Women’s History Month: Celebrating women leaders in the event industry

This Women's History Month we would like to honor the many women leaders in the Philadelphia event industry. We reached out to a few women leaders and asked them why diversity and inclusivity are crucial in the event industry. Vicki Landers, Founder and Executive Director of Disability Pride PA "As a disabled, queer woman in this … Continue reading Women’s History Month: Celebrating women leaders in the event industry

Philadelphia Announces First Case of COVID-19 Coronavirus

For immediate release: 03/10/2020 Published by: Board of Health, Managing Director’s Office, Department of Public Health, Office of the Mayor, Office of Emergency Management Contact: James Garrow at James.Garrow@phila.gov or (215) 200-7901 PHILADELPHIA–The City of Philadelphia has announced that an adult resident has contracted the SARS-CoV-2 virus and is considered a presumptive positive case of … Continue reading Philadelphia Announces First Case of COVID-19 Coronavirus

Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for February 2020

PLEASE NOTE: All road closures and no parking zones are subject to change. STREET FESTIVALS February 2, 2020 | Vietnamese Lunar New Year Celebration  STREET FROM TO NO PARKING START STREET CLOSURE START SIDE OF ROAD ANTICIPATED OPENING 1600 Washington Ave. 16th St. 17th St. 12:00 AM 7:00 PM Whole Road 8:00 PM February 8, … Continue reading Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for February 2020

Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for November 2019

PLEASE NOTE: All road closures and no parking zones are subject to change. For the 2019 AACR Philadelphia Marathon Race Weekend road closures, please click here.  STREET FESTIVALS November 2, 2019 | Union League of Philadelphia Event STREET FROM TO NO PARKING START STREET CLOSURE START SIDE OF ROAD ANTICIPATED OPENING 1400 Sansom St. Broad … Continue reading Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for November 2019

Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for October 2019

PLEASE NOTE: All road closures and no parking zones are subject to change. STREET FESTIVALS October 1, 2019 | Bethel Burial Ground Marker Installation STREET FROM TO NO PARKING START STREET CLOSURE START SIDE OF ROAD ANTICIPATED OPENING 400 Queen St. S. Lawrence St. S. Leithgow St. 12:00 AM 11:00 AM Whole Road 3:00 PM … Continue reading Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for October 2019

Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for August 2019

PLEASE NOTE: All road closures and no parking zones are subject to change. FYI: All Philly Free Streets (August 3, 2019) road closure information is forthcoming. STREET FESTIVALS August 3, 2019 | Allegheny Avenue Arts Festival  STREET FROM TO NO PARKING START STREET CLOSURE START SIDE OF ROAD ANTICIPATED OPENING 1600 W. Allegheny Ave. 16th … Continue reading Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for August 2019

Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for July 2019

PLEASE NOTE: All road closures and no parking zones are subject to change. For all Wawa Welcome America Road Closure Information, click here. STREET FESTIVALS July 3, 2019 | Shepherd's Heart Community Outreach PENDING  STREET FROM TO NO PARKING START STREET CLOSURE START SIDE OF ROAD ANTICIPATED OPENING 5700 McMahon St. Chelten Ave. Price St. … Continue reading Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for July 2019

Road Closures, Detours and Other Information Announced for Biden Rally

For immediate release: May 16, 2019 Published by: Office of Special Events Contact: Lauren Cox lauren.cox@phila.gov (215) 686-6210  Road Closures, Transit Detours and Public Safety Information Announced for Biden Kick Off Rally PHILADELPHIA — On Saturday, May 18, 2019, the Joe Biden presidential campaign will host a rally on Eakins Oval (2451 Benjamin Franklin Parkway). The event is open to the public, … Continue reading Road Closures, Detours and Other Information Announced for Biden Rally