Roundup: Where To Celebrate New Year’s Day In Philadelphia

Kick off 2011 with the Mummers Parade. (Photo by G. Widman for GPTMC)
Kick off 2011 with the Mummers Parade.
(Photo by R. Kennedy for GPTMC)

After a night of glass-clinking, fireworks-watching and general merrymaking, why not keep the party going?

Check out our top picks for how to spend New Year’s Day:

111th Annual Mummers Parade

Free New Year’s Day Celebration at the Kimmel Center

Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt at the Franklin Institute — Closing Weekend!

New Year’s Celebration at the National Constitution Center

• Brunch starting at 11 a.m. at XIX (Nineteen) at the Bellevue (along the Mummers parade route!)

• $1 Oysters and $5 Champagne from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Pub & Kitchen

Screening of the sing-along version of The Sound of Music at World Cafe Live

• Enchanted Colonial Village at the Please Touch Museum

• Hair of The Dog Brunch at Supper from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Dogs welcome!

• Seafood brunch at Oyster House, starting at 11:30 a.m.


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