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Wawa Hoagie Day

Celebrate Wawa Welcome America! with 5 tons of hoagies

Wawa Hoagie Day

The crowd enjoys free hoagies during Wawa Hoagie Day. Credit: Wawa Welcome America

Description

Date:
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Noon

Overview

One of the tastier events taking place during Wawa Welcome America!, the 24th annual Wawa Hoagie Day features a whopping 5 tons of hoagies and plenty of happy visitors.

Hungry Philadelphians and tourists are invited to the lawn outside the Independence Visitor Center on Independence Mall to enjoy a free hoagie, courtesy of Wawa.

The event serves as part of Wawa’s salute to the members of the military as well as fire and police departments. Enjoy performances from the USO Show Troupe and a special appearance by Food Network Chef Robert Irvine.

In addition to free food and entertainment, the National Constitution Center will be offering free admission all day, courtesy of Wawa.

History

The first Wawa Hoagie Day was commemorated with a free, 500-foot hoagie at City Hall in 1992. On that day, then-Mayor Ed Rendell proclaimed the hoagie the “Official Sandwich of Philadelphia.”

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1 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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