On Sunday, October 3, the 2010 Pulaski Day Parade steps off at 12 Noon from 20th and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. It will march down the Parkway to 16th Street, u-turn on 16th Street and march West on the Parkway, around Logan Circle and end at 22nd Street. (Parade Route Map) Free seating at Logan Circle in the area of live television coverage on WPVI TV-6, from 12:30 to 2 P.M. Set your television recorder and come out and enjoy the parade live on the Parkway in Center City Philadelphia.
WPVI-TV 6 (ABC) will televise the parade from 1:00 to 3:00 pm serving the Philadelphia and Tri-State area. The broadcast hosts will be Shirleen Allicot, TV 6 Reporter, and Michael Blichasz, host of the Polish American Radio Program. They will narrate this annual display of Polish history, culture, and pride.
Ed and Jean McCloskey will be the Grand Marshals of Philadelphia's 2010 Pulaski Day Parade. This year's parade theme is "Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Fryderyk Chopin, World Renowned Polish Composer." In 2010, Polonia also marks the 77th Anniversary of the Pulaski Day Parade in Philadelphia.