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Your Philly guide to the 4th of July

Philadelphia Nobody does Independence Day better than Philly since, you know, WE INVENTED IT, so we rounded up the weekend's best 4th-related events, including an all-American pig roast, a hangover brunch, and... um, Cuba Libre?!

Friday, July 4th: Hide out from the Independence Day crowds at Cuba Libre with $5 sangrias and discounts on drinks of the frozen variety, plus tons of discounted BBQ and lunch specials to commemorate the day. Continue Reading

Friday, July 4th: Or jump right into the thick of things at the Wawa-sponsored Fourth of July Jam, this year featuring the likes Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, and -- don’t worry -- the Roots, as always.

Friday, July 4th: From 12-3pm head to Crow and the Pitcher for an extra ‘Murican pig roast and all-you-can-eat options for $25, along with $2 beers and spiked punch.

Saturday, July 5th: Prepare yourself for a second round of freedom-fueled libations with a hearty hangover brunch (and a whole lot of loud music) at Johnny Brenda’s in honor of first Saturday.

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Saturday July 5th: In case you didn’t rub up against enough strangers yesterday, Hawthorne’s 5th Annual IPA Block Party is free to enter and has $5 brews. Don’t like IPAs, or rock the gluten-free life? There are still plenty of drinks for you to choose from.