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Philadelphia Mummers Mardi Gras Parade in Manayunk
February 28, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
With the inception of Mummers Mardi Gras in 2014 at the Piazza at Schmidt’s, the event will return in 2015 with an exciting new location! Don’t miss out on the biggest family friendly Mardi Gras 2015 celebration in Philly! With 10,000 active Mummers, Philadelphia will be the place to be for Mardi Gras 2015. Attendees will be treated to numerous performances from some of the most prominent string bands parading down the street of Main Street Manayunk. This winter spectacular event will allow families to enjoy all the pageantry of the Mummers in the quaint neighborhood setting of Manayunk.
The daylong celebration will not only provide excitement for Manayunk but will contribute exposure and raise money for one of the greatest traditions in Philadelphia, the Mummers! The date is set for Sunday, February 22nd. This 2015 Mardi Gras event in Philly will parade down Main Street in Manayunk, producing a full day of family-friendly activities. For things to do in Manayunk, look for interactive children’s activities, giveaways, awards, photo opportunities, discounted items at participating stores and restaurants.
If you missed last year at the Piazza at Schmidts, now is your chance to be up close and personal with some of the finest Mummers. The second annual event will provide kids and adults alike with an interactive Mardi Gras 2015 experience. Organizers are looking to add additional sponsors and string bands this year to participate in the event. Check back frequently as we begin to finalize our event schedule, providing you with a variety of entertaining things to do in Manayunk.
There are a plethora of activities and surprises to make this a wonderful Sunday celebration for friends and families that wish to delight their children in Mummers fun. Enjoying the dynamic sounds of the mummer’s string bands will make for a perfect Sunday for the residents of Philly.
ADVENT is on a mission to support Philadelphia traditions. There is no stronger celebration then the Mummers parade which has inspired ADVENT to develop a new tradition supporting the Mummers organizations. Philadelphia Mummers Mardi Gras will allow spectators unprecedented access to the string bands; providing music and Mummer traditions throughout the day.
When the Manayunk Mummers parade has concluded, enjoy a stroll down Main Street and participate in a variety of family friendly interactive activities housed in a variety of Manayunk storefronts. There will be plenty of interaction amongst the crowd and the Mummers, leaving no shortage of things to do in Manayunk. Mummers Mardi Gras joins the very best of traditional Philly Mummers history combined with New Orleans pageantry for the perfect 2nd annual event.
We appreciate all of our sponsors and string bands who are involved in this event, as we work to our goal to support the Mummers Philadelphia tradition.