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Trenton Avenue Arts Festival

Trenton Avenue Arts Festival

The annual Trenton Avenue Arts Festival in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia attracts visitors and residents from all over the city. The day-long extravaganza includes vendors selling their homemade wares, art displays, Philly food and beer tables and the Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby, a competition that challenges budding physicists to...

Credit: Photo by M. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

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Trenton Avenue Arts Festival

Trenton Avenue Arts Festival

The characters come out for the annual Trenton Avenue Arts Festival in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia. The day-long extravaganza includes vendors selling their homemade wares, art displays, Philly food and beer tables and the Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby, a competition that challenges budding physicists to invent the most outrageous...

Credit: Photo by M. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Events

Fourth of July Fireworks

Fourth of July Fireworks

As the birthplace of America, Philadelphia knows how to shine. Fireworks blazing over the Philadelphia Museum of Art are a Fourth of July tradition during Philadelphia’s multi-day Wawa Welcome America! bash. Timed perfectly with exhilarating live music, the fireworks paint the skies over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway....

Credit: Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Events, Family, Holidays, Summer

Fourth of July Concert

Fourth of July Concert

As the birthplace of America, Philadelphia knows how to throw an Independence Day bash to remember. Crowds begin to gather for the rockin’ concert and dazzling fireworks show along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. These fan-favorite events bring the multi-day Wawa Welcome America! celebration to a spectacular close.  ...

Credit: Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Events, Family, Holidays, Music, Summer

Fourth of July Fireworks

Fourth of July Fireworks

As the birthplace of America, Philadelphia knows how to shine. Fireworks blazing over the Philadelphia Museum of Art are a Fourth of July tradition during Philadelphia’s multi-day Wawa Welcome America! bash. Timed perfectly with exhilarating live music, the fireworks paint the skies over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway....

Credit: Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Events, Family, Holidays, Summer

Fourth of July Parade

Fourth of July Parade

As the birthplace of America, Philadelphia knows how to throw an Independence Day bash to remember. As the dazzling Fourth of July parade, part of the multi-day Wawa Welcome America! festival, winds through the streets of Historic Philadelphia, onlookers fill the Independence Visitor Center lawn.  ...

Credit: Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Events, Family, Holidays, Summer

Fourth of July Parade

Fourth of July Parade

As the birthplace of America, Philadelphia knows how to throw an Independence Day bash to remember. The Fourth of July parade, part of the multi-day Wawa Welcome America! festival, winds through the streets of Historic Philadelphia, dazzling onlookers with a spectacle of red, white and blue.  ...

Credit: Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Events, Family, Holidays, Summer

Flag Festival

Flag Festival

In June, the Betsy Ross House honors all things Old Glory with the Flag Festival, a Victorian-style street fair along Arch Street, complete with games, prizes, a penny candy booth and entertainment in the house’s courtyard....

Credit: Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Events, Family, Historic District, History, Museums & Attractions

The African American Museum in Philadelphia

The African American Museum in Philadelphia

Life-sized 3D characters greet visitors at The African American Museum in Philadelphia’s permanent exhibition, Audacious Freedom – African Americans in Philadelphia, 1776-1876. As they speak fervently about their lives, beliefs and aspirations in 18th-century Philadelphia, listeners are immersed in their world. The interactive timeline guides people through 100 years of...

Credit: Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: African-American, Arts & Culture, Historic District, History, Multicultural, Museums & Attractions

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