Wawa Welcome America 4th of July Week

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    NEWSLETTERS

    The Wawa Welcome America Festival began today in Center City, Philadelphia, with the help of band New Edition and Mayor Michael Nutter.

    The legendary Roots crew is back for the Wawa Welcome America 4th of July Jam. The hometown band will share the 4th of July stage with a big lineup.

    Wawa Welcome America 4th of July Jam will also feature singers Ed Sheeran, Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Hudson, Aloe Blacc, Ariana Grande and Vicc Martinez.

    East Parkside Beauty

    [PHI] East Parkside Beauty
    Mural Arts Program teamed up with East Parkside neighbors to beautify their community, paint a park and create a mural. The gathering was part of the Wawa Welcome America festivities.

    The weeklong 4th of July celebration began this past weekend. All the events are all free and family-oriented. The Liberty Block Party, touted as the largest block party, kicks things off Saturday at the Shops at Liberty Place from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. Create a mural on Sunday with the Mural Arts Program. Details here. The highlight of the week is the 4th of July Jam which takes place July 4 all day on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.