Celebrating Independence Day
Yesterday was Gary Faught’s first opportunity to celebrate Independence Day outside the United States, stating that his family is back home celebrating the day with hotdogs. A party was held at Xpats Bar and Lounge to celebrate the U.S. holiday, with guests attending all the way from the US, Australia, United Kingdom, Ireland, and the Philippines.
Families usually celebrate Independence Day with picnics and barbeque than watching the fireworks display during the evening. Fortunately Faught found a bar with friends to celebrate, stating that it’s a different celebration without the fireworks, but nevertheless he still enjoying it.
Xpats Bar owner Ian Jones says, it was the bar’s second time to host the event, and was delighted to offer customers an American party atmosphere as well as food on this special day. Jones added the Bar also holds praties to celebrates festivals and holidays of other countries as well. Before having the Independence Day Party, expats were gathering together to watch the games and their favorite teams during World Cup.
Also referred to as the Fourth of July, it’s a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the United Kingdom.