Mummers: The Best Social Media

Philly rang in the new year with string bands and fancy brigades.

The new year brought the new (supposedly improved) Mummers parade. The Fralinger String Band, seen above, captured first place for its futuristic performance. All the results can be found here.

Here’s some of the best (and occasional worst) of social media from the parade:

Pic w the captain #mummers #bryson

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Mummers Parade, rhinestone cowboy. #Philadelphia #mummersparade

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Catching the end of the day. #Philadelphia #Mummers #NewYearsDay

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