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July 4, 2014

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

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

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

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

Tonight Picks: Free Screening Of Rocky At The Art Museum Steps, Center City Sips, Summer Concert Series Across The City And More

Tonight Picks: Free Screening Of Rocky At The Art Museum Steps, Center City Sips, Summer Concert Series Across The City And More

As the July 4th holiday sweeps in, the city celebrates America’s independence with a variety of events leading up to the big day. Tonight, Wawa Welcome America closes out its annual Philly at the Movies outdoor movie series with a screening of Rocky on the iconic Rocky steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. It’s […]

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July 2, 2014

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

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

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

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: Wawa Welcome America’s Hoagie Day Returns With 4.5 Tons Of Free Hoagies At Independence Mall, Wednesday, July 2

July 4th In Philadelphia: Wawa Welcome America's Hoagie Day Returns With 4.5 Tons Of Free Hoagies At Independence Mall, Wednesday, July 2

Free hoagie alert! Wawa Welcome America’s Hoagie Day returns this Wednesday, July 2 with tons, literally 4.5 tons, of free hoagies for all to enjoy. On Wednesday, July 2, beginning at noon, spend your lunch break on Independence Mall with all of the freshly-made hoagies you can imagine. Wawa Hoagie Day also serves as a […]

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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

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

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

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 26, 2014

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

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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