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July 3, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: Our Hour-By-Hour Guide To Independence Day Events And Celebrations On Friday, July 4, 2014 In Philly

Where’s the best place to celebrate July 4th? The place where it all began, of course. Right here in Philadelphia. Friday, July 4, 2014 brings a full day of festivities from historical commemorative ceremonies to a blowout concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Where to begin? We’ve got a rundown of all the events going […]

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July 2, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: Our Guide To Celebrating Independence Day In Philadelphia’s Historic District

Few locales are better suited to celebrating America’s birthday than Historic Philadelphia, where independence was born. Head to Historic Philadelphia to celebrate the nation’s 238th birthday with special events, daily activities for the kids and extended hours at can’t-miss historic attractions like Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. Today, Wednesday, July 2, is Hoagie Day […]

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June 30, 2014

Awesome News Alert: Vice President Of The United States Joe Biden To Join In Philadelphia’s July 4th Morning Ceremonies At Independence Hall

We already know that Philadelphia’s July 4th celebrations are some of the biggest and best in the country. Clearly, the Vice President of the United States agrees. Philadelphia’s already-impressive lineup of festivities on the Fourth of July just received an awesome boost from the Vice President of the United States. Vice President Joe Biden has […]

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June 27, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: Our Day-By-Day Guide To Independence Day Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia, June 28-July 8

Philadelphia takes its July 4th festivities seriously. After all, Philadelphia was the site of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Celebrations of Independence Day in America’s birthplace start this weekend and last all throughout next week. From outdoor movie screenings to sky-high fireworks shows, holiday partying in Philly is super […]

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June 27, 2014

Wawa Welcome America Presents Philly At The Movies, Three-Nights Of Free Movie Screenings At Public Spaces, Monday, June 30-Wednesday, July 2

In celebration of July 4th, Wawa Welcome America presents three-nights of free movie screenings at public locations across the city. The free alfresco movie nights kick off on Monday, June 30 with a screening of Frozen in Franklin Square which promises carousel rides, free giveaways and mini-golf for youngsters. The series continues on Tuesday, July […]

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June 26, 2014

Wawa Welcome America Celebrations Kick Off With The Liberty Block Party At The Shops At Liberty Place This Saturday, June 28

Philadelphia, the 4th of July is only a week away! This weekend, the celebrations get underway with the kick-off party for Wawa Welcome America, the city-led Independence Day celebration. As the birthplace of the nation, Philadelphia is home to many, many 4th of July events, but the Wawa Welcome America festivities have spearheaded local celebrations […]

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June 25, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: Our Guide To The Major Events, Festivals, Concerts And More Celebrating Independence Day All Week Long In Philadelphia, June 28-July 8

The biggest birthday bash of the year starts this weekend, Philadelphia. Ready to party? As the birthplace of the nation, July 4th in Philadelphia means many, many parties, including the annual Wawa Welcome America events, historic Philadelphia-centric celebrations and revelry on the Delaware River waterfront, both on the Philadelphia riverside and the Camden waterfront. Pre-festival […]

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July 5, 2013

Reminder: Taste Of Philadelphia Continues The Celebration Of America’s Birthday With A Food Fest And Fireworks Over The Delaware, July 5-7

This holiday weekend, Philadelphia extends America’s birthday celebrations all the way through Sunday with the Taste of Philadelphia food and music festival at Penn’s Landing, July 5-7. A truly tasty weekend, the annual Taste of Philadelphia returns today for three full days of drool-worthy eats, live music and one awesome fireworks show. Entry to the […]

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July 4, 2013

Photo Of The Day: Have A Happy Fourth Of July, Philadelphia!

Happy Birthday, America! The official day of commemorating the birth of the nation has arrived. Today, the week-long celebration of July 4th in Philadelphia reaches its crescendo. Wawa Welcome America hits its high point tonight with a bang as a free blockbuster concert and a free fireworks show take over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway from […]

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July 3, 2013

The 4th Of July In Philadelphia: Our Hour-By-Hour Guide To Independence Day Celebrations In The City Of Brotherly Love

Where’s the best place to celebrate July 4th? The place where it all began, of course. Right here in Philadelphia. Thursday, July 4th brings a full day of festivities from historical commemorative ceremonies to a blowout concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Where to begin? We’ve got a rundown of all the events going on […]

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