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Philly’s all free, all virtual 4th of July experience.

Featured Event

Wawa Welcome America July 4th Concert

You’ll have a front row seat in the comfort of your home for this star-studded performance, featuring world-renowned Tony, Emmy & Grammy award-winning singer and actress Cynthia Erivo alongside the Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia, plus a high-energy set from American hitmaker, multi-platinum-selling singer-songwriter, producer, actor and dancer, Jason Derulo. Broadcast live on NBC10 from The Met Philadelphia on the Independence Blue Cross Stage.

Featured Event

Free Museums

Nineteen of Philadelphia’s museums, cultural institutions, and attractions will feature daily digital programming at 9 a.m. and throughout the day, including virtual tours, access to exhibits, educational discussions, and activities during the festival.

Featured Event

Independence Blue Cross
#mindPHL
Wellness Corner

As the Official Health and Wellness Partner of Welcome America, Independence Blue Cross has created a six-part #mindPHL series. Visit the Independence Blue Cross #mindPHL Wellness Corner for programming focused on stress reduction, connection, and mental health.

Featured Event

PECO Go 4th & Learn

PECO presents an interactive series promoting local partners and education through dynamic videos, exclusive experiences and engaging activities. The series is hosted by Power 99’s Cappuchino, along with her daughter Ava, as part of her Capp’s Kidz program.

Stay In. Go All Out.

This July 4th, Staying Home Will Bring Us All Together.

What You Missed

Hymns & Harmony in partnership with VISIT PHILADELPHIA®
Join us for an uplifting evening of gospel, as Zak Williams and 1/Akord deliver an inspiring performance, hosted by WDAS’ Patty Jackson, to kick-off the festival week. This exceptional choir will move you with their dynamic voices, taking you on a powerful journey. A special thanks to New Covenant Church for allowing us to host this delightful celebration.

What You Missed

The United States Army Field Band
Let freedom ring out across Philadelphia and the nation, as The United States Army Field Band presents “Fanfares for Freedom.” You’re in for an inspiring show of patriotic favorites and spectacular performances, as “The Musical Ambassadors of the Army” throw a virtual birthday party for America.

What You Missed

Pops on Independence
For this uniquely American celebration, the POPS take a musical look at tradition and patriotism. In his debut performance as Music Director & Principal Conductor, David Charles Abell has created an original show with Philadelphia native & Broadway star Allison Blackwell, renowned trumpeter and POPS Artistic Director for Jazz, Terell Stafford, and POPS fan favorite Michael Cavanaugh.

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WAWA FOUNDATION HERO AWARD

The Wawa Foundation Hero Award honors a non-profit organization that is committed to serving the greater Philadelphia area.

NRG Deck Out Your Door Contest

Get creative and show us how you celebrate by decorating your door during the festival.