Tale of the Tape: Wawa Hoagie Day

Wawa has replaced Sunoco as the title sponsor of Philadelphia’s Welcome America Celebration and as part of that, today is officially Wawa Hoagie Day.

Wawa Hoagie Day by the Numbers:

  • 1 ¼ mile long hoagie
  • Construction began on the hoagie toady at 5am.
  • More than 100 Hoagie Engineers are constructing the hoagie.
  • When complete the hoagie will weigh over 4 tons.
  • June 30th will be declared Hoagie Heritage Day by Mayor Michael Nutter.
  • At 7pm the hoagie will be distributed at the steps to Philadelphia Museum of Art.
  • 72 steps make up the staircase on the east side of the Art Museum.
  • At 8pm a Rocky look-a-like and sound-a-like contest will be held.
  • At 9pm the movie Rocky will be screened at the steps to the Art Museum.
  • Rocky won 3 Oscars and was nominated in 7 more categories.

Wawa Hoagie Day [Welcome America]
Wawa Hogie Day Returns [UWISHUNU]