Made In America Music Festival
Labor Day weekend festival on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway returns for its fourth year
September 3-4, 2016
The Budweiser Made In America Festival is a massive musical celebration that takes on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway over Labor Day weekend.
With dozens of top performers and multiple stages on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the two-day music festival, curated by Jay Z, is one of the year’s can’t-miss events.
Guide to Made in America 2016
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Every year, Jay Z hand-picks a lineup of both established and up-and-coming musicians to perform throughout the weekend — and sometimes, you can even find Jay Z singing along in the crowd.
This summer, Rihanna and Coldplay will headline the two-day festival and will be accompanied by more than 20 other performers including ColleGrove (Lil’ Wayne and 2 Chainz), Jamie xx, Chance the Rapper, DJ Khaled, Martin Garrix, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Grimes, DJ Mustard, Desiigner and Madeon.
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Made in America is a ticketed event and will not be open to the public.
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The majestic Benjamin Franklin Parkway will be transformed for Made In America’s sprawling outdoor festival.
Last year’s festival featured three entrances: the main entrance at 22nd Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, a second general admission entrance at 23rd Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, and a VIP entrance at 24th Street and Martin Luther King Drive at Eakins Oval. In addition to the three stages, the festival grounds will also feature a specialized food truck area, merchandise tents and a bevy of beer gardens. Stay tuned for additional information about this year’s festival.
Wondering what you can and can’t bring along? The festival does allow attendees to bring items like factory-sealed plastic water bottles or empty plastic water containers, a small non-framed backpack, blankets, non-professional cameras and small hand-held umbrellas. What you can’t bring: outside food or drink, coolers and audio or video recording equipment.
Food And Drink
Look forward to a variety of appetizing food choices from traditional festival and fair food to gourmet food trucks as well as free filtered water service onsite at many stations throughout the festival.
Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package
With the festival lasting two nights over a long holiday weekend, the Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package is a great choice for your Philly accommodations.
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In the Neighborhood
The Benjamin Franklin Parkway isn’t just the setting for the Made In America Festival. It also hosts some of the country’s top art museums and attractions.
There’s plenty of time to take in the neighborhoods surrounding festival and the attractions of the Parkway, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Barnes Foundation and the Franklin Institute.
For those still ready to rock once the fest ends for the evening, there are a vast number of options. Nearby neighborhoods like Fairmount and Spring Garden offer fantastic dining options and relaxed nightlife for those looking for something to do after the show. Or, walk to the south and hit any number of bars, restaurants and clubs of Center City and nearby Rittenhouse Square.
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In the neighborhood
1776 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
- Le Méridien Philadelphia
- Sonesta Philadelphia
- The Windsor Suites Philadelphia
- The Logan, Philadelphia’s Hotel
- Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
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Museums & Attractions
128 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
- Prometheus Strangling the Vulture
- Philadelphia Museum of Art
- One Liberty Observation Deck
- Free Library of Philadelphia
- The Comcast Center
- Three-Way Piece Number 1: Points
- Schuylkill River Trail
- Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building
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Restaurants & Dining