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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City Announces Road Closures for MLB and Phillies Event

For Immediate Release: April 14, 2019 Contact: Lauren Cox, press@phila.gov City Announces Road Closures for MLB and Phillies Event PHILADELPHIA — On Tuesday, April 16, Major League Baseball, the Philadelphia Phillies and the City of Philadelphia will make a major announcement at a press and fan event open to the public. Road closures, parking restrictions and public … Continue reading City Announces Road Closures for MLB and Phillies Event

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

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

Parachutists and A-10 Flyover Kicks off 2nd Annual Vets Parade

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         The 2nd Annual Veterans Parade opens with a spectacular parachute jump and a flight of A-10 aircraft leading off more than 150 groups and participants marching down Market Street to Sixth Street in Center City Philadelphia on Nov. 6. The parade starts at noon at 16th Street and JFK Boulevard and will continue around City … Continue reading Parachutists and A-10 Flyover Kicks off 2nd Annual Vets Parade

Philadelphia extends Philly Free Streets route!

For Immediate Release: September 09, 2016 Published By: Office of the Mayor Contact: Mike Dunn, (215) 686-6210, mike.dunn@phila.gov PHILADELPHIA (September 9, 2016) — Thanks to an overwhelming response, the City is extending the official route of this month’s Philly Free Streets so that it now includes nearly 10 miles of free streets.  And we’re announcing three … Continue reading Philadelphia extends Philly Free Streets route!