Happy 1st Birthday Billabout!!

Happy Australia Day! And Happy 1st Birthday Billabout!

A big thanks to everyone involved with Billy; for checking us out, letting us chat you up, and of course, to all of our contributors. Thanks to our friends at Pie Face NYC for donating 36 pies for our Facebook contest. Check it out!

Now that Billy’s a year old, we’re walking and talking (yes, an early developer) and we have big plans ahead for our year ahead. Keep an eye out for all the fun and games planned in 2012.

UPDATE: Check out the Photo Gallery from Billabout’s Australia Day 2012!

Tonight we’ll be celebrating this important day in cities across America and we’d love you to join us for a glass or two. Here’s our list of parties:

Where will you be?

East Coast

Pie Face
Free pies + Free coffee ALL DAY

Celebrate the Aussie in your life tonight at the wonderful Kingswood where they will be partying up with Australian music, beer and wine, and a bounty of down under favorites such as meat pies, barramundi, lamb, pavlovas, and sticky toffee pudding!

Tobys Estate

Anzac biscuits all day!

The Australian
Live Music at 12pm, 2pm and 4pm!

Sidewalk sausage sizzle and shrimp on the barbie. Australian drinking games at the bar. Meat tray up for grabs at 9PM. RESERVATIONS: Curious@BetelNYC.com or 2123520460. 51 GROVE ST. NY 10014

Southside NYC
Come Get Maggot For Straya Day with DJ Intro, DJ Nick Cohe, Ronnie Flynn, Alex Smith, Joey Greiner, Luke Flynn, & a bunch of ya mates!! 11PM

Dream hotel

Ask for Aussie Jamo on the door!

Eight Mile Creek
Happy Hour 6pm-9pm NO COVER, Food specials downstairs until 9PM. Meat pie w/ a Stella or Coopers bottle for $12. Coopers ale battered fish and chips $12. Al la carte dinner in our restaurant upstairs features Australian rack of lamb and other favorites!

The Sunburnt Cow/Calf (3 locations)
Bondi Road
Australia Day Endless Brunch from 12 noon on

Sheep Station

The Wombat
Australia Day at The Wombat: 
The Wombat offers contemporary cuisine with an Australian flair and a bar scene that is both sleek and friendly.

Van Diemen’s
Serving meat pies & sausages rolls all day
$5 Aussie beers

Church of Transifiguration – Australia Day Tribute
Australian artist, Siobhan Stagg makes her NYC debut performing classics made famous by the original Aussie diva, Dame Nellie Melba. Accompanied at the piano by Miloš Repický, Assistant Conductor at Metropolitan Opera.

Australia Day LA Twitter

Chevron Australia Day Ball
Revisit the 80’s with a Sparkling wine reception, silent and live auction, delicious three course dinner with fine Australian beverages. Presentation of the “Ambassador Bill Lane Spirit of Australia” Award and grand raffle drawing for an amazing trip to Australia. Dancing to Notorious!

LA: Australia Day Word of Mouth at Station Hollywood
Join the Advance Los Angeles Committee for Australia Day drinks on the plush patio of the outdoor Station located outside The Living Room at W Hollywood. Make new contacts, catch up with friends and be part of the fastest growing network of Global Australians. Drinks will be at happy hour prices and parking is available nearby in parking lots, at meters or valet.

AspenZG grill at the bottom of Aspen Highland

Highlands should be going off like an epileptic at a strobe light convention though – Lindsay Forster (Aussie Aspen native)

Have Fun!

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