Simmons, Embiid to Host Annual Sixers Beach Bash on August 27th

SIXERS PLAYERS BEN SIMMONS AND JOEL EMBIID HOST 17th ANNUAL SIXERS BEACH BASH SATURDAY, AUGUST 27 IN AVALON, NJ TO BENEFIT SIXERS YOUTH FOUNDATION  

SIXERS PLAYERS AND LEGEND WORLD B. FREE TO MEET AND SIGN AUTOGRAPHS WITH FANS  

SIXERS PHLIGHT SQUAD, DANCERS AND MASCOT FRANKLIN TO PERFORM   

PHILADELPHIA, PA – August 8, 2016 – The Philadelphia 76ers will join fans at the Jersey Shore for their 17th Annual Sixers Beach Bash on Saturday, August 27 at Jack’s Place (3601 Ocean Drive, Avalon, NJ 08202) from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.rain or shine. The first overall pick in the NBA Draft Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid will be in attendance to sign autographs for fans.     

All day passes to the Sixers Beach Bash, priced at $20, may be purchased at entry.  A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Sixers Youth Foundation, a 501c3 public charity committed to coaching and mentoring underserved youth to be the next generation of leaders and innovators.   

Hosted by Sixers In-Arena Host Christian Crosby, Sixers Beach Bash will feature performances by the Sixers Phlight Squad, Dancers, and mascot Franklin on the Sixers sport court and stage outside Jack’s Place.  Open to fans of all ages, the outside area of Beach Bash includes interactive games, inflatables, a dunk tank,
face painters, and games for kids. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase Sixers merchandise, including replica jerseys and team specific apparel.   

“We look forward to closing out an incredibly exciting summer off-season and ushering in the 2016-17 season with Sixers Beach Bash,” said Philadelphia 76ers Senior Vice President of Business Development & Brand Marketing Katie O’Reilly. “Sixers fans have had so much to celebrate these past few months.  We are thrilled to bring the best entertainment teams in the NBA and our most captivating players to one of our fans’ favorite vacation destinations, all while supporting our Sixers Youth Foundation.”   

Inside Jack’s Place, fans 21 and over can enjoy themed drink specials, celebrity bartenders, and spinning a Sixers prize wheel to win exclusive Sixers experiences.  Circle Pizza hot dogs and pizza will be available for purchase and favorite Philadelphia area food trucks Scoop De Ville and Philly Fry Food Truck will be on-site.  

Sixers Beach Bash will take place rain or shine.  

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