National Night Out Stroll

Lower North / North Central Philly

National Night Out is a national community event designed to prevent crime, strengthen relationships between community and police, and bolster neighborhood spirit. Local community organizations have partnered to organize the National Night Out Stroll through several neighborhoods in Lower North/North Central Philadelphia. The Stroll will take place on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Participants can meet at the starting point of the Stroll at the Arts Garage, located at 1533 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130, or Participants can join in along the route, check locations & times below.

The Stroll will begin in Francisville and continue through Fairmount, Brewerytown, and Strawberry Mansion. Our purpose is to show solidarity and support for our common goals of crime prevention and safety for everyone. We encourage residents on the Stroll route to keep their porch lights on for the duration of the event
and join us for a summer evening stroll.


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What is National Night Out?

…It’s America’s Night Out Against Crime!

The “29th Annual National Night Out” (NNO), a unique crime/drug prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW), has been scheduled for Tuesday, August 7, 2012.

Last year’s National Night Out campaign involved citizens, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses, neighborhood organizations and local officials from over 15,000 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases worldwide. In all, over 37 million people participated in National Night Out 2012.

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT is designed to:

  • Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness;
  • Generate support for, and participation in, local anti-crime programs;
  • Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and
  • Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.