PHILADELPHIA (WTXF/AP) - The sound of music was replaced by noise from construction cranes and other heavy equipment, when Philly's annual Made in America festival ended and the cleanup began.
FOX 29’s Lauren Johnson reports that cleanup is mostly from dismantling the five stages, and street sweepers, rather than picking up trash.
This year’s festival featured great weather, with storm Hermine staying well off the shore.
There was also a great crowd. The city estimates 100,000 people showed up.
Organizer Jay Z was there, celebrating wife Beyonce’s 35th birthday on Sunday.
Also spotted were Sasha and Malia Obama. Malia was sporting a Harvard hat.
The biggest surprise may have been former President Bill Clinton on hand for an appearance, and registering people to vote in the upcoming presidential election.
While he was there, he took photos and chatted with festivalgoers.
The Made in America Festival, now in its fifth year, has become a Labor Day weekend tradition in the city.
It ran Saturday and Sunday on the Ben Franklin Parkway, with 70 artists performing on multiple stages.
The city had said all roadways will be open before the morning rush hour on Tuesday, Sept. 6. However, some low-impact parking and travel lane restrictions will remain in place until 11:59pm Tuesday.