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Parking and Transit During the Eagles Parade

Official event information including route and times

Date: Thursday, February 8.

Parade: Kicks off at 11 a.m. at Broad Street and Pattison Avenue, heading north toward the Art Museum. The parade will last approximately two hours.

Formal Celebration: Begins at 1 p.m. in front of the Art Museum. The program will last approximately two hours.

Parking and Transit:

In an effort to reduce vehicular traffic, the Philadelphia Parking Authority encourages all visitors to take public transit when coming into Philadelphia. SEPTA is operating a special Eagles Parade schedule with details available online at SEPTA.org.

There will be parking restrictions along and around the parade route.  A full list of the affected streets is available here. These restrictions go into effect at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7, and extend into the late evening on Thursday, February 8. Cars parked in temporary no parking zones will be relocated. If your vehicle has been relocated, you may call 215-686-7669 for the location. Vehicles will be relocated to the 2500 block of South Swanson Street and 2500 block of Weccacoe Avenue. A map of the parade route and parking restrictions can also be found here.

In regards to normal PPA boot and tow operations, no impounded vehicles will be released on Thursday , February 8. The Impoundment Lot located at 2501 Weccacoe Avenue will stay open until midnight on Wednesday, February 7 for the release of vehicles. Additionally, the unclaimed vehicle auction scheduled for Thursday, February 8 on the 2500 block of S. Swanson Street is rescheduled to Thursday, February 15.

If at all possible, visitors should not drive into Center City. If, however, driving is necessary, the City encourages drivers to park in off-street lots and garages along the Parkway, Broad Street, or near the stadium complex. Please keep in mind that due to security and public safety concerns, parking will not be available at Lincoln Financial Field or the stadium complex. Please visit SEPTA.org to find alternatives. The Philadelphia Parking Authority also has seven Center City garages with the cheapest parking rates in the City. A list of the garages can be found here. Additionally, our parking locator can be used by clicking here. If visitors must drive, they should contact individual parking facilities for rates and availability ahead of time.

There will be no enforcement of meter and time limit regulations on the day of the parade. Safety violations such as parking too close to the corner, fire hydrants, blocking crosswalks, and double parking will be enforced.  Additionally, the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s administrative offices will be closed Thursday, February 8. Offices will reopen on Friday, February 9 at 8:30 AM.

There will be significant travel delays on roadways and street closures immediately before, during, and after the Eagles Parade.

Additional details on everything you need to know about the Eagles Parade can be found here.

Residents, visitors, and journalists can also sign up for free parade text alerts by texting “ReadyEagles” to 888-777.