The city held a news conference on June 2 at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts to announce that the Wawa Welcome America celebration will return this year.
The celebration will conclude on July 4 with a concert by Bebe Rexha, Flo Rida and the Philly Pops at the Mann. The concert will be followed at 9:30 p.m. with a fireworks display over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. NBC10 will broadcast both events.
The festival will also include movie nights, complimentary museum access and Wawa Hoagie Day.
For more information, go to WelcomeAmerica.com. ••