MummersFest is an interactive five-day festival that concludes today at the Convention Center.
Hours: 2-6 p.m. today. Tickets: $3, available at the Convention Center, 12th and Arch Streets. Admission includes make-and-take crafts, a costume exhibit, rehearsals, and a 30-minute behind-the-scenes tour.
The Mummers Parade will step off at 10 a.m. tomorrow with the Comic division near Broad and Washington Streets, at 10:30 a.m. at Broad and Snyder for the Fancy division, and at 10:20 a.m. at Broad and Oregon for the String Bands and Fancy Brigades.
Information: Philadelphia Department of Recreation 215-683-3691 or 683-3595.
Transportation: SEPTA will be rerouting buses that intersect with the parade (Routes 2, 7, 17, 23, 27, 29, 31, 32, 33, 37, 38, 44, 48, 57, 64, 68, 79, 124/125, C and G). The SEPTA Customer Service line, 215-580-7800, will be on 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. during the parade.
Tickets are $15 for the grandstands at 15th and Market Streets and are available at the Independence Visitors Center, Sixth and Market Streets. Information: 215-965-7676. Tickets for the Fancy Brigades show at the Convention Center, 12th and Arch Streets, are $14-$19 and are available at www.ticketphiladelphia.org or by calling 215-893-1999.
The Mummers Museum, 1100 S. Second St., will be open 9:30 a.m.-noon today. Admission is $3.50, $2.50 for those younger than 12, students and seniors. Information: 215-336-3050, www.mummersmuseum.com.
The Please Touch Museum, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Fairmount Park, will be open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today for the special Noon Year's celebration. Admission is $15. Information: 215-581-3181, www.pleasetouchmuseum.org