There’s no better place to celebrate America’s 241st birthday than in the birthplace of independence. Philly’s original city is filled with special events and daily activities for the kids at can’t-miss historic attractions.

Take advantage of all that’s going on in the days leading up to Independence Day with our full list of fun activities and events below, all centered in the Historic District (which runs from the Delaware River to 7th Street, and from Vine Street to Lombard Street):