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Mummers Parade

Mummers Brigade Weekend File Photo (Credit: Greater Wildwoods Tourism Authority)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Mummers, Marbles and A Celebration Of Italian-American Heritage

Father’s Day weekend is a busy one in the Wildwoods.

06/06/2014

Fralinger String Band struts up Broad Street. (credit Pat Loeb)

114th Annual Mummers Parade Struts Up Broad Street

Thousands lined Broad Street to watch the parade which included some spectacular acts, with sets, elaborate costumes and choreography.

01/01/2014

(The Spartans Fancy Brigade performs.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

New Fancy Brigade, The Spartans, Makes Convention Center Debut

A Mummers’ offshoot got some new blood this year.

01/01/2014

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Practice Makes Perfect For Mummers Parade Performers

On the first morning hours of 2014, the Quaker City String Band’s clubhouse came to life.

01/01/2014

Spartans perform at Pennsylvania Convention Center. (credit: John McDevitt/KYW)

Mummers’ Fancy Brigades Host Final Practices Before New Year’s Day Indoor Shows

Each club gets four minutes and 30 seconds to put on a theatrical production.

12/31/2013

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Arapahoe High School Marching Band Plays Special Role in Mummers Parade

The trip is exodus from recent sadness.

12/30/2013

MummersFest is now underway. (Credit: Suzanne Monaghan)

Festival Offers Sneak Peek Into Mummers Parade

At MummerFest, fans can see the Fancy Brigades practice and can get a look at some of the costumes, props and floats.

12/29/2013

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2014 Brings A New Addition To The Mummers Parade

The final result of the Mummers Parade is a dazzling array of color and sound.

12/27/2013

(Major setup begins for the New Year's Day performances by mummers' fancy brigades at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Mummers’ Fancy Brigades Begin Convention Center Setup

The big event will take place on New Year’s Day.

12/26/2013

(Mummers perform at the mayor's preview annoucement for the New Year's Day parade.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Mayor Nutter Says This Year’s Mummers’ Parade Will Be Pride of Philadelphia

“You can only get this in Philadelphia,” says mayor Michael Nutter, “but it’s also the oldest continuous folk festival in the world.”

12/20/2013

Fancy Brigades perform inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center. (Credit: file photo)

First New Fancy Brigade In 12 Years Joins Mummers Parade

The Fancy Brigades are the folks who strut indoors, at the Convention Center, with building-size floats and recorded music timed to compliment their choreography.

12/20/2013

(Brittany Lynn, center, at the Mummers Museum, discussing the return of drag queens for the second year in the New Year's Day parade and the addition of drag kings, including Dandy Lion, far left.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

This Year’s Mummers Parade Will Have Drag Kings Alongside Drag Queens

This year the drag queens, back for the second year, will be joined by a brand new group of marchers.

12/17/2013

Stigall Show Log 1.7.13

Chris reviews the battles over the past two weeks regarding the fiscal cliff, the Hurricane Sandy relief package, and the shakeup Corey Booker is causing in New Jersey. He talks to CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger on the Eagles search for their next head coach, Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup about the increase in the payroll tax and President Obama’s selection of Chuck Hagel’s selection as Secretary of Defense.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/07/2013

(Let the strutting begin!  Comic brigades begin their march up Broad Street for the 2013 Mummers' Parade.  Credit: John McDevitt)

It’s Time Again For Philadelphia’s Grandest Tradition: The Mummers’ Parade!

The parade route follows the tradition, going up Broad Street, past City Hall, then onto JFK Boulevard.

01/01/2013

Golden Crown practices with their props on the Convention Center floor. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

The Mummers Give A Sneak Peek To Their New Year’s Day Performances

The Mummers are taking the next couple of days to perfect their performances before Tuesday’s extravaganza and the public is invited to watch.

12/29/2012

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