This Independence Day, don't settle for fireworks in your backyard.
The Wawa Welcome America! festival will provide plenty of activities in our nation's birthplace, starting June 26 and wrapping up on July 4 with a free concert and spectacular fireworks finale at Philadelphia Museum of Art. (Check out the full schedule by clicking the link.)
If you don't want to travel into the city, there are also local displays for residents to mark down on your calendars for the nation's 236th birthday next Wednesday.
Wednesday, July 4
with music and games for the kids.
Where: , 130 King of Prussia Rd, Wayne, PA
When: Gates open at 6:30 p.m., fireworks start at dusk
Cost: Group car- $12 in advance, $20 at gate; Adult/teen- $6 in advance, $10 at gate; Child under 13- $3 in advance, $5 at gate
Where: , 600 Lee Rd # 799, Wayne, PA
When: 7 p.m.
The will have plenty of delicious food vendors.
When: 7 p.m., fireworks start around 9 p.m.
A July 4th Celebration in Narberth provides afternoon entertainment before the fireworks extravaganza.
When: Daytime activities from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; nighttime activities start at 7:30 p.m., fireworks begin around 9:30 p.m.