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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 2, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: The Super Scooper All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Festival Returns With Three-Days Of Dessert, July 4-July 6

Ice cream arrives at Penn’s Landing in a major way as the annual Super Scooper All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Festival returns with three-days of ice cream-centric fun. From Friday, July 4 through Sunday, July 6, visit Penn’s Landing for the annual festival, which promises frozen treats of all sort — water ice, creamy ice cream and […]

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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: The Philly Pops Play A Free Patriotic Concert To Celebrate Independence Day, Thursday, July 3

***UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, the free Philly Pops concert has been moved indoors to the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall. The doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the concert will go on at 8 p.m. The show remains free and open to the public. In typical July 4th fashion, our city’s pop orchestra, the Philly […]

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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 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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July 3, 2013

Weekend Picks, July 4th Edition: Epic Fireworks On July 4 And 6, The Free Fourth Of July Jam Concert On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Taste Of Philadelphia And Much, Much More

Happy 4th of July, Philadelphia! As we look forward to a long holiday weekend, it’s time to plan out how to take advantage of the scores of patriotic happenings in Philadelphia over the next four days. It’s totally appropriate that Philadelphia — the city that hosted the delegates for the signing of the Declaration of […]

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July 3, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Philadelphia Countryside Fourth Of July Barbecues, Parades, Family-Friendly Activities And Fireworks

Independence Day celebrations span from city to countryside every year, and from family-friendly activities and reenactments at the Valley Forge National Historical Park to wine and barbecue festivals at nearly 10 area wineries, the holiday weekend celebrations outside of the city are in no shortage. For those looking for something to do in one of […]

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