Wawa Welcome America July 4th Fireworks
Celebrate before, during and after the Fourth of July in Philadelphia with Wawa Welcome America, a week of festive events and activities celebrating America’s birthday in America’s birthplace.
The festivities all lead up to one of the largest free concerts in America on July 4th followed by spectacular fireworks over the Philadelphia Museum of Art on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway starting around 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 | 9:30 p.m.
Following the day-long Party on the Parkway and the July 4th Concert, the city’s biggest fireworks display illuminates the skies over the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
The 2018 show is the largest Wawa Welcome America fireworks show in more than a decade and features new special effects and a love-inspired soundtrack.
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Wawa Welcome America July 4th Fireworks over the Philadelphia Museum of Art
— Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia
The fireworks finale above the Philadelphia Museum of Art is sure to draw a massive crowd, so be sure to stake your spot out early.
Check out our guide for a few of our favorite spots to catch the show.
Book the Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package for stays through September 3, 2018 and get FREE hotel parking as well as free tickets to the Museum of the American Revolution, free tickets for a ride on the Ferris wheel and roller skating at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, a $25 CHeU Noodle restaurants gift card, free mini-golf and a carousel ride at Franklin Square, free passes to ride the PHLASH Downtown Loop and a $10 Lyft credit.
Fireworks displays illuminate the sky all over Philadelphia and the Countryside