146th Canada Day Celebration


The Canada Day Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that the annual Canada Day party will be celebrated at the British Club on Saturday, June 22, 2013.  The event marks Canada’s 146th birthday and the 24th year that Canada Day has been celebrated in Bangkok.

“The 2012 event was a great success with 347 people in attendance and we are looking to attract over 400 this year with our planned changes to the venue’s lay-out and the introduction of live music,” said Don Lavoie, Chair of the Canada Day Committee organizing the event.  “The 2013 event promises to be a great time as the Canadian community and its many friends comes together to celebrate Canada’s birthday,” he added.  Through this annual event, the Canada Day Committee also raises funds which are contributed to the Thai Fund Foundation (TFF).

Officially, Canada Day is celebrated on July 1st each year, but is being held early in Bangkok to accommodate school breaks and to allow for more families to participate in the festivities.  The aim of this annual event is to encourage Canadians and their families, friends, and colleagues of all ages and nationalities, to gather and celebrate Canada Day in a lively atmosphere, with delicious food, exciting games and fantastic camaraderie.

The Canada Day Celebration offers children’s games, tug-of-war, water balloon toss, volley ball, and various sporting activities for adults, including petanque. A delicious buffet dinner will be served following the afternoon activities.  Beer and wine will be available for the occasion, as well as Clamato juice for the uniquely Canadian Bloody Caesar. Event ticket holders will also be eligible to win a host of fabulous lucky draw prizes.

Tickets are being sold in advance with limited tickets available at the door – based on a ‘first come, first serve basis’.  Ticket price includes entry into the event, dinner and a chance to win lucky draw prizes):

Adults: (13 & up) 950 baht in advance/ 1250 baht at the door.

Children: (4-12) 450 baht in advance/ 600 baht at the door.

Children: (3 & under) 100 baht in advance/at the door.

Reserved tables: Tables of 10 can be reserved with an advance payment by Friday, June 7, 2013.

Event schedule:

15:00: Doors open

16:00: Children’s games

16:30: Ball hockey, volleyball tournament & adult games

17:00: Live music

18:00: Greeting & prize drawings

18:30: Dinner

19:30: Live music

For further information, please contact the Canada Day Organising Committee c/o the Thai-Canadian Chamber of Commerce, 139 Pan Road, Sethiwan Tower, 9th Floor, tel: 02-266-6085-6 or email us at: [email protected]