Join Chris Carr & Company for the CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parada to kick off Aquatennial! The parade takes place on Hennepin Avenue from Basilica of St. Mary to 5th Street and happens on Wednesday, July 19th from 8:30pm-10:30pm.
Join the community as they gather and watch great floats, displays and bands march through the heart of Downtown Minneapolis. This is CenterPoint Energy’s 17th year being part of the Aquatennial and sponsoring the CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade. Come down and celebrate on July 19! Arrive early, find a spot along the parade route and enjoy!
The Minneapolis Aquatennial CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade has been a longstanding Aquatennial tradition. As a flagship Aquatennial event, the parade continues to grow. The CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade is the largest nighttime parade in Minnesota. We’re excited to see you at this year’s event!