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Monday Sep 02

Philadelphia’s Tri State Labor Parade and Festival AFL-CIO

On Monday, September 2, 2013, beginning at 9:15 AM, the Tri-State Labor Day Parade will take place.  The parade begins at 1301 S. Columbus Boulevard and Washington Avenue and travels north to the Great Plaza at Penns Landing, where the participants will celebrate the festival from 11AM - 2PM.  

Festivities for the day are sure to please adults and children alike! There will be face painters, magicians, a make & take craft center, Eurobungy, Survivor Island, Rollin’ Raceway, and a wide variety of food and much more! Music from UGO (Urban Guerilla Orchestra) will be on the Main Stage throughout the festival.          

Transportation

Directions

FROM THE NORTH
Take I-95 South to Exit 20 (Columbus Boulevard/ Washington Avenue). Exit to left, stay in left lane, and make a left at the end of the ramp onto Columbus Boulevard. The Residences at Dockside will be on your right. Remain straight for approximately ½ mile. Enter Great Plaza on right at Walnut Street or Market Street (Penn’s Landing). 

FROM THE SOUTH
Take I-95 North to Exit 20 (Columbus Boulevard/Washington Avenue/Penn’s Landing). Exit to left, stay in left lane, and make a left at the end of the ramp onto Columbus Boulevard. The Residences at Dockside will be on your right. Remain straight for approximately ½ mile. Enter Great Plaza on right at Walnut Street or Market Street (Penn’s Landing). 

FROM THE EAST
From Ben Franklin Bridge Stay in the right lane. At the end of the bridge, make a quick right on the 5th Street Exit. Follow 5th Street to Spring Garden Street, and make a right. Follow Spring Garden Street 5 blocks to Columbus Boulevard. Continue another ¼ mile and the Great Plaza will be on your left. Enter on left at Market Street (Penn’s Landing) or Walnut Street.

FROM THE WEST
Take 76 East to the Central Philadelphia Exit (676 East/Vine Street Expressway Exit). Follow  676 East to 95 South (Chester/ Philadelphia Int’l Airport). Follow 95 South to Exit 20 (Columbus Boulevard/Washington Avenue). Follow directions from the north.

BY BUS
Septa Bus Routes 21 & 42 stop at The Great Plaza. Routes 17, 33, & 48 stop at Front and Market Streets. From there head East over the Market Street Bridge. The Great Plaza will be on the right.

BY RAIL
Take the Market-Frankford Elevated Line (the Blue line) to the Second Street Stop. From there, head East over the Market Street Bridge. The Great Plaza will be straight ahead. 

Parking

Columbus Blvd and Market St.

$17 Monday - Thursday 
$20 Friday - Sunday

Open 24 hrs 
Contact: 215-928-8807 or 267-228-1974

Columbus Blvd and Walnut St.

$17 Monday - Thursday 
$20 Friday - Sunday

Open 24 hrs 
Contact: 215-928-8807 or 267-228-1974