Fancy Brigades

The Fancy Brigades are known for their over-the-top costumes and sets. (credit: Getty Images) File Photo

Fancy Brigades Go All Out

Some of the Mummers brought their performances on Broad Street inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center for the Fancy Brigade finale.


(The Golden Crown New Year's Brigade has a "Mad Max" theme this year.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Mummers Fancy Brigades Making Final Preparations For New Year Extravaganzas

With the Mummers Parade right around the corner, “fancy” brigades have begun setting up shop inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center for the indoor showcase on New Year’s Day.



Crunch Week For Mummers Fancy Brigades

The Mummers’ Fancy Brigades began assembling their extravagant floats in the Pennsylvania Convention Center, yesterday, in preparation for the 15th annual New Year’s Day “Show of Shows.” This week is crunch time, after a year of planning.