What better place to celebrate America’s independence than where it all began: Philadelphia, the city of Brotherly Love.
Here is a listing of the biggest events going down in and around Philly on the Fourth of July weekend!
Thursday, July 3 ~ 5:30pm to 3:30am
Big Liberty at LiT Ultrabar
460 N. 2nd Street
It’s been a while since an event garnered so much attention in Philly, but Big Liberty is fitting the bill. Featuring multiple stages and heavyweights such as M.I.K.E. Push and Frankie Bones, this is one to definitely check out. Damian Pinto, the voice of Ultra Music Fest, will be the official MC as well. It’s indoor/outdoor, rain or shine, and don’t forget to wear your red, white, and blue! Come celebrate your independence at the largest dance even in Philadelphia!
Tickets can be purchased through www.linerocket.com
Friday, July 4 ~ 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Philly 4th of July Jam & Fireworks Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 20th Street to Eakins Oval
Said to be the “Largest Free Concert in America”, you can be sure that the Parkway will be rocking. This year, the Philly 4th of July Jam teams up with VH1 and Palladia to live stream the entire show, so no matter where you are, you can catch coverage of the performances. Hometown favorites The Roots, along with Ed Sheeran, Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Hudson, Aloe Blacc, and Ariana Grande will take the stage, hosed by comedian and actor Marlon Wayans. Make sure you stick around for the amazing fireworks display over the Philadelphia Museum of Art, too. With top artists in the music industry, alongside of 500,000 partying on the Parkway, this is one of the top places to spend your Fourth!
Click here to watch @ 8pm ET