Road Closures for the 2018 6abc Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade

Cheerleaders dancing at the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade

For immediate release: November 20, 2018 Published by: Managing Director’s Office, Office of Special Events Contact: Sarah Reyes sarah.reyes@phila.gov (215) 686-6210 PHILADELPHIA – The City of Philadelphia released details for the 2018 6abc Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade, scheduled to take place on Thursday, November 22, 2018 from 8:00AM-12:00PM. PARADE ROUTE: – Start at 20th Street and JFK Blvd. – Eastbound … Continue reading Road Closures for the 2018 6abc Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade

Philadelphia Named IFEA World Festival & Event City for 5th Year

Philadelphia Receives IFEA World Festival and Event City Award

For immediate release: October 12, 2018 Published by: Managing Director’s Office, Office of Special Events Contact: Sarah Reyes sarah.reyes@phila.gov (215) 686-6210 PHILADELPHIA – For the fifth year in a row, the City of Philadelphia has been recognized by The International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA), The Premier Association Supporting and Enabling Festival and Event Professionals Worldwide, … Continue reading Philadelphia Named IFEA World Festival & Event City for 5th Year

Streets Department Implements Change in Block Party Approval Process

Streets Department Implements Change in Block Party Approval Process Local Police District Pre-Approval Required PHILADELPHIA – In an effort to improve customer service for Philadelphia residents, the Streets Department has modified its process for obtaining a Street Event Permit through the Department’s Right of Way Unit. Effective August 1st, all Street Event Applications handled by the … Continue reading Streets Department Implements Change in Block Party Approval Process

2017 6ABC/Dunkin Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade Traffic Advisory

November 21, 2017 Contact: Ajeenah Amir Ajeenah.amir@phila.gov 215-686-6210 For Immediate Release City Releases Road Closure Information for the 2017 6ABC/Dunkin Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade Philadelphia – The city released details today for the 6ABC/Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade, held Thursday, November 23.  The following is the route of the parade, along with the schedule of … Continue reading 2017 6ABC/Dunkin Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade Traffic Advisory

PHILLY HOLIDAY FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY ONE LIBERTY OBSERVATION DECK RETURNS FOR SECOND YEAR

City Hall Serves as the Centerpiece of Philadelphia’s Holiday Events, Christmas Village Returns to LOVE Park Philly Holiday Festival // Tree Lighting (2017) from Brandon E. Kamin | Filmmaker on Vimeo. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Philadelphia, PA (MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2017) – Mayor Jim Kenney today kicked off the holiday season in Philadelphia by announcing details … Continue reading PHILLY HOLIDAY FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY ONE LIBERTY OBSERVATION DECK RETURNS FOR SECOND YEAR

Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for October 2017

PLEASE NOTE: All road closures and no parking zones are subject to change. STREET FESTIVALS October 1, 2017 | St. Cyprian Catholic Church (Nigerian Mass) Celebration STREET FROM TO NO PARKING START STREET CLOSURE START SIDE OF ROAD ANTICIPATED OPENING 6200 Cedar Ave. S. 62nd St. S. 63rd St. 12:00 AM 2:00 PM Whole Road … Continue reading Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for October 2017

2017 NFL Draft Road Closure Information

For Immediate Release: March 24, 2017 Published By: Office of the Mayor Contact: Ajeenah Amir, (215) 686-6210, Ajeenah.Amir@phila.gov PHILADELPHIA – The City of Philadelphia released details for the 2017 NFL Draft Experience, an exciting, three-day festival taking place Thursday, April 27th through Saturday, April 29th on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Eakins Oval and the steps … Continue reading 2017 NFL Draft Road Closure Information

City and festival officials announce updated plans for Saturday’s Philly Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration

PRESS CONTACT: Randy Giancaterino, 215-683-2070  / Randy.giancaterino@phila.gov PHILADELPHIA, (Tuesday, November 22, 2016) – Today City officials and organizers of the Philly Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration released information about the new starting time of the event and road closures. Officials announced that the tree lighting event on Saturday, November 26 will take place one hour earlier … Continue reading City and festival officials announce updated plans for Saturday’s Philly Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration

2016 6ABC/Dunkin Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade Road Closure Information

2016 6ABC/Dunkin Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday – November 24th, 2016 The following is the route of the 6ABC/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade along with the list of street closures for the event: PARADE ROUTE: - Start at 20th Street and JFK Blvd. - EB on JFK Blvd. to 16th Street - NB on 16th … Continue reading 2016 6ABC/Dunkin Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade Road Closure Information