December 31, 2014

Welcoming 2015 with Merriment and Cheer.

Photo courtesy of Anjan Chatterjee via Flickr

The Mummer’s Parade is as unique to Philadelphia as Mardi Gras is to New Orleans.

Walk down Broad Street on January 1 and all day long your eyes will feast on the most ornate costumes and moveable scenery, grander than Walt Disney. Local clubs compete in four categories: comics, fancies, string bands and fancy brigades.

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