Philadelphia celebrated America's 233rd birthday with the Independence Day Parade on July 4th, 2009. The one mile long parade began at 11:00 a.m. and marched in the historic downtown district of the city.
The Tian Guo Marching Band participated and was commended by spectators both during and after the parade.
In the afternoon, The Tian Guo Marching Band performed at two different locations in the downtown core. The audience members gave the band a warm welcome and thanked them.