Celebrate the 4th of July in the city of brotherly love and sisterly affection, Philadelphia! Celebrate the country’s birthday, in the country’s birthplace at the Sunoco Welcome America event this Saturday. Saturday’s event kicks off with the traditional opening ceremonies at 10am on the Independence Mall followed by a parade through historic Philly at 11am. The afternoon gets under way with the “Party on the Parkway” at noon on the Ben Franklin Parkway. “Party on the Parkway” features family fun activities, games, and food for the entire family. In addition to the “Party on the Parkway” fun, there will also be an old style ‘Super Scooper Ice Cream Festival’ beginning at noon. Remember activities and games are free!
While the Sunoco Welcome America events are taking place, the ‘Taste of Philadelphia’ will also be underway at the Penn’s Landing Waterfront. Sample some of Philly’s famous cheese steaks and other treats by some of Philly’s best chefs (a small fee applies).