Mummery is a year round hobby for thousands of people of all ages. Although, Mummers are known best for their activities on New Year's day they are active year round.If you are interested in finding more information about what mummers are, and what we do, the first step is to determine which Mummer group is best for you.

Listed below is contact information for all the Mummers organizations and a link to their website where you can find further information. Contact any group to see how you can become a mummer, hire the mummers for your next event, or ask general inquires about our parade. Contacts

Association Presidents
  • Bob Shannon- President - Philadelphia New Years Shooters and Mummers Association
  • Joe D'Urso - President- Comic Association
  • Chalie McKenna - President- Wench Brigade Association
  • John Lucas - President- Fancy Association
  • Tom Loomis - President - Philadelphia String Band Association
  • Jim Julia- President- Fancy Brigade Association
  • Jerry LaRosa- Vice President - Philadelphia New Years Shooters and Mummers Association
Marketing and Creative Contacts


Goodtimers Comic Club - 215-334-1895
Landi Comic Club - Steve Melnychuck - 609-597-5970
Murray Comic Club - Richard Porco - 215-271-6769
  Hammond Comic Club

Wench Brigades

Cara Liom
Froggy Carr
Joey Howlett Jr. Saints
The Pirates
Riverfront Mummers
For more about the Wench Brigade Divison, you can visit their website by clicking here.


Golden Sunrise NYA - 215-336-3232
Hog Island NYA - Jackie McCann - 215-339-9219

String Bands

Aqua Greater Overbrook
Avalon Hegeman
Broomall Pennsport
Duffy Polish American
Durning Quaker City
Ferko South Philadelphia
Fralinger Trilby
Greater Kensington Uptown

Fancy Brigades

2nd St. Shooters Golden Crown
Avenuers Jokers
Bill McIntyre's Shooting Stars Satin Slipper
Clevemore Saturnailian
Downtowners South Philly Vikings
For more about the Fancy Brigade Divison, you can visit their website clicking here.

Mummers Museum

Philadelphia Mummers Museum
1000 South 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA. 19147