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  • Wednesday, Jul 24 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Go Outside: Summer Sessions

    Hennepin County Government Center South Plaza
  • Wednesday, Jul 24 | 12:10 PM

    Minnesota Twins vs. Philadelphia Phillies

    Target Field
  • Wednesday, Jul 24 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Music in the Park

    The Commons
  • Wednesday, Jul 24 | 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    USTA Cardio Tennis

    Loring Park
  • Wednesday, Jul 24 | 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Loring Park Family Fun Night

    Loring Park
  • Wednesday, Jul 24 | 6:30 PM

    Twin Cities River Rats Aquatennial Water Ski Show

    West Bank of the Mississippi River between Broadway and Plymouth Avenues
  • Wednesday, Jul 24 | 7:30 PM

    Aquatennial Torchlight Parade

    Nicollet from 12th Street to 4th Street
  • Wednesday, Jul 24 | 9:00 PM - 11:30 PM

    Movies in the Park at The Commons

    The Commons
  • Thursday, Jul 25 | 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    Downtown Thursdays

    Nicollet from Washington Avenue to 10th Street
  • Thursday, Jul 25 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    CorePower Outdoor Yoga Class

    Boom Island Park
  • Thursday, Jul 25 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Go Outside: Movie Night at Target Field Station

    Target Field Station
  • Thursday, Jul 25 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Music in the Park

    The Commons
  • Thursday, Jul 25 | 9:00 PM - 11:30 PM

    Movies in the Park at Loring Park

    Loring Park
  • Friday, Jul 26 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Alchemy 365 at Aquatennial

    Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
  • Friday, Jul 26 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Music in the Park

    Water Works Park
  • Friday, Jul 26 | 7:00 PM - 3:00 AM

    Warehouse District Live

    1st Avenue North from 5th Street to 6th Street
  • Saturday, Jul 27 | 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM

    Day of Music at Orchestra Hall

    Orchestra Hall
  • Saturday, Jul 27 | 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    USTA Cardio Tennis

    Kenwood Park Tennis Courts
  • Saturday, Jul 27 | 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

    Twin Cities Carifest

    West River Road between Plymouth Ave. & Broadway Ave.
  • Saturday, Jul 27 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Nicollet Island Aquatennial Market

    Nicollet Island
  • Saturday, Jul 27 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam Open House

    Saint Anthony Falls Lock and Dam
  • Saturday, Jul 27 | 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Loring Park Art Festival

    Loring Park
  • Saturday, Jul 27 | 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    USTA Cardio Tennis

    Kenwood Park Tennis Courts
  • Saturday, Jul 27 | 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

    Minnesota Sinfonia Concert

    Loring Park
  • Saturday, Jul 27 | 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    MN Cars & Coffee Show

    West River Parkway near 3rd Avenue Bridge
  • Saturday, Jul 27 | 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    AquaJam

    West River Parkway near Stone Arch Bridge
  • Saturday, Jul 27 | 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Mpls Craft Market

    Chicago Mall (between Guthrie Theater and Mill City Museum)
  • Saturday, Jul 27 | 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    City of Lakes Market

    Chicago Mall (between Guthrie Theater and Mill City Museum)
  • Saturday, Jul 27 | 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Pre-Fireworks Festivities – live music

    West River Parkway near 3rd Avenue Bridge
  • Saturday, Jul 27 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Kids Zone – Pre-Fireworks Festivities

    West River Parkway near Portland Avenue
  • Saturday, Jul 27 | 10:00 PM

    Target Fireworks

    West River Parkway
  • Saturday, Jul 27 | 7:00 PM - 3:00 AM

    Warehouse District Live

    1st Avenue North from 5th Street to 6th Street
  • Jul
    24
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    Go Outside: Summer Sessions

    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Hennepin County Government Center South Plaza

    Go Outside this summer and enjoy live music and giveaways during your lunch break. Swing by Hennepin County Government Center South Plaza on select Wednesday, July 19th from 11:30am – 1:00pm. Enjoy a live performance by Xibaba, cookie giveaways and more!

  • Jul
    24
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    Minnesota Twins vs. Philadelphia Phillies

    12:10 PM
    Target Field

    The Minnesota Twins host the Philadelphia Phillies at 12:10pm on Wednesday, July 24 at Target Field. Enjoy a Twins home game during Aquatennial! For tickets, visit TwinsBaseball.com/Tickets.

  • Jul
    24
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    Music in the Park

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    The Commons

    Enjoy plenty of live music during Aquatennial including a live performance at The Commons on Wednesday, July 24th from 12 PM – 1 PM.

  • Jul
    24
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    USTA Cardio Tennis

    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Loring Park

    Everyone is welcome at Triples!!!!
    If you are looking for a fun social experience you are in!

    Triples is arguably the greatest game to play in the sport of tennis and is a signature Cardio Tennis game.  Triples Tennis is fast moving, engaging, and accommodates 6-8 players per court with tons of touches on the ball.  The Triples game is 3 VS. 3 with one player at net and 2 players on the baseline.  Players complete a half court rotation after every point.

    What is a Triples Event?
    An Event is a social and inclusive experience designed for a large number of athletes(4-8 courts), usually scheduled for 90 minutes.  The focus is on fun, meeting new people and getting a good workout.  There will be scorekeeping but it is not about the competition.

    ·  All ability levels, fitness levels, genders

    ·  Participants improve their tennis skill and fitness.

    ·  The focus is on fun and social, not competition (even though we do keep score).

    ·  Get a great workout while having fun

    Register here:

  • Jul
    24
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    Loring Park Family Fun Night

    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Loring Park

    Loring Park Family Fun Night is a family focused event held just blocks from the Aquatennial Torchlight Parade.

    It will include fun activities for the whole family to enjoy.

    Find your seat for the parade and bring the family down for some fun!

    Learn more about Citizens for a Loring Park Community, and follow them on Facebook.

  • Jul
    24
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    Twin Cities River Rats Aquatennial Water Ski Show

    6:30 PM
    West Bank of the Mississippi River between Broadway and Plymouth Avenues

    Enjoy the Twin Cities River Rats at Aquatennial! Take in a show on Wednesday at 6:30 pm and enjoy high-flying skills and tricks on water skis just north of mpls downtown.

    DETAILS:
    Located right on the banks of the Mississippi River between the Broadway and Plymouth Ave Bridges. Pre-show begins at 6:30pm, main show starts at 7pm.

    Street parking only along West River Road (arrive early for easier parking).

    Bring a blanket or a lawn chair for seating.

    Concessions are available.

    1758 West River Road N, Minneapolis, MN 55411

    (www.tcriverrats.com/location)

  • Jul
    24
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    Aquatennial Torchlight Parade

    7:30 PM
    Nicollet from 12th Street to 4th Street

    Join us for the Aquatennial’s Torchlight Parade, set to take place Wednesday, July 24 at 7:30 p.m. on Nicollet beginning at 12th Street and running to 4th Street. Join the community as they gather and watch floats, displays and bands march through the heart of mpls downtown. Plus, take in piano performances, games, Street Show performances and activities leading up to the festivities. Come down and celebrate on July 24! Arrive early, find a spot along the parade route and enjoy!

    The Minneapolis Aquatennial Torchlight Parade has been a longstanding Aquatennial tradition. We’re excited to see you at this year’s event!

    Learn more about this year’s Aquatennial Torchlight Parade here!

  • Jul
    24
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    Movies in the Park at The Commons

    9:00 PM - 11:30 PM
    The Commons

    Some of the best views of mpls downtown are from The Commons, and this summer you can enjoy evenings in this two-block green space with Movies in the Park. Grab your friends or family, some chairs or blankets to sit on, swing by one of your favorite downtown restaurants and grab some food, and head over for a fun evening nestled between the downtown skyline and U.S. Bank Stadium. During Aquatennial, the Movie in the Park will be Barbie. Enjoy!

    For the full movies and music schedule, visit https://www.mplsdowntown.com/downtownparks/

  • Jul
    25
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    Downtown Thursdays

    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Nicollet from Washington Avenue to 10th Street

    Thursdays are packed with activities and events taking place throughout downtown this summer! Be part of the fun during your work week and get outside to enjoy all that downtown has to offer. Look for food trucks, music, games, giveaways and more all along Nicollet each Thursday, including during Aquatennial.

  • Jul
    25
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    CorePower Outdoor Yoga Class

    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Boom Island Park

    Get active during Aquatennial with a free outdoor class at Boom Island Park. Join us for a vinyasa flow class with CorePower at BOOM ISLAND @6PM. All levels are welcome! This class will be a Fundamental Vinyasa flow Explore the fundamental principles and postures of Vinyasa yoga. Check in starts at 5:30pm, please arrive early to get set up and check in. We look forward to flowing with you!

    Sign the waiver form in advance at: https://www.corepoweryoga.com/waiver-agreement 

  • Jul
    25
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    Go Outside: Movie Night at Target Field Station

    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Target Field Station

    Enjoy a family-friendly outdoor movie during Aquatennial. Grab your friends, family join us at Target Field Station for a showing of Wonka at 7pm. Plus enjoy a giveaway while you enjoy the show! Learn more at: https://www.mplsdowntown.com/gooutside/

  • Jul
    25
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    Music in the Park

    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    The Commons

    Enjoy plenty of live music during Aquatennial including a live performance at The Commons on Thursday, July 25th from 7 PM – 8 PM.

  • Jul
    25
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    Movies in the Park at Loring Park

    9:00 PM - 11:30 PM
    Loring Park

    Some of the best views of mpls downtown are from Loring Park and during Aquatennial, the Movie in the Park will be Best in Show. Enjoy!

    For the full movies and music schedule, visit https://www.mplsdowntown.com/downtownparks/

  • Jul
    26
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    Alchemy 365 at Aquatennial

    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

    Let’s celebrate summer in the city! Alchemy 365 is taking over the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden for a free Cardio class to celebrate the Minneapolis Aquatennial! Check-in will begin at 5:30 PM and class will begin at 6 PM. Class is free and all fitness levels are welcome – bring your own yoga mat and get ready for a good time.

    This 50-minute class starts with a gradual, yet progressive warm up integrating fundamental yoga postures to get the body moving and the heart pumping. Our Cardio class peaks when you give it your all during a 20-minute stretch of maximum cardio. Class winds down with a dose of incredibly soothing stretching so you can walk away ready to conquer your day.

    Pre-register for class here: https://alchemy365.io/aquatennial-2024

  • Jul
    26
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    Music in the Park

    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Water Works Park
    Enjoy plenty of live music during Aquatennial including a live performance at Water Works Park on Friday, July 26th from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.
  • Jul
    26
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    Warehouse District Live

    7:00 PM - 3:00 AM
    1st Avenue North from 5th Street to 6th Street

    Warehouse District Live is an enhanced pedestrian area with food trucks, tables and seating, restrooms, and free activities and entertainment.

    Stop by Warehouse District Live as you enjoy your night out in the heart of downtown this summer. It is a great spot to stop after a night in downtown!

    Visit mplsdid.com/wdl for more information.

  • Jul
    27
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    Day of Music at Orchestra Hall

    9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Orchestra Hall

    Celebrate summer with your friends and family at the seminal event of Summer at Orchestra Hall concert series. Twin Cities-based music will perform on stages inside Orchestra Hall. Explore the stage schedules below and plan your day—and don’t miss the Minnesota Orchestra concert at 8pm (Tickets are required).

  • Jul
    27
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    USTA Cardio Tennis

    9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Kenwood Park Tennis Courts

    Everyone is welcome at Triples!!!!
    If you are looking for a fun social experience you are in!

    Triples is arguably the greatest game to play in the sport of tennis and is a signature Cardio Tennis game.  Triples Tennis is fast moving, engaging, and accommodates 6-8 players per court with tons of touches on the ball.  The Triples game is 3 VS. 3 with one player at net and 2 players on the baseline.  Players complete a half court rotation after every point.

    What is a Triples Event?
    An Event is a social and inclusive experience designed for a large number of athletes(4-8 courts), usually scheduled for 90 minutes.  The focus is on fun, meeting new people and getting a good workout.  There will be scorekeeping but it is not about the competition.

    ·  All ability levels, fitness levels, genders

    ·  Participants improve their tennis skill and fitness.

    ·  The focus is on fun and social, not competition (even though we do keep score).

    ·  Get a great workout while having fun

    Register here:

  • Jul
    27
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    Twin Cities Carifest

    10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    West River Road between Plymouth Ave. & Broadway Ave.

    For more than two decades, Twin Cities Carifest has been the premier Caribbean Festival featuring Caribbean food, music, arts, crafts, and a traditional carnival parade with colorful costumes and dance. Held along the banks of the Mississippi River, you can see the Minneapolis Aquatennial Target Fireworks!

    Follow Twin Cities Carifest on Facebook or on Twitter for more information.

  • Jul
    27
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    Nicollet Island Aquatennial Market

    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Nicollet Island

    The Minneapolis Park Market is coming to Nicollet Island during Aquatennial! The Nicollet Island Aquatennial Market will run on Saturday, July 27th from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Check out the market and then head across the river to witness the Target Fireworks at 10:00 PM!

  • Jul
    27
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    Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam Open House

    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Saint Anthony Falls Lock and Dam

    Experience the wonder of the Upper Saint Anthony Falls Lock and Dam at our open house during the Minneapolis Aquatennial Festival on Saturday, July 27th, from 10 am to 4 pm. Take a self-guided tour along the lock wall for an up-close view of the falls and learn the mechanics of a lock and dam. Engage with our US Army Corps of Engineers, St Paul District staff, including park rangers and engineers, ready to share their expertise. Join us for a day of engineering marvels, historical insights, and the natural beauty of Minneapolis!

  • Jul
    27
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    Loring Park Art Festival

    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Loring Park

    Since 2000, Loring Park Art Festival has combined creative expression and community connectedness to surprise and delight all who attend. With beautiful ponds and formal gardens, Loring Park makes an idyllic spot to celebrate art, music, food and entertainment for two days each summer in downtown Minneapolis.

    The event features 140 visual artists selling original work, with something for everyone. Visitors will encounter strolling musicians, scheduled stage performances, engaging children’s activities, adventurous culinary options and the Fulton Beer Garden.

  • Jul
    27
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    USTA Cardio Tennis

    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Kenwood Park Tennis Courts

    Everyone is welcome at Triples!!!!
    If you are looking for a fun social experience you are in!

    Triples is arguably the greatest game to play in the sport of tennis and is a signature Cardio Tennis game.  Triples Tennis is fast moving, engaging, and accommodates 6-8 players per court with tons of touches on the ball.  The Triples game is 3 VS. 3 with one player at net and 2 players on the baseline.  Players complete a half court rotation after every point.

    What is a Triples Event?
    An Event is a social and inclusive experience designed for a large number of athletes(4-8 courts), usually scheduled for 90 minutes.  The focus is on fun, meeting new people and getting a good workout.  There will be scorekeeping but it is not about the competition.

    ·  All ability levels, fitness levels, genders

    ·  Participants improve their tennis skill and fitness.

    ·  The focus is on fun and social, not competition (even though we do keep score).

    ·  Get a great workout while having fun

    Register here:

  • Jul
    27
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    Minnesota Sinfonia Concert

    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Loring Park

    Make plans now to join the Minnesota Sinfonia for this year’s delightful Summer Concert Series! We have terrific programs planned with music from some of the greats including Strauss, Puccini and Dvorak, and on the lighter side, many favorites such as ‘Danny Boy’, ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’ and Sousa’s ‘Minnesota March’. Dust off your lawn chairs, get the picnic baskets ready and plan to join us along with family and friends! With many thanks to our patron’s generous support, all Sinfonia concerts remain free of admission charges, and of course, make sure to bring the kids!

  • Jul
    27
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    MN Cars & Coffee Show

    4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    West River Parkway near 3rd Avenue Bridge

    Enjoy live music, festivities and more leading up to the Target Fireworks show! Grab your spot early and check out the MN Cars & Coffee show on West River Parkway.

  • Jul
    27
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    AquaJam

    4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    West River Parkway near Stone Arch Bridge

    An Aquatennial classic event is back! Join us for AquaJam, a legacy event that was a popular Aquatennial destination during the 1980s. This year’s event is taking place right along West River Parkway. Stop by and either take part or watch incredible skateboard from 3-5 pm, and then stick around because just steps away there will be foods, beverages, shopping, live music and more, all leading up to the Target Fireworks at 10 pm.

     

  • Jul
    27
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    Mpls Craft Market

    5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Chicago Mall (between Guthrie Theater and Mill City Museum)

    Minneapolis Craft Market is popping up at Aquatennial with a huge marketplace of local makers. Shop jewelry, clothing, woodwork, home goods, print-making and more, all handmade by designers and makers of the North.

  • Jul
    27
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    City of Lakes Market

    5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Chicago Mall (between Guthrie Theater and Mill City Museum)

    The City of Lakes Market will run 5-10 pm leading up to the Target Fireworks on the Chicago Mall. Browse and shop products from fantastic local vendors and makers as you prepare to watch the Target Fireworks at 10 pm!

    The City of Lakes Market is a mix of retail goods provided by small business owners in and around the Twin Cities. Our vendor village will have something for everyone.

  • Jul
    27
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    Pre-Fireworks Festivities – live music

    6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    West River Parkway near 3rd Avenue Bridge

    Let’s get festive down at the river where the City of Minneapolis was born! Enjoy a jam-packed evening leading up to the Target Fireworks along West River Parkway.

    Join us for a fun evening along the Mississippi Riverfront this Aquatennial!

  • Jul
    27
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    Kids Zone – Pre-Fireworks Festivities

    6:00pm - 9:00pm
    West River Parkway near Portland Avenue

    Stop by the Kids Zone at the Pre-Fireworks Festivities and enjoy great activities for all ages! The Kids Zone includes games and activities provided by different organizations throughout our local community. It’s a great way to enjoy a summer evening as you await the Target Fireworks at 10 pm! The event kicks off at 6 pm and is located along West River Parkway near Water Works Park.

     

  • Jul
    27
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    Target Fireworks

    10:00 PM
    West River Parkway

    Join the Minneapolis Aquatennial in celebrating another year of with the Target Fireworks, considered one of the top five annual fireworks displays in the nation. The event will take place at 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 27. Get there early! Space fills up pretty quickly at this beloved event along West River Parkway. Music and activities run from 6-10 pm. Plus, listen to the pyro-musical while watching the Target Fireworks.

    Viewing Tips: Come early to get your viewing spot—bring sunscreen for the afternoon and bug spray for the evening. The best spots are between Gold Medal Park and the 3rd Avenue Bridge on West River Parkway.

    While you’re there: Enjoy a show, tour or walk on the Endless Bridge at the Guthrie Theatre, learn about Minneapolis’ history at the Mill City Museum, enjoy a morning at the Mill City Farmers Market or a leisurely afternoon at Gold Medal Park.

  • Jul
    27
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    Warehouse District Live

    7:00 PM - 3:00 AM
    1st Avenue North from 5th Street to 6th Street

    Warehouse District Live is an enhanced pedestrian area with food trucks, tables and seating, restrooms, and free activities and entertainment.

    Stop by Warehouse District Live as you enjoy your night out in the heart of downtown this summer. It is a great spot to stop after the Target Fireworks!

    Visit mplsdid.com/wdl for more information.