Celebrate the 4th in America's Birthplace!
Wawa Welcome America is a 6-day festival with over fifty free multicultural and multigenerational events celebrating America’s birthday in America’s birthplace – Philadelphia. From June 29-July 4, this citywide festival is jam packed with fireworks, free concerts, free museum days, community events, free outdoor movie screenings, block parties and more! From Hoagie Day on Independence Mall, to Culture on Tap at City Hall, to the big July 4 concert on the Parkway, there's something for everyone. For a complete schedule of events, visit WelcomeAmerica.com
Wawa Welcome America, Various locations, WelcomeAmerica.com
Have a Drink and Support the Rail Park
On June 29 from 7-11pm, stop by Prohibition Taproom to help raise funds for the Rail Park and close the funding gap for Phase 1 construction. Proceeds from the sale of select drafts and a signature cocktail that evening will go directly to support construction.
Prohibition Taproom, 501 North 13th Street, 215.238.1818, Eventbrite.com
Philadelphia's great transit system and pedestrian-friendly streets make car-free travel, shopping and dining easy in Center City! Get information on routes, fares, schedules and more, at SEPTA.org or RidePATCO.org.
Tickets now on Sale- Best of Philly® Soirée in Dilworth Park!
Join Philadelphia magazine in the heart of Philadelphia on August 3 for an evening of award-winning food, summer cocktails and dancing under the stars in celebration of this year's Best of Philly® winners. Guests can taste food from the city’s best restaurants, enjoy live entertainment, and take part in some of the best that the city has to offer. Also, there will be a raffle and silent auction, the proceeds of which will go to the Center City District Foundation. Tickets: General admission, $99 (for entrance at 6:30pm); VIP, $165 (entrance at 5:30pm). $80 general admission tickets are available when purchased for groups of five or more. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit BestOfPhilly.com.
Best of Philly® Soirée, Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street, BestOfPhilly.com
Pairings on the Parkway, Thursdays, 5-8pm
This BYOB series at Sister Cities Park presents singer-songwriter style live music each week through August, 5:30-7:30pm.
Logan Square Café inside the park will offer a special summer grilling menu and the Children's Discovery Garden will offer extended hours. Chaddsford Winery will be on-site every week of the series, so for your convenience, you don’t have to BYOB- you can buy a bottle or glass at the park.
June 22 - Jamie Salvatore
June 29 - Matt Cusson
July 6 - Joy Ike
July 13 -
Sister Cities Park, 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 215.440.5500, SisterCitiesPark.org