On Friday April 8, Philadelphia will honor the Villanova men’s basketball national championship team with a parade in Center City.
The parade will begin at 1 p.m. at 20th and Market streets and make its way down to Dilworth Park where it will end with a rally.
Thousands of proud and screaming Villanova fans are expected to attend the Center City celebration.
During the parade and celebration, several streets will be closed in the area beginning at 11 a.m.
Market Street from 15th to 23rd streets will close beginning at 11 a.m.
15th Street from JFK Boulevard to Chestnut Street will close beginning at 11 a.m.
All crosstown traffic on Market Street from 16th to 22nd streets will be closed prior to the start of the parade and will resume on a rolling basis as the parade moves it’s way east on Market Street.