Independence Day Celebration 2017

Time to celebrate the American spirit in Singapore – life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness – all at the American Association of Singapore’s annual Independence Day Celebration in partnership with Singapore American School! This exciting event will be held on Saturday, July 1 from 4pm to 10pm at Singapore American School. Enjoy good old fashioned 1950s-style fun at this family-friendly day of music, food, drinks, carnival games and patriotism, capped off by formal ceremonies and a spectacular fireworks display.

As a not-for-profit organization, we rely 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. 
Food, drinks and games/activities are payable at attendee's own expense (cash only). 
Please note: personal coolers cannot be brought in to the event.


Event Details

Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, July 1
4-10pm
Singapore American School
40 Woodlands Street 41, (S) 738547

For more information please contact the AAS office on 6738 0371 or email events@aasingapore.com

There will be a free bus service from Marsiling MRT station to Singapore American School. Click here for the schedule.

Click here for Event Program and FAQs

Volunteer with us!

Our Independence Day Celebration is a massive event and in order for it to be our BEST YET, we need a whole army of volunteers to help out. Do you have a couple of hours to spare on Saturday, July 1 to help out? Please email to express your interest as a volunteer. Thanks!!

Members: Become a Fireworks Sponsor

Help us light up the sky with fireworks! Sponsors allow us to provide a free-of-charge display 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. Click here to become a sponsor. Deadline to contribute and get your name in the SAN: June 30, 2017.  For more information, please contact our events staff at 6738 0371 or email events@aasingapore.com.

 

Corporations: Become a Fireworks Sponsor

Align your business with the Independence Day celebrations that attract more than 3,500 members of the community every year.  For more information, please contact Shu Khanduja, Business Development Manager, at businessdev@aasingapore.com or 6738 0371. 

 

Official Venue Partner:

SAS

Majors Sponsors:

AAM Advisory amcham  delta 

        redmart

 

Other Sponsors:

Banyan Tree Bintan Dream CruisesHarley Davidson hersheys 

Komoko Car Rentals  Telunas            

Food & Beverage Vendors:
                Foccacia    
     warehosue

    The Band:                Logistics Partner:        Fireworks Sponsors:    

                          

Medical Support:               Transportation Sponsor:

            Yeap

 

EVENT PROGRAM

4pm – Event start

4:30-6:30pm – Appearance of Ronald McDonald

5:30-6:30pm – Live music from 10.seconds

7:30pm – Formal ceremonies (all carnival activities pause)

8pm – Fireworks display

8:05-8:45pm – Live music from 10.seconds

8:30pm – Lucky draw closes

8:45pm – Lucky draw announced

9-9:20pm – 10.seconds finale

9:30pm – Games and food close

 

FAQs

Q: Will there be parking at the event?
A: There is no parking onsite.

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. Click here for schedule

Q: Do I need money?
A: Entry is free, but you have to pay for food, drinks and games/activities.

Q: Can I bring my own food?
A: Outside food and drinks are not permitted. You may purchase food, drinks and alcohol from food vendors onsite. Cash only. 

Q: Can I bring my own cooler?
A: No.

Q: Will there be seating available?
A: There will be some tables and chairs, but we are expecting a LOT of people at the event, so you are welcome to bring along a blanket if you would like to sit on the grass.

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. 
 

Notice:

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.

 

 

Organizer American Association of Singapore

When?

Sat, July 1, 2017
4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
(GMT+0800) Asia/Singapore

Event has ended

Where?

Singapore American School
40 Woodlands Street 41
Singapore 738547