It’s hard to believe it’s been 14 years since the devastating 9/11 attacks. In the Philadelphia area, there are a number of memorial events happening where you can reflect and remember those who lost their lives on September 11th, 2001.
9/11 Heroes Run
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
9 a.m. (Sept. 13)
Honor the heroes of 9/11 with this run or walk, which is 100% community organized. Similar events take place all over the world.
9-11 Candelight Vigil
1950 Woodside Rd
Stop by the tranquil Garden of Reflection in Bucks County for the annual candlelight vigil at 7:30 p.m. on September 10th. The ceremony pays tribute to the 2,973 people who died in the 9/11 attacks.
Pudge’s in Conshohocken and Blue Bell
First responders (law enforcement, firefighters, EMS) with their badges or in uniform will receive a free burger and fries on 9/11. Pudge’s ‘Merica Burger features a burger with a grilled hot dog, bacon, American cheese, and Duff’s special ‘Merica sauce on a soft potato bun, with pickles, a side of golden fries and a soft drink. All other Pudge’s customers are welcome to try the ‘Merica burger with fries and a drink for $9.11. First responders must be in uniform or bring a current badge or identification.
Law Enforcement and Fire/EMS Memorial
1671 N. Providence Road
Delaware County residents are invited to Delaware County’s annual September 11 Memorial service.
Gloucester County Patriot Day Ceremony
Place of Reflection, 9/11 Memorial
Chestnut Branch Park
The public can join in the ceremony at Chestnut Branch Park in honor of Gloucester County residents John Rodak, Nicholas W. Brandemarti, Perry Thompson, and all of those who lost their lives during the attack on America on September 11, 2001.
Leon E. Todd Park
Medford Lakes, NJ
The Medford Lakes Borough Council will hold a service at the Sept. 11 Memorial, which includes a piece of steel from the World Trade Center.
Somers Point, NJ
Somers Point will host its annual September 11th Remembrance Ceremony, where a wreath will be laid to honor firefighters and first responders.
Sea Isle City’s Veterans Park
JFK Blvd & Landis Ave
Sea Isle City, NJ
9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Mayor Leonard Desiderio will lead this gathering, which is held annually to remember the victims of the 9/11 attacks.
9/11 Commemoration Ceremony
Ocean City Fire Headquarters
550 Asbury Ave
Ocean City, NJ
Expect music, prayers and speakers at the annual Ocean City memorial event.
North Wildwood Sept. 11 Commemoration
5th Street Fire Station
15th & Central Avenues
Commemoration of the 9/11 Ceremony starts at 8:40 a.m. and is free to the public.
9/11 Memorial Service
Miami & NJ Avenues
Wildwood Crest, NJ
Honor those who lost their lives on 9/11 alongside religious and community leaders.
14th Annual Patriot Day Remembrance
Cape May County
Crest Haven Complex
4 Moore Road
Cape May Court House, NJ
9/11 Patriot Day Ceremony
Beach Avenue at the Cove
Cape May, New Jersey
9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
96th St & Senge Place
Stone Harbor, NJ
Pennsauken Township’s 9/11 Memorial
Rt. 130 and Merchantville Ave
Flags up until Sept. 11 at 11:59 p.m.
Pennsauken will pay tribute to those who died in the September 11th attacks by placing 2,997 American flags at the town’s 9/11 Memorial. Officials say the flags will remain in place for 24 hours as part of the community’s observance of September 11, 2001
Salem County 9/11 Memorial Park
Salem County Fairground
735 Harding Hwy
Salem County will allow residents to come together and pay their respect and gratitude to 9/11 first responders.
Delaware Military Academy
112 Middleboro Road
Governor Jack Markell to participate in the Delaware Military Academy 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony.