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

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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

August 2018 Newsletter

We produce The Monthly Special--a monthly newsletter/e-newsletter curated and distributed to increase awareness of special events occurring in the City. The Monthly Special is intended to provide a behind-the-scenes look at the different roles and responsibilities of our office and offer helpful tips and suggestions for established and aspiring event producers in Philadelphia. You can check out … Continue reading August 2018 Newsletter

Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for August 2018

PLEASE NOTE: All road closures and no parking zones are subject to change. STREET FESTIVALS Stay tuned for news about Philly Free Streets road closures happening on Saturday, August 11th!  August 1, 2018 | Art Director's Club of Philadelphia Launch Party STREET FROM TO NO PARKING START STREET CLOSURE START SIDE OF ROAD ANTICIPATED OPENING … Continue reading Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for August 2018

Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for July 2018

PLEASE NOTE: All road closures and no parking zones are subject to change. For Wawa Welcome America road closures and no parking zones, click here. STREET FESTIVALS July 7, 2018 | Epiphany Fellowship Church Community Event STREET FROM TO NO PARKING START STREET CLOSURE START SIDE OF ROAD ANTICIPATED OPENING 1500-1700 Diamond St. 15th St. … Continue reading Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for July 2018

July 2018 Newsletter

We produce The Monthly Special--a monthly newsletter/e-newsletter curated and distributed to increase awareness of special events occurring in the City. The Monthly Special is intended to provide a behind-the-scenes look at the different roles and responsibilities of our office and offer helpful tips and suggestions for established and aspiring event producers in Philadelphia. You can check out … Continue reading July 2018 Newsletter

June 2018 Newsletter

We produce The Monthly Special--a monthly newsletter/e-newsletter curated and distributed to increase awareness of special events occurring in the City. The Monthly Special is intended to provide a behind-the-scenes look at the different roles and responsibilities of our office and offer helpful tips and suggestions for established and aspiring event producers in Philadelphia. You can check out … Continue reading June 2018 Newsletter

2018 Blue Cross Broad Street Run Road Closures

A collaboration of Independence Blue Cross and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Department.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA ADVISORY Road Closures and Detours Announced For The 2018 Blue Cross Broad Street Run PHILADELPHIA / May 4, 2018 – The Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department, operator of the 2018 Blue Cross Broad Street Run, has announced the following road … Continue reading 2018 Blue Cross Broad Street Run Road Closures