Thursday, May 17, 2012

2nd Annual Philadelphia On Parade at the Mann

Saturday, 5/19/2012 

at 11:00AM

This year's Philadelphia on Parade will feature more than 800 performing artists on 5 electrifying stages highlighting the diversity of world music with a line-up that includes classical, gospel, spoken word, jazz, rhythm & blues, funk, and rock, global dance ensembles, dance workshops, and a crafts marketplace. CIGNA Children's Pavilion will include storytellers, jugglers, face painters, mini-circus, arts & craft stations, sing-a-longs, as well as interactive demonstrations to get the little ones dancing and exercising. Independence Blue Cross Health Pavilion, feature life-saving techniques, blood pressure testing, cholesterol testing, massages, wellness sessions, healthy eating tips, yoga, Zumba, senior movements, line dancing, demonstrations, book signings and more. 

Bring your lawn chairs—picnics are welcome!


  • Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra 
  • Rock School for Dance Education 
  • Kulu Mele African Dance & Drum Ensemble 
  • Philadelphia Sinfonia Orchestra 
  • Sharon Katz & The Peace Train 
  • Justin Faulkner Trio 
  • Chinese Lion Dancers 
  • Play on Philly! 
  • Terry Jones & Helen Bruner 
  • Universal African Dance & Drum Ensemble 
  • Coyle School of Irish Dance 
  • Give & Take Circus 
  • MINAS 
  • Kala JoJo "Tall Storyteller" 
  • GAMP Concert Choir 
  • GAMP 130-member Marching Band 

and much, much, more!

For more information:

Location:  The Mann Center for the Performing Arts

5201 Parkside Avenue PhiladelphiaPA 19131 

This event is appropriate for:   the whole family

Cost: This event is FREE but pre-registration is recommended. Click here to register

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