WAWA Welcome America events

Guide to 4th of July in Philadelphia and Wawa Welcome America! Events

‘Fireworks, Parades, Concerts, Kids Activities & More During Independence Day in Philadelphia’ There is not a better place to celebrate Independence Day than in America’s Birthplace! The... 
Fireworks on Fourth of July in Philadelphia

Top Fourth of July Fireworks Shows in Philadelphia

Fireworks on 4th of July behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art – Credit G. Widman for GPTMC ‘Celebrating Independence Day Philadelphia Style!’  You can enjoy many fireworks shows leading... 
4th of July and Wawa Welcome America Festival in Philadelphia

Celebrate July 4th In Philadelphia With 50+ Free Events During Wawa Welcome America Festival!

’50 + FREE Events In 6-Days In Philly’ Philadelphia is not only a great city, but the birthplace of America! Why not celebrate the Fourth of July in Philly during the best 6-day festival in... 
WAWA Hoagie Day

The Annual WAWA Hoagie Day

‘Celebrating With FREE WAWA Hoagies!’  Imagine 6 tons of hoagies! Now imagine a free hoagie! That’s what you get with WAWA Hoagie Day! WAWA Hoagie Day was celebrated in 1992 with a... 
Night Market 2014 in Olde City

Night Market Philadelphia Is Back!

Night Market 2014 in Olde City – Photo by Tug Haines for The Food Trust ‘Philadelphia’s Favorite Street Food Festival!’ Night Market Philadelphia is one of the city’s premier street... 
Benjamin Franklin Bridge

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Grand Opening Of The Midway At Blue Cross RiverRink, Molestice Block Party Music Fest, Manayunk Arts Festival and More!

Benjamin Franklin Bridge  ‘Summer Has Begun In Philly‘ The weekend kicks off with the Grand Opening of The Midway at Blue Cross RiverRink, Parks On Tap, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink... 
The Midway Ferris Wheel At The Blue Cross RiverRink

The Midway At Blue Cross RiverRink! Carnival-Style Attractions In Philly!

‘Carnival-Style Attractions In Philly’ Who says you have to leave the City of Philadelphia for shore-like amusement rides and games! Guests will be able to enjoy boardwalk-inspired games,... 

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WAWA Welcome America events

Guide to 4th of July in Philadelphia and Wawa Welcome America! Events

'Fireworks, Parades, Concerts, Kids Activities & More During Independence Day in Philadelphia' There is not a better place to celebrate Independence Day than in America's Birthplace! The celebration kicks-off with many events and activities prior to 4th of July, all thanks to WAWA Welcome America! The annual WAWA Welcome America Festival starts on June 27 and continues all the way to … [Read More...]

Fireworks on Fourth of July in Philadelphia

Top Fourth of July Fireworks Shows in Philadelphia

'Celebrating Independence Day Philadelphia Style!'  You can enjoy many fireworks shows leading up to the Fourth of July in Philadelphia! What a great way in celebrating our independence in an awesome city all week long! Of course, there is the biggest fireworks night of the year, when the sky above the Philadelphia Museum of Art illuminates with dazzling light displays from tons of fireworks … [Read More...]

4th of July and Wawa Welcome America Festival in Philadelphia

Celebrate July 4th In Philadelphia With 50+ Free Events During Wawa Welcome America Festival!

'50 + FREE Events In 6-Days In Philly' Philadelphia is not only a great city, but the birthplace of America! Why not celebrate the Fourth of July in Philly during the best 6-day festival in the country! This year marks the 25th anniversary of Wawa Welcome America! For six full days from June 29 to July 4, people of all ages will be able to enjoy free museum days, concerts, firework shows, … [Read More...]

WAWA Hoagie Day

The Annual WAWA Hoagie Day

'Celebrating With FREE WAWA Hoagies!'  Imagine 6 tons of hoagies! Now imagine a free hoagie! That's what you get with WAWA Hoagie Day! WAWA Hoagie Day was celebrated in 1992 with a free, 500-foot hoagie. On that day, then-Mayor Ed Rendell, proclaimed the hoagie the “Official Sandwich of Philadelphia.” Decades later, the 25th annual Wawa Hoagie Day taking place on June 29 at noon, … [Read More...]

Night Market 2014 in Olde City

Night Market Philadelphia Is Back!

'Philadelphia's Favorite Street Food Festival!’ Night Market Philadelphia is one of the city’s premier street food festivals. It has grown into more than just a few food festivals a year. Each Night Market Festival spotlights a different Philly neighborhood, showcasing excellent food from local restaurants and Philly’s finest food trucks. These events also include live music, … [Read More...]

Benjamin Franklin Bridge

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Grand Opening Of The Midway At Blue Cross RiverRink, Molestice Block Party Music Fest, Manayunk Arts Festival and More!

 'Summer Has Begun In Philly' The weekend kicks off with the Grand Opening of The Midway at Blue Cross RiverRink, Parks On Tap, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink Summerfest, the continuation of American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition and more. During the weekend enjoy Caribbean Day At Reading Terminal Market, Molestice Block Party, Summer Ale Festival At Philadelphia … [Read More...]

The Midway Ferris Wheel At The Blue Cross RiverRink

The Midway At Blue Cross RiverRink! Carnival-Style Attractions In Philly!

'Carnival-Style Attractions In Philly' Who says you have to leave the City of Philadelphia for shore-like amusement rides and games! Guests will be able to enjoy boardwalk-inspired games, a full-size carousel, and a specific marquee ride at the Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, just blocks north of Spruce Street Harbor Park. Throughout the summer, the marquee ride will be rotated between a … [Read More...]

Screening Under The Stars At Penns Landing

Screenings Under the Stars at Penn’s Landing

 'Family Time Under The Stars With Free Movies' For some of you, remember those drive-in movies theaters? How about a large outdoor theater while watching a movie under the stars. That's what we have with "Screenings Under the Stars" at the Great Plaza, taking place in Penn's Landing. Every Thursday night in July and August, come watch a different popular film that will be displayed on the … [Read More...]

Molestice Courtesy of Philip Gabriel Photography for Molestice

Molestice Block Party! A FREE Mini Music Festival In Center City!

'Dancing In The Streets With Great Bands' Enjoy a fantastic selection of live music at Molestice Mini Music Festival block party on June 24, 2017! Molestice, hosted by Mole Street, a digital marketing and entertainment booking agency in Philadelphia, is a block party and music festival that celebrates the summer solstice. The block party is held at 100 North Mole Street (between Cherry … [Read More...]

Old City Eats Program

Old City District Introduces Old City Eats Summer Program!

'Experience A Refreshing Restaurant Series In History-Filled Neighborhood!' Foodies can now celebrate in the Old City neighborhood of Philadelphia! Old City District has created Old City Eats, a program to showcase the district's food and beverage scene. The program will include 25+ restaurants and bars, taking place every Thursday night from 5 pm till 8 pm until August 31. The plan is … [Read More...]

Independence Hall

Weekly Fun Things To Do In Philadelphia All Summer Long

'Exploring Philadelphia During The Week' There are so many things to do in Philadelphia during the weekend. We bet you didn't know all of the exciting things to do each week in Philadelphia during the summer! Check out our fantastic list! (all events or activities have started now unless noted with start dates) Wednesdays Live at Lunch at Dilworth Park ~ June 21 until July 26 FREE - … [Read More...]

2 guys playing Live Music - Courtesy of makemusicphilly.org

Make Music Philly Baby! – Free Live Music Celebration

'Live Free Musical Celebrations in the City of Brotherly Love' Get ready for an all-out music blitz on June 21, 2017. Explore the many talents of local musicians throughout the City of Philadelphia. There will be over 100 performances from 10 am to 9 pm at locations throughout the city. This 'do it yourself' festival is free and will include organized concerts and informal performances by … [Read More...]

City of Philadelphia

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Chinese Lantern Festival, Newbold Blues Festival, LGBT Pride Parade and Festival And More!

 'Live Blues, Food, Beer, Festivals and More!' The weekend kicks off with Bloomsday at the Rosenbach Museum & Library, Parks On Tap, Pride LGBT Kick-Off Party, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink Summerfest, Chinese Lantern Festival, the continuation of American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition and more. During the weekend enjoy the Betsy Ross House Flag Festival, the … [Read More...]

Mummers String Band at Mummers Museum

String Band Music Under the Stars with the Mummers in the Summer!

'Family Fun and the Mummers Strut with the Mummers String Bands'  The Mummers in Philadelphia is a long standing tradition in which the History of the Mummers date back to the mid 1800's. The first official parade was held January 1, 1901. Imagine that! Many Philadelphians look forward to the Mummers Parade which takes place on New Year's Day. If you wanted more Mummery, there was the Show … [Read More...]

2012 Movie Nights by Schuylkill Banks

Movie Nights Presented by Schuylkill Banks

'Movies Under the Stars in Philadelphia' Philadelphia summer nights under the stars with friends, family, loved ones and yes, free movie nights sponsored by Schuylkill River Development Corporation and CSX. Thanks to Schuylkill Banks, you will be able to enjoy ten different movies this summer at two different locations. Some of these movies are our favorites and are classics. Starting … [Read More...]