Celebrating Wawa’s Annual Hoagie Day Saluting our Everyday Heroes in America’s Birthplace
July 1st | Noon | 5th & Chestnut
Wawa Hoagie Day will make its exciting return with an in-person event and celebration connecting the community with delicious turkey hoagies, a salute to our local and national heroes, and FREE admission to the National Constitution Center.
Hosted by Preston Elliot and Casey Foster of 93.3 WMMR’s Preston & Steve Show, the 2021 Hoagie Day celebration will focus on honoring our nation’s men and women in uniform and celebrate Wawa’s partnership with the USO, a nonprofit organization that strengthens America’s military service members by connecting them to family, home and country throughout their service to the nation.
This year, Wawa will serve a four-ton hoagie in a block-party-like setting in the most historic block in the nation – Independence Mall at 5th and 6th Streets. Hoagie Day will feature one of Wawa’s signature favorite hoagies – turkey!
Hoagie Day Line Up
- 5:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. – Hoagie Day Morning Build at the National Constitution Center.
- 10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. – Dedicated Heroes Lane, 6th and Arch Streets, with hoagie handoffs to Police Athletic League of Philadelphia and Veteran’s Multi-Service Center
- 12:00 p.m. – WWMR’s Preston and Casey Kick off Hoagie Day at New Stage Location at 5th and Chestnut
- 12:05 p.m. – Alex Costabile, Wawa VP of Strategy, speaks about Hoagie Day History and Wawa Welcome America
- 12:10 p.m. – Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney speaks about significance of dedicating a day to our returning heroes, fire and police, and USO
- 12:15 p.m. – Alex Costabile announces $80,000 donation to USO; Rebecca Parkes, Regional President, USO speaks.
- 12:30 p.m. – Preston Elliot emcees Hoagies for Heroes contests
- 12:30 p.m. – Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw and Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel encourage their teams
- 12:45 p.m. – Preston announces winners of Hoagies for Heroes contests
- 12:55 p.m. – The Ambassadors Jazztet of The United States Army Field Band performs.