Friday, June 29 Events: Patriotic Happy Hour, Antiquities for Free and E.T. - NBC 10 Philadelphia
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Wawa Welcome America!

6 Days of Festival Fun Runs June 29 - July 4th

Friday, June 29 Events: Patriotic Happy Hour, Antiquities for Free and E.T.



    It's a Scorcher for Wawa Welcome America Day 2

    Day two of festivities will feature plenty of reasons to head outside, but don't forget that sun protection. Temperatures will soar to the high 80s and keep going up throughout the weekend. 

    (Published Friday, June 29, 2018)

    The events are really starting to heat up at Wawa Welcome America. Here's the breakdown:

    Sand Sculpture Spectacular
    Location: Shops at Liberty Place
    Time: 9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

    World-renowned sculptors will create a 40-ton sand sculpture spectacular with hand-carved scenes commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

    Get and up-close look at last year's sculpture here.

    PHL Airport Photo Exhibit
    Philadelphia Eagles: 2018 World Champions
    Location: Philadelphia International Airport - Terminal A East
    Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    This photo exhibition celebrates the Philadelphia Eagles 2018 World Championship victory with highlights of past championship teams and Eagles Hall of Famers. Note: You must have an airline ticket to see this exhibit.

    Free Museum Day at Penn Museum
    Location: Penn Museum
    Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    PECO Go 4th and Learn: Penn Park
    Location: Penn Park at the University of Pennsylvania
    Time: 1 p.m.

    Experience fun educational free interactive activities and demonstrations highlighting American History, innovation, arts and fun! Enjoy free books courtesy of Books in Homes USA.

    Red, White & Blue Happy Hours
    Location: Various Locations
    Time: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    Extend the weekend and enjoy drink specials, entertainment and giveaways at several locations around the city.

    • The Deck @ the Moshulu
    • Sonesta Art Bar
    • Sofitel Philadelphia Liberté Blue
    • The Bourse
    • The Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons
    • Founding Farmers
    • Cuba Libre
    • Café Capriccio

    Free Museum Night at Eastern State Penitentiary
    Location: Eastern State Penitentiary
    Time: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    Philly @ the Movies: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
    Location: The Piazza at Schmidt's Commons
    Time: 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

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