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

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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

City Announces Road Closures for 2018 Philadelphia Marathon Weekend

First place female crosses the finish line in the annual Philadelphia Marathon.

For immediate release: November 13, 2018 Published by: Managing Director’s Office Contact: For press: Sarah Reyes sarah.reyes@phila.gov (215) 686-6210 | For Marathon: Nina Zucker nina@ninazucker.com (610) 457-4387 | For resident concerns: ose@phila.gov (215) 686-3488 PHILADELPHIA– The City of Philadelphia would like to remind residents that streets will be closed in many parts of the city relating to the 25th annual AACR Philadelphia Marathon on the weekend of November 16 – 18. … Continue reading City Announces Road Closures for 2018 Philadelphia Marathon Weekend

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

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

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

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