The pre-July 4th weekend will kick off with a bang, when fireworks fill the sky both Friday and Saturday at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing.
There are free concerts starting at 8:00 both nights and the fireworks are expected to start around 9:30.
You can also enjoy movies under the stars. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is playing for free at Vernon Park Saturday night, and Rocky returns to the steps of the Art Museum on Sunday night at 8:00.
The seventh annual Independence Day Splash at Adventure Aquarium in Camden starts at 5:00 Saturday evening.
The aquarium will have extended hours, leading up to fireworks along the Camden Waterfront.
Maple Shade Township's fireworks show will be Saturday night at 9:00 at Maple Shade High School.
There will be live music, food and family entertainment at the annual Red, White and Blue BBQ Bash at Peddler's Village in Bucks County.
The fun starts Sunday at noon.
You can get a free history lesson Sunday at the National Constitution Center's Finding the Founders Event. Sunday, 9:30 to 5:00
And don't forget to go out and support the Philadelphia Union.
They take on the New England Revolution at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester... Sunday at 5:00.
We have a complete list of fireworks around the region: Click here to find celebrations near you.
Weekend action: Events happening around the region on the weekend before July 4th.
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