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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 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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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 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

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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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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June 11, 2014

Our Guide To The Stripes And Stars Festival Celebrating The Birthdays Of The American Flag And The United States Army Throughout Historic Philadelphia, Saturday, June 14

As the birthplace of the U.S. Army, the American Flag and the nation, Philadelphia sure represents when it comes to stars and stripes. On Saturday, June 14, the first Philadelphia Stripes and Stars Festival salutes both Old Glory and the U.S. Army during a daylong festival at a number of sites throughout historic Philadelphia. Marking […]

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June 9, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Father’s Day Dinner, Brunch And Events In And Around Philadelphia

It’s time to show pop some love. Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 15, and to celebrate dear ol’ dad, a slew of Philadelphia restaurants, bars and attractions host Father’s Day celebrations all weekend long. From free steak dinners and free beer for Dad, to an outdoor extravaganza on Independence Mall, making every father in […]

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June 5, 2014

Festival Alert: Philadelphia’s Stripes And Stars Festival Arrives In The Historic District With Events On Independence Mall And Beyond, Saturday, June 14

Independence Day may still be weeks away, but get ready to dust off your red, white and blue for the first Philadelphia Stripes and Stars Festival. Salute Old Glory and the U.S. Army during a daylong festival at a number of sites throughout historic Philadelphia on Saturday, June 14. Marking the shared birthday of two […]

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