MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — They are called “The Best Days of Summer,” and they start Wednesday night!

Minneapolis’s Aquatennial Celebration has a new format this year, and was shortened to four days instead of 10 — but some of your favorites will be back.

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Family Fun Night will take place at Loring Park Wednesday night, and WCCO’s Kim Johnson will be hosting the CenterPoint Energy Torchlight 5K Race at 7:30 p.m. Runners will travel from the Basilica of St. Mary down Hennepin Avenue to the St. Anthony Main area.

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And then WCCO’s Mark Rosen will be the grand marshal of the Aquatennial Torchlight Parade at 8:30 p.m., which will make its way down Hennepin Avenue. WCCO will also be giving away fans at the parade.

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