Hot dog eating contest because America is beautiful

Before you head off to watch concerts and fireworks (or spark your own), spend an hour at the flower-filled oasis on South Street West — stuffing your face with hot dogs. The $10 entry fee includes all the dogs you can eat plus beer. Email hotdoghoneybear@gmail.com in advance if you're interested in competing, or just come watch the fun.

Where: PHS Pop-Up Garden at 1438 South St. 19146

When: July 4, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

How much: $10 to compete