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Rocky at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Free screening of iconic film at its famous location


"Rocky" screening on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Credit: Wawa Welcome America


NOTE: Stay Tuned For Info On July 4th 2016

The information below is for 2015 events. Check back in late May 2016 for more info about Philadelphia’s annual July 4th celebration.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Screening begins around 9 p.m.


An annual summer tradition, grab a seat on the famous steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art for a free screening of the iconic Philadelphia-film Rocky during Philly @ The Movies.

Get ringside seats for the main event on Wednesday, July 1 as Rocky returns to the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Cheer along with hundreds of “Italian Stallion” fans during the free screening of the inspirational and iconic Philadelphia film.

Part of the week-long Wawa Welcome America celebration for Independence Day, Philly @ The Movies features free outdoor screenings in some of the city’s most recognizable locations.

This year’s FREE, outdoor screenings include Big Hero 6 on Franklin Square (Monday, June 29), Annie at Dilworth Park (Tuesday, June 30) and Philly-based thriller The Sixth Sense at Rittenhouse Square (Thursday, July 2).

Guide to July 4th in Philadelphia

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