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December 29, 2014

New Year’s Day In Philadelphia 2015: A Guide To The 115th Annual Mummers Parade Including The New Route And Best Places To Watch

Mummers

Update: Tickets for the bleacher seats at City Hall are sold out. New Year’s Day in Philadelphia means 10,000 dressed up men and women parading the streets of Center City for the annual Mummers Parade. The family-friendly parade starts at 10 a.m. at City Hall (new this year!) and ends at approximately 6 p.m. Watching […]

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December 18, 2014

MummersFest Offers A Behind-The-Scenes Peek Into The Mummers Parade With Tours And Hands-On Fun, December 28-31

MummersFest Offers A Behind-The-Scenes Peek Into The Mummers Parade With Tours And Hands-On Fun, December 28-31

Every January 1, while most of the country is recovering from their New Year’s Eve celebrations, the party in Philly is just hitting its stride as the Mummers march down Broad Street. But thanks to MummersFest, you don’t have to wait until New Year’s Day (or stand in the cold!) to marvel at the amazing […]

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December 17, 2014

Save The Date: The 115th Annual Mummers Parade Returns With 10,000 Performers, A New Route, Family Viewing Area And More, Thursday, January 1

Mummers Parade

It isn’t truly New Year’s Day in Philadelphia without thousands of costumed Philadelphians strutting down Broad Street for the annual Mummers Parade, which fills the city with revelry on Thursday, January 1. The parade, a Philadelphia tradition, welcomes men and women from 40 clubs to perform for the New Year’s Day crowd. The clubs are […]

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August 26, 2014

City Of Philadelphia To Toast The Taney Dragons And Welcome Them Home With A Parade On Market And Broad Streets On Wednesday, August 27 Starting At 2 P.M.

City Of Philadelphia To Toast The Taney Dragons And Welcome Them Home With A Parade On Market And Broad Streets On Wednesday, August 27 Starting At 2 P.M.

#TaneyDragons take in the crowd cheering for their return home pic.twitter.com/NdXrHFyWMk — City of Philadelphia (@PhiladelphiaGov) August 24, 2014 In celebration of the Taney Dragons’ awesome run in the Little League World Series — the local team made it all the way to the semi-final round — the city will host a parade, tomorrow, August […]

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February 24, 2014

The Piazza At Schmidt’s Debuts The First-Ever Mummers Mardi Gras, Complete With Performances, Food Trucks And More, Saturday, March 1

The Piazza At Schmidt's Debuts The First-Ever Mummers Mardi Gras, Complete With Performances, Food Trucks And More, Saturday, March 1

In the spirit of the iconic Mummers Parade every New Year’s Day, The Piazza at Schmidt’s hosts a blowout bash, complete with tons of Mummers, to get folks in the celebrating spirit for Mardi Gras. This Saturday, March 1, head to the Piazza for Mummers Mardi Gras, an answer to the prayers of those feeling […]

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December 31, 2013

Photo Of The Day: Happy New Year’s Eve, Philadelphia!

New Year's Eve

Happy New Year, Philadelphia! New Year’s Eve has arrived and the city is preparing for an explosive celebration tonight, as SugarHouse Casino once again presents two free fireworks shows on the Delaware River Waterfront at 6 p.m. and midnight. If you don’t already have plans locked down, it’s time to make those last-minute dinner reservations, […]

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December 30, 2013

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens Invite Guests To Create Mummers-Inspired Masks On New Year’s Day, This Wednesday, January 1

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens Invite Guests To Create Mummers-Inspired Masks On New Year's Day, This Wednesday, January 1

Create a Mummers Parade-worthy mask at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens’ annual New Year’s Day celebration on Wednesday, January 1 from noon to 5 p.m. Children and adults alike are invited to get crafty and make their finest mosaicked mummers mask inspired by the sparkling walls that make up Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens. Before sitting down and creating […]

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December 27, 2013

Reminder: MummersFest Parades To The Pennsylvania Convention Center This Weekend, December 28-31

MummersFest

The Mummers come to town in a big way for the next couple of days, between the marquee Mummers Parade on New Year’s Day and MummersFest, a full weekend of Mummer-centric events and behind-the-scenes tours of some of the things that make the parade great. From December 28 through 31, visit the Pennsylvania Convention Center […]

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December 26, 2013

New Year’s Day In Philadelphia 2014: A Guide To The 114th Annual Mummers Parade, Where To Watch, What To Expect And More

New Year's Day In Philadelphia 2014: A Guide To The 114th Annual Mummers Parade, Where To Watch, What To Expect And More

Ready to strut, Philadelphia? The City of Brotherly Love’s New Year’s Day tradition returns for its 114th year on the first day of 2014. The annual Mummers Parade will start 2014 on quite the festive foot. With more than 10,000 lavishly costumed men and women dancing in the streets, the day-long affair resembles Mardi Gras […]

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December 20, 2013

The 114th Annual Mummers Parade Returns To Broad Street To Strut On New Year’s Day, January 1, 2014; MummersFest Is Back, Too!

Mummers

Get ready to don those dancing shoes, Philadelphia. On New Year’s Day, January 1, 2014, the 114th Annual Mummers Parade returns to strut, twirl and step along Broad Street in a rowdy, one-of-a-kind annual Philadelphia tradition. The only-in-Philly party brings more than 10,000 men and women, dressed in colorful and ornate costumes, into the streets […]

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