By Dan Wing
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Many people said it was one of their favorite parts of Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia last year, and the city has announced it will be coming back this September.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: How Much Snow Will Major Nor'easter Dump On Your Area?
It’s being called Philly Free Streets, and on September 24th the city is blocking off more than 8-miles of streets to all vehicular traffic.
It was quite the sight last September as visitors roamed freely around Philadelphia without any cars or buses buzzing about.READ MORE: CBS3 Mysteries: What Happened To Celina Mays, 12 Years Old And Pregnant, 26 Years Ago?
Philly Free Streets will run the entirety of South Street, starting at Spruce Street Harbor Park all the way to the South Street Bridge. It will also cover the Schuylkill River Trail to Martin Luther King Drive, and up to the Plateau.
Activities and family friendly fun will be planned all throughout the closed off area. However organizers say volunteers and donations are needed to make the event a success.MORE NEWS: Major Preparations Underway At Jersey Shore, Philadelphia Region Ahead Of Winter Storm
For more information, visit: openstreetsphl.com.