$150 – $1,000

2021 Aquatennial CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade

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2nd Avenue between the Minneapolis Convention Center & 2nd Street

2nd Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55402

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The Minneapolis Aquatennial is the official civic celebration of the City of Minneapolis and runs from July 21-24, 2021.

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The CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade is Minneapolis Aquatennial’s illuminated extravaganza.  Fantastic floats and unique specialty units combine to transform an already beautiful downtown into a dazzling showpiece of excitement and lights!

The mpls downtown council is dedicated to keeping all participants safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be following all MN Department of Health and CDC guidelines in our planning process and update procedures to remain in compliance with their protocols as we go. We will share our COVID-19 Preparedness Plan with all participants closer to the event. At this time we require all participants to follow the below guidelines:

  • masks to be worn at all times
  • maintain 6 ft of social distancing
  • washing or sanitizing hands frequently

To Register: Read the information below, then click the green "Register" button in the upper right-hand corner of this page.

****If you are interested in registering a High School Marching Band please contact Dana Grady at dgrady@mplsdowntown.com 

June 4                Aquatennial Torchlight Parade registration deadline

                            Applications received after this date will be assessed a late fee and added to parade wait list

June 30              Registration Closes and all fees and insurance certificates are due

                            Applications will not be accepted after this date 

APPLICATION  INSTRUCTIONS:

Application requirements do change from year-to-year. Please read the CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade Manual before registering below.  Past participation does not guarantee acceptance for the 2021 parade.

The following items must be submitted by Registration Close (June 30) to be considered for participation:

1.         A complete online registration form

2.         Registration fee (non-refundable unless organizers cancel)   

3.         Insurance certificates verifying required provisions (see below).

INSURANCE

All applicants must provide Comprehensive General Liability (CGL) insurance having a combined single limit of no less than $500,000, covering bodily injury, personal injury and property damage. 

Applicants must provide proof of automobile insurance with minimum limits of $100,000 per person, $300,000 for bodily injury and $100,000 property damage, for all motorized units.

Any questions on insurance requirements, please contact the Minneapolis Aquatennial at 612.338.3807.

The insurance certificate must contain the following provisions:

A)     Certificate Holder – Marketing Minneapolis, LLC & address (81 S. 9th Street #260, Minneapolis, MN 55402) should be listed as the certificate holder.

B)      Additional Named Insured - Marketing Minneapolis, LLC (81 S. 9th Street #260, Minneapolis, MN 55402) and CenterPoint Energy (PO Box 4567, Houston, TX 77210- 4567) are to be named as additional insured with respect to any liability arising from the applicant's participation in the Minneapolis Aquatennial on both the CGL and automobile policies.

C)      Cancellation Clause - The insurance certificate shall state the policies certified will neither be canceled nor reduced in limits without a 30-day notice delivered by certified mail to the  Minneapolis  Aquatennial, Produced  by  Marketing  Minneapolis  LLC, 81 South Ninth Street, Suite 260, Minneapolis, MN   55402.

 

***Applicants who do not provide a certificate verifying the above CGL provisions prior to the parade will not be permitted to participate.***

Date and time

Location

2nd Avenue between the Minneapolis Convention Center & 2nd Street

2nd Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55402

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Refund policy

Contact the organizer to request a refund.

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Organizer The Minneapolis Aquatennial

Organizer of 2021 Aquatennial CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade

The Minneapolis Aquatennial is the official civic celebration of the City of Minneapolis. Minnesota residents, workers and visitors have come to love and appreciate all that Minneapolis has to offer during the Aquatennial. We invite you to join in the celebration and enjoy The Best Days of Summer, happening July 21-24, 2021.

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