Jun 26, 2014
4th of July fireworks & celebrations in Philadelphia area, South Jersey & Delaware
Here's where to go for 4th of July fireworks and celebrations with your kids and family in the Philadelphia area, South Jersey and Delaware.
Philly's Wawa Welcome America!
The biggest 4th of July festival in the Philadelphia area includes seven days of events & activities, June 28 - July 4.
Tuesday July 1
Go 4th & Learn About Fitness at the Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse, Phila. FREE
Philadelphia Orchestra Concert & Fireworks on the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, Phila. FREE
Philly @ the Movies: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire at Rittenhouse Square, Phila. FREE
Wednesday July 2
Go 4th & Learn About History at the National Constitution Center, Phila. Activities include live music and an exhibition on the history of the hoagie. FREE
Philly @ the Movies: Rocky at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Phila. FREE
Wawa Hoagie Day on Independence Mall, Phila. Five tons of hoagies will be assembled and served free to thousands of people outside the Independence Visitor Center. FREE
Thursday July 3
POPS! On Independence on the steps of Independence Hall, Phila. FREE
Friday July 4
Celebration of Freedom Ceremony on the steps of Independence Hall, Phila. Honor America with music and a reading of exerpts from the Declaration of Independence. FREE
Let Freedom Ring at Independence Square, Phila. The ceremony concludes with the symbolic tapping of the Liberty Bell. FREE
Party on the Parkway on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Phila. Celebrate with blocks of activities, music performances and games. FREE
Philadelphia Independence Day Parade throughout Historic Philadelphia. FREE
Philly 4th of July Jam & Fireworks on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Phila. The largest free concert in America brings The Roots, Ed Sheeran, Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Hudson, Aloe Blacc, Ariana Grande and Vicci Martinez to town, with a fireworks show to follow. FREE
Thurs., July 4th
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Community Festivals & Celebrations
Independence Day Celebrations at Museums, Historical Sites & more
Adventure Aquarium, Camden, NJ
Battleship New Jersey, Camden, NJ
Camden Waterfront, Camden, NJ
Christ Church Burial Ground, Phila.
Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation, Newtown Square, PA
Delaware Children's Museum, Wilmington, DE
Elmwood Park Zoo, Norristown, PA
Franklin Square, Phila.
Freedom Park, Medford, NJ
Garden State Discovery Museum, Cherry Hill, NJ
Historic Germantown, Phila.
Independence Seaport Museum, Phila.
Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA
Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle, Doylestown, PA
Narberth Park, Narberth, PA
National Constitution Center, Phila.
National Museum of American Jewish History, Phila.
Penn's Landing, Phila.
Philadelphia History Museum, Phila.
Sesame Place, Langhorne, PA
Tuckerton Seaport and Baymen's Museum, Tuckerton, NJ
Upper Darby High School Memorial Field, Drexel Hill, PA