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Top 4th Of July Concerts In Philadelphia

July 4th is celebrated big in Philadelphia. There are a ton of events and some of the best outdoor concerts you will find all summer. Philadelphia is the place to be for such a celebration since this is truly where a nation was born. You could take a traditional tour, such as Independence Mall where the Declaration of Independence was signed or visit Betsy Ross, our favorite flag makers house. Or maybe you are looking for a great concert you can see with friends or a family fun event with great music the kids will enjoy? We found the best concert events for July 4th weekend just for your.

Philadelphia Orchestra Neighborhood Concert And Fireworks
Great Plaza at Penn's Landing
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19116
(215) 629-3200

July 1, 2016

Check out this free performance with the whole family the summer. The world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra will put on an open air performance a Penn's Landing leading up to a grand fireworks display that children small and big will be sure to enjoy. Keep your ears open for your favorite patriotic songs in honor of the country's 240th birthday. Not only is it the perfect way to celebrate, but it will most likely be a memory of a lifetime.

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Wawa Welcome America July 4th Concert
20th Street to Eakins Oval
Philadelphia, PA 19130

July 4, 2016; 5-10 p.m.

Get there early for the biggest party and July 4th celebration around. The Welcome America bash is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday. Performers such as Leslie Odom Jr., Bryshere Gray (From Hamilton), the O'Jays and more are set to perform this July 4th. This retro style lineup is not one to miss. People visit Philadelphia from all over the nation for the Wawa Welcome America event and it should not be missed.

U.S. Army Band Performance And Fireworks
Great Plaza at Penn's Landing
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19116
(215) 629-3200

Saturday, July 2, 2016

What a perfect way to celebrate the birth of our nation by enjoying an evening of music by the US Army Band. The "Pershing's Own" band brings good times for everyone with traditional and patriotic songs. Not only is it a great way to teach your children American pride, it's a great way to meet fellow Philadelphians. Every person, young and old, will enjoy this unique event.

Historic Philadelphia Block Party
5th and 6th St. Between Market and Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Date: July 3, 2016

Make it a full day in the city and take in some excellent live entertainment as well as food vendors, kids' games and more. Adults and children are bound to have the time of their lives. Not only is it the best block party in the city July 4th weekend, you can head down to Penn's Landing and take in the spectacular fireworks over the Delaware River and the Ben Franklin Bridge.

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Christina Thompson is a freelance writer living in Philadelphia. She reports on various topics such as: Social Media, Local Events, Entertainment, Food and Drink and more. Her work can be found at
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