For Immediate Release: July 23, 2016
Published By: Office of the Mayor
Contact: Lauren Hitt

Mayor Kenney DNC Schedule

PHILADELPHIA – This schedule is being released for media planning purposes. As the Mayor’s schedule is subject to change, the Mayor’s Office of Communications will continue to release daily public schedules the evening prior at approximately 5PM. The time and date of the Mayor’s Convention address is TBA.

Saturday, July 23
7:00 PM Mayor Kenney to Attend DNC Media Party
The Mayor will join invited guests at this event to welcome media to the DNC, featuring over 50 of the region’s best restaurants, caterers and bars and unique live performances from Philadelphia’s art and cultural organizations concluding with a musical performance.
Where: Citizens Bank Park, 1 Citizens Bank Way, Philadelphia, PA.

Sunday, July 24
12:30 PM Mayor Kenney to Speak at Media Avail on DNC Preparations 
The Mayor, Police Commissioner Richard Ross, Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel, Director of the Office of Emergency Management Samantha Phillips, Managing Director Michael DiBerardinis and First Deputy Managing Director Brian Abernathy will discuss preparations for the convention.
Where: Emergency Operations Center, 240 Spring Garden, Philadelphia, PA.

3:30 PM Mayor Kenney to Attend DNC LGBT Happy Hour
Where: Woody’s, 202 S. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA.

8:15 PM Mayor Kenney to Attend DNC Delegate Welcome Party
Where: Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA.

Monday, July 25
2:00 PM Mayor Kenney to Attend Philly Feast, “United We Eat”
The Mayor will attend this food festival organized by the Host Committee celebrating the region’s diverse food and drink scene. The event will spotlight the best restaurants, food trucks and craft beer in the region. Local vendors and members of the City’s vibrant music scene will also be able to display their talents and products.
Where: 3rd and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA.

3:30 PM Mayor Kenney to Participate in “Strength of the Union” Immigration Forum    
Mayor Kenney, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, immigration experts and activists and business leaders will engage in a discussion about the impact that 240 years of immigration has had on the United States. They will also discuss the ways in which our cities and businesses are building inclusive and welcoming communities in the absence of comprehensive federal immigration reform. The discussion will moderated by ‘Voto Latino’ President Maria Teresa Kumar.
Where: National Museum of American Jewish History, Ballroom, 101 S. Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA.

5:00 PM Mayor Kenney to Host DNC Reception for Mayors     
The Mayor host a welcoming reception for all Mayors attending the Democratic National Convention
Where: Independence Beer Garden, 6th and Market Sts., Philadelphia, PA.

Tuesday, July 26
10:00 AM Mayor Kenney to Participate in PBS NewsHour Panel Discussion on Early Childhood Education
The Mayor and U.S. Senator Robert Casey will join other experts and advocates to discuss the importance of pre-K and early childhood education. Judy Woodruff will serve as moderator.
Where: The Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA.

12:00 PM Mayor Kenney to Participate in The Atlantic’s “Rethinking Crime and Punishment, A Next America Forum”
The Mayor and Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr. will join law enforcement professionals, members of civil rights and defender groups, former inmates and community leaders for a robust panel discussion on criminal justice reform in the U.S. moderated by ‘The Atlantic’s’ Senior Editor Ron Brownstein.
Where: Fieldhouse Sports Bar, 1150 Filbert St., Philadelphia, PA.

3:45 PM Mayor Kenney to Attend Congressional Black Caucus
Press interested in attending this event should RSVP to Lowell Thomas at 215-498-3719 or
Where: Del Frisco’s Steakhouse, 1426 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA.

5:45 PM Mayor Kenney to Attend NDI and Consular Corps. of Philadelphia Reception  
The Mayor will welcome 100+ international ambassadors to Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention. Please note this event is closed to the press.
Where: Union League, 140 S. Broad, Philadelphia, PA.

Wednesday, July 27
11:00 AM Mayor Kenney to Participate in Mayor’s Against Discrimination Forum   
The Mayor will join Mayor’s Against Discrimination Founder Edwin M. Lee of San Francisco, CA, Mayor Greg Stanton of Phoenix, AZ, Meghan M. Barry of Nashville, TN, Mayor Muriel Bowser of Washington, D.C., Chirlane McCray, First Lady of New York City and Co-Chair of the Equality Caucus, U.S. Congress Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) to discuss how local LGBT anti-discrimination policy can impact the passage of the Federal Equality Act authored by Rep. Cicilline.
Where: Mayor’s Reception Room, City Hall Room 202, Philadelphia, PA.

2:00 PM Mayor Kenney to Attend Rights4Girls DNC Fundraiser  
The Mayor will help honor Democratic National Convention CEO Leah Daughtry, Melissa Harris-Perry of and Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman at this event to celebrate champions of justice on behalf of women and girls. Members of the press interested in attending should RSVP to Adena Andrews at
Where: South Kitchen, 600 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA.