Mummers Parade in Philly Tradition Route Info and Video

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parade Mummers Parade in Philly Tradition Route Info and Video

The Mummers Parade is held each New Year's Day in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. It is believed to be the oldest folk festival in the United States. Local clubs (usually called "New Years Associations") compete in one of four categories (comics, fancies, string bands, and fancy brigades).  .The streets are closed and everyone who attends enjoys the parade. Every year it is better and better 

 

 

Mummers in Philadelphia are costumed citizens celebrating the New Year with family and friends.  They belong to clubs in one of five Divisions: The Comic, The Fancy, the Wench Brigade, the String Band and the Fancy Brigade Divisions.  In Philadelphia this has developed into the grandest of Mummers traditions, the annual Mummers Parade.  Ten thousand participants and hundreds of thousands of parade viewers take to the streets and sidewalks or view on television on New Year’s Day.

It a Philadelphia tradition and a glorious site to see

 

Golden Slippers are the iconic image of Mummery.  The unofficial theme song of the Mummers is “Oh Dem Golden Slippers,” composed by James Bland in 1879. What a way to strut your stuff  ..  and bring in the New Year Watching this wonderful Parade of dedicated participants .

 

Here is a short video of one of the Sring Bands from last year .  I hope you take the time to watch and enjoy  a piece of Philadelphia New Year tradition .

 

Wishing Everyone a Happy & Healthy New Year

 

 

Click here for the Parade route - people are encourage  to take  septa trains

 

 Looking for something to do on New Years Day ?

Go out and see the Mummers Parade !

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Hi Hannah.  I've always enjoyed the Mummers parade and hope to catch it on TV tomorrow.  I hope you have a wonderful New Year's Eve and a terrific 2017.

Dec 31, 2016 05:19 PM #9
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It should come as no surprise that I have never heard of the Mummers Parade being west coast born and raised. Thanks for the history Hannah Williams and I hope you have a awesome New Year!

Dec 31, 2016 09:36 PM #10
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A nice way to start the New Year with smiles and fun. Happy New Year Hannah!

Jan 01, 2017 12:22 AM #11
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Good first day of morning for 2017 Hannah. This year I feel is going to be one for the history books.  We'll see

Jan 01, 2017 03:31 AM #12
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Gabe Sanders  Let's strut our stuff this New Year in 2017 -Have a wonderful Year

Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington  Hope you enjoyed the Mummers video Clip  Happy & Healthy New Year

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400  Love love Love your new photo Great way tostart out the new Year in 2017

James Dray Wishing you a Happy & Healthy New Year in 2017  

We are strutting our stuff in Philadelphia Pa on New Years Day

Wishing you All a Happy & Health New Year

Hannah

Jan 01, 2017 11:16 AM #13
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Joan Cox
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Hannah, had never heard of this Parade, but sure sounds like a great way to ring in the New Year.   Happy New Year!!!

Jan 01, 2017 01:11 PM #14
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Hannah, we had our annual new year Shanghai parade today. It was a great day for a parade. Happy New Year.

Jan 01, 2017 01:39 PM #15
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Enjoy the holiday weekend and have a Very Happy New Year!

Jan 01, 2017 05:55 PM #16
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Hannah, I love how festive this whole weekend has been and I am sure Mummers Parade helped add to the festivities in Philly. Happy New Year!

Jan 02, 2017 05:32 AM #17
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Joan Cox  The Mummers start in the morning and end in the night  It is a whole day of Partying and parades

Rebecca Gaujot, the Go To Realtor®  what a wonderful way to celebrate New Years 

Roy Kelley  It has been a wonderful weekend

Amanda S. Davidson  The Mummers  have been a Philly tradition for as long as I can remember . The members who participate start when the are young children .  It is something to see and remember

Thank you for your comments

Hope everyone is having a Happy & Healthy New Year 2017

Hannah

 

Jan 02, 2017 10:58 AM #18
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Hi Hannah Williams, I remember it well growing up back there.  always fun to watch at a young age.

 

Jan 03, 2017 08:41 AM #19
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Will Hamm  Oh those Golden Slippers ... What an amazing tradition .They are so much fun to watch . The Convention Center in Philadelphia  is where it ends at night for the fancy ...

Thank you for taking the time to comment

Hannah

Jan 03, 2017 02:57 PM #20
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That is so col Hannah, thanks for sharing your 2017 with us.

Jan 03, 2017 03:34 PM #21
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Hannah Williams
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Hello Noah Seidenberg  it has been a long time tradition in Philadelphia for well over a hundred years

Thank you for taking the time to comment

Hannah

Jan 04, 2017 08:02 AM #22
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My daughter njust graduated from Drexel University in Philadelphia in June and is currently living there. I don't think she has ever gone to the Mummers Parade though because she is usually home for the holidays. Looks like fun, and thanks for sharing the pictures and video.

Jan 08, 2017 02:35 PM #23
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Congrats to you Karen Hellier  Drexel University  you must be so proud .  Yes it is fun .Many people watch on TV  as it is very crowded at the parade .

Thank you for your comment

Hannah

Jan 09, 2017 05:11 AM #24
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Nice shout out for the Mummers Parade Hannah!  We have not been to the parade for many years, but I always watch a little on TV.  I enjoy the string bands.

All the best in 2017!

Jan 11, 2017 01:04 PM #25
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Gloria Todor  I have not attended the Parade for many years but when my Uncle Jack was alive would attend with him it is so much fun dancing in the streets

Thanks for the comment

Hannah

Jan 11, 2017 04:42 PM #26
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Christine OShea
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Hannah Williams I love the Mummers and everything Philly!  One year on our way from Maryland to NJ, we stopped and watched the Mummers, it was amazing!

Thanks for the video!

Jan 31, 2017 08:51 AM #27
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Hi Christine OShea  Best thing and what I am craving is a Philly Cheese steak with the works

Thanks for the comment

Happy 2017

Hannah

Jan 31, 2017 03:15 PM #28
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