July 4 takes over Philly

Start with Independence Hall's "Celebration of Freedom," follow the parade to the river, then hop on the Phlash and hit the Party on the Parkway for the afternoon.

Where: Historic District and Ben Franklin Parkway at various places — just look for the USA flags

When: July 4, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

How much: Free