Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for March 2019

PLEASE NOTE: All road closures and no parking zones are subject to change. STREET FESTIVALS March 9, 2019 | Erin Express at Cavanaugh's Restaurant STREET FROM TO NO PARKING START STREET CLOSURE START SIDE OF ROAD ANTICIPATED OPENING 3800 Sansom St. 38th St. 39th St. 12:00 AM 7:00 AM Whole Road 10:00 PM March 9, … Continue reading Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for March 2019

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Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for February 2019

PLEASE NOTE: All road closures and no parking zones are subject to change. STREET FESTIVALS February 3, 2019 | Chinese Lunar New Year Festival  STREET FROM TO NO PARKING START STREET CLOSURE START SIDE OF ROAD ANTICIPATED OPENING 3500 Ryan Ave. Frankford Ave. Crispin St. 12:00 AM 9:00 AM Whole Road 6:30 PM February 4, … Continue reading Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for February 2019

Road Closures and Parking Restrictions for 2019 Women’s March

Published by: Managing Director’s Office, Office of Special Events Contact: Sarah Reyes sarah.reyes@phila.gov (215) 686-6210   PHILADELPHIA – On Saturday, January 19, 2019, two rallies in support of the “Women’s March” movement will take place on portions of Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Love Park (JFK Plaza), Eakins Oval, and the east apron of the Philadelphia Museum of … Continue reading Road Closures and Parking Restrictions for 2019 Women’s March

December 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 December 2018 Newsletter

Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for December 2018

PLEASE NOTE: All road closures and no parking zones are subject to change. STREET FESTIVALS December 1, 2018 | Wooly Mammoth Holiday Event STREET FROM TO NO PARKING START STREET CLOSURE START SIDE OF ROAD ANTICIPATED OPENING 600 E. Passyunk Ave. South St. Bainbridge St. 12:00 AM 12:00 PM Whole Road 10:00 PM December 2, … Continue reading Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for December 2018

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

November 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 November 2018 Newsletter

Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for November 2018

PLEASE NOTE: All road closures and no parking zones are subject to change. STREET FESTIVALS Stay tuned for news about the 2018 Philadelphia Marathon and the 2018 Thanksgiving Day Parade. November 1, 2018 | The Free Library of Philadelphia Campaign Dinner STREET FROM TO NO PARKING START STREET CLOSURE START SIDE OF ROAD ANTICIPATED OPENING … Continue reading Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for November 2018

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