Party on the Parkway

(Visitors pass by as work crews set up stage equipment for the Philly Pops' concert in front of Independence Hall.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Celebrates July 4th With Big Roster Of Activities

Philadelphia is, once again, going all out to make sure the birthplace of the nation has its best birthday celebration.

07/04/2015

Desiree Peterkin-Bell, left, and Everett Gillison.  (credit: Steve Tawa)

City Officials Warn Don’t Bring Too Much Stuff To Fourth Of July Events

If you’re heading out to any of the signature July 4th events, especially the Party on the Parkway, don’t overdue it with the things you lug along with you.

07/04/2015

Philadelphia 4th Of July Parade

Tens Of Thousands Travel From Across Continent To Celebrate Independence Day In Philadelphia

It doesn’t get more patriotic than Philadelphia’s July 4th parade, right in the heart of one of our nation’s most historic areas.

07/04/2013

(credit: Hadas Kuznits)

‘Welcome America’ Kicks Off In Philadelphia

This week, America celebrates its Independence Day and Philadelphia celebrates America with a week’s worth of free events for the whole family.

07/01/2013

police

Security Issues Surface Hours Before Made In America Festival

In the first-of-its-kind Made in America Music Festival up to 50,000 people packed the Ben Franklin Parkway, but over the last 24 hours, police have scaled back the number of officers.

09/01/2012

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Mayor Nutter Outlines Traffic, Safety Plans For Fourth Of July

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter warns drivers to stay away from the Art Museum area on July 4th, and encourages folks to get there using public transportation instead.

06/29/2012