Fourth of July

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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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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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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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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 […]

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Head of Philly’s 4th of July Explains What the Hell Happened Last Night

Another Fourth of July in Philadelphia means one thing: Another laundry list of complaints about the party on the Parkway. While the past couple of years […]

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One of Us: Kenny Gamble

My name is … Kenny Gamble, although sometimes people call me Mr. Huff. I was born … at Philadelphia General Hospital in 1943, and grew […]

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21 Things to Do on July 4th Weekend

Friday, July 1 Movies Under the Stars and Stripes @ Betsy Ross House The Betsy Ross House screens 1959 sci-fi horror flick The Hideous Sun […]

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TOP PICKS: The Best LGBTQ Events This Weekend

FRIDAY EVENTS July 4th Holiday Weekend at The Woods Campground The Woods Campground, 3500 Forest Street, Lehighton, PA; over 21. A weekend of LGBTQ-friendly activities […]


July 4th Weekend Clambake at The Olde Bar

Set on staying in the city this weekend? Here’s an event to keep you busy this holiday weekend. Sunday, July, 3rd from 2 to 6 PM, The Olde […]

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SEPTA Adding Fourth of July Service

SEPTA will run extra service on the Fourth of July for the Wawa Welcome America celebration. For SEPTA Fourth of July Service, all Regional Rail, bus, […]


Spend the Fourth at SkyGarten

  If you’re still looking for Fourth of July plans (and don’t want to sit in hours of shore traffic), the world’s tallest beer garden […]

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16 Drool-Worthy Food and Drink Recipes for a Healthier Fourth of July Cookout

Fourth of July is a wonderful time to invite friends and family over to lounge and catch up over food and fireworks. If you have […]