ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE & Hoyu Parade DETOURS – PHILADELPHIA Sunday March 13, 2011
On Sunday, March 13th, there will be two parades in Center City, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the Hoyu Parade. The St. Patrick’s Day parade will start in the 1600 block of J.F.K. Blvd. and proceed east to 16th Street, north on 16th Street to the Ben Franklin Parkway, west on the Parkway to the north side of Eakins Oval, where the reviewing stand will be set up. The following streets will be temporarily closed: JFK Blvd. / 16th Street to 20th Street / 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
16th Street / Market to the Parkway / 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Parkway / 16th Street to Eakins Oval / 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Also, on Sunday the Hoyu Parade will take place in Chinatown. The parade will begin at 1:00 PM and last until approximately 3:00 PM. The parade will march within the boundaries of Vine Street to Arch Street and 9th Street to 12th Streets. Additional police officers will be assigned to both parades to expedite pedestrian and vehicle traffic, but there may be limited traffic delays or congestion around the parade routes. Thank you.