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Made In America Music Festival

Labor Day weekend festival on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway returns

Made In America

The stage at Made In America on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Credit: M. Edlow for GPTMC

Description

Dates:
August 30-31, 2014

Overview

The Budweiser Made In America Festival is a massive musical celebration that takes over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Labor Day weekend.

With dozens of top performers and multiple stages on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the two-day music festival is one of the year’s can’t-miss events. New this year, the Made In America Festival is going bi-coastal with simultaneous festivals in Philadelphia and Los Angeles.

Last year’s lineup was incredible, with performances from Beyoncé, Nine Inch Nails, Public Enemy, Emilee Sandé, Solange and more. Stay tuned for additional updates on the 2014 lineup as they become available.

Festival Grounds

Concert goers at the Made In America Festival will be able to choose from three stages, a specialized food truck area, merchandise tents and a bevy of beer gardens.

Getting Around

If you are traveling to Philadelphia for Made In America, your best bet is to use public transportation to get to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. NJ Transit will be operating under the normal weekend schedule and SEPTA will be adding service to the Broad Street and Market-Frankford subway lines during the two-day festival. Late-night service will also be extended on select Regional Rail lines.

In The Neighborhood

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is not just the setting for the Made In America Festival, it also host some of the country’s top art museums and attractions including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Barnes Foundation and the Franklin Institute.

Nearby neighborhoods like Fairmount and Spring Garden offer fantastic dining options and relaxed nightlife for those looking for something to do after the show. For more in the area, check out our neighborhood guide below.

Guide to Fairmount

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