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Join the American community of Bangkok in celebrating Independence Day with a traditional community picnic event. Hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand (AMCHAM), the picnic will take place at Bangkok Patana School on Saturday, July 7th.
The event will feature vendors selling a variety of food and beverage options, including a full American BBQ with traditional burgers, hot dogs, ribs, chicken wings, and pie dished out by crowd-favorites Roadhouse Barbeque, Sunrise Tacos, Conrad Hotel, Sunrise Tacos and Dairy Queen. Drinks will be provided by Beervana, Coca-Cola and Singha, among others.
will be playing American rock, blues, and folk throughout the day. Children will be entertained by Mattel Land, tug ‘o’ war, egg and water balloon toss, and gunny sack races. Foodies can show their speed and stamina at a pie-eating contest.
Soccer teams from the U.S. Embassy and the British Embassy will meet for a friendly match, after which the U.S. Ambassador will address the crowd, accompanied by the U.S. Marine Corps Color Guard, who will be presenting and posting the colors.
Another highlight of the event is the raffle featuring prizes provide by airlines, hotels, restaurants and more. All proceeds from the raffle benefit the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand Foundation’s efforts to improve the quality of education in Thailand.
With live music, good food, cold drinks, and entertainment for children and adults alike, AMCHAM’s Independence Day Picnic is bound to be a fun-filled day for the whole family.
Please visit http://www.amchamthailand.com/iday2018 and AMCHAM’S Facebook page for more information.
When: Saturday, July 7th, 12 noon to 7:30 pm
Where: Bangkok Patana School, 643 La Salle Road (Sukhumvit 105), BTS Bangna.
Parking will be available, but we recommend you take the BTS to Bangna. There will be shuttle vans available from Bangna BTS station and Bangkok Patana School.
Cost: Advance tickets at AMCHAM office and events – Baht 200. Tickets at gate: Baht 300. Admission only. Children under 12 admitted free of charge!