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Producers of Mummers Mardi Gras Looking to Improve Event in 2016


Philadelphia, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/08/2015 -- As two years of the Mummers Mardi Gras event have passed, the producers at ADVENT are aiming to make the 2016 event bigger and better than ever. After the success seen on their parade through Manayunk in February, the company is hopeful that the Mardi Gras Mummers parade near Philadelphia can return to Manayunk with the same engagement from the community.

Producers are currently searching for sponsors and participants to become involved in this great event to maintain its success in the future. Mummers Mardi Gras was created to keep the famous Mummers tradition alive throughout the year, and support the string bands that have impacted the lives of many residents in the greater Philadelphia area. In February, the event raised over $17,000 to benefit and aid the String Band Association. ADVENT is honored to have been entrusted with the opportunity to earn sponsorship dollars to fund Philadelphia's oldest and most memorable tradition.

Through numerous sponsors, and a family-friendly event that brings residents up close and personal with their favorite string bands, thousands of people were in attendance to show their support. Plans for 2016 are beginning to come together, and ADVENT is excited to provide enhancements and additional activities to maintain the interactivity for guests. Keep an ear out for announcements of the date, time, and various activities as the event gets closer.

If wanting to sponsor the Philly Mummers parade in 2016, or want to get involved with the event, please reach out to ADVENT. To learn more about the Mummers Mardi Gras and its past successes, please visit the website today.

About Mummers Mardi Gras
ADVENT first produced Mummers Mardi Gras in 2014 with the support of numerous sponsors and entertainment. The event was developed to keep the Mummers in the spotlight throughout the year, and create a new tradition in the process. The 2015 event was celebrated down Main Street in Manayunk, where families flocked to see the parade and performances of their favorite string bands.

If interested in becoming a sponsor for upcoming events, please contact Joe DeCandido of ADVENT at 267-437-2127 or by email at

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