World Meeting of Families Release Information on Public Event Tickets

PHILADELPHIA (WTXF)--The World Meeting of Families released information about how to get tickets for Independence Hall and Benjamin Franklin Parkway events for September 26th and 27th.

According to the WMOF, tickets are required for attendance at Independence Hall; 5,000 tickets will be made available to the public on a first come, first serve basis on Tuesday, September 8. Tickets will be available online. More information on tickets will be made available Friday, September 4th. The tickets will be free.

The World Meeting of Families announced that The Festival of Families is open to the general public and all those who wish to attend are welcome. Certain areas of The Benjamin Franklin Parkway will require ticketing (20th Street - Eakins Oval) based on final security plans. Tickets within this area are being distributed by the World Meeting of Families - Philadelphia 2015 to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's 219 parishes There are also tickets being allocated to include representatives from surrounding dioceses, Project H.O.M.E., ministerial outreach programs of Catholic Social Services and representatives of other faith communities within the Philadelphia region.

Those with tickets should enter the Benjamin Franklin Parkway through the following security check points:
Pennsylvania Avenue at the intersection of N 23rd Street and Spring Garden Street
N 22nd Street at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Hamilton Street
Hamilton Street between N 21st and N 22nd Streets
21st Street between Hamilton Street and Pennsylvania Avenue
N 20th Street at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Callowhill Street
N 20th Street at Race Street
N 21st Street at Winter Street

The WMOF announced in a press release that tickets are not required for access to events on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway from 20th Street to City Hall and beyond.

Non-ticketed attendees should enter the Benjamin Franklin Parkway through the following security check points:
N15th Street at Cherry Street
N Broad Street at Cherry Street
S Broad Street at Chestnut Street
S 15th Street at Chestnut Street
S17th Street at Market Street
S 17th Street at John F. Kennedy Boulevard
N 22nd Street at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Hamilton Street
Hamilton Street between N 21st and N 22nd Streets
21st Street between Hamilton Street and Pennsylvania Avenue
N 20th Street at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Callowhill Street
N 20th Street at Race Street
N 21st Street at Winter Street


 
 

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