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2017 Thanksgiving Day Parade & Holiday Service

Due to the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, the SEPTA Bus Routes listed below will operate on temporary detours. Please note, some detours will begin the day before Thanksgiving to accommodate parade set-up. Click on the detour links for specific route information.

Detour times and service information are subject to change. Please check System Status for real-time updates and service information across the SEPTA system. System Status is also available on your mobile device by downloading the official SEPTA App for iPhone and Android.


Parade Set Up:
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Detours begin Wednesday, Nov. 22 at 6:00 p.m. and continue through 3:00 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 23 for the following routes:

ROUTES 31, 33, 38, 44, 124, 125, MFO

Thanksgiving Day Parade:
Thursday, November 23, 2017

Detours begin Thursday, November 23 at 3:00 a.m. and are scheduled to continue through 2:00 p.m. Customers should check System Status for updates or changes to service information.

ROUTES 2, 7, 17, 27, 31, 32, 33, 38, 43, 44, 48, 124, 125, MFO

Event Information

The parade begins at 20th & Market Sts. and continues along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and then through Logan Square, Center City West, and Rittenhouse Square neighborhoods.

  • Additional event information is available on www.visitphilly.com.

  • Visiting Center City for the first time? Learn how to get around in our Visitors on the Go section.


Holiday Service Information

  • Buses, trains, and trolleys will operate on a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving Day

  • Broad Street and Market Frankford Line trains will operate with all night service beginning Thursday, November 23 at 12:01 a.m. Regular Owl Bus service will resume Friday, November 24 at 12:01 a.m.

  • On Friday, November 24, Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 15, 34, and 36 and several bus routes will operate on a Modified Weekday schedule


Regional Rail Extended Thanksgiving Ticket Office Hours

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

30th Street 5:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Temple University 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

30th Street 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Suburban Station 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Jefferson Station 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.


All outlying station ticket offices will be closed due to the holiday.

Friday, November 24 & Saturday, November 25, 2017

Ticket offices at all stations will be open during regularly scheduled hours

Sunday, November 26, 2017

30th Street 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.


Detours

Parade Set Up (Wednesday, November 22):

Route 31

Westbound via JFK Blvd.: Left/17th St., Right/Walnut St., Right/22nd /MARKET ST., THEN REGULAR ROUTE. (stops missed - 6)

Route 33

Northbound via J.F.K. BLVD.: right/16th St., left/Arch ST., right/20th St. Regular route. (stops missed - 5)

Route 38

Eastbound VIA Ben Franklin PARKWAY: right/17th St., left/MARKET ST., THEN REGULAR ROUTE (stops missed - 5)

Westbound via J.F.K. BLVD.: right/16th St., left/Arch St.,right/20th St. Regular route.
(stops missed - 5)

Route 44

Westbound via JFK Blvd.: Left/17th St., Right/Walnut St., Right/22nd /MARKET ST., THEN REGULAR ROUTE. (stops missed - 6)

Route 62

Route 124

Westbound via JFK Blvd.: Left/17th St., Right/Walnut St., Right/22nd /MARKET ST., THEN REGULAR ROUTE. (stops missed: Route 124 - 6; Route 125 - 6)

Route 125

Westbound via JFK Blvd.: Left/17th St., Right/Walnut St., Right/22nd /MARKET ST., THEN REGULAR ROUTE. (stops missed: Route 124 - 6; Route 125 - 6)

MFO

Westbound Via 15th Street: Right/Walnut St., Right/22nd Street, Left/Market Street, Regular route. (stops missed - 0)

Parade (Thursday, November 24)

Route 2

Northbound via 16th Street: Right/Market St., Right/15TH ST., Left/Penn Sq., Left/Juniper St., Left/J.F.K. BLVD., Right/Broad St., Right/Vine St., Left/13th St., Left/Vine St., Right/16th St., regular route. (stops missed - 3)

Southbound via 17TH Street: Left/Spring Garden St., Right/Broad St., Right/Vine St., Left/15th St., Right/Walnut St., Left/17th St., regular route (stops missed - 12)

Route 7

Northbound via 22nd Street: Left/Market St., Right/Schuylkill Ave., ON TO I-76 WEST EXIT AT Girard Ave., Right/Girard Ave., Left/29TH ST., regular route. (stops missed - 22)

Southbound via 23rd Street: Left/Spring Garden St., Right/Broad St., Right/Vine St., Left/15TH ST., Right/Walnut St., Left/23rd ST., AND THEN REGULAR ROUTE (stops missed - 12)

Route 17

Southbound via John F. Kennedy Boulevard: left/15TH St., right/Broad St.,
right/WALNUT ST., regular route. (stops missed - 7)

Route 27

Northbound via John F. Kennedy Boulevard: Right/Broad St., Right/Vine St., Left/13th St., Left/Vine St., Right/16th St., ON TO RAMP OF I-676, regular route. (stops missed - 4)

Route 31

Westbound via John F. Kennedy Boulevard: Left/15TH ST., Right/Walnut St., Right/22ND ST., Left/Market St., regular route. (stops missed - 7)

Route 32

Northbound John F. Kennedy Boulevard: right/BROAD St., right/VINE ST., left/13TH ST., left/VINE ST., right/16th ST., left/SPRING GARDEN ST., right/PENNSYLVANIA AVE.,REGULAR ROUTE (stops missed - 10)

Southbound via Pennsylvania Avenue: left/SPRING GARDEN ST., right/Broad St., right/Vine St., left/15TH ST.,REGULAR ROUTE (stops missed - 9)

Route 33

Northbound via John F. Kennedy Boulevard: right/BROAD ST., right/VINE ST., left/13TH ST., left/VINE ST.,right/16TH ST., left/FAIRMOUNT AVE., right/CORINTHIAN, right/SOUTH COLLEGE WALL, REGULAR ROUTE. (stops missed - 18)

Southbound via 19th Street: left/SPRING GARDEN ST.,right/Broad St, right/Vine St., left/15TH ST., TO MARKET ST.,REGULAR ROUTE (stops missed - 9)

Route 38

Eastbound via Spring Garden Street: right/34TH ST.,left/MARKET ST., REGULAR ROUTE
(stops missed - 12)

Westbound via John F. Kennedy Boulevard: Left/15th St., Right/Walnut St., Right/22nd St., Left/Market St., Right.33rd St., Left/MANTUA AVE.,REGULAR ROUTE (stops missed - 17)

Route 43

Eastbound via Spring Garden Street: left/31st St., left/MANTUA ST., right/34th ST., right/GIRARD AVE., right/POPLAR DR., left/POPLAR ST., right/29th ST., left/PENNSYLVIANIA AVE., left/SPRING GARDEN St., REGULAR ROUTE (stops missed - 2)

Westbound via Spring Garden Street: right/PENNSYLVANIA AVE., right/29TH ST., left/GIRARD AVE., left/34TH ST., right/HAVERFORD AVE., REGULAR ROUTE
(stops missed - 5)

Route 44

Westbound via John F. Kennedy Boulevard: left/15TH ST., right/WALNUT ST., right/22ND ST., left/MARKET ST.,REGULAR ROUTE. (stops missed - 7)

Route 48

Northbound via Arch Street: right/BROAD ST., right/VINE ST., left/13TH ST., left/VINE ST.,right/16th left/SPRING GARDEN ST., right/22ND ST., REGULAR ROUTE (stops missed - 12)

Southbound via 23rd Street: left/SPRING GARDEN ST., right/Broad St., right/Vine St., left/15TH ST., regular route (stops missed - 13)

Route 124

Westbound via John F. Kennedy Boulevard: left/15TH ST., right/WALNUT ST., right/22ND ST., left/MARKET ST., AND THEN REGULAR ROUTE. (stops missed: Route 124 - 7; Route 125 - 7)

Route 125

Westbound via John F. Kennedy Boulevard: left/15TH ST., right/WALNUT ST., right/22ND ST., left/MARKET ST., AND THEN REGULAR ROUTE. (stops missed: Route 124 - 7; Route 125 - 7)

MFO

Route MFO
Westbound Via 15TH Street: Right/Walnut St., Right/22ND ST., Left/Market St., regular route. (stops missed - 0)