Starting on July 22, Minneapolis will be hosting its annual summer party. While this year the Aquatennial has been shortened to four days, you won’t miss the most popular and fun and FREE events including the Torchlight Parade and Target Fireworks.
These four days are packed with several free options to enjoy (minus parking fees when and where they apply).
Wednesday, July 22
Centerpoint Energy Torchlight Parade
Hennepin Ave from Dunwoody College of Technology to 5th Street
Thursday, July 23
Twin Cities River Rats Show
West River Parkway
between Plymouth Avenue and Broadway Avenue
6 pm & 8 pm (bring your bug spray and something to sit on)
Saturday, July 25
Twin Cities Carifest
11 am-10 pm
West River Parkway between Plymouth and Broadway
A Caribbean Festival with traditional music, food, dance, crafts. Don’t miss the traditional carnival parade
Midtown Phillips Festival
A multi-ethnic celebration with food, soccer, music and so much more.
3rd Avenue Bridge, Mill District
The culmination of the best day of summer! Get there early as space fills up quickly.
For more information about the Aquatennial, make sure you check out the website!