Wawa Welcome America!
Liberty Block Party
Massive block party in Historic Philadelphia to celebrate Independence Day
Friday, July 3, 2015
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The Wawa Welcome America! festival continues its week-long celebration of Independence Day with the Liberty Block Party in Historic Philadelphia on Friday, July 3.
Begin the July 4th festivities a day early with the block party on 5th and 6th Streets between Market and Chestnut streets from 1-8:30 p.m.
The FREE, outdoor festival features more than 20 food vendors, thee stages and crowds of July 4th revelers. Favorite food trucks like Eat a Pita, Gigi & Big R’s, Lil Pop Shop, Nomad Pizza, Underground Donuts and Delicia’s will be on-site to provide festival guests with eats.
A number of restaurants and food companies will also join the fun — look out for eats from Bassets Ice Cream, Wawa, Tastykake and more.
Beyond, food, live entertainment will fill Old City on three stages — the Stars Stage, Stripes Stage and Liberty Stage. Each stages will welcome local personalities like Miss Philadelphia, dancers from the Philadelphia Dance Academy and musicians like Flyy Ty and the Essence Band, Philadelphia Cleft Club of Jazz and Performing Art and Gerald Veasley.
Members of Xpogo, a pogo sport group, will be at the festival showing off their tricks and giving people the chance to pogo their way around the festival.
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21 S. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
- Philadelphia CityPASS
- Franklin Square
- Benjamin Franklin Museum
- Independence Seaport Museum
- The President’s House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation
- The Philadelphia Contributionship
- Once Upon a Nation
- Powel House
- Mikveh Israel Congregation and Cemetery
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14 N. Front Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
- Holiday Inn Express
- Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel
- Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District
- Hotel Monaco Philadelphia
- Best Western Independence Park Hotel
- Hilton Philadelphia
at Penn’s Landing
- The Morris House Hotel
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