Summer is finally here, and there’s more than ever to do in Philadelphia.
Celebrate Independence Day in America's Birthplace! Philadelphia, the birthplace of independence, is celebrating the Fourth of July in a big way.
From the start of the annual Wawa Welcome America! festival on June 28 to the Independence National Historical Park Service’s reading of the Declaration of Independence on July 8, events celebrating America’s birthday will light up the streets, the skies and the stages from the waterfront at Penn’s Landing to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on the other side of town.
Find the best fireworks watching spots, free concerts and patriotic events with our complete guide to July 4th in Philadelphia.
The day-long Party on the Parkway kicks off at noon on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway from 20th Street to Eakins Oval. The Parkway will be packed with blocks of delicious food, live entertainment, interactive fun and much more. The “Largest Free Concert in America” begins at 7 p.m. with performances from The Roots, Ed Sheeran, Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Hudson, Aloe Blacc, Ariana Grande and Vicci Martinez.
Then it’s on to the explosive fireworks finale over the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Check out our interactive map below to get the scoop on a few of our favorite spots to watch the fireworks on July 4th.
Party on the Parkway: Noon
Largest Free Concert in America: 7 p.m. (first performance starts at approximately 8 p.m.)
Fireworks:Estimated to begin around 10:30 p.m. (immediately following concert)
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