The Philadelphia Eagles are joining the National Football League for a week-long celebration of the return of football.
Eagles Week will take place from Tuesday, September 6 through Sunday, September 11 and will feature a variety of community events and fan initiatives leading up to the first regular season game on Sunday, September 11.
Below is a complete listing of Eagles activities and events for Eagles Week, including details about Eagles Friday, an initiative the Eagles hope to celebrate with the entire region.
All fans are invited to join the NFL's national, "Back to Football" campaign. For more details, please visit backtofootball.org.
With the help of the Fairmount Park Commission and the following sky-lighting participants, the locations listed below will be turned green in recognition of Eagles Week.
• Liberty Place – Green Lights from 9/5 to 9/10
• Mellon Bank Building – Green Pyramid
• Peco Building – Green lights on 9/9
• Boathouse Row – 9/8 & 9/9
• JFK Plaza Fountain – 9/8 & 9/9
• Cira Centre– 9/5-9/11
Thursday, September 8 - Tweets for Tix
The Philadelphia Eagles will launch a social media scavenger hunt by providing clues to fans following @eagles via Twitter. Fans will have the opportunity to win Eagles merchandise and tickets by following the clues and making their way to predetermined pick-up locations.
Friday, September 9 – Eagles Friday, Back to Football Friday
The National Football League and United Way are gearing up for Back to Football Friday — a nationwide campaign to celebrate the return of football and tackle childhood obesity.
The concept is simple: Donate $5 to United Way youth health efforts and sport your favorite NFL team gear on Friday, September 9. There are lots of ways to get involved—online, at work, among your friends and family or in your community. Get in the game! Visit backtofootball.org and http://liveunited.org/backtofootball today.
Eagles Friday Suburban Station Visit
Who: Eagles Cheerleaders, SWOOP and the Drumline
Where/When: 8-9 AM at Suburban Station
Eagles Cheerleaders, SWOOP, and the Drumline will take over suburban Station and greet Eagles fans as they make their way to work. Eagles giveaways will be distributed and fans will have an opportunity to take photos with the cheerleaders and SWOOP.
Eagles Friday Pep Rally Presented By Bud Light
Who: Eagles players, Cheerleaders, SWOOP, Drumline and Pep Band
Where/When: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM – Chickie's and Pete's South Philadelphia
Eagles players, cheerleaders, SWOOP, pep band, and Drumline will be at Chickie's and Pete's in South Philadelphia to entertain fans and get them ready for the season opener against the Rams.