Road closures announced ahead of Thanksgiving Day Parade

- Wednesday, the city of Philadelphia released details and road closures for the Thanksgiving Day Parade.  The parade route and the list of street closures for the event is as follows:
 
PARADE ROUTE:

  • Starts at 20th Street and JFK Blvd.
  • Eastbound on JFK Blvd. to 16th Street
  • Northbound on 16th Street to Benjamin Franklin Parkway
  • Westbound on Benjamin Franklin Parkway (South Side Inner Lanes) to Eakins Oval
  • Around Eakins Oval to Kelly Drive
  • Parade disperses via Kelly Drive and Spring Garden Extension

 
SCHEDULE OF CLOSURES:
Tuesday – November 22nd, 2016
6:30PM-10:00PM: Eakins Oval between Kelly Drive and MLK Drive closed for street rehearsals.
 
Wednesday – November 23rd, 2016
9:30AM-3:00PM: Eakins Oval between Kelly Drive and MLK Drive closed for street rehearsals.
6:30PM: Eakins Oval closed for street rehearsals.
7:00PM: Inbound lanes of JFK Blvd. from 20th Street to Schuylkill Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic until conclusion of parade.
9:00PM: Outbound lanes of JFK Blvd. from 20th Street to Schuylkill Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic until conclusion of parade.
 
Thursday – November 24th, 2016
2:00AM: 20th Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from JFK Blvd. to Market Street until conclusion of parade.
5:00AM: 20th Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from Arch Street to Cherry Street until conclusion of parade.
6:00AM: 20th Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from Market Street to Benjamin Franklin Parkway until conclusion of parade.
8:00AM: Parade route closed to vehicular traffic.
 
Parking restrictions will be in place along the parade route and staging areas beginning at 6PM on Wednesday, November 23rd.  Please be mindful of posted “Temporary No Parking” signs and follow instructions.  If you believe that your vehicle has been relocated, you may contact the 9th Police District at 215-686-3090 or 215-686-3091 for further information and guidance. 

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