Villanova Parade in Philadelphia: Route, street closures, parking, and mass transit info
PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- It's time for another championship parade in Philadelphia!
Just weeks after the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles paraded down the streets of Center City, the Villanova Wildcats are set to do the same.
The Villanova National Championship Parade will take place Thursday, April 5 and you can watch it on 6abc and 6abc.com.
Villanova officials say the parade will begin at 11 a.m. at 20th and Market streets and will end at Dilworth Park.
Villanova University will be closed on Thursday for the parade festivities.
Meanwhile, the City of Philadelphia and SEPTA have released their plans for the parade.
CITY OF PHILADELPHIA:
Parade elements will assemble on 2000-2900 Market Street beginning at 9:30AM. The parade will commence at 11:00AM. The parade will start at 20th & Market Streets and proceed eastbound on Market Street to 15th Street, southbound on 15th Street to South Penn Square, eastbound on South Penn Square, terminating on South Penn Square west of Broad Street. The rally portion of the event will commence at 11:45AM, and the event is scheduled to conclude at 12:30PM.
The following streets will be closed starting at 9:30AM until approximately 12:00PM on Thursday, April 5th:
2000-2900 Market Street
Cross traffic will not be permitted during this timeframe
The following streets will be closed starting at 10:00AM until approximately 1:00PM on Thursday, April 5th:
1600-1900 Market Street
16th Street from JFK Blvd. to Chestnut Street 17th Street from JFK Blvd. to Chestnut Street 18th Street from JFK Blvd. to Chestnut Street 19th Street from JFK Blvd. to Chestnut Street 20th Street from JFK Blvd. to Chestnut Street
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