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Meet us on the Parkway !

We are hosting the Greek Independence Day Parade on the Benjamin Franklin Parkaway in Philadelphia on April 7th, 2024. The parade starts at 22nd and the Parkway but you can stand by the reviewing stand on 18th and the Parkway. See the best Greek groups from Philadelphia, South Jersey and Delaware as they march down the Parkway with their floats, banners, and of course Greek Flags! Listen to traditional Greek music and see the Evzones in their traditional guard uniforms perform ceremonial marches.

Check out Last Year's Parade! .

Event Schedule .

Friday April 5th

Opening Ceremonies

1PM Flag Raising

Join us at Thomas Paine Plaza next to Philadelphia’s City Hall for the Greek Flag raising ceremony

3PM Parea & Poto Meet the Evzones

Join us at DBG Philly 1311 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

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7PM Church Service St. Demetrios

Join us at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 229 Powell Ln, Upper Darby, PA 19082 for church service

Saturday April 6th

Eleftheria Medal and Dignitaries

5PM Eleftheria Medal and Dignitaries Banquet

Join us at The Adelphia (1750 Clements Bridge Road Deptford, NJ) to honor Dr. Anthony Limberakis with the Eleftheria Media and our 2024 Parade Grand Marshal, Mr. Philip Christopher

Sunday April 7th

Parade Day!

10AM Arch-Hierarchical Divine Liturgy and Official Great Doxology

Join us at St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral (256 South 8th Street Philadelphia, PA) Celebrated by His Eminence, Metropolitan Apostolos of New Jersey

12PM Dignitaries Luncheon

Enjoy our coffee hour hosted by the St. George Cathedral

1PM Formation

22nd and the Parkway is where the churches/groups/organizations line up

2PM Parade

Meet us at the Grandstands at 18th and the Parkway for the start of the Greek Independence Day parade!

Following the conclusion of the Parade stick around for traditional Greek dance group presentations right in front of Grandstands!

5PM Official After Parade Party

Meet us at the Uptown Beer Garden, 1735 Market Street, Philadelphia.

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Join the Parade .

You can be a part of this year's Greek Independence Parade. Check out the options below, the get your group ready to march down the Parkway!

March with your Banner

$ Free
  • Bring your own banner and march for free
  • Celebrate your heritage!
  • Share your Greek culture

Buy a Banner

$ 200
  • Get a Banner Made by Us!
  • Perfect for Churches and Schools
  • Show off your Greek Pride!

Register a Float

$ 2,000
  • Get a Float for your Group
  • Stand out From the Crowd
  • Promote Greek Culture!

Support the Parade! .

Show your support for the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade and ensure we can keep it running year after year!

Count Every Second Until The Parade.
April 7th, 2024