According to a top tourism official, it was a rip-roaring New Year’s holiday in terms of bringing people to enjoy the festivities in Philadelphia.
Thousands stood at Penn’s Landing for Philadelphia’s annual fireworks display.
For those who like to see the New Year in with a bang, Penn’s Landing is the place to be on Saturday. Two fireworks shows are scheduled for New Year’s Eve and preparations are already underway.
CBS 3 will once again broadcast the Penn’s Landing New Year’s Eve fireworks live at midnight on December 31st.
Mayor Michael A. Nutter today announced that the new tradition of two fireworks on New Year’s Eve will continue as SugarHouse Casino returns to present Twice the Fireworks, Twice the Fun with two different shows 6 p.m. and Midnight, lighting up the skies over the Delaware River.
“There’s no reason why they can’t do it at 9, when it gets dark,” says one woman we spoke with.
Ray Criblear was the neighborhood guy who had the great fireworks show every 4th of July.
Fourth of July in Philadelphia wouldn’t be complete without a variety of activities along the Ben Franklin Parkway.
The Welcome America bandwagon keeps rolling. Sunday’s events promise to satisfy almost any appetite.
Tom Eldershaw, 20, of Jackson, New Jersey knows first hand how violent fireworks can be. Last year, he was setting off fireworks at a neighborhood celebration when he was seriously hurt.
The sights and sounds of fireworks that entertain us each year on the 4th of July can truly frighten and unnerve most dogs and cats.
Along High Street in Pottstown, all signs lead you to believe this town’s July 4th celebration is a sure thing, but the party this year has been anything but guaranteed.
The Taste of Philadelphia is back in full effect at Penn’s Landing this weekend featuring big name artists such as Aaron Neville and Gerald Vesley.
An 11 day itinerary of events in Philadelphia leading up to the 4th of July celebration kicks off this weekend.
Beginning on Saturday, July 2, 2011, the Camden and Philadelphia Waterfronts will host Independence Blast!, a three-day-long festival packed with multiple special events to help kick-off Independence Day celebrations along the Delaware River Waterfront.