This event is completely not-for-profit, and as such, depends 100% on the support of the community. AAS has never charged an admission fee for the Independence Day Celebration. We feel it is our duty to celebrate in true American style with the whole community in Singapore.
Admission is free of charge and open to the public. All are welcome to attend.
Independence Day Celebration
July 2, 2016 - 4pm to 10pm
Singapore American School
For more information please contact the AAS office on 6738 0371 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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4pm – Event start
5 to 6pm – Appearance of Ronald McDonald
5:30 to 6:30pm – Live Entertainment
7:30 to 8pm – All carnival activities pause for speeches and fireworks.
7:30pm – Formal ceremonies
8pm – Fireworks display
8:30pm – Lucky Draw closes
8:45pm – Lucky Draw announced
9:30pm – Games and food closes
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|TRANSPORT SCHEDULE FOR 4th July (Independence Day celebration)|
|BUS NO||Depart From Marsiling MRT Station||Arrive At Singapore American School||Depart From Singapore American School To MRT Station||BUS NO||Depart From 213 Lagos Circle||Arrive At Singapore American School||Depart From Singapore American School To Marsiling MRT Station|
|Bus 2||15:30hrs||15:45hrs||15:50hrs||Bus 1||15:30hrs||15:45hrs||15:50hrs|
|Bus 3||15:45hrs||16:00hrs||16:05hrs||BUS NO||Depart From Marsiling MRT Station||Arrive At Singapore American School||Depart From Singapore American School To 213 Lagos Circle|
|Bus 4||15:45hrs||16:00hrs||16:05hrs||Bus 1||21:55hrs||22:10hrs||22:15hrs|
|Bus 1||BREAK at 7.20 -.7.50pm Be back at School at 7.50pm|
|Bus 3||Break at 19.30pm - 8.00pm Be back at School at 8.00pm|
|BUS NO||Depart from Singapore American School to MRT||Arrive at MRT||Depart from Marsiling MRT Station|
|Bus 1||Be Ready to Depart at 20.00pm|
|Bus 3||Be ready to Depart at 20.10pm|
|Bus 2||21:45hrs||22:00hrs||LAST BUS 22:00hrs|
|Bus 3||21:45hrs||22:00hrs||LAST BUS 22:00hrs|
|Bus 4||21:45hrs||22:00hrs||LAST BUS 22:10hrs|
|NOTE: Approximate traveling time from MRT Station and Singapore American School is about 15 minutes|
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Members: Become a Fireworks Sponsor
Help us light up the sky with fireworks! Sponsors allow us to provide a free-of-charge event for the whole community. For a $100 contribution you can become a sponsor. We'll run a prominent "thank you" in the Singapore American newspaper (SAN) and you'll earn the appreciation and gratitude of the entire American community. Deadline to contribute and get your name in the SAN: July 2, 2016. For more information, call 6738-0371.
Corporations: Become a Fireworks Sponsor
Align your business with the Independence Day celebrations that attract more than 5,000 members of the community every year. For more information, please contact our events staff on 6738-0371.
Q: Will there be parking at the event?
A: There is no parking on site.
Q: How can I get there?
A: You can get to SAS via public transportation. There will be private buses shuttling to and from Marsiling MRT and SAS.
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Q: Do I need money:
A: Entry is free, but you have to pay for food, drinks and games.
Q: Can I bring my own food?
A: Outside food and drink are not permitted. You may purchase food, drink and alcohol from food vendors on site. Cash only.
Q: Can I bring my own cooler?
Q: Can I bring my dog?
A: No, pets are not permitted.
Q: What time do the fireworks begin?
A: Formal ceremonies including speeches and fireworks will commence at 7:30pm. The Lucky Draw follows the fireworks.
Please be advised that photographs and video will be taken at this event for use on the American Association of Singapore's (AAS) website, in the press, AAS marketing materials and could be used on YouTube and other social media sites. By entering this event, you consent to AAS photographing, videoing and using your image and likeness.
*AAS Events Late Fee, Cancellation & Refund policy:
Anyone who does not register for an event by the indicated closing registration date/time, will be subject to an additional fee of $10. AAS reserves the right to cancel events. In the case of cancellation, registrants can opt to attend another event or receive a full refund. If registrants contact AAS at least 24 hours prior to the event start time to make a cancellation, he/she will be issued a credit that can be applied to any same priced event within the following 90 days. In the case of a no-show on the day of event, no credit will be issued.