Polish American Congress
2015 Pulaski Observance Schedule

General Casimir
Sunday, October 4, 2015, Pulaski Day Parade steps off at 1:00 P.M. 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 1:30 to 3:00 P.M. Set your television recorder and come out and enjoy the parade live on the Parkway in Center City Philadelphia. Kindly invite your family and friends to view the parade! For more information about General Pulaski - click here. This year the Pulaski Day Parade in Philadelphia marks its 82nd Anniversary.

Download the 6ABC Mobile App for Android or iOS to watch the parade on your smartphone or tablet from 1:30 to 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, October 4, 2015.

2015 Grand Marshal
Philadelphia’s Pulaski Day Parade

This year, we are proud to acknowledge as our Grand Marshal, Wesley Musial. Wesley Musial was selected by the Polish American Congress in recognition of his many years of participation with the Polish American Congress, Eastern PA District, the Pulaski Day Parade in Philadelphia and supporter of organizations in Polonia.

Once again, there is another milestone in Polish American History. The 2015 Pulaski Day Parade will have two families as Military Marshals: John, Fred and Noel Kwiatkowski; Jan, Jerry Slawomir and Jerry Ray Szymczyk.

Pictured left to right: Noel, John & Fred Kwiatkowski
Pictured left to right: Jan, Jerry Slawomir & Jerry Ray Szymczyk.

John and Fred Kwiatkowski are brothers. Noel Kwiatkowski is the son of John Kwiatkowski and all three served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

Jan Szymczyk, born in Poland, served in the Polish Air Force, Jerry Slawomir Szymczyk (Jan’s son), born in Poland, served in the U.S. Army, and Jerry Ray Szymczyk (Jerry Slawomir’s son), born in the U.S., is currently serving in the U.S.Army

Congratulations are extended to the Military Marshals who were selected by the Polish American Congress, Eastern Pennsylvania District, as the 2015 Philadelphia Pulaski Parade Military Marshals. More information about our Military Marshals will be printed in the October issue of the Polish American News.

For more information about Philadelphia area activities, contact the Polish American Congress office at (215) 739-3408 or call the Polish American Cultural Center Museum at (215) 922-1700, Monday through Friday between 9 A.M. and 5 P.M.