Sixers Announce Summer Shore Tour Details

By Brandon Apter, Sports Talk Philly Staff 

The Philadelphia 76ers announced that they will continue their 19-year tradition of visiting its fans at the Jersey Shore for summertime events in 2018 by hosting a five-stop Summer Shore Tour. The event runs from August 21-25 and will make stops in Ocean City, Cape May, Wildwood, Avalon and Stone Harbor, New Jersey. Admission is free and it'll feature Sixers players, alumni, the Sixers Dunk Squad, Sixers Dances, team mascot Franklin and the official Sixers drumline, the Stixers. 

“The Summer Shore Tour is one of our favorite events of the year,” said Chris Heck, Philadelphia 76ers President of Business Operations, in the official release. “It gives us an opportunity to connect with our fans in a really unique setting. There is an incredible buzz surrounding our team and the Jersey Shore is the perfect backdrop for our fans, players and staff members to come together and celebrate as we prepare for the 2018-19 season.”

Here's what the schedule and locations look like for the 2018 Summer Shore Tour:

August 21 – 12-2pm – Shore Tour Pep Rally

Ocean City Music Pier – The Music Pier on the Boardwalk (8th/9th Avenue and Boardwalk)

August 22 – 5-7pm – Shore Tour Happy Hour

Carney's - 411 Beach Avenue, Cape May, New Jersey 08240)

August 23 – 2-4pm – Shore Tour Beach Party

PigDog Beach Bar BQ – Morey’s Piers’/Wildwood, New Jersey, 08260

August 24 – 6-8pm – Shore Tour Happy Hour

The Whitebrier – 260 20th Street, Avalon, New Jersey 08202

August 25 – 3-6pm – Shore Tour Celebration

82nd Street Recreation Center, Stone Harbor, New Jersey, 08247

 *Sixers players and alumni will be announced at a later date

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