Jun 25, 2015
4th of July fireworks & celebrations in Philadelphia area, South Jersey & Delaware
Here's where to go for 4th of July 2016 fireworks and celebrations with your kids and family in the Philadelphia area, South Jersey and Delaware.
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The biggest 4th of July festival in the Philadelphia area includes seven days of events & activities, June 27 - July 4.
Mon., June 27
Philly @ the Movies:Finding Nemo at Franklin Square, Phila. FREE
Wed., June 29
Go 4th and Read at the Kimmel Center's Perleman Theater, Phila. FREE
Go 4th and Work Out Like Rocky at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Phila. All ages are welcome. FREE
Philly at the Movies: Rocky at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Phila. FREE
Thurs. June 30
Go 4th and Learn About Music and Culture at the Mummers Museum, Phila. FREE
Philly at the Movies: National Treasure at Penn's Landing, 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
Fri., July 1
Free Museum Day at the African American Museum in Philadelphia. FREE
Go 4th and Learn About Fitness at the Smith Memorial Playground, Phila. FREE
Philadelphia Orchestra Neighborhood Concert at Penn's Landing, Phila. FREE
Sat., July 2
Fireworks Display at Penn's Landing, Phila. The Philadelphia Orchestra performs works from classic American composers. FREE
Sun., July 3
Free Museum Day at the Barnes Foundation and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Phila. FREE
Historic Philadelphia Block Party on Independence Hall, Phila. Includes music, vendors from around the city and kids' activities. FREE
POPS on Independence on the steps of Independence Hall, Phila. FREE
Mon., July 4
Celebration of Freedom Ceremony on the steps of Independence Hall, Phila. Honor America with music and a reading of excerpts from the Declaration of Independence by Leslie Odom Jr., who plays Aaron Burr in the hit Broadway show Hamilton. FREE
Independence Day Parade throughout Historic Phila. FREEf
Party on the Parkway on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Phila. Celebrate with family-friendly activities, games, live music, food trucks and performances by local & national artists. FREE
Philly July 4th Concert & Grand Finale Fireworks at Eakins Oval, Phila. The largest free concert in America features performances by Rihanna, Coldplay, Leslie Odom Jr. (from the hit Broadway musical Hamilton) and other hit-makers, followed by fireworks over the Philadelphia Museum of Art. FREE
Mon., July 4th
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Community Festivals & Celebrations
Independence Day Celebrations at Museums, Historical Sites & More
Battleship New Jersey, Camden, NJ
Camden Waterfront, Camden, NJ
Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation, Media, PA
Fonthill Castle, Doylestown
Franklin Square, Phila.
Freedom Park, Medford, NJ
Historic Germantown, Phila.
Narberth Park, Narberth, PA
National Constitution Center, Phila.
National Museum of American Jewish History, Phila.
Penn's Landing, Phila.
Sesame Place, Langhorne, PA
Tuckerton Seaport and Baymen's Museum, Tuckerton, NJ
Upper Darby High School Memorial Field, Drexel Hill, PA