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Party on the Parkway

Party on the Parkway

As the birthplace of America, Philadelphia shines brightest on July 4. The late-afternoon Party on the Parkway, the culmination of the Wawa Welcome America Festival, includes kids activities, carnival games and free musical and dance performances extending along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The event culminates with a free evening concert by major recording artists on the main stage in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and then, fireworks.

Credit: Photo by R. Myers for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Events, Family, History, Outdoors, Philadelphia's Historic District, Summer

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