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The Ultimate Guide To 4th of July Parties in Philadelphia

By / June 18, 2018
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Philly’s the birthplace of our country, so naturally we like to go hard to celebrate Independence Day. From a free Pitbull concert on the Parkway to parties down the shore, there are plenty of opportunities to show your patriotism (and the fact that you like to have a good time).

Summer Love Party

City Hall Courtyard

The Independence Day festivities kick off with a launch party featuring music curated by Philly’s Chill Moody, carnival performers, interactive games, giveaways, food, and a beer garden.

FREE / RSVP
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Red, White, and Brew Fest

SugarHouse Casino

Nothing says "America" like beer. This beer fest takes place in the open-air restaurant at the casino and features local brews, performances from a stunt team, and Philly's own Chill Moody.

FREE / RSVP
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PnB Rock

The Met Philadelphia

Philly rapper PnB Rock closes out the year at the all-new Met Philly with an evening full of hazy trap vibes.

$29 - $49 / RSVP

Independence Day Yacht Party

Penn's Landing Pier 24

Following the fireworks on the Delaware, the Ben Franklin yacht departs for a nautical party, including an open bar and buffet, skyline views, and a red, white, and blue dress code.

$103 - $108 / RSVP

Historic Philadelphia Block Party

Independence Mall

Celebrate 4th of July with this patriotic block party featuring live music, food, beer garden, kids zone, and a preview of The Bourse, an all-new, upscale food hall.

FREE / RSVP

Summer Beer Garden at the Mütter: Part of the Wawa Welcome America Festival

Mutter Museum

The museum is open late, welcoming evening guests and a beer garden including specialty beers and sangrias. Peep a special Historical Medical Library Pop-up Exhibit.

$0 - $14 / RSVP
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Night Before The 4th

Cavanaugh's Riverdeck

Party on a Monday (in honor of America) with no cover, craft beer specials, beer games, and a soundtrack of American tunes all night.

FREE / RSVP

Philadelphia Independence Day Parade

S 5th St & Chestnut St

Celebrate America's independence in the city where it all began. Bands, dancers, circus performers, and Civil War reenactors will parade throughout Old City rain or shine.

FREE / RSVP

Fourth of July Dessert Party

The Claridge

Have your dessert and fireworks, too. Gorge on a waffle and ice cream bar, chocolate fountain, milk and cookies, and/or pastries before the Atlantic City fireworks show at this rooftop bar.

$30 / RSVP

Sam Smith

Wells Fargo Center

Celebrate Independence Day with moody pop from across the pond courtesy of British singer Sam Smith.

$35 - $125 / RSVP

Wawa Welcome America July 4th Concert and Fireworks

Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Headlined by Pitbull, this annual free 4th of July concert - also featuring performances by Heather Headley and the Philly POPs Big Band - culminates with a huge fireworks show.

FREE / RSVP

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Allie Volpe is a culture, entertainment, and lifestyle reporter based in Philadelphia. She is a distance runner, loves dessert, and has the same birthday as Beyonce.

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