Past Meetup

4th of July - American Independence Day

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Pontoon

The Promenade North Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Park · Sydney

How to find us

We're taking over the entire venue!

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What we'll do

TAKE THE NEXT DAY OFF WORK cuz it's the biggest 4th of July American Independence Day Party in the Southern Hemisphere... again!

Join the event on Facebook & invite others: https://www.facebook.com/events/1580771692020840/

★ CHAMPIONSHIP BBQ TEAM with 2 GIANT SMOKERS serving authentic American classics like Carolina pulled pork, babyback ribs & brisket
★ WIN A RETURN TRIP FOR 2 TO L.A., SAN FRAN, CHICAGO OR HOUSTON + AUCKLAND THANKS TO AIR NEW ZEALAND
★ Awesome music & live American DJs
★ Amazing American drink specials
★ Cornhole
★ "Clear" Pong (water)
★ free American Whiskey tasting
★ our famous Trivia comp
★ lots of non-BBQ $10 food specials from chilli dawgs to Brooklyn Boy vege pizza bagels
★ lots of fun & games and more!

Dress: as American as Apple Pie! The theme is all things USA and there are prizes for best dressed! Eveyone's welcome so don't just invite your American friends.

Entry before 4pm is FREE if your'e dressed American ($5 otherwise). Entry after 4pm is $10 if you're dressed American and includes FREE raffle ticket to win a Trip for 2 and about $5,000 worth of other prizes ($15 if you don't dress up). NOTE: the free raffle tix are only available with entry after 4pm and until 10:30pm.

Special thanks to our amazing sponsors...
Air New Zealand ★ Coors ★ Jim Beam ★ Costco Wholesale ★ Blue Moon ★ Outback Steakhouse ★ Hungry Jacks ★ Samuel Adams ★ Bonza Bike Tours ★ Bucket Boys ★ Brooklyn Boy Bagels ★ Abita Beer ★ OFX ★ Jelly Belly

★ Entry before 4pm: FREE if your'e dressed American ($5 otherwise) and discounted raffle ticket optional
★ Entry after 4pm: $10 if you're dressed American but includes FREE RAFFLE TICKET to win a Trip for 2 to the US and $thousands of other prizes ($15 if you don't dress up - you still get free raffle ticket). NOTE: the free raffle tix are only available with entry after 4pm and until 10:30pm

★ VOLUNTEERS HAVE MORE FUN!
We're looking for some fun outgoing volunteers for an hour or so. Message us if interested

OVERVIEW
★2:00-4:00pm: LATE LUNCH + DRINK SPECIALS + EARLY BIRD TRIVIA
- AUTHENTIC AMERICAN BBQ - SMOKED ON-SITE IN 2 GIANT SMOKERS
- Lots of $10 food specials that are non-BBQ or veg or GF
- Amazing drink specials
- 3pm Earlybird trivia & game shows with over $400 in prizes to be won
- Cornhole
- Kids allowed til 5pm (under 18s get in free)

★4:00pm-7:00pm: AWESOME FOOD, DRINK SPECIALS, TRIVIA & GAME SHOWS
- From 4pm til 10pm, everyone gets a free charity raffle ticket with entry!!!! Grand prize: trip for 2 to the US thanks to Air NZ. See below for details
- Amazing drink specials
- TRIVIA COMP: 3 rounds (approx 4:30pm, 5:15pm, 6pm) of our famous team trivia w big prizes for each round
- Game show antics on centre stage... will you win a chance to spin the lucky wheel?
- Close to $2,000 in prizes being given away
- Free American Whiskey Tasting
- AUTHENTIC AMERICAN BBQ - SMOKED ON-SITE IN 2 GIANT SMOKERS
- Lots of $10 food specials that are non-BBQ or vegetarian

★7:00pm: HOEDOWN & CLEAR PONG & DINNER
- $25 Buckets of Coors all night!!!
- free square dancing lessons
- incredible square dancing band playing all American classics
- maybe even some line dancing
- clear pong starts (with water only folks!)
- AUTHENTIC AMERICAN BBQ - SMOKED ON-SITE IN 2 GIANT SMOKERS
- Lots of $10 food specials that are non-BBQ or vegetarian

★8:00pm til late: DJ's & DANCING
- Our American DJ's will be rockin til 2am with all American classics, RnB, Hip Hop, House, etc

★8:45pm - 10:45pm: CHARITY RAFFLE & DOOR PRIZE
- TWO NATION VACATION FOR 2 - RETURN TRIP TO L.A, SAN FRANCISCO, CHICAGO OR HOUSTON + AUCKLAND THANKS TO AIR NEW ZEALAND!!! (usual taxes and blackout periods apply. See terms below)
- Lots of other amazing prizes to be drawn thanks to our sponsors
- You can purchase up to 2 extra raffle tickets per person ($10 each) but no more as we want everyone to have a fair chance at winning!!
- All proceeds are supporting local projects of United Way Australia

El Guapo & J Lo