Nathan’s Famous Brings Taste of Coney Island to Interstate 95 in Perryville, MD


Smithfield Foods, licensee of Nathan’s Famous pre-packaged hot dogs, announced today that the iconic hot dog brand is teaming up with the Maryland State Police, Maryland Transportation Authority Police and Areas USA at the I-95 Safety Fair on Saturday, Sept. 26.

Nathan’s Famous is bringing its Coney Island-themed mobile unit, complete with carnival games such as pop-a-shot and skee-ball, a miniature three-horse carousel, a Zoltar® Fortune Teller coupon machine, a two-story tall slide and, most of all, Nathan’s Famous Premium Beef Hot Dogs, to the fair at the John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway Barrack in Perryville, MD.

The free family event will have exhibits and activities that include the Maryland State Police helicopter, antique state police cars, K-9 handlers, seat-belt convincer, face painting and more.

“Nathan’s Famous has always understood the significance of building a stronger community and what the Maryland State Police and Maryland Transportation Authority Police are doing at the I-95 Safety Fair is incredibly important,” said Mike Paribello, Sr. Director of Marketing, Smithfield Foods. “Supporting the communities where our consumers live and work is our passion and we’re excited to bring a little Coney Island fun to Maryland.”

Visit  mdta.maryland.govfor more details on the I-95 Safety Fair.

Nathan’s Famous was founded almost 100 years ago in Coney Island, a popular New York City amusement and leisure destination. Nathan’s Famous prides itself on its great quality, unmistakable taste, and a passion for family fun and community support.


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