Below is the currently available information about the 2019 Mummers Parade. The guide is meant to give you an early look at the 2019 Mummers Parade which will take place on January 1, 2019 in Philadelphia. I’m updating this page frequently with new information as we get closer to New Years Day.
Please share this guide with all mummers fans. Also, be sure to connect with MrMummer on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Also, visit MrMummer.com on New Years Day. We will be covering the entire parade and have photos, videos and the results from all 5 divisions.
Please send me an email at: [email protected] if you notice any errors that you want me to correct or would like me to clarify something on the pages. I hope you enjoy the guide.
The parade will be televised on PHL17 in the Philadelphia area. Outside of the Philadelphia area the parade will be streamed live online.
2019 Mummers Parade Tickets
The Independence Visitor Center is the exclusive location to purchase bleacher seating for the outdoor portion of the Mummers Parade.Keep in mind, the Mummers Parade is free for all other locations.For bleacher tickets contact Independence Visitor Center 599 Market St Philadelphia, PA 19106 800-537-7676
Many roads around the parade route will be closed on New Year’s Day, so the best option to get to the parade is to take SEPTA into the city. On New Year’s Day, buses, trains, and trolleys will operate on a Sunday Schedule.
NJ Transit Schedule: On New Year’s Day, Monday, January 1, after 5 a.m., trains will operate on a weekend/major holiday schedule. Bus service will vary by route. River LINE will operate on a Sunday schedule. Newark Light Rail will operate on a Sunday schedule. Hudson-Bergen Light Rail will operate on a weekend schedule. Bus service will vary by route. Customers are advised to visit njtransit.com for details.
Staying Warm and Using the Bathroom
There will be port-a-potties along the parade route, but a great place to get warm and use the bathroom is at the Kimmel Center. The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts opens its doors for the 14th consecutive year for its annual FREE New Year’s Day Celebration. The campus will be alive with holiday sights and sounds as patrons are invited to warm up indoors to enjoy panoramic views of the Mummers Parade, performances, and activities from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The Kimmel Center is located at: 300 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Where to Eat?
There will be Food trucks, and other attractions at the Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts, located at 901 S. Broad Street. Also, the Wawa at 201 Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 will be open for a quick bite to eat. Many of the local restaurants and bars around the parade route will be open on New Years Day. Unfortunately, the Reading Terminal Market is CLOSED on New Year’s Day.