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Philly POPS! On Independence

One of Philadelphia’s most popular July 4th traditions

Philly POPS

Peter Nero and the Philly POPS! at Independence Hall. Credit: J. Smith for GPTMC


July 3, 2013
8 p.m.

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Join Peter Nero and the Philly POPS! on Independence Mall for a patriotic celebration in honor of America’s birthday. A popular July 4th tradition, the annual free concert in front of Independence Hall is one fo the highlights of the city-wide, week-long Wawa Welcome America! festival.

Highlights of the all-American themed concert include a performance of the “1812 Overture” and excerpts of the Declaration of Independence read by Thomas Jefferson.

Insider Tip: Arrive early with your blanket and lawn chairs and enjoy!

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