PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The mummers are celebrating another strut down Broad Street. And one mummer has an extra reason to celebrate.
The Ferko String Band was practicing Wednesday morning and when they played “When You’re Smiling,” Matthew Ortiz pulled his girlfriend, Kathleen Schaefer, out of the crowd for an impromptu dance.READ MORE: Evesham Township Police Searching For Suspect Accused Of Hitting Officer With Stolen Truck
But that’s not all he had planned.READ MORE: Philadelphia Flower Show Set For Return To South Philly's FDR Park In 2022
Ortiz suddenly stopped dancing and got down on one knee to propose. Congratulations to the happy couple!MORE NEWS: Company Says Planned Natural Gas Pipeline From Pennsylvania To New Jersey Won't Go Forward
It’s safe to say this is one Mummers Parade they will never forget.