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Wawa Hoagie Day

Celebrate Wawa Welcome America! with 5 tons of hoagies

Wawa Hoagie Day

Score a free hoagie during Wawa Hoagie Day. Credit: C. Smyth for Visit Philadelphia


Thursday, June 29, 2017


One of the tastier events taking place during Wawa Welcome America!, the 25th annual Wawa Hoagie Day features a whopping 6 tons of hoagies and plenty of happy visitors.

Hungry Philadelphians and tourists are invited to the lawns outside the Independence Visitor Center and the National Constitution Center 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 a performance by the USO Show Troupe and a hoagie-building competition between police and firefighters.

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


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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