Gallery: P.J. Fleck headlines the Aquatennial Torchlight Parade

Fleck, the head football coach for the Gophers, was the Grand Marshal at the event.

Head football coach P.J. Fleck leads the 17th annual CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade as Grand Marshal along Hennepin Avenue on Wednesday.

Chris Dang

Head football coach P.J. Fleck leads the 17th annual CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade as Grand Marshal along Hennepin Avenue on Wednesday.

Chris Dang

The city of Minneapolis celebrated the the Aquatennial’s CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade on Wednesday. 

University of Minnesota head football coach P.J. Fleck led the parade as Grand Marshal along Hennepin Avenue through the streets of downtown Minneapolis. 

The parade, in its 17th year, runs as the largest nighttime parade in Minnesota.