By Mike DeNardo
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Independence Day isn’t until tomorrow, but Philadelphia’s Fourth of July celebration was already getting underway this morning.READ MORE: SEPTA Union Unanimously Approves Strike If Deal Isn't Reached
Philadelphia’s Third of July celebration features food and music at the “Liberty Block Party,” on Independence Mall.
Then, at night, the Philly Pops perform a variety of American favorites in front of Independence Hall (above).READ MORE: Double Shooting In Eastwick Kills 25-Year-Old Man, Wounds Pregnant Woman: Police
That’s why Cindy Breed of Alexandria, Va. is here.
“It’s kind of where it all began, and the celebration is fabulous here,” she said. “We’ve been here a couple of times before on the Fourth, and it’s our favorite city to come celebrate in on the Fourth.”MORE NEWS: 'I Want To Go To Class': Philadelphia Students, Parents On Edge As Possible SEPTA Strike Could Force Virtual Learning