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Mummers Parade

The New, Sanitized Mummers Parade in Philly

Thom Nickels | Posted 03.11.2014 | Travel
Thom Nickels

The corporate parade has lost its spontaneous character and patina. The "fun" in today's Mummers is dispensed like those building passes you get once you pass through security at the lobby desk. But sometimes real fun involves a little bit of messiness and the unpredictable.

Mummers Parade: A Fete Fit for New Year's Day

Jim Werner | Posted 02.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Jim Werner

Men in dresses and makeup. Women with mustaches and beards. Boas, sequins, feathers, confetti. And it's not even Pride.

Mummers Parade 2010: Performers Strut Through Philadelphia

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PHILADELPHIA — Costumed Mummers are strutting up Broad Street as the weather has held out for Philadelphia's annual New Year's Day tradition. T...