The Philly POPS BIG Band returns to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for a third year running—in its biggest performance yet. The Philly POPS BIG Band + Strings will play under the direction of Music Director Todd Ellison, alongside Academy and Grammy Award-winning international superstar Jennifer Hudson.

After an evening of performances, the city’s grand finale fireworks show brings the evening to a close. This performance is the final event of Wawa Welcome America, the nation’s largest free 4th of July festival.


  • Occurs Thursday, July 4th, 2019 @ 7:00 pm


Ben Franklin Parkway

Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130

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