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      September 21, 2013

      Saturday  11:30 AM - 5:00 PM

      3601 South Broad Street
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19148

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      Hero Thrill Show

      Get ready for the thrill of a lifetime at the 2013 Philadelphia Hero Thrill Show on Saturday, September 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., outside the Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St., in South Philadelphia

      The 2013 Hero Thrill Show features a mix of the traditional and the contemporary. Highlights will be daredevil demonstrations and sensational spellbinding performances by the popular Highway Patrol Motorcycle Drill Team, the elite K-9 Unit, the Strike Force Bicycle Stunt Team and the Philadelphia Police & Fire Pipes and Drums – all show-stopping crowd pleasers each year.

      In addition, this fall fund-raiser will present displays of crime fighting equipment by the Aviation Unit, Bomb Squad, the Crime Scene Investigation Unit, Explorers, the Marine Unit, Firearms Instructors, Police Academy and S.W.A.T. The Philadelphia Fire Department will showcase fire equipment and perform safety demonstrations focusing on rescue operations and procedures.
      The kids can experience activities and techniques and apparatus employed in law enforcement and emergency response up close.

      Families can enjoy activities including mixed martial arts (Jui-Jitsu) demonstrations, an old-fashioned carnival midway complete with amusements, games, dunk tanks, face-painting for the kids and local sports team athletes, mascots and cheerleaders. Participate or watch the action-packed Sonny Hill basketball shootout competition. Feast on Philly food favorites including funnel cakes, cheese steaks, water ice, soft pretzels and more.
      The Hero Thrill Show is designed to raise money for the post-high school education of survivors of deceased police and fire personnel killed in the line of duty in the Philadelphia area. The Hero Thrill Show is the only Hero Thrill Show in Philadelphia and is NOT affiliated with the Hero Scholarship Fund. Tickets are $10 for single purchase and $25 for families. They are available at local police, fire stations. online at or by calling 215-275-3000. For more information about the Hero Thrill Show, visit

      Cost: Payment required - $10 for single purchase and $25 for families

      Categories: Kids & Family | Festivals | Museums & Attractions

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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