VIP Details for the not-to-miss Wawa Welcome America Festival

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Roberts Event Group is proud to be part of the production team for Wawa Welcome America’s annual festival June 29 through July 4 in Philadelphia. Each day is fun filled and family friendly, these FREE six days consist of block parties, concerts, movie nights, community engagement, fireworks, and more. For additional information check-out their website: https://welcomeamerica.com/

Saturday, June 29

  • The Philly Ice Cream Scoop: 11am-5pm – Reading Terminal (12th & Filbert st.)
  • United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” Concert: 8pm Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing (Columbus Boulevard & Chestnut st.)
  • Wawa Welcome America Fireworks: 8pm Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing (Columbus Boulevard & Chestnut st.)

Sunday, June 30

  • Philadelphia’s Historic District Block Party: 12pm-7pm – Independence Mall
  • Philly @ the Movies showing Rocky: 5:30pm – On the steps the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Benjamin Franklin Parkway at 26th st.
  • Gospel on Independence: 7pm – Independence Hall

 Monday, July 1

  • PECO Go 4th & Learn, kids day: 10am-1pm – Penn Park at UPenn
  • Citywide Reading: 2pm-4pm – Select Branches of the Library of Philadelphia
  • Philly @ the Movies showing Invincible: 5:30pm – Franklin Field at UPenn
  • The United States Army Field Band: 8pm Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing
  • Wawa Welcome America Fireworks: 8pm Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing

Tuesday, July 2

  • Wawa Hoagie Day: 12pm – Independence Mall & National Constitution Center Lawn (5th & Arch st.)
  • PECO Go 4th & Learn, service day: 2pm-5pm – Hunting Park
  • Kid Nation: 12pm-6pm – The Fillmore Philadelphia
  • Kimmel Center’s Great American Picnic on the Plaza: 5pm-7:30pm – Commonwealth Plaza at the Kimmel Center
  • Philly @ the Movie showing Shrek: 5:30pm FDR Park

 Wednesday, July 3

  • PECO Go 4th & Learn:10am-12pm – celebrating the history of the oldest Fire Department (4th & Arch st.)
  • Philly @ the Movie showing Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom at 5:30pm – Mander Playground
  • Once in a Hundred Years: The Life & Legacy of Marian Anderson: 2pm – Philadelphia Film Center
  • POPS on Independence: 7pm – Independence Hall

  Thursday, July 4

  • Celebration of Freedom Ceremony : 10am – Independence Hall
  • Salute to America Independence Day Parade: 11am – Independence Hall
  • Party on the Parkway: 12pm-7pm – Benjamin Franklin Parkway
  • Wawa Welcome America July 4th Concert, featuring Meghan Trainor & Jennifer Hudson: 7pm – Benjamin Franklin Parkway
  •  Fireworks following the concert!