What’s Open, What’s Closed During Eagles Super Bowl Championship Parade

This article will be updated as more closures are announced.

There will be several closures in Philadelphia Thursday due to the Eagles Super Bowl Championship parade. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at Broad Street and Pattison Avenue in South Philadelphia, city officials said.

Here are all of the closures for our area that have been reported so far. Did we miss one? Email us here.

What's Open (jump to What's Closed)

  • African American Museum in Philadelphia
  • Independence Hall
  • Independence Visitor Center
  • Liberty Bell Center
  • National Constitution Center
  • National Museum of American Jewish History
  • One Liberty Observation Deck

What's Closed

Philadelphia Government
All government offices closed Thursday. Trash and recycling will NOT be picked up. As for the courts: If you are scheduled for jury duty Thursday, do not report for service; you will be rescheduled for a later date. All critical court services are expected to remain operational. 

FDR Park
There will be no parking at South Philly park, normally popular for parking during sporting events, Thursday.

University of Pennsylvania
Classes and University-sponsored events will be canceled Thursday. 

Drexel University
Classes and normal operations at Drexel University's University City and Center City campuses are suspended Thursday. Drexel's Queen Lane campus will remain open.

Temple University
All U.S. Temple University campuses, except Temple Harrisburg, will be closed Thursday and classes will be canceled.

The Community College of Philadelphia
The Community College of Philadelphia will close all locations on Thursday, with all events and classes scheduled at the Spring Garden Campus and the Northwest, Northeast, and West Regional centers being canceled. Normal classes and business operations will resume Friday. Classes scheduled for Thursday will be made up on April 26.

Peirce College
Peirce College in Philadelphia won't open its doors Thursday but will hold online classes through its Peirce Fit program.

University of the Arts
Classes canceled for school located along Broad Street. Hamilton Hall steps to be closed for a private event.

La Salle University
La Salle University day and evening classes will be canceled Thursday.

Rosemont College
All classes of the Undergraduate College and the Schools of Graduate and Professional Studies are canceled.

Saint Joseph’s University
All day and evening classes at Saint Joseph’s University will be cancelled. Online classes will continue as scheduled, and essential personnel are to report to work as directed by their supervisor.

Philadelphia Public Schools
All Philadelphia school district schools and administrative offices will be closed Thursday.

Philadelphia Archdiocese Schools 
All Archdiocesan high schools and parochial elementary schools throughout the five-county Archdiocese of Philadelphia will be closed Thursday.

Upper Darby School District
All Upper Darby School District schools and offices will be closed Thursday.

Chester Upland School District
Chester Upland School District schools and offices will be closed Thursday.

New Jersey Schools
All Collingswood, Glassboro and Oaklyn district schools will be closed. Camden City schools also will be closed, though some schools will open to serve meals (click here for locations and times). In Florence Township, schools will be open.

Pennsylvania Schools
Southeast Delco and Chichester schools are closed. 
Upper Merion and North Penn schools say that school will be in session and they encourage students to be in class, but they will excuse absences with a note.

The Social Security Office and Card Center
The Social Security Downtown Office and Card Center at 1500 JFK Blvd. will be closed, along with the South Philadelphia office at 3336 S. Broad St. The offices will reopen at 9 a.m. Friday.

Philadelphia Museum of Art
The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building and the Rodin Museum will be closed Thursday. All of the sites will reopen Friday with normal hours.

Kimmel Center
Closed Thursday.

The Barnes Foundation
The Barnes Foundation will be closed to the public Thursday. The Barnes will resume normal operating hours on Friday (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Eastern State Penitentiary
Closed Thursday. Regular tours resume at 10 a.m. Friday.

Philadelphia Zoo
Closed to the public Thursday. Will open normally Friday.

Academy of Natural Sciences
Closed Thursday.

Free Library of Philadelphia - All Branches
Closed for the parade. Regular schedule to resume Friday.

Rodin Museum
Closed for the parade Thursday.

Franklin Institute
Will be closed Thursday.

Mutter Museum
Closed Thursday.

Museum of the American Revolution
Closed Thursday.

Independence Seaport Museum
The museum and historic ships will be closed Thursday. 

Please Touch Museum
Closed Thursday.

Science History Institute (formerly the Chemical Heritage Foundation)
Closed Thursday.

Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent
Closed Thursday.

Penn Museum
Closed Thursday.

City Hall Visitor Center and Tours
Closed Thursday.

Philadelphia City Council Meeting
The regular stated meeting of Philadelphia City Council scheduled for Thursday has been canceled.

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