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Thursday, July 19th6:00pmU.S. Bank Stadium
Kick off X Games weekend with X Fest, followed by Skateboard and BMX Vert competitions - all free and open to the public that day!
Thursday, July 19thDoors open at 9:00pmFirst Avenue Mainroom
ESPN X Games at First Avenue with PROF, Sa-Roc, and Cashinova.
Friday, July 20th10:30pmThe Armory
Saturday, July 21st9:45pmThe Armory
Saturday, July 21st11:00pmThe Armory
Sunday, July 22nd5:30pmThe Armory
Wednesday, July 18 - Saturday, July 21st
The Aquatennial or as some say the, “Best Days of Summer” returns July 18th with the usual great events and even some new ones. The Torchlight Parade and 5k will take place again, the tennis classic is back in its usual great for, and this year there is even the Candid Canines Film Fest which is a fan submitted doggo video to be shown on the Target Field Station screen. Of course the Target Fireworks, a top 5 national fireworks display, will light up the skyline and the river for everyone to enjoy.
Thursday, July 19th6:30-8:30pmTwin Cities River Rats Location, River Road
Saturday, July 21st11:00am-5:00pmBoom Island Park
The Skyline Fest is a jam-packed day filled with tons of fun for everyone young and old! This festival has a paddle sport race for everyone including: a 5K Open race for any and all who want to test themselves on a paddlecraft, a 10K for more experienced racers, and a 200M Fastest Paddler race presented by iDol Surf.
In addition to the paddleboarding race there will be FREE Canoe Rides with Wilderness Inquiry, Paddleboard Demo Zone, FREE Corepower, great food, delicious beer, tons of local merchant tents, and a raffle with great prizes!
Saturday, July 21st4:30-10:00pmSurly Brewing Company
Saturday, July 215:30pmTarget Field
July 22nd, 201811:00am-5:00pm E Lake St from Elliot Ave to Minnehaha Ave; Minnehaha Ave from Lake St to E Minnehaha Parkway / Godfrey Parkway
Open Streets Minneapolis is a free event bringing together community groups and local businesses to temporarily close major thoroughfares to car traffic, opening them up for people walking, biking, rolling, and playing.
Residents and visitors explore their neighborhood in a safe, fun, family-friendly environment. Each event encourages people to use active modes of transportation, engage in healthy living, and rethink our streets as public space. Open Streets Minneapolis is a unique opportunity to promote healthy living, local businesses, sustainable transportation, and civic pride in Minneapolis.
July 22nd, 20181:00-5:00pmNicollet Island PavilionFREE and open to the public
Join us as we celebrate all 12 of the Minneapolis Sister Cities with a FREE Ice Cream Social & gathering on Nicollet Island Pavilion, Minneapolis. This family event features multi-cultural entertainment, children activities, ice cream and refreshments. The event highlights all of Minneapolis’ International Sister Cities, with a special spotlight this year on the 10th anniversary of our Sister City with Cuernavaca, Mexico!