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Fire Department Appreciation Weekend
Date: October 11th & 12th

Fire Dpt. Appreciation Weekend   Fire Department Appreciation Weekend

On October 11 and 12, honor our bravest with Fire Department Appreciation Weekend at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.

On Pier 86, the FDNY will be on hand to provide demonstrations, displays, interactive activities, and much more. Watch as firefighters perform a Bucket Ladder Rescue Demonstration from Intrepid's flight deck and demonstrate how they use their Personal Safety Systems. Emergency personnel will also perform vehicle extraction demonstrations with the “Jaws of Life” and Hotdog, the FDNY Fire Safety Mascot, will also be on hand. All activities taking place on Pier 86 are free to the public.

On Saturday morning, join us for a formal ceremony blessing the FDNY Marine Fleet, which includes a laying of the wreath, a bagpipers performance, a spectacular water display, and the procession of fireboats up the Hudson River.

All firefighters, paramedics, EMTs, and personnel will receive FREE admission to the Intrepid Museum October 11 and 12, including access to the Space Shuttle Pavilion, featuring Enterprise!
Family members also receive a special discount: 50% off general admission October 11 and 12. (proper ID required).

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