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Candidate Save The Dates

The Candidate Experience provides numerous opportunities for the candidates to learn about Minneapolis, the Aquatennial festival, and the opportunity to participate in many professional and service-oriented events. 

Important Registration Dates
Thursday February 15 | Registration Opens
Sunday March 31 | Registration Closes
Monday April 15 |  Candidate Name Submitted if sent in as a "Jane Doe"
Tuesday April 30 | Registration Fee Due (late fee applies for payments after this date)

Candidate Events
Sunday June 2 | Candidate Headshots & Orientation (10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Candidate Week Dates
Monday July 22 | Virtual Interviews
Tuesday July 23| Candidate Check-In & Community Luncheon
Wednesday July 24 | Meet the Candidates & Parade
Thursday July 25 | Commodore's Dinner
Friday July 26 | AAO Dance
Saturday July 27 | Coronation

See where your community candidates will be: 2024 Aquatennial Public Events

Candidate Fee ($1275)
Candidate Late Fee ($25)
Candidate Orientation Tickets ($25)

Additional details about participation in the Candidate Experience will be emailed to the candidate and community coordinator by the Candidate Registration Coordinator. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to meeting you and your community this summer!
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