Fourth of July


Six Takeout Options Perfect for a Delicious, Socially-Distant Fourth of July

Indoor dining is not coming back this weekend, but the 4th of July is here, and with it the desire to get outside, eat, drink […]

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Philly Just Canceled Its Live Fourth of July Fireworks Show

The holidays are really hitting different this year. Last week, Eastern State Penitentiary canceled its Halloween-themed Terror Behind the Walls (and laid off 40 percent […]

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Philly Coronavirus News: Social Distancing and Masks Still a Huge Problem on SEPTA

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Social Distancing and Masks Still a Huge Problem on SEPTA During Philly Coronavirus Crisis The mask message is sinking […]

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Philly’s July 4th Wawa Welcome America Celebration Will Be Virtual This Year

Were you planning on heading out to the Ben Franklin Parkway on July 4th? If so, it’s time to come up with a new plan. […]

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Wawa Welcome America: Road Closures, SEPTA, and Everything Else You Need to Know

Wawa Welcome America kicked off on Saturday with free museum admission, an ice cream festival, a concert, and (of course) fireworks at the Great Plaza at […]

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Fourth of July Fireworks and Celebrations Around Philadelphia

Your 2019 guide to the best Independence Day firework shows and parties in the Philly area. Philadelphia Fireworks and Fourth of July Events Wawa Welcome […]

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Tips for Safe Independence Day Fireworks Celebrations

Fact: The colorful, explosive magic of fireworks is the best part of the Fourth of July. But every year, misuse and failure to follow safety […]

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How to Get Around Philadelphia on July 4th

Every year Philadelphia goes all out for Independence Day, which is fitting, considering this is where it all started. To close out a week of free Fourth […]

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4th of July Concerts in Philly: The Good, the Bad and the Completely Inexplicable

This year, the City of Philadelphia has chosen Cuban-American rapper Pitbull as the featured entertainment in the birthplace of America to celebrate said birth. By […]

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Pitbull Will Headline Philly’s 4th of July Concert on the Parkway

It’s hard to believe that the 4th of July is less than three months away, but there you have it. And the people behind our […]

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WATCH: Drone Captures Stunning Footage of Fireworks in Philly

Thousands of people jammed the streets near the Philadelphia Museum of Art on the Fourth of July, eyes trained to the sky to watch the Wawa […]

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This Fourth of July, You’ve Got Options

Some people just hate crowds. And some people have to stay home to keep the dogs from losing their minds, and then posting about it […]

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How to Not Lose Your Mind When You’re Stuck in Shore Traffic

It’s Fourth of July weekend, people! Which means the inevitable Fourth of July Shore traffic is in many of our very near futures. To make […]

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12 Things to Do this Week

Weeding Out the Stoned @ Good Good Comedy Theatre | Wednesday, June 28 Alex Grubard continues his “Game Show of Sobriety Tests” wherein he tries […]

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Here Are the Wawa Welcome America Road Closures

Philly has released a list of road closures for the 2017 Wawa Welcome America festival – and it’s quite extensive. The six-day festival, which kicks off […]