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Independence Day Celebration PICNIC Meina

Independence Day Celebration PICNIC Meina


July 7


12:00 - 21:00

Event Category:

Events, Featured

Event Tags:

american citizens, BBQ, Democrats abroad, democrats abroad italy, events, expat event, Independece day, lago maggiore, picnic, us expat

Event Website

Nancy Fina

Email: nancydemsabroaditaly@gmail.com Website: Organizer's Website

Lago Maggiore

Meina, MI 28046

SUNDAY 7 JULY 12:00 – 19:00! 

Democrats Abroad Italy and Easy Milano –
Invite Americans , partners and family to an all day POT LUCK picnic. 


Bring your favorite picnic food to share and throw your burgers/hot dogs or veggie choices on the BBQ prepared for you.

🎉 Games, prizes, best side dish and dessert contest, music, & surprises!

We offer a  fantastic location on Lago Maggiore at Meina in a boat club, including  soft drinks and cool water, indoor and outdoor tables, grills, bathrooms, changing rooms.  Beach for swimming or wading, bring your own floaties, friendly dogs invited!

Includes optional, one hour boat ride along the scenic coastline past the Campari and Versace villas, Rocca D’Arona Castle and more. First come first serve. Departures at 4 pm and 5 pm. Maximum capacity per boat tour: 28 people, including babies.

🍺 ☕️Coffee and other drinks available for purchase at the boat club bar — or bring your own.

Assistance to register to vote from votefromabroad.org

How to get to Meina:

  1. Train via Arona 1h 39m. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Arona change and then Meina ( our location 800 m from train station $8. check on Trenitalia.)
  2. Drive 51 min. Drive from Milan to Meina 43.3 mi. There is free parking at the venue
  3. Bus from Malpensa to Lago Maggiore. Tickets must be booked online no later than Saturday 6 July 2024. https://www.safduemila.com/linee/alibus-malpensa-lago-maggiore/
  4. Whats app carpool group Join to offer or get a ridehttps://chat.whatsapp.com/IydFxpAUFMPFleFwMceGky

 We recommend you bring your food with an ice pack, swimming suit, towel, hat, suntan lotion, ball, frisbee….

Adults $38 – Only American citizens may buy tickets.

Children under 12, $16  

Buy tickets here: https://www.democratsabroad.org/kelly/july_7_independence_picnic_meina 

Democrats Abroad and Easy Milano accept no responsibility for any injuries, weather conditions, food related illnesses, etc.

No reimbursements, if it rains, we will stay inside! Your funds will be used to get out the vote in this very important election campaign.

Can’t attend?  You can still contribute to our efforts to help us Get Out the Vote for all US citizens living in Italy! Click here to make a donation to Democrats Abroad Italy. Thanks for your support!


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