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Major Holidays and Events

Below is a list of important service dates for the 2016-17 calendar, including December 2015. Each date includes information on any service changes or special schedules to help you plan ahead. Unless noted below, SEPTA will operate as regularly scheduled.

Schedules, service and information is subject to change. Check this page regularly for updates and new information.

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Calendar Year 2015:

December
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Monday-Wednesday, December 28-31
Period Prior to New Year's

  • Surface Transportation (City) will operate on a Modified Weekday schedule (no school)
  • Surface Transportation (Frontier, Victory), and the Norristown High Speed Line will operate on a Modified Weekday schedule (no school)

Calendar Year 2016:

January
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Friday,January 1
New Year's Day - Mummers Parade

  • Special holiday service on MFL and BSL with OWL service beginning at 12:00am. Surface Transportation will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule.
  • Regional Rail Trains will operate on a Sunday schedule

Monday, January 18
Martin Luther King Day

  • Surface Transportation (City) will operate on a Modified Weekday schedule (no school)
  • Norristown High Speed Line, Regional Rail Trains, and Surface Transportation (Suburban) will operate on a regular weekday schedule (no school)

Sat. January 30 - February 7
Philadelphia Auto Show: Please check back for event service information.

February
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February 12-14 and 19-21
Philadelphia Home Show: Please check back for event service information.

Monday, February 15
Presidents' Day

  • Surface Transportation (City) will operate on a Modified Weekday schedule (no school)
  • Norristown High Speed Line, Regional Rail Trains, and Surface Transportation (Suburban) will operate on a regular weekday schedule (no school)

Sunday, February 21
Effective date of Surface Transportation (City and Frontier) and Norristown High Speed Line Spring schedules

Monday, February 22
Effective date of Surface Transportation (Victory) Spring schedules

March
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Saturday, March 5 through Sunday, March 13
Philadelphia Flower Show: Please check back for event service information.

Sunday, March 13
Changeover to Daylight Saving Time

April
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Sunday, May 10:

Mother's Day - Race for the Cure

Additional service will be available for customers participating in the Race for the Cure on all Regional Rail Lines, with the exception of Airport, Chestnut Hill East, Chestnut Hill West, Cynwyd, Fox Chase, and Trenton Lines

Please check this page regularly for event service information

May
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Sunday, May 8
Mother's Day
Race for the Cure
Please check back for event service information.

Sunday, June 14:
City, Frontier, Summer Schedules go into effect

June
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Sunday, June 5
International Pro Cycling Championship Race
Additional Manayunk/Norristown Line Trains will providing half-hourly service. Please check back for event service information.

Sunday, June 19
Effective date of Surface Transportation (City & Frontier) and High Speed Summer schedules

Monday, June 20
Effective date of Surface Transportation (Victory) Summer schedules

July
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Monday, July 4
Independence Day

  • Transit will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule
  • Regional Rail Trains will operate on a Sunday schedule
  • Added trains - Regional Rail and Market Frankford Line will operate extra service after fireworks

August
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September
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Saturday & Sunday, September 3-4
Made in America Concert
Added trains - Regional Rail and Market Frankford Line will operate extra service after fireworks. Please check back for event service information.

Sunday, September 4
Effective date of Surface Transportation (City and Frontier) and High Speed Fall schedules

Monday, September 5
Labor Day
Effective date of Surface Transportation (Victory) Fall schedules

  • Surface Transportation (City and Frontier) Norristown High Speed Line and Regional Rail will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule

Tuesday, September 6
Phila. Public and Parochial 2016-2017 School Term Begins

October
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November
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Sunday, November 6
Daylight Saving

Thursday, November 24
Thanksgiving Day - Thanksgiving Parade

  • Special schedules operated on MFL and BSL with OWL service beginning at 12:00am
  • Regional Rail and Surface Transportation routes will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule
  • Additional service will operate to King of Prussia Mall

Friday, November 25
Black Friday

  • Surface Transportation (City), will operate on an Modififed Weekday schedule (no school)
  • Surface Transportation (Frontier, Victory), and Norristown High Speed Line will operate on a weekday schedule (no school)
  • Additional PM service on Surface Transportation (City) to Philadelphia, Neshaminy and Oxford Valley Malls
  • Additional service on Surface Transportation (Victory) Routes
  • Regional Rail Trains will operate weekday service

December
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Sunday, December 25
Christmas Day

  • Surface Transportation and Norristown High Speed Line will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule
  • Regional Rail Trains will operate on a special Christmas schedule (reduced Sunday levels of service)

Monday-Friday, December 26-30
Period prior to New Year's

  • Surface Transportation (City) routes will operate on a Modified Weekday schedule (no school)
  • Surface Transportation (Frontier, Victory (no school), and Norristown High Speed Line will operate on a weekday schedule

Saturday, December 31
New Year's Eve

  • Extra Regional Rail Trains will be operated to accommodate customers attending the fireworks display

Calendar Year 2017:

January
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Sunday, January 1
New Year's Day - Mummers Parade

  • Special holiday service on MFL and BSL with OWL service beginning at 12:00am. Surface Transportation will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule.
  • Regional Rail Trains will operate on a Sunday schedule