Each year, the Queen of the Lakes and two Aquatennial Princesses are chosen to represent the festival and city of Minneapolis all over the state, nation and world.  Fifty young women representing communities throughout the state of Minnesota participate in this once-in-a-lifetime program.   

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The Aquatennial have a rich history of Ambassadors who have represented the festival.  From Minnesota’s top business leaders, media stars and people who have a great passion for the Aquatennial, these are the people who have made the festival what it is today.

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About Us


Aquatennial Ambassador Organization

The Aquatennial Ambassador Organization (AAO) is a dynamic development organization that inspires young Minnesota women to achieve extraordinary futures.


The Aquatennial Ambassador Organization provides ambassador programs and community outreach activities in connection with the Minneapolis Aquatennial, a summer festival that serves as the official civic celebration of the City of Minneapolis. The Aquatennial Ambassador Organization offers unique growth and educational experiences to young women throughout the State of Minnesota, and is dedicated to volunteerism and developing leaders who will serve as positive role models for both our community and for the communities with which we interact.



If you would like more information on our current Aquatennial Ambassadors and their roles please select a role below.

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