Philadelphia Prohibits Large Public Events Through February, 2021
The City of Philadelphia will not permit any large public gatherings or events through at least February, 2021, amid the COVID-19 crisis.
This likely means that the Mummers Parade, the Thanksgiving Day parade, and the Broad Street Run are likely to be canceled. The Broad Street Run had already been rescheduled to October. The iconic Made in America Festival, typically held on Labor Day Weekend, was already canceled for 2020.
The city, however, did not immediately reveal what capacity would be considered a large public event. Officials are expected to share more details about the nature of the announcement during a 1PM press conference today.
A ban on large public gatherings began in mid-March this year.