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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 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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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: 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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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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