First Responders

First Responders Weekend - September 11 & 12

First Responders are our Hometown Heroes and on the weekend of September 11 and 12, we will celebrate and thank the men and women who help keep our communities safe.

To celebrate, join us for an up close look at emergency vehicles, photos with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street® friends dressed up in uniform and more!

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  • First Responders Weekend

    Emergency Vehicle Display

    Location: Main Plaza

    Time: 10:00-2:00

    Details: Climb aboard and learn about the emergency vehicles that real First Responders use when they are on the job.

  • First Responders Weekend

    Characters Dressed as First Responders

    Location: Parade Route

    Time:2:55 PM

    Details: Emergency vehicles drive down the parade route with Sesame Characters dressed in their First Responder gear and a banner leads the proceedings.

  • First Responders Weekend

    First Responder “Thank You” Moments

    Character Photos

    Location: Abby's Paradise Theater

    Time: Various times throughout the day

    Details: Grab a photo with one of your favorite furry friends dressed in the Police Officer or Fire Fighter outfit!


    Location: Sesame Place Neighborhood Theater

    Time: Before each show

    Details:  Music and a voiceover ask the First Responders in the audience to stand and for other guests are asked to clap in recognition of all they do for our communities.

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