|The Philadelphia Mummers Parade features unique costumes,
music, and pageantry. Crowds line
Broad St., from South Philadelphia straight through Center
City. The climax of the parade takes place at City Hall and the PA Convention Center where the official
judging takes place.
The parade itself is one of the longest running traditions in the country. The parade began in 1900 as an official event for the city, however the parade has been going on since the 1800's as a way to celebrate the New Year.
The parade itself is divided into five divisions click each division to learn more.
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