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Woodland String Band
2041 South 3rd Street
South Philly
Philadelphia, PA 19048
Cross Street: Snyder Avenue
General Information
Own a piece of Philadelphia Mummers String Band History by buying an official mummers costume. Several different themed costumes available from Hobo Costumes used in the 2006 Parade to the most recent Fisherman Costumes used in this past years parade. Call for more info


   The Woodland String Band was established in February 1926 and has competed in the annual Philadelphia Mummers Parade every year since January 1st, 1927.  Woodland originated in the Southwest section of Philadelphia Mummersand moved to its current location on "Two Street" in the heart of "Mummers Row" in July of 1990.  Woodland is a charter member of the Philadelphia Mummers String Band Association and the year 2012 marks the band's 86th consecutive year in existence, one of the longest among Philadelphia's string bands. 

The band performs a unique brand of Philly style entertainment that includes music comprised of instruments from the reed, string and percussion instruments combined with the wearing of colorful fancy costumes, consistent with each year's new theme.  The members of Woodland pride themselves on being a family organization, currently including seventeen father and son combinations, one of which includes three generations.

  • Hire The Band:   Looking for that something special to make your event memorable?
    Birthday Parties
    Anniversary Celebrations
    Special Events
    For More Info Call 215.468.9689
  • Club rentals: Woodland String Band's clubhouse is located at 2041-45 S. Third St. in Philadelphia PA. The band rehearses every Tuesday evening at 8:15pm. The club has been newly remodeled and is available for rental for your next party, fund-raiser or special occasion. Woodland also holds several parties and fund-raiser's throughout the year and they will be listed below. Need a night out? Check out the schedule below and come on out to Woodland to have a great time!! To rent the club, call 215.468.9689

  • Rrehearsals:Woodland rehearses every Tuesday evening at 8:15pm.

    Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.
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