Celebrate Independence Day on Penn’s Landing: Patriotic Concert & Fireworks

Pershing’s Own ConcertImage via Wawa Welcome to America

PHILADELPHIA, PA — On the evening of Saturday, July 1, 2023, from 8-9:45 pm, music and fireworks will combine to create a night of patriotic celebration.

Experience a night of exhilaration and awe in Philadelphia with the renowned United States Army band, Pershing’s Own, performing a star-spangled concert, followed by a breathtaking display of fireworks over the waters. The Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, nestled at 101 S. Christopher Columbus Boulevard, offers a picturesque location to relish this one-of-a-kind event.

On January 25, 1922, General John J. Pershing ordered the formation of the U.S. Army Band, best known as “Pershing’s Own”. The band provides musical support to all branches of the U.S. government at national and international events, connecting the Army with the American people and beyond.

With its idyllic atmosphere, this event offers countless opportunities to immerse oneself in the festivities and feel a sense of patriotic pride.

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