FAQ

FAQs

Q: What are the dates of the festival?

A: Monday, June 27 – Monday, July 4

Q: Where is the festival?

A: There are events in several different locations throughout Philadelphia. Full festival schedule – http://www.welcomeamerica.com/calendar-of-events/

Q: What age group does this festival attract?

A: Wawa Welcome America! is a multigenerational festival that has entertainment & events for ALL ages!

Q: When will the festival schedule be released?

A: Festival schedule can be found on http://www.welcomeamerica.com/calendar-of-events/

Q: Who is performing at the Wawa Welcome America! July 4th Concert?

A: Full talent line up can be found on http://www.welcomeamerica.com/experience/talent/

Q: Will the events be televised? 

A: Yes. NBC10, Telemundo62, Cozi TV, TCN, and TeleXitos will be the regional broadcaster and select events will also be live-streamed on the NBC10 and Telemundo62 websites, mobile apps and available via Xfinity On Demand on television.

Q: What time is the July 4th Concert?

A: We have so much entertainment this year we’re starting early! Kidz Bop will perform on the Main Stage at 12pm to kick off Party on the Parkway. The July 4th Concert is 5-10pm.

Q: What time are Fireworks?

A: We have THREE nights of fireworks this year! July 1 & 2 at 9:30pm at Penn’s Landing on the Delaware River Waterfront and July 4th at 10pm over the Philadelphia Museum of Art on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

Q: Do I need a ticket for the July 4th Concert?

A: The July 4th Concert on the Parkway is FREE and ALL are welcome! Tickets are only needed for Eakins Oval. Tickets are NOT needed for the rest of the Parkway. Tickets are available for Eakins Oval on a first come first serve basis beginning Monday, June 27 at 11:00 a.m. You can download a ticket at http://www.welcomeamerica.com/july-4th-concert-tickets/

Q: What are good drop off locations for UBER/LYFT/TAXI?

    • 22nd and Arch
    • 22nd and Spring Garden

Q: Can I bring a cooler to the Parkway for the July 4th Concert?

A: Concert attendees on the Parkway can bring personal sized soft coolers. Alcohol is prohibited. Guests can enjoy the designated Beer Garden areas along the Parkway. Coolers are NOT allowed in Eakins Oval (ticketed area). Food & beverage will be available for purchase in Eakins Oval and along the Parkway.

Have a question that’s not listed? Tweet us at @July4thPhilly or e-mail us at information@welcomeamerica.com.