Welcome America 2019 Road Closures, Safety and Transportation Info

For immediate release: June 28, 2019 Published by: Office of the City Representative, Managing Director’s Office, Office of Special Events PHILADELPHIA — City officials released information about road closures, safety and public transportation detours associated with the Wawa Welcome America Festival today. The six-day 2019 Wawa Welcome America Festival takes place Saturday, June 29 through Thursday, July 4 and … Continue reading Welcome America 2019 Road Closures, Safety and Transportation Info

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Final Results: The Parkway Usage Study

The City of Philadelphia - Office of The Managing Director and the Parkway Council Foundation present the findings of the study done to examine the use of Benjamin Franklin Parkway as a venue for major events. Below is an excerpt from the Executive Summary. To read the entire study and reference the appendix, please click … Continue reading Final Results: The Parkway Usage Study

City Releases Information for the Eagles Championship Celebration

For immediate release: February 6, 2018 Published by: Office of the Mayor Contact: Mayor's Office of Communications press@phila.gov PHILADELPHIA – The City of Philadelphia is proud to honor the 2018 Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles with a parade this Thursday, February 8, starting at 11am, along a route that will stretch from the Lincoln Financial Field stadium complex to the … Continue reading City Releases Information for the Eagles Championship Celebration

City Announces Road Closures and Parking Restrictions for Women’s March

Published by: Office of Special Events, Office of the Mayor Contact: Ajeenah Amir ajeenah.amir@phila.gov (215) 686-6210    For immediate release: City Announces Road Closures and Parking Restrictions for 2018 Women’s March  PHILADELPHIA – On Saturday, January 20th, 2018, the “Women’s March on Philadelphia” demonstration will take place on Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Eakins Oval.  To ensure the safety of participants and … Continue reading City Announces Road Closures and Parking Restrictions for Women’s March

January 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 January 2018 Newsletter

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA RELEASES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE 2017 PHILLY FREE STREETS EVENT

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA RELEASES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE 2017 PHILLY FREE STREETS EVENT   Philadelphia, October 18, 2017 – The City of Philadelphia released details for 2017 Philly Free Streets, scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 28th, 2017 from 8:00AM-1:00PM.   About Philly Free Streets Philly Free Streets is a people-powered initiative of the … Continue reading CITY OF PHILADELPHIA RELEASES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE 2017 PHILLY FREE STREETS EVENT

July 2017 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 2017 Newsletter

May 2017 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 May 2017 Newsletter

March 2017 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 March 2017 Newsletter

2016 is the year to visit Philadelphia.

Philadelphia is a beautiful city, deeply rooted in culture and blended together with innovative, must-see attractions and must-taste dining experiences that continue to expand each year. Recently, Philadelphia has caught the attention of multiple news outlets’ top 10 lists for a variety of reasons and we couldn’t be more proud of our City. After the … Continue reading 2016 is the year to visit Philadelphia.