New Year’s Eve/New Year’s Day events

December 30, 2017

Check out New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day events and other useful information below. Before heading out the door please make sure to dress warm since it will be extremely cold outside. Happy New Year!

Sunday, Dec. 31

New Year’s Eve Fireworks

You can ring in 2018 twice during SugarHouse Casino’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Delaware River Waterfront. There will be two free fireworks shows along the Delaware River – at 6 p.m. and midnight. For more information, go to:

Monday, Jan. 1

2018 Mummers Parade

Philadelphia’s New Year’s Day tradition lives on! Mummers Officials and the city decided that the 2018 Mummers Parade will be held as scheduled on New Year’s Day despite the frigid temperatures. The city is planning to have heating tents and warm buses along the route for the Mummers. The parade kicks off at 9 a.m. at City Hall and will end sometime before 6 p.m. at Broad St. and Washington Ave. 

There will be four performance areas:

• 15th st. and Market St. (Judging Station)
• Broad St. and Sansom St. (String Bands)
• Broad St. and Pine St (Fancy, Wenches, Comics and Fancy Brigades Only)
• Broad St. and Carpenter St.

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For more events, visit our Events page.

Click here for information on holiday hours at local stores, closings and schedule changes for SEPTA and city services.

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