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July 5, 2014

Reminder: Fourth Of July Weekend Events Continue At Penn’s Landing With A Free Concert And Epic Fireworks Show, Tonight, July 5

While the epic fireworks on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway are over, another huge fireworks show illuminates the sky above the Delaware River at Penn’s Landing this evening. First up, one of the nation’s premier musical organizations, the United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own”, returns for a free, patriotic performance at Penn’s Landing, beginning at 8 […]

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July 4, 2014

Photo Of The Day: Have A Happy Fourth Of July 2014, 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, 2014

Long Weekend Picks, July 4th Edition: Fireworks On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway And At Penn’s Landing, Fourth Of July Jam, Independence Day Parade, Super Scooper Ice Cream Fest, Free First Sunday At The Barnes And More

Happy July 4th, Philadelphia! As the holiday weekend approaches, fireworks, parades, free concerts and more fill every corner of the city — and the countryside, too. Two major fireworks shows illuminate the sky over the course of the next few days. First, Wawa Welcome America closes out with its epic fireworks display on July 4th […]

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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 1, 2014

Roundup: Our Guide To July 4th Fireworks, Parades, Barbecues And More In The Philadelphia Countryside

Philadelphia goes all out for July 4th, but the celebration is not limited to the city limits. The surrounding Towns of the Countryside host a number of not-to-be missed Independence Day festivities. Whether it’s a spectacular fountains and fireworks show at Longwood Gardens, an old-fashioned celebration at Fonthill or a weekend of BBQ along the […]

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July 1, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: Our Top Picks For Independence Day Events On The Delaware River Waterfronts, Including Fireworks On Saturday, July 5

Philadelphia, the birthplace of independence, is celebrating the Fourth of July in a big, big way. Festivals and events honoring America’s birthday take place daily all across the city and throughout the holiday week, but there’s a great concentration of fun that flanks the Delaware River. The waterfronts at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia and across […]

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June 30, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: Where To Watch The July 4th Fireworks On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway And July 5th Fireworks On The Delaware River Waterfront

There’s no better place to celebrate America’s independence than in the birthplace of it all — right here in Philadelphia. We have three days of fireworks in Philadelphia — one day on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and two days along the Delaware River Waterfront. The Benjamin Franklin Parkway hosts the main show, presented by Wawa […]

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June 30, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: See The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Free Neighborhood Concert Plus An Awesome Fireworks Display At Penn’s Landing, Tuesday, July 1

What’s better than taking in a concert by the world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra? Catching the beautiful music for free. On Tuesday, July 1, our city’s orchestra is set to impress new audiences during its annual free neighborhood concert at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing. Associate Conductor Cristian Măcelaru will lead, with guest vocalist Sarah Shafer, […]

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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 26, 2014

Roundup: Our Guide To The Biggest And Best July 4th Fireworks Shows In And Around Philadelphia

It’s not truly the fourth of July without fireworks shows filling the sky. Lucky for us, the Philadelphia area is home to a number of spectacular fireworks shows before, after and on July 4th. The Benjamin Franklin Parkway hosts its annual blowout fireworks show on Friday, July 4 which immediately follows the free Fourth of […]

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