WHAT: Independence Day Fireworks
WHERE: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Benjamin Franklin Parkway
WHEN: 4th July 2011
WHAT TIME: 10.30 p.m
This Fourth of July 2011, celebrate America’s independence with incredible fireworks in Philadelphia during the annual “Wawa Welcome America! Festival”:http://www.visitphilly.com/articles/philadelphia/fourth-of-july-in-philadelphia-wawa-welcome-america!
Where to Watch the Fireworks on the 4th July:
There are several great places to watch the amazing 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 huge speakers will broadcast the concert all along the Parkway.
The early bird catches the worm – Bring lawn chairs, a blanket and a picnic. If you get to the Parkway early, you’ll 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, 2011
The Roots will headline this year’s concert and curate the rest of the festival.
July 4th Parade in Historic Philadelphia, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., July 4, 2011
This year, Philadelphia’s main parade fittingly takes place in Historic Philadelphia. Don’t miss it!
Party on the Parkway Festival, 12 noon – 6 p.m., July 4, 2011
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, drinks, sun cream, camera, 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.
Here is some video footage from 2010. Enjoy and Gold Bless America.