Festival, Concert and Fireworks
This Fourth of July, celebrate America independence with incredible fireworks in Philadelphia during the annual Wawa Welcome America! festival!
THE MAIN EVENT
Concert & Fireworks Display
8:30 – 11:00 p.m., July 4, 2010
CONCERT BEGINS AT 8:30 – FIREWORKS BEGIN AROUND 10:30
FIREWORKS LOCATION: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Where to Watch the Fireworks on the 4th:
There are several great places to watch the fireworks.
– Lemon Hill
– Benjamin Franklin Parkway
– Boathouse Row
– Kelly Drive
– Martin Luther King Drive
– Schuylkill River Park
Time: The fireworks display is estimated to begin around 10:30 p.m
Where to Watch the Concert:
The best place from which to watch the concert is on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Giant screens and speakers will broadcast the concert all along the Parkway.
Arrive early. Bring lawn chairs, a blanket and a picnic. If you get to the Parkway early, you will be able to grab a great location for viewing the concert and the fireworks.
Concert Details & Performers
Concert begins at 8:30 p.m., July 4, 2010
The Goo Goo Dolls will headline this year´s concert, which features performances by Philly favorites: The Roots, R&B singer Chrisette Michelle and Washington D.C.´s Chuck Brown.
July 4th Parade in Historic Philadelphia, 11:00 a.m., July 4, 2010
This year, Philadelphia´s main parade fittingly takes place in Historic Philadelphia. Do not miss it!
Party on the Parkway Festival, 1:00 – 7:00 p.m., July 4, 2010
Bring your appetite and your red, white and blue apparel as an exciting, family-friendly festival stretches along Benjamin Franklin Parkway from The Franklin to the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Bring lawn chairs, a blanket and a picnic while you watch the parade. Then stay for the concert and fireworks. If you arrive early, you´ll be able to grab a great location for viewing all three.