Upcoming Events
June 1, 2024
3:00 pm
7:00 pm
Join us at Xfinity Live! before the Phillies game to experience a Wawa Welcome America takeover on the outside Plaza and turf field.
June 1, 2024
6:00 pm
9:00 pm
Spin the Wawa Welcome America prize wheel for a chance to win tickets to the front section of the July 4th Concert + Fireworks on the Parkway! Additional giveaways courtesy of Tastykake and UTZ.
June 19, 2024
10:00 am
5:00 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, 2024
12:00 pm
7:00 pm
All are welcome to unite to celebrate freedom through music as we honor this year’s theme, "Rhythms of Liberation: Celebrating Juneteenth Through Music,” during Black Music Month. There will be live musical entertainment, a vendor village, food trucks, interactive experiences, and activities for the whole family!
June 20, 2024
10:00 am
5:00 pm
The Independence Seaport Museum encourages visitors of all ages to discover Philadelphia's river of history and world of connections. Through award-winning exhibitions, guests will learn the connection the Delaware River has not only with the city but also with the region as a whole.
June 20, 2024
10:00 am
4:00 pm
Join PAFA & AAMP for our newest exhibition, "Rising Sun: Artists in an Uncertain America.
June 19, 2024
12:00 pm
7:00 pm
All are welcome to unite to celebrate freedom through music as we honor this year’s theme, "Rhythms of Liberation: Celebrating Juneteenth Through Music,” during Black Music Month. There will be live musical entertainment, a vendor village, food trucks, interactive experiences, and activities for the whole family!
June 22, 2024
2:00 pm
8:00 pm
This two-day festival, supported by PECO, unites people of all ages through food, dance, and music to celebrate Hispanic culture and heritage. Both days are jam packed with great performances, including special guests Joseph Fonseca and Huey Dumbar.
June 24, 2024
5:00 pm
8:00 pm
Celebrate the opening of Monument Lab’s newest exhibition at the Declaration House at Independence National Historical Park. This block party will commemorate the unveiling of Sonya Clark’s The Descendants of Monticello with special performances and will showcase several historic and artistic organizations from the area, including the African-American Museum in Philadelphia, PhillyCAM, and more.
June 29, 2024
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 Stage from local and world-renowned artists, including Carla Gamble, Javon Newman, Omar Wilson, Verbosity, WeRRedemption, Will Elsworth, winners from the I AM PHL contest presented by PhillyGoes2College and Vanguard, and more!
June 1, 2024
3:00 pm
7:00 pm
Join us at Xfinity Live! before the Phillies game to experience a Wawa Welcome America takeover on the outside Plaza and turf field.
June 1, 2024
6:00 pm
9:00 pm
Spin the Wawa Welcome America prize wheel for a chance to win tickets to the front section of the July 4th Concert + Fireworks on the Parkway! Additional giveaways courtesy of Tastykake and UTZ.
June 19, 2024
12:00 pm
7:00 pm
All are welcome to unite to celebrate freedom through music as we honor this year’s theme, "Rhythms of Liberation: Celebrating Juneteenth Through Music,” during Black Music Month. There will be live musical entertainment, a vendor village, food trucks, interactive experiences, and activities for the whole family!
June 20, 2024
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 22, 2024
2:00 pm
8:00 pm
This two-day festival, supported by PECO, unites people of all ages through food, dance, and music to celebrate Hispanic culture and heritage. Both days are jam packed with great performances, including special guests Joseph Fonseca and Huey Dumbar.
June 24, 2024
5:00 pm
8:00 pm
Celebrate the opening of Monument Lab’s newest exhibition at the Declaration House at Independence National Historical Park. This block party will commemorate the unveiling of Sonya Clark’s The Descendants of Monticello with special performances and will showcase several historic and artistic organizations from the area, including the African-American Museum in Philadelphia, PhillyCAM, and more.
July 4, 2024
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 Cherelle L. Parker and a variety of notable guest speakers. Join us for the presentation of the inaugural Mayor’s One Philly Award, the Wawa Foundation Hero Award and The Celebrate Freedom Award presented by Freedom Mortgage.
June 21, 2024
4:00 pm
9:00 pm
Dance, play, create! Kids of all ages can enjoy this free music festival, celebrating Smith Memorial’s 125th Anniversary, featuring Emmy® Award winning Alex & The Kaleidoscope, Johnny Shortcake, City Love, Ill Doots, and the Soundspace Performing Arts dance troupe. 
June 22, 2024
2:00 pm
8:00 pm
This two-day festival, supported by PECO, unites people of all ages through food, dance, and music to celebrate Hispanic culture and heritage. Both days are jam packed with great performances, including special guests Joseph Fonseca and Huey Dumbar.
June 28, 2024
5:00 pm
9:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate Black Music Month, which was founded in Philadelphia.  Hosted and curated by Philadelphia music legend Dyana Williams, this brand new celebration will feature multiple different expressions of black music, performed by some of Philadelphia's most well-known and sought-after black musicians. Guests will be treated to incredible music, food, and cocktails concluding with a dazzling firework display under the stars at the iconic Dell Music Center. 
June 29, 2024
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 Stage from local and world-renowned artists, including Carla Gamble, Javon Newman, Omar Wilson, Verbosity, WeRRedemption, Will Elsworth, winners from the I AM PHL contest presented by PhillyGoes2College and Vanguard, and more!
June 29, 2024
8:00 pm
10:00 pm
The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” will put on a patriotic, all-star concert followed by a thrilling fireworks display over the Delaware River Waterfront.
June 30, 2024
7:00 pm
Join us for a moving and soul-stirring performance by the Welcome America Mass Choir under the direction of Austin Woodlin and Zak Williams. This year’s performance, hosted by WDAS Patty Jackson, pays tribute to 1 Corinthians 13:13 - And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.
June 28, 2024
5:00 pm
9:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate Black Music Month, which was founded in Philadelphia.  Hosted and curated by Philadelphia music legend Dyana Williams, this brand new celebration will feature multiple different expressions of black music, performed by some of Philadelphia's most well-known and sought-after black musicians. Guests will be treated to incredible music, food, and cocktails concluding with a dazzling firework display under the stars at the iconic Dell Music Center. 
June 29, 2024
8:00 pm
10:00 pm
The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” will put on a patriotic, all-star concert followed by a thrilling fireworks display over the Delaware River Waterfront.
July 4, 2024
7:00 pm
The festival culminates with a star-studded concert on the Parkway, featuring performances by three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning R&B hitmaker, iconic songwriter, actor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Ne-Yo, and Grammy-nominated and award-winning musician, actress and activist Kesha.
June 19, 2024
12:00 pm
7:00 pm
All are welcome to unite to celebrate freedom through music as we honor this year’s theme, "Rhythms of Liberation: Celebrating Juneteenth Through Music,” during Black Music Month. There will be live musical entertainment, a vendor village, food trucks, interactive experiences, and activities for the whole family!
June 20, 2024
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 21, 2024
4:00 pm
9:00 pm
Dance, play, create! Kids of all ages can enjoy this free music festival, celebrating Smith Memorial’s 125th Anniversary, featuring Emmy® Award winning Alex & The Kaleidoscope, Johnny Shortcake, City Love, Ill Doots, and the Soundspace Performing Arts dance troupe. 
June 22, 2024
2:00 pm
8:00 pm
This two-day festival, supported by PECO, unites people of all ages through food, dance, and music to celebrate Hispanic culture and heritage. Both days are jam packed with great performances, including special guests Joseph Fonseca and Huey Dumbar.
June 27, 2024
12:00 pm
Join Wawa for historic Hoagie Day, honoring local heroes, and building and serving 25,000 Wawa Shorti Hoagies.  Hoagies will be served FREE at Noon along Arch Street between 5th & 6th Streets in the Independence Mall area.
June 29, 2024
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 Stage from local and world-renowned artists, including Carla Gamble, Javon Newman, Omar Wilson, Verbosity, WeRRedemption, Will Elsworth, winners from the I AM PHL contest presented by PhillyGoes2College and Vanguard, and more!
June 19, 2024
10:00 am
5:00 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, 2024
10:00 am
4:00 pm
Join PAFA & AAMP for our newest exhibition, "Rising Sun: Artists in an Uncertain America.
June 20, 2024
10:00 am
5:00 pm
The Independence Seaport Museum encourages visitors of all ages to discover Philadelphia's river of history and world of connections. Through award-winning exhibitions, guests will learn the connection the Delaware River has not only with the city but also with the region as a whole.
June 21, 2024
10:00 am
1:00 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 21, 2024
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, 2024
11:00 am
5:00 pm
Christ Church, the birthplace of the American Episcopal Church, was founded in 1695 as a condition of William Penn’s Charter. Known as “The Nation’s Church,” it hosted members of the Continental Congress during the American Revolution and Presidents GeorgeWashington and John Adams in the first decade of the newly established Republic. Among early members were Benjamin and Deborah Franklin, Betsy Ross, John Penn (William Penn’s grandson), and signers of the Constitution and of the Declaration of Independence, including Robert Morris, Benjamin Rush, and Francis Hopkinson.
June 20, 2024
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 21, 2024
4:00 pm
9:00 pm
Dance, play, create! Kids of all ages can enjoy this free music festival, celebrating Smith Memorial’s 125th Anniversary, featuring Emmy® Award winning Alex & The Kaleidoscope, Johnny Shortcake, City Love, Ill Doots, and the Soundspace Performing Arts dance troupe. 
June 29, 2024
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 Stage from local and world-renowned artists, including Carla Gamble, Javon Newman, Omar Wilson, Verbosity, WeRRedemption, Will Elsworth, winners from the I AM PHL contest presented by PhillyGoes2College and Vanguard, and more!
July 2, 2024
11:00 am
3:00 pm
Celebrate the 250th Anniversary of Carpenters’ Hall, the host of the First Continental Congress in 1774, with entertainment, games and a unique model of this historic treasure built with LEGO® bricks.
July 4, 2024
11:00 am
12:30 pm
Dress in your red, white and blue and wave a flag as the Salute to Independence Parade celebrates the 248th birthday of the United States in grand style and pageantry.
June 26, 2024
6:00 pm
10:00 pm
Yo Philly! A Wawa Welcome America tradition returns. Fans of all ages can again enjoy a free screening of the timeless classic, Rocky, on the iconic steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
July 4, 2024
11:00 am
12:30 pm
Dress in your red, white and blue and wave a flag as the Salute to Independence Parade celebrates the 248th birthday of the United States in grand style and pageantry.
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