You may already know that in 1776 on the Fourth of July the United States Declaration of Independence was signed by our founding fathers in the historic Independence Hall of Philadelphia, PA. Because of the enriched history, this city is often referred to as the “Birthplace of Our Country.” Today Philadelphia is one of the best places to be on Independence Day.
Family-Friendly Fourth of July Activities
Fourth of July in Philly doesn’t just mean fireworks; the city has a variety of activities whole family will enjoy. Load up your car rental and head on over to any of the scheduled events from July 4th-7th.
POPs on Independence
Peter Nero and the Philly Pops!® return to celebrate America’s birthday in America’s birthplace with “POPS! on Independence,” a free concert at Independence Hall. As one of Philadelphia’s most popular Fourth of July traditions, seating is first come, first served so be sure to get there early.
Independence Day Parade
The old-time Fourth of July parade featuring floats, marching bands, military groups and more winding through Historic Philadelphia.
Celebration of Freedom
Pay tribute to the history of our great nation at Independence Hall with a patriotic and inspiring morning full of celebration of music, speeches, and a reading of excerpts from the Declaration of Independence.
America’s Birthday Part
Join us at the Independence Visitor Center and celebrate with Besty Ross, fife and drum and a Termini Bros’ five-tier cake designed and made special for our nation’s 236th birthday.
Philly 4th of July Jam and Grand Finale Fireworks
Head on over to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the nation’s largest free outdoor Fourth of July concert, followed by a jaw-dropping fireworks display. Join the Roots and special guest stars including the following:
- Hip-hop star and actress Queen Latifah
- Philadelphia area native Daryl Hall
- Hip-hop artist, actor, and poet Common
- Pop sensation Joe Jonas
Philadelphia is the place to be on Independence Day and Orthodox Auto Company can help you get there in a car rental for cash. Don’t spend your holiday stressing about how you’re going to get to all the fun activities, simply rent a car with cash and be on your way to the country’s best Fourth of July celebrations. Bad credit or no credit, a car rental for cash from Orthodox Auto Company is as easy as 1, 2, 3. We’ll set you up quickly and have you enjoying Philly right away. Contact us at 215-332-3520 for a list of available rental cars for cash.