You’ve been waiting, waiting 11 whole days for this one much-celebrated day to arrive. Your wait has been worth it because Wawa Welcome America! has an amazing day planned for you. So join your fellow Philadelphians (no matter where you are from, today you are one) on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in the ultimate celebration of this nation’s independence. Continue reading “Independence Day on the Parkway”
You know you love them, I know I love them. But how much do you really know about the origins of one of Philly’s signature sandwiches? Other cities may try to imitate, but the Hoagie can only truly exist in the City of Brotherly Love. So, in light of Wawa Hoagie Day, here is a look at how this delicious sandwich was brought into existence. Continue reading “History of the Hoagie”
Get your movie buddies, popcorn and other movie-watching treats together for this amazing line up: Continue reading “Philly @ the movies”
Yesterday you were in for a real treat at Penn’s Landing as Taste of Philly kicked off the 11-day Wawa Welcome America! Festival. The Philadelphia Freedom Jazz Orchestra and Gerald Veasley serenaded you as you enjoyed delectable treats from Philly’s best restaurants. So far, it has all the promises of a great weekend of food, drink and performances. Here’s a look at what you can expect today and Sunday: Continue reading “More Taste of Philly”
Well all scream
For ice cream
On July 2 and 3, as a part of Wawa Welcome America! Festival, ice cream lovers of all ages will have the chance to consume as much ice cream as you can at the Super Scooper All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Festival.
The fourth of July is also about celebrating the different cultures that make up our society. Throughout the 11-day celebrations, Wawa Welcome America gives you the perfect opportunities to expand your knowledge of food, music and cultures. On July 2, head over to Chinatown (10th and Race Sts.) to join in the Chinatown Block Party.
A celebration of the U.S.’s independence is not complete without honoring the men and women dedicated to serving our country at home and around the world. As a part of the 11-day Wawa Welcome America! Festival, join in a picnic and a special military change of command. Continue reading “Independence Day Picnic”
Hoagies – one of Philly’s signature sandwiches that can’t be duplicated anywhere else. This sandwich form is among my favorites. I hear part of the secret lies in the bread. For hoagie lovers near and far, June 29 will be a special day. Continue reading “Wawa Hoagie Day 2011!”
From June 24 – 26, some of Philly’s favorite culinary artists will gather at Penn’s Landing to give you a Taste of Philadelphia and officially kick off the start of Wawa Welcome America! Festival. Continue reading “Taste of Philly – Independence Day-Style”
The month of June is upon us and in Philadelphia that means one of many things: the WAWA Welcome America! Festival will soon be under way. For those of you who have yet to experience these festivities, it involves 11 days (yes, 11 days) of events in celebration of Independence Day. Continue reading “WAWA Welcome America!”