Philly POPS! On Independence
One of Philadelphia’s most popular July 4th traditions
July 3, 2013
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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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