It feels pretty good to be Super Bowl champions, right?
The celebration of the Eagles’ amazing victory continues this Thursday, February 8, with an epic, citywide parade and celebration spanning from South Philadelphia to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
EAGLES VICTORY PARADE FAST FACTS
- The Philadelphia Eagles will celebrate their Super Bowl win with a parade and celebration this Thursday.
- The parade kicks off at 11 a.m., heading north on Broad Street and along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
- The formal celebration begins at 1 p.m outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
- Rides on the Broad Street and the Market Frankford subway lines will be free all day thanks to Independence Blue Cross.
The day will include a parade from the stadium complex up Broad Street and around City Hall before finishing outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where a formal, two-hour celebration will take place.
For more info, be sure to check the official parade page as well as the city’s official Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts. Fans can also text “ReadyEagles” to 888-777 to receive free updates about transit, public safety and more.
Parade and Celebration Details
The Eagles victory parade kicks off on Thursday morning in South Philadelphia, where motorized vehicles will leave Lincoln Financial Field (the Eagles’ home stadium) at 10:45 a.m.
Beginning at 11 a.m., the parade vehicles will head north up Broad Street, around City Hall and down the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Barricades will be set up along the entire parade route. (Philly.com has a graphic of the route.)
The parade will conclude outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Plus, thanks to Lane Johnson, select bars and restaurants along the parade route will provide free will provide free Bud Light beer during the parade. With the beer service, Bud Light is making good on its promise to the Eagles’ offensive tackle to supply the goods on the “beer for everybody” pledge he made this past summer.
The city’s formal celebration will begin outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art at 1 p.m.
The city will set up 14 Jumbotron TVs on the Parkway, and 40 food trucks will also be set up — 20 near The Franklin Institute and 20 more at 21st Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.
The event, which is said to include a few “surprises,” is expected to end at 3 p.m.
Getting There and Staying Over
The city is expecting up to two million people to attend the celebration on Thursday. Therefore, officials are advising attendees to take public transportation or to walk to the celebration, if possible.
Good news: Rides on the Broad Street and the Market Frankford subway lines will be free all day thanks to Independence Blue Cross!
SEPTA has also made some serious modifications to its bus, trolley and regional rail lines. Check out SEPTA’s official Eagles parade site for the full details.
The parade is also an excellent reason to spend either Wednesday or Thursday night (or both?) in the city. Book the Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package and get more $235 in free perks, including free hotel parking, tickets to Terracotta Warriors at The Franklin Institute, free ice skating admission and passes at Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest and a $25 Garces Restaurants gift card.
And for those looking for something to do before or after the parade, visitphilly.com has you covered:
- Top Sports Bars in Philadelphia
- Top 10 Spots for Authentic Philly Cheesesteaks
- 20 Great Restaurants in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Neighborhood
Don’t miss out on this massive celebration of the Eagles’ victory!