There's no better place to celebrate the 4th of July than the "birthplace of our nation," Philadelphia.  As you would expect, Philly does the 4th in a big way, with events happening all day long.  Here are some of the highlights:

>The United States of America's Independence Day Parade, 11am-12:45pm at Independence Plaza.

>Party on the Parkway, 12-10pm on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

>4th of July Concert & Fireworks featuring Pitbull, 7-10pm on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

There's a bunch of other activities going.  To find out more info about all of them, check out the official Welcome America site here.