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BlackStar Film Festival

BlackStar Film Festival

Hailed by Ebony magazine as “the black Sundance,” the BlackStar Film Festival showcases artistically excellent independent films about the global black experience and films by people of color....

Credit: Photo by A. Ricketts for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Events

BlackStar Film Festival

BlackStar Film Festival

Hailed by Ebony magazine as “the black Sundance,” the BlackStar Film Festival showcases artistically excellent independent films about the global black experience and films by people of color....

Credit: Photo by A. Ricketts for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Events

BlackStar Film Festival

BlackStar Film Festival

Hailed by Ebony magazine as “the black Sundance,” the BlackStar Film Festival showcases artistically excellent independent films about the global black experience and films by people of color....

Credit: Photo by A. Ricketts for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Events

Wawa Welcome America Fireworks, Penn’s Landing

Wawa Welcome America Fireworks, Penn’s Landing

Celebrating the nation’s birthday in its birthplace, Wawa Welcome America! is a multi-day party with free events for all ages throughout the city, including outdoor concerts, museum days, a patriotic parade, block parties and fantastic fireworks (shown here at Penn’s Landing)....

Credit: Photo by L. Berckey for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Events, Historic District, Holidays, Summer

Wawa Welcome America Fireworks, Penn’s Landing

Wawa Welcome America Fireworks, Penn’s Landing

Celebrating the nation’s birthday in its birthplace, Wawa Welcome America! is a multi-day party with free events for all ages throughout the city, including outdoor concerts, museum days, a patriotic parade, block parties and fantastic fireworks (shown here at Penn’s Landing)....

Credit: Photo by L. Berckey for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Events, Historic District, Holidays, Summer

Historic District Block Party

Historic District Block Party

Visitors gather outside the Liberty Bell Center and across the street from Independence Hall during Philadelphia’s Historic District Block Party, part of the multiday Wawa Welcome America festival celebrating the Fourth of July A take on Philadelphia’s traditional neighborhood block party, the free, daylong event includes food trucks, carnival games,...

Credit: Photo by L. Berckey for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Events, Historic District, Holidays, Summer

Historic District Block Party

Historic District Block Party

Visitors gather outside the Liberty Bell Center and across the street from Independence Hall during Philadelphia’s Historic District Block Party, part of the multiday Wawa Welcome America festival celebrating the Fourth of July A take on Philadelphia’s traditional neighborhood block party, the free, daylong event includes food trucks, carnival games,...

Credit: Photo by L. Berckey for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Events, Historic District, Holidays, Summer

Odunde Festival

Odunde Festival

The Odunde Festival, held each June on Philadelphia’s South Street, is the largest African-American street festival in the nation. The festival covers 14 city blocks and features 100 art, craft and food vendors, as well as two stages of live entertainment by African, Caribbean and African-American performers....

Credit: Photo by A. Ricketts for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Events, Multicultural, Summer

Odunde Festival

Odunde Festival

The Odunde Festival, held each June on Philadelphia’s South Street, is the largest African-American street festival in the nation. The festival covers 14 city blocks and features 100 art, craft and food vendors, as well as two stages of live entertainment by African, Caribbean and African-American performers....

Credit: Photo by A. Ricketts for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Events, Multicultural, Summer

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