Thanksgiving Day may be best known for spending time with the family and feasting. But face it, you can't spend the entire day eating. If you feel like getting out and about, here is what is open and what is not.
Try burning off some calories skating at Dilworth Park.
Philadelphia's annual Thanksgiving Day Parade will kick off at 8:30 a.m. startingt at 20th Street and JFK Boulevard, proceeding east to 16th Street, turns north to the Parkway, and ending at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Pennsylvania New Jersey
Banks Optional Optional
Savings & loans Optional Optional
Federal agencies Closed Closed
Federal courts Closed Closed
State agencies Closed Closed
Local/state courts* Closed Closed
Liquor stores Closed Optional
Postal service** Closed Closed
* Arraignment court at the Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert St., will be open.
** Windows at the Philadelphia Mills Mall office will be closed.
In case you forgot to pick up the beer or just need more, some beer stores and boutiques are open.
Schools: Public and parochial, Closed/Closed
City agencies: Closed
District health centers: Closed
Recreation centers: Closed
Trash and garbage collection: Trash and recyclables will not be picked up. Collections will be one day late the remainder of the week.
Parking: No meter enforcement
Independence National Historic Park
Liberty Bell Center
Academy of Natural Sciences
African American Museum
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Independence Seaport Museum
National Museum of American Jewish History
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Philadelphia History Museum
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Please Touch Museum
Pennsylvania: SEPTA's Regional Rail, City and Suburban Transit lines will operate on Sunday-holiday schedules. For information, call 215-580-7800.
New Jersey: PATCO High-Speed Line trains between Philadelphia and Lindenwold will operate on holiday schedules. For information, call 856-772-6900.
New Jersey Transit buses will operate on various schedules. For individual route information, call 973-275-5555.