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Aquatennial Torchlight Parade - Grand Marshal

  • Basilica of St. Mary 88 N 17th Street North Minneapolis, MN, 55403 United States (map)

The CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade is the largest parade in Minnesota, and this year's Grand Marshals will be Mike Augustyniak and Natalie Nyhus, of WCCO Saturday Morning!

Join the community as they gather for one of the largest nighttime parades in Minnesota, and watch great floats, displays and bands march through the heart of Downtown Minneapolis.  The parade route will run along Hennepin Avenue, starting at the Basilica of St. Mary and ending at 5th Street North.

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The area along the parade route fills up quickly, so bring a chair or blanket and find your place along Hennepin Avenue. Parking garages are located on both sides of Hennepin Avenue, and Metro Transit services the area through Light Rail Transit (Green Line to and from St. Paul, Blue Line to and from MSP International Airport/Mall of America) as well as bus routes connecting across the metro area.

Visit the 2016 Aquatennial website for more.

Earlier Event: April 9
Mike's Mix Live at 'Distilled'