Join in Spiral Q’s 20th annual PEOPLEHOOD Parade!
Saturday, October 19th – parade line-up at noon – parade step off at 1
Meeting at the Paul Robeson House and parading to Clark Park
Rain date : November 2nd

Peoplehood is a parade that celebrates and lifts up PEOPLE – particularly those living in and/or working at the forefront front of anti-discrimination and anti-oppression work. Organizations, activists, families, and neighbors join together to represent who they are and what they stand for parading with art they’ve made, as themselves, or joining the art of other folks.

With giant puppets, stilt walkers, costumes, and drum lines, PEOPLEHOOD energizes and unites Spiral Q’s diverse communities as folks from all over Philly take to the streets of West Philadelphia.

This year Spiral Q is partnering with ACT-UP Philadelphia, the Shut Down Berks Coalition, and Philly Thrive as part of our new Art for Actions pipeline – creating artwork that elevates their messaging for protests and centers is at the front of the Peoplehood Parade. Join the parade to represent who you are and what you care about and march in solidarity!

Fill out this form to sign your group up – or drop in with your friends and neighbors. 

Email or call 215-222-6979 if you have any questions.



Saturday, October 19th
(rain date: Saturday, November 2nd)

Parade LINES UP at 12PM

and DEPARTS at 1PM

Begins at The Paul Robeson House

4951 Walnut Street in West Philadelphia, 

and moves into Clark Park at 45th Street and Kingsessing

The parade will be followed by performances in the “dog bowl” around 2:15


(AS OF 09/11/19)

ACT-UP Philadelphia

Girard Medical Center

The Paul Robeson House

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation

Philly Socialists

Philly Thrive

Shut Down Berks Coalition

The West Powelton Drum Squad