Office of the City Representative

Promoting Philadelphia by producing and highlighting special events across the City.

Office of the City Representative

What we do

The mission of the Office of the City Representative (OCR) is to promote Philadelphia, the nation’s first and most historic World Heritage City. Our office works with event producers to bring events to the City, recognizes extraordinary residents and visiting dignitaries, represents the mayor at events, and works with delegations to promote Philadelphia.

Some of the events we have produced or supported:

  • Wawa Welcome America! Festival (July 4)
  • Philly Holiday Tree Lighting
  • International Cultural Flag Raisings
  • Philadelphia International Unity Soccer Cup Festival and Parade of Nations
  • The Philadelphia Marathon
  • 2016 Villanova University Basketball Championship Parade

We also create and present official City citations, tributes, proclamation, and letters. To request a ceremonial document, download the request form.

Connect

Address
1515 Arch St.
12th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Email city.rep@phila.gov

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Events

  • Oct
    25
    St. Vincent and the Grenadines Flag Raising
    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
    North Apron of Philadelphia City Hall, 1400 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA

    St. Vincent and the Grenadines Flag Raising

    October 25, 2019
    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, 1 hour
    North Apron of Philadelphia City Hall, 1400 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
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    Program and ceremony honoring St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Reception to follow from noon - 2pm in City Hall.
  • Nov
    1
    Antigua Flag Raising
    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
    North Apron of Philadelphia City Hall, 1400 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA

    Antigua Flag Raising

    November 1, 2019
    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, 1 hour
    North Apron of Philadelphia City Hall, 1400 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
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    Program and ceremony honoring the country of Antigua.
  • Nov
    7
    Philadelphia School District Homecoming Gala
    6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
    The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E Allen St, Philadelphia, PA 19123, USA

    Philadelphia School District Homecoming Gala

    November 7, 2019
    6:00 pm to 10:00 pm, 4 hours
    The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E Allen St, Philadelphia, PA 19123, USA
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