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Food, Fun, Family And Famous Faces Take Over The Parkway

Thousands of people packed the Ben Franklin Parkway Friday for 4th of July celebrations.

07/04/2014

(The concert stage is set up in front of the art museum for Friday's "Welcome America" festivities on the Ben Franklin Parkway.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Philadelphia Urging ‘Welcome America’ Attendees To Keep Cool, Keep Calm

City officials tell concertgoers to dress appropriately for the heat, carry items in a clear bag if possible, and leave the coolers at home.

07/03/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, July 1

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

07/01/2014

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‘Welcome America’ Festivities Continue With Free Screening Of ‘Frozen’ At Franklin Square

After a long, hot day many people were more than happy to take part in anything with the word frozen involved.

06/30/2014

US Vice President Joe Biden waves at the press in Vina Del Mar, Chile on March 11, 2014 after Chilean President Michelle Bachelet's inauguration.  File photo by Claudio Reyes/ AFP/ Getty Images)

VP Biden Heading To Philadelphia’s Fourth Of July Festivities

A statement released Monday by Biden’s office says he’ll participate in the “Celebration of Freedom” ceremony at Independence Hall.

06/30/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Jun. 30

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

06/30/2014

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West Philly Community Park Gets Major Makeover

Dozens of volunteers packed in the East Parkside residence park in West Philadelphia Sunday to give the park a facelift.

06/29/2014

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‘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

Top 4th Of July Parties In Philadelphia

Few places know how to celebrate the nation’s birthday better than Philadelphia, the birthplace of the Declaration of Independence.

06/20/2013

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Top Free Summer Music Events In Philadelphia

With families on the lookout for affordable entertainment, these free music events in Philadelphia are bound to be favorites during the upcoming months.

05/23/2013

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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

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The Roots To Headline 2012 Wawa Welcome America Celebration

The city of Philadelphia announced the entertainment line-up for the Wawa Welcome America celebration, marking America’s birthday.

04/27/2012

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4th Of July Party On The Parkway

Fourth of July in Philadelphia wouldn’t be complete without a variety of activities along the Ben Franklin Parkway.

07/04/2011

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Wawa Welcome America Festivities Kick In To High Gear Over Next Two Days

The Welcome America bandwagon keeps rolling. Sunday’s events promise to satisfy almost any appetite.

07/03/2011

Welcome America Independence Day Celebration Begins Tonight

An 11 day itinerary of events in Philadelphia leading up to the 4th of July celebration kicks off this weekend.

06/24/2011

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