Food & Drink

The Weekend Playbook: America, free concerts, and fried chicken for life

A view of the Wawa Welcomes America Festival

Event of the Week Didn't know there was an afterparty for the pre-party leading up to Thursday night's Philly 4th of July Jam? Hit up the TLA after 11p to see Questlove and D'Angelo take the stage as Brothers In Arms
Wednesday, July 3rd The whole city's going to be at the
Piazza at Schmidt'sthis afternoon. Literally. The City Festival recreates every Philly hood in a day-long open-air music and fashion fest set inside NoLibs' most notorious hipster coliseum
Like your beats a little less star-spangled?
Philly Sound Konnoisseurs take over Voyeur til 330a with an all-night lineup of international DJs
Thursday, July 4th Pineapple rum ice cubes?
They're melting in your beer all day today at Percy St Barbecue
Wawa welcomes America with... Wawa Welcomes America.
The Ben Franklin Parkway's turned into a day-long block party literally leading up to tonight's big show
That show? Kevin Hart's hosting the largest free concert in America when The Roots, John Mayer, Demi Lovato, and more take center stage outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
There may also be fireworks
Friday, July 5th Pregame with discount drafts at
Morgan's Pier then sate yourself with Yards' Country & 'Cue. The brewery's packing bluegrass and truck smoked meats from Braz BQ, Spot Burger, and more, all afternoon
Need a little more bang in your weekend?
Head to Park After Dark at SugarHouse Casino for even more fireworks over Race St Pier
Feast on a real first this First Friday.
Pizza Brain's teaming up with Federal Donuts for a one-night-only chili-garlic chicken and honey 'nut pie feast
Taste of Philadelphia kicks off with a through-Sunday food truck takeover of Penn's Landing.
Go, go back, and go back again for live bands, DJs, and a follow-up fireworks show on Sat night
Saturday, July 6th Want free bird for life?
Both locations of Federal Donuts are doling out a total of 10 golden tickets to celebrate National Fried Chicken Day
Tuesday, July 9th Doesn't the Mann Center sounds like a quirky euphemism Zooey Deschanel would use?
Find out tonight when She & Him take the stage there