Upcoming Events
June 19, 2023
8:00 am
4:00 pm
Founded in 1976 in celebration of the nation's Bicentennial, the African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) is the first institution funded and built by a major municipality to preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage of African Americans. Throughout its evolution, the museum has objectively interpreted and presented the achievements and aspirations of African Americans from pre-colonial times to the current day.
June 19, 2023
11:00 am
4:00 pm
Culture, history, liberation and celebration take center stage at the 2023 Juneteenth Block Party with the African American Museum in Philadelphia!   
June 20, 2023
9:30 am
4:30 pm
Come see our landmark building and historic museum collections, including rocks, minerals, fossils, taxidermy animals, mounted skeletons, and more! The exhibit hall is self-guided, allowing visitors to explore and learn at their own pace. For first-time visitors and anyone preferring a little more direction, we have scavenger hunts to guide you and knowledgeable staff on hand to answer any questions.
June 20, 2023
11:00 am
6:00 pm
The Print Center, a nonprofit gallery located in Philadelphia’s historic Rittenhouse Square neighborhood, encourages the growth and understanding of photography and printmaking as vital contemporary arts through exhibitions, publications and educational programs. The Print Center is an international voice in...
June 20, 2023
12:00 pm
8:00 pm
Creating a festival experience that spotlights the contributions of the refugees and the families that help them. Travel with us through a day of live music, dance, free dance lessons, storytelling, videos, and interactive art making.
June 21, 2023
10:00 am
5:00 pm
Woodmere Art Museum's mission is to inspire creativity, learning, and self-expression through experiences with the art and artists of Philadelphia and the region.
June 24, 2023
2:00 pm
9:00 pm
Hispanic Fiesta is an annual event that is a part of the PECO Multicultural Series and Wawa Welcome America. This two-day festival unites people of all ages to celebrate the culture that makes us. Through food, dance, and music, attendees...
June 19, 2023
11:00 am
4:00 pm
Culture, history, liberation and celebration take center stage at the 2023 Juneteenth Block Party with the African American Museum in Philadelphia!   
June 21, 2023
3:00 pm
7:00 pm
Come celebrate the groundbreaking and learn about the revitalization plans for Murphy Recreation Center. In partnership with Rebuild Philadelphia and Live! Casino and Hotel Philadelphia, Welcome America invites neighbors near and far to enjoy live entertainment, games, giveaways, food trucks and more!
June 27, 2023
4:00 pm
7:00 pm
Enjoy a fun evening for all ages filled with face painting, balloon artists, caricatures and drumming demonstrations by the West Powelton Steppers and Sixers Stixers. Don’t miss an opportunity to also experience the Philadelphia Union in a new way, including...
June 30, 2023
10:00 am
12:00 pm
Culture, history, liberation and celebration take center stage at the 2023 Juneteenth Block Party with the African American Museum in Philadelphia!   
July 1, 2023
11:00 am
7:00 pm
The Avenue of the Arts comes to life with entertainment, art, food and more! Enjoy high-powered entertainment on the PNC Arts Alive Stage and the PA Lottery Groove from local and world-renowned artists, including Lady Alma, Tara Hendricks, Seraiah Nicole,...
July 4, 2023
10:00 am
With Independence Hall as the backdrop, celebrate July 4th and observe the evolving history of America’s freedom, with remarks by Mayor Jim Kenney and a variety of notable guest speakers. Tune-in for an inspiring reading of the Declaration of Independence,...
June 23, 2023
4:00 pm
7:00 pm
Dance, play, create! Kids of all ages can enjoy this music festival featuring Emmy® Award winning Alex & The Kaleidoscope and Johnny Shortcake. Come early to enjoy the arts zone, art stations, performances, and food trucks. The main concert will begin at 5:30pm. Kids of all ages and kids at heart will enjoy performances from the touring company cast of Disney’s Tony®-nominated Best Musical, FROZEN.
June 30, 2023
6:00 pm
The U.S. Army Field Band & Soldiers’ Chorus presents “America the Beautiful,” a celebration of all there is to love about our nation. Take in unparalleled natural landscapes and meet the warm and welcoming people on a musical and visual journey across our country.
July 1, 2023
11:00 am
7:00 pm
The Avenue of the Arts comes to life with entertainment, art, food and more! Enjoy high-powered entertainment on the PNC Arts Alive Stage and the PA Lottery Groove from local and world-renowned artists, including Lady Alma, Tara Hendricks, Seraiah Nicole,...
July 1, 2023
8:00 pm
9:45 pm
Patriotic, all-star concert by the US Army’s Pershing’s Own followed by a thrilling fireworks display over the Delaware River Waterfront.
July 2, 2023
6:00 pm
Join us for a moving and soul-stirring performance by the Welcome America Mass Choir under the direction of Austin Woodland and Zak Williams, showcasing the Six Singing Sista’s Ensemble and Philly Remembers Choir with special performances by Treena Ferebee and The Tenors.
July 3, 2023
6:00 pm
The U.S. Army Field Band & Soldiers’ Chorus presents “America the Beautiful,” a celebration of all there is to love about our nation. Take in unparalleled natural landscapes and meet the warm and welcoming people on a musical and visual journey across our country.
June 20, 2023
12:00 pm
8:00 pm
Creating a festival experience that spotlights the contributions of the refugees and the families that help them. Travel with us through a day of live music, dance, free dance lessons, storytelling, videos, and interactive art making.
June 22, 2023
3:00 pm
8:00 pm
Join us for a day of fitness and fun! Guests can enjoy performances and food trucks in addition to the Wawa Smoothie Truck refueling attendees throughout the day with tasty treats and healthy eating tips from Wawa nutritionists.
June 23, 2023
4:00 pm
7:00 pm
Dance, play, create! Kids of all ages can enjoy this music festival featuring Emmy® Award winning Alex & The Kaleidoscope and Johnny Shortcake. Come early to enjoy the arts zone, art stations, performances, and food trucks. The main concert will begin at 5:30pm. Kids of all ages and kids at heart will enjoy performances from the touring company cast of Disney’s Tony®-nominated Best Musical, FROZEN.
June 24, 2023
2:00 pm
9:00 pm
Hispanic Fiesta is an annual event that is a part of the PECO Multicultural Series and Wawa Welcome America. This two-day festival unites people of all ages to celebrate the culture that makes us. Through food, dance, and music, attendees...
June 24, 2023
2:00 pm
9:00 pm
Hispanic Fiesta is an annual event that is a part of the PECO Multicultural Series and Wawa Welcome America. This two-day festival unites people of all ages to celebrate the culture that makes us. Through food, dance, and music, attendees...
July 4, 2023
9:45 pm
10:00 pm
Courtesy of Wawa, the tradition of July 4th fireworks returns to the iconic Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Beginning at 8 p.m., guests are welcome to gather from Eakins Oval to Logan Circle to enjoy this rousing and patriotic festival grand finale. The official fireworks soundtrack was curated by DJ Ghost and will air on Q102FM. The complete fireworks spectacular will be broadcast live on NBC10 and TeleXitos.
June 20, 2023
12:00 pm
8:00 pm
Creating a festival experience that spotlights the contributions of the refugees and the families that help them. Travel with us through a day of live music, dance, free dance lessons, storytelling, videos, and interactive art making.
June 22, 2023
3:00 pm
8:00 pm
Join us for a day of fitness and fun! Guests can enjoy performances and food trucks in addition to the Wawa Smoothie Truck refueling attendees throughout the day with tasty treats and healthy eating tips from Wawa nutritionists.
June 28, 2023
12:00 pm
3:00 pm
Join Wawa for historic Hoagie Day Tributes to our Local Heroes, featuring entertainment and 7-tons of FREE Wawa Hoagies served at Noon along Arch Street between 5th& 6th streets in the Independence Mall area. Over 1,000 stores chainwide will celebrate Hoagie Day® in...
June 29, 2023
4:00 pm
7:00 pm
Come together with friends and family for an afternoon of fun at Cherashore Playground, hosted by Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, now part of Jefferson Health. Guests will enjoy free to play games from House of Gamez, entertainment, food giveaways, local vendors, and learn about healthcare services and job opportunities at Einstein.
July 1, 2023
11:00 am
7:00 pm
The Avenue of the Arts comes to life with entertainment, art, food and more! Enjoy high-powered entertainment on the PNC Arts Alive Stage and the PA Lottery Groove from local and world-renowned artists, including Lady Alma, Tara Hendricks, Seraiah Nicole,...
June 19, 2023
8:00 am
4:00 pm
Founded in 1976 in celebration of the nation's Bicentennial, the African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) is the first institution funded and built by a major municipality to preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage of African Americans. Throughout its evolution, the museum has objectively interpreted and presented the achievements and aspirations of African Americans from pre-colonial times to the current day.
June 20, 2023
9:30 am
4:30 pm
Come see our landmark building and historic museum collections, including rocks, minerals, fossils, taxidermy animals, mounted skeletons, and more! The exhibit hall is self-guided, allowing visitors to explore and learn at their own pace. For first-time visitors and anyone preferring a little more direction, we have scavenger hunts to guide you and knowledgeable staff on hand to answer any questions.
June 20, 2023
11:00 am
6:00 pm
The Print Center, a nonprofit gallery located in Philadelphia’s historic Rittenhouse Square neighborhood, encourages the growth and understanding of photography and printmaking as vital contemporary arts through exhibitions, publications and educational programs. The Print Center is an international voice in...
June 21, 2023
10:00 am
5:00 pm
Woodmere Art Museum's mission is to inspire creativity, learning, and self-expression through experiences with the art and artists of Philadelphia and the region.
June 21, 2023
11:00 am
5:00 pm
For more than 200 years, the Fairmount Water Works has told the story of our connection with water. Located on historic Boat House Row, it operated as a pumping station from 1815 to 1909, an aquarium from 1911 to 1962, as the Kelly Pool until 1972, and today serves as the Philadelphia Water Department's public education destination, housing an award-winning urban environmental education center.
June 22, 2023
9:00 am
5:00 pm
Historic RittenhouseTown is the site of the first paper mill in America dating to 1690. The 1707 Rittenhouse Family Homestead is one of the oldest buildings in Philadelphia. This tour will explore the legacy of the Rittenhouse Family, the art of paper making and the story of this important industrial site from industrial to bucolic.
June 27, 2023
4:00 pm
7:00 pm
Enjoy a fun evening for all ages filled with face painting, balloon artists, caricatures and drumming demonstrations by the West Powelton Steppers and Sixers Stixers. Don’t miss an opportunity to also experience the Philadelphia Union in a new way, including...
June 29, 2023
4:00 pm
7:00 pm
Come together with friends and family for an afternoon of fun at Cherashore Playground, hosted by Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, now part of Jefferson Health. Guests will enjoy free to play games from House of Gamez, entertainment, food giveaways, local vendors, and learn about healthcare services and job opportunities at Einstein.
July 1, 2023
11:00 am
7:00 pm
The Avenue of the Arts comes to life with entertainment, art, food and more! Enjoy high-powered entertainment on the PNC Arts Alive Stage and the PA Lottery Groove from local and world-renowned artists, including Lady Alma, Tara Hendricks, Seraiah Nicole,...
June 20, 2023
12:00 pm
8:00 pm
Creating a festival experience that spotlights the contributions of the refugees and the families that help them. Travel with us through a day of live music, dance, free dance lessons, storytelling, videos, and interactive art making.
June 22, 2023
3:00 pm
8:00 pm
Join us for a day of fitness and fun! Guests can enjoy performances and food trucks in addition to the Wawa Smoothie Truck refueling attendees throughout the day with tasty treats and healthy eating tips from Wawa nutritionists.
June 23, 2023
4:00 pm
7:00 pm
Dance, play, create! Kids of all ages can enjoy this music festival featuring Emmy® Award winning Alex & The Kaleidoscope and Johnny Shortcake. Come early to enjoy the arts zone, art stations, performances, and food trucks. The main concert will begin at 5:30pm. Kids of all ages and kids at heart will enjoy performances from the touring company cast of Disney’s Tony®-nominated Best Musical, FROZEN.
June 27, 2023
10:00 am
12:00 pm
Follow the sound of ancient Chinese instruments through Franklin Square’s rendition of the Friendship Gate and discover dynamic performances, face painters, storytellers and more!
June 27, 2023
4:00 pm
7:00 pm
Enjoy a fun evening for all ages filled with face painting, balloon artists, caricatures and drumming demonstrations by the West Powelton Steppers and Sixers Stixers. Don’t miss an opportunity to also experience the Philadelphia Union in a new way, including...
June 29, 2023
4:00 pm
7:00 pm
Come together with friends and family for an afternoon of fun at Cherashore Playground, hosted by Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, now part of Jefferson Health. Guests will enjoy free to play games from House of Gamez, entertainment, food giveaways, local vendors, and learn about healthcare services and job opportunities at Einstein.
June 26, 2023
7:00 pm
Yo Philly! Join us for a free screening of the fan-favorite, Rocky. Capacity is limited and pre-registration is required. This event is in partnership with the Philadelphia Film Society. Philadelphia Film Society creates opportunities for diverse communities to experience film through initiatives that inspire, educate, challenge and entertain.
July 4, 2023
11:00 am
12:30 pm
Celebrate where the nation was born 247 years ago with a patriotic parade featuring dynamic elements from sevenstates across the country. Featuring performances by Miss America 2023, Grace Stanke and Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2023, Morgan Greco, guests will enjoy lavish floats, United States Military units, marching bands, cultural groups, dance performances, historical characters, and much more!
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  • Liberation Rising: Juneteenth Block Party and Free Museum Day
  • Free Museum Days: Cliveden House
  • Free Museum Days: Carpenters’ Hall
  • Free Museum Days: Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
  • Free Museum Days: National Constitution Center
  • Free Museum Days: Historic Strawberry Mansion
  • Free Museum Days: Weitzman National of American Jewish History
  • Free Museum Days: The Print Center
  • Fotteral Square Community Day
  • Celebration of Freedom Ceremony presented by Freedom Mortgage supported by Visit Philadelphia®
  • Music on Independence: Featuring Vanessa Williams
  • July 4th Concert and Fireworks
  • PNC Presents: Avenue of the Arts Block Party in partnership with The Kimmel Cultural Campus
  • Our America Now: A Celebration of World Refugee Day
  • PECO Go 4th and Learn: A Great Debate
  • PECO Go 4th and Learn: A Cultural Journey
  • Pershing’s Own Concert & Waterfront Fireworks 
  • Gospel On Independence
  • Salute to America Independence Day Parade supported by PNC Bank
  • The U.S. Army Field Band & Soldiers’ Chorus on Independence Mall
  • Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia Community Day
  • Rocky Movie Night
  • Hispanic Fiesta + Fireworks
  • Kidchella
  • Fitness to Fly
  • Rebuild Philadelphia Block Party -A Celebration of Community Revitalization
  • Free Museum Days: National Constitution Center courtesy of Wawa
  • Free Museum Days: Faith and Liberty Discovery Center
  • Free Museum Days: Elfreth’s Alley Museum
  • Free Museum Days: The Barnes Foundation
  • Free Museum Days: Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Free Museum Days: Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum
  • Free Museum Days: Fireman’s Hall Museum
  • Free Museum Days: Arch Street Meeting House
  • Free Museum Days: Penn Museum
  • Free Museum Days: American Swedish Historical Museum
  • Free Museum Days: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
  • Free Museum Days: National Liberty Museum
  • Free Museum Days: The Free Library of Philadelphia
  • Free Museum Days: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
  • Free Museum Days: Mütter Museum
  • Free Museum Days: Betsy Ross House
  • Free Museum Days: Christ Church Preservation Trust
  • Free Museum Days: John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge
  • Free Museum Days: The Rosenbach Museum and Library
  • Free Museum Days: Science History Institute
  • Free Museum Days: Masonic Temple, Library and Museum
  • Free Museum Days: Paul Robeson House & Museum
  • Free Museum Days: Stenton
  • Free Museum Days: Wyck Historic House, Garden & Farm
  • Free Museum Days: Historic Rittenhouse Town
  • Free Museum Days: Woodmere Art Museum
  • Free Museum Days: Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center
  • Free Museum Days: Wagner Free Institute of Science
  • Free Museum Days: African American Museum in Philadelphia
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  • Wawa Hoagie Day
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