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Benjamin Franklin Parkway

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20th St and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

November 2017

Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 23, 2017
Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 20th St and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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The 1.4-mile 6ABC Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade is the oldest Thanksgiving parade in the country and a true Philadelphia tradition. The city streets make way for massive floats and giant balloons, plus local performers from choirs, dance groups, marching bands and more. And Santa himself arrives in grand fashion, ushering Philadelphia into the holiday season. Now in its 98th year, the annual Thanksgiving Day parade promises another visual and celebratory feast. So bundle up, grab the kids or a…

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April 2018

Philadelphia Science Festival

April 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am - April 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 20th St and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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The Philadelphia Science Festival, organized by The Franklin Institute, is back April 20-28, 2018! Learn all about the science and technology that surrounds our everyday world with more than 80 events this week, leading up to a Carnival on the Parkway this weekend.

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July 2018

Party on the Parkway

July 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 20th St and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Celebrate the 4th of the July on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Throughout the afternoon and into the evening there will be musical performances, food trucks, craft beer gardens, games, a zip-line and a kid’s zone! Stick around for the biggest fireworks show in a decade and Philadelphia’s largest FREE concert featuring Pitbull!!

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September 2018

Puerto Rican Festival Parade

September 30, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 20th St and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Free

A celebration of Latino culture in the heart of the city’s streets. Traditional Latino music, poetry, and dance make this vibrant festival a must-see event. Held on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the Puerto Rican Parade typically has around 1,500 marchers; more than 5,000 attendees; and 96,000 tune-in to watch live on 6ABC.s

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May 2019

Science Carnival on the Parkway

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 20th St and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Free

The 2019 Philadelphia Science Festival culminates in a super-charged, super-fun celebration of science! This FREE event is unlike any other—with dynamic demonstrations, engaging experiments, geeky games, and electrifying entertainment for the entire family. Returning to the newly-renovated  Benjamin Franklin Parkway, this finale event promises to be the ultimate daylong science extravaganza!

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July 2019

Party on the Parkway

July 4 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 20th St and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Free

Celebrate America’s birthday with a day-long party filled with festivities for all ages. Indulge in diverse food offerings while enjoying entertainment on the Chill Moody Music Stage and the PA Lottery Philly Groove Stage. Engage in activities and games, or cruise above the Parkway on the zip-line.

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FREE JULY 4TH CONCERT

July 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 20th St and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Wawa Welcome America presents its annual FREE concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway! Jennifer Hudson and Meghan Trainor will headline alongside The Philly POPS Big Band... and did we mention it's FREE?!

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Wawa Welcome America July 4th Concert & Fireworks

July 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 20th St and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Free

Join us for a star-studded evening on the Independence Blue Cross Stage featuring performances by two-time Grammy Award-winning artist and Academy Award-winning actress, Jennifer Hudson, alongside the Philly POPS BIG Band, and Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, Meghan Trainor. The Independence Day celebrations continue with a dazzling fireworks display choreographed to a custom patriotic soundtrack created and performed by the United States Army Field Band. This is the first time in Welcome America history that the United States Army Field Band will…

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August 2019

Made in America Festival

August 31 @ 8:00 am - September 1 @ 5:00 pm
Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 20th St and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Jay-Z's annual Made in America Festival is back in Philly for Labor Day Weekend! View the full line-up and get tickets at http://madeinamericafest.com/

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