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Philadelphia 4th July Fireworks 2011

Philadelphia Fireworks 2011 (30)

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!

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.

Viewing Tips:

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.

Insider Tip

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 God Bless America.

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