2017 Liberty Medal Ceremony: John McCain

October 16, 2017 • 7 p.m.

All of us at the National Constitution Center are sending good thoughts to Senator John McCain, the valiant and deserving recipient of the 2017 Liberty Medal. With our Chair, Vice President Joe Biden, we look forward to honoring his lifetime of service to the United States of America at the Liberty Medal ceremony on October 16.

-- Jeffrey Rosen, President & Chief Executive Officer, National Constitution Center


The National Constitution Center will award its annual Liberty Medal to U.S. Senator John McCain for his lifetime of sacrifice and service. Vice President Joe Biden, Chairman of the National Constitution Center’s Board of Trustees, will present the award to his longtime friend during the 29th Annual Liberty Medal Ceremony on October 16 at 7 p.m. on Independence Mall in Philadelphia.

Sponsorships and paid tickets of all levels are currently available for purchase.

For more information about support levels, please visit: https://constitutioncenter.org/liberty-medal/sponsorships-and-tickets

You may also contact:

Kate Maloney-Gross, (215) 409-6664, [email protected]

National Constitution Center Trustee, Ira Lubert of Lubert Adler, will sponsor the Liberty Medal Prize in 2017, as he has for the past ten years. Citizens Bank, which has sponsored the Liberty Medal since 2006, returns as the Chairman’s Reception Sponsor. Stradley Ronon, LLP will also return as the President’s Reception Sponsor for the fifth consecutive year.

To purchase tickets by mail, please download and complete the following form and return to:

Kate Maloney-Gross
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Download Ticket/Sponsorship form

Ceremony-Only Tickets:

National Constitution Center Members:

A limited number of complimentary ceremony tickets will be made available to current Members of the National Constitution Center on Wednesday, September 13, 2017.

To renew or become a Member, please visit constitutioncenter.org/membership

General Public:

A limited number of complimentary ceremony tickets will be made available to the general public on Thursday, September 14, 2017.

Details about the release of ceremony tickets for Members and the general public will be updated on this page as they become available.

To be added to the list to receive more information, please email Kate Maloney-Gross at [email protected].

The Liberty Medal Gala will also be broadcast on local ABC affiliate, WPVI-TV/6abc.   

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