String Band Parade
The String Band Parade + After Party have been postponed to October 21st!
About the String Band Parade
The Philadelphia String Band Association will be bringing their own unique style of entertainment, music, tradition and smiles to the residents of Camden County. Enjoy the dynamic sounds of 15 string bands for a day long celebration in neighboring Haddon Township & Haddonfield.
Date & Times
Saturday, April 29th from 1 pm – 6 pm. Rain date TBD.
Where does the parade start and end?
The parade route runs down Haddon Ave. beginning on Euclid Ave. in Haddonfield and ending at Haddon Square in Haddon Twp. (Stratford Ave.)
What String Bands will be performing?
Official Marching Order
- South Philadelphia
- Greater Kensington
- Polish American
- Quaker City
Where will they stop and perform on the parade route?
Intersection of Crystal Lake Ave. & Haddon Ave.
Where can I see the bands perform after the parade?
After the parade, we encourage all attendees to visit participating locations where each string band will be performing at various times.
Haddon Square ( 51 Haddon Ave.) – Duffy, Aqua, Uptown, Quaker City
Brewer’s Towne Tavern (239 Haddon Ave.) – South Philadelphia
Tom Fischer’s Tavern (18 W. Cuthbert Blvd.) – Pennsport
P.J. Whelihan’s (700 N. Haddon Ave.) – Greater Kensington
Central Taco & Tequila (350 Haddon Ave.) – Jersey
Taproom & Grill (427 W. Crystal Lake Ave.) – Polish American
Severino Pasta Co. (110 Haddon Ave.) – Ferko
Treno Pizza Bar (233 Haddon Ave.) – Durning
Keg & Kitchen (90 Haddon Ave.) – Woodland
Pour House (124 Haddon Ave.) – Avalon
Cook’s Liquors (26 Haddon Ave.) – Fralinger
All locations are location in Haddon Township.
Will there be any street closures?
Yes, Haddon Ave. will be closed from Euclid Ave. in Haddonfield to Cuthbert Blvd. at the border of Haddon Twp. and Collingswood at 1 pm on Saturday, April 29th and will reopen at approximately 5 pm depending on crowds and safety concerns.
How to get to the String Band Parade + After Party – Serenade to Camden County?
The Township of Haddon is a popular area for residents, businesses and visitors alike due to its close proximity near city of Philadelphia and the resort areas of the Jersey Shore, all while maintaining a small-town feel with a reasonable cost of living. In addition to its location, the Township of Haddon also features its own station on the PATCO Hi-Speed-line which conveniently transports people into the City of Philadelphia.
From Rte. 38 and Rte. 70
Exit Rte. 38 and Rte. 70 at the Cuthbert Blvd. south exit. Proceed to the 4th traffic light and turn left to reach Haddon Ave. or continue on Cuthbert Blvd. to the 7th traffic light to reach the White Horse Pike (Rte. 30)
From Rte. 295 North
Take Rte. 295 North to exit 29 B for Rte. 30 West. (White Horse Pike) Travel approximately 2 miles to the Cuthbert Blvd. intersection. Remain on the White Horse Pike for area destinations or turn right onto Cuthbert Blvd. to access Haddon Ave. Proceed to the 4th traffic light and turn right for Haddon Ave. destinations.
From Rte. 295 South
Take Rte. 295 South to exit 29. Make a left run at the end of the ramp and make the first right onto Rte. 30 (White Horse Pike). Travel approximately 2 miles on the White Horse Pike to the Cuthbert Blvd. intersection. Remain on the White Horse Pike for area destinations or turn right onto Cuthbert Blvd to access Haddon Ave. Proceed to the 4th traffic light and turn right for destinations along Haddon Ave.
Take the Ben Franklin Bridge and follow signs for Rte. 38 or Rte. 70 East. Take the Cuthbert Blvd exit and go to the 4th traffic light and make a left onto Haddon Ave or continue to the 8th traffic light and make a left onto the White Horse Pike (Rte. 30) for business destinations.