 4 pm

    This display showcases photos and documents of historic Aquatennial events over the decades from the Hennepin History Museum. Stop by the Cambria Gallery on 7th to tour the exhibit.

    Stop by the Cambria Gallery on 7th (625 2nd Avenue South) to tour the exhibit.

  • Cambria Gallery on 7th, 625 2nd Avenue South
  • Event Category: Meeting, Game
Ical_event_iconKites, Butterflies & Mary Poppins
  • 11:00am-1:00pm cdt
  • KITES, BUTTERLIES and MARY POPPINS presented by Chanhassen Dinner Theatres!

    Join Chanhassen Dinner Theatres’ MARY POPPINS for some high-flying fun to kick off the day! Bring your kids for a fun summertime family activity and meet MARY POPPINS! Kids will have opportunities to make their own kites or tiny butterfly kites or have their face-painted. Free ready-made mini kites will be gifted (while supplies last).


    MARY POPPINS photo opportunity is free of charge. Moms and Dads: receive a “Spoonful of Sugar” and a family discount coupon to see Disney’s MARY POPPINS now playing at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres through October 24! 

    CLICK HERE for more information on Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.

  • Mississippi River along West River Parkway (Near Target Fireworks location)
  • Event Category: Meeting, Game
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