4th of July Rooftop Fireworks Multi Group Party

  • July 4, 2014 · 8:00 PM
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We will be meeting @ Victory Terrace. The 4th floor (rooftop) of the New Meadowlands Racetrack. Fun Friends Meetup Group will also be joining us. Full bar, freshly rolled sushi, hand rolled cigars, DJ music and live horse racing.

Free parking and free to get in. If it rains we will just hangout at the 1st floor bar or 2nd floor bar and lounge. Many people are coming. It will not be cancelled if it rains.

There will be an 11 PM Fireworks show from the nearby State Fair that we can view from the roof and there is also a great view of the NYC skyline. Fireworks will be in the distance. If you want an up close view you can go to the State Fair about a half mile away behind Metlife Stadium.

There is a lot happening @ The Meadowlands on Friday. Here is a partial list:

There will be live horse racing that you can view or bet on from every floor.  

1st floor

• Victory Sports Bar & Restaurant featuring massive 12x20 foot screens. 

• You can go outside for an eye level view of the horse racing. 

• Concessions stand with pizza, dogs, burgers etc.

2nd floor

• Lounge area and bar. Stadium seating view of the races.

• The Gallery room has free Texas Hold Em Poker.

3rd floor

• A restaurant called Pink which has prix fixe buffet style dining with views of the racing.

• The Backyard 

An outdoor 2 1/2 acre dining and entertaining area.

More venue information here http://playmeadowlands.com/events-meetings/

(Optional) anyone can also checkout The Meadowlands Fair which has many rides & attractions. It is open from 5pm till 1am. 

DIRECTIONS:

Always go where it says Racetrack not your GPS. Once your off the highway and inside the sports complex take Berrys Creek Road then turn onto Racetrack Drive. You can just follow the orange & white signs as pictured below. Or follow the full directions written on the bottom.

Follow these signs below. 

The picture below is where you enter.

Full Directions

FROM THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE 
Follow Interstate 95 South signs to the New Jersey Turnpike south western spur (Sports Complex to exit 16W), which provides direct access to the Sports Complex.  Once in the Complex, continue on Berrys Creek Road and make a right-hand turn onto Racetrack Drive.  The new Grandstand will be on the right side.

FROM THE LINCOLN TUNNEL 
Take Route 3 West and follow the signs to the Sports Complex and Racetrack.  Once in the Complex, continue on Berrys Creek Road and make a right-hand turn onto Racetrack Drive.  The new Grandstand will be on the right side.

TRAVELING NORTH ON THE NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE 
Follow the Western Spur (Sports Complex to Exit 16W), which provides direct access to Sports Complex parking areas. If congested, use eastern spur (Lincoln Tunnel) to exit 16E to Route 3 West, follow directions above.

TRAVELING SOUTH ON THE GARDEN STATE PARKWAY 
Garden State Parkway South to exit 163 (Route 17). Follow Route 17 to Paterson Plank Road. Take Paterson Plank Road east to the Sports Complex.  Once in the Complex, continue on Berrys Creek Road and make a left-hand turn onto Racetrack Drive, the new Grandstand will be on the right side.

TRAVELING NORTH ON THE GARDEN STATE PARKWAY 
Garden State Parkway North to exit 153A (Route 3). Follow Route 3 East to the Sports Complex.  Once in the Complex, continue on Berrys Creek Road and make a right-hand turn onto Racetrack Drive, the new Grandstand will be on the right side.   

FROM HOLLAND TUNNEL OR BROOKLYN-STATEN ISLAND BRIDGE CROSSINGS 
Take New Jersey Turnpike extension to the Turnpike North. Follow directions above.

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  • Michael L

    Great time last night. Food to see some familiar members and meet some new ones. Looking forward to the next one. Special thanks to Mark for organizing and getting the drink specials. I'll definitely go back to the track. It was a lot of fun...

    3 · July 5

  • Sandeep

    My first meetup with the group and it was great. Beautiful setting and nice evening. Hope to see everyone again at other functions. Glad to have joined and attended. Thank you Mark.

    2 · July 5

  • Gael

    Thanks for everyone coming out to make last night a huge success. Hope everyone had a great time. If anyone would like to join Fun Friends are welcome too: www.meetup.com/NJfunfriends
    See you all at an event soon.

    3 · July 5

  • samantha g.

    It was a great time, but next time I will listen to you and dress more warmly, even if it does ruin my look :(

    1 · July 5

    • Marky M.

      lol should be warmer next time. The storm made it colder than usual and extra windy.

      July 5

  • Tommy

    Excellent choice of location for this meet up. Nice turnout.

    2 · July 5

  • Marky M.

    Thanks to everyone who came out last night. Great time. Everyone is awesome!

    7 · July 5

  • Frank

    Very fun event! Relaxing w great views and peope. Put together nicely w food, bar and our own space. Thanks Mark and Gael!

    6 · July 5

  • Christine

    Great event and lots of nice people. Thanks, Mark an Gael!

    3 · July 5

  • Stephen m.

    great turnout at a great venue

    3 · July 5

  • Valeria

    Awesome!!

    5 · July 5

  • Caren G.

    Thank you it was very nice :)

    4 · July 4

  • Marky M.

    Once inside go up the escalator. Get off the escalator make a left and walk till you see the elavator past the bar. Press R once in elevator.

    Entire back left corner is reserved for is.

    $5 Cosmo's and $4 Sam Adams

    3 · July 4

    • Dragan

      Not making tonight. Have fun!

      1 · July 4

  • Dragan

    Chances are that I'm not going to make it. Still at the BBQ.

    July 4

  • Caren G.

    Def going but running a little late def going with two other friends! See all if you then! ;)

    July 4

  • Marky M.

    Ladies it's gonna be pretty windy and upper 60's tonight. So dress accordingly.

    1 · July 4

  • Caren G.

    Hi how do you add your name and bringing 2 friends

    2 · July 4

    • Tommy

      Update your RSVP to add 2 guests

      1 · July 4

    • Marky M.

      Don't worry if you can't figure it out. Bring as many friends as you want.

      4 · July 4

  • Anna

    And ill order the Sushi first this time, so we will see what happens! Lol

    3 · July 4

    • A former member
      A former member

      I love sushi! I was wondering who would be brave enough to order! Let me know how you feel afterwards lol

      July 4

    • John L

      I think the sushi was good, it just took forever. There's other food inside. They have a restaurant and they also have pizza, tacos, burgers, a cafe that has sandwiches and ice cream. :-)

      July 4

  • Stephani

    How do I let you know that I am bringing 2 friends? I see some people have (+1) next to their name...

    July 4

    • Stephani

      This is my first activity with meet up and I did go back just On my way and try the RSVP section again but I didn't see that option so... I am just announcing it! Lol

      July 4

    • Marky M.

      It's ok. Don't worry about it. Bring as many friends as you want.

      2 · July 4

  • Marky M.

    Hey folks! Everything is still on for tonight. If the weather turns bad we will move to Victory Sports Bar on the 1st floor. Free to enter & park. Valet is $5. I'm also working on some drink specials.

    I will post our exact location when I get there.

    2 · July 4

  • Dragan

    I'm leaving it as a yes, but I'm a maybe. I have a BBQ to go to this afternoon. I may stay down in Central Jersey depending on the time. I may also watch fireworks with my father in Clifton. So I'm not sure what I'll be doing.

    1 · July 4

  • samantha g.

    What other groups are coming?

    2 · June 30

    • Stephen m.

      been there at least 4 times, great place

      1 · July 3

    • Eric S.

      Yeah, we were there about 2 weeks ago with Marks group. Great time, nice place, cool people and weather was perfect.

      3 · July 3

  • Marky M.

    This Meetup will definitely not be cancelled! If the rooftop is closed due to rain we can still party indoors! Between us and Fun Friends we have 100 people coming so far!

    I will post our exact location when I get there tomorrow.

    3 · July 3

    • Lisa

      And yes mark... I'm REALLY coming! Ha! (With my wing woman, if course!)

      2 · July 3

    • Craig C.

      The more the merrier! ;)

      2 · July 3

  • Valeria

    See u all there! love this venue :)

    3 · July 3

  • Eve

    Sounds fun!!! I am going to miss it. :(

    1 · June 30

    • Eve

      I will be away for 4th of July weekend. Would love to attend if another event takes place at this venue.

      July 1

    • Marky M.

      We will come here again as it's a great spot for a nice summer night.

      July 2

  • Ivan

    I am interested in going. Can someone tell me about prices? I have never been to this venue?

    1 · June 27

  • Valerie

    I'm excited! Hopefully I'll be able to find everyone and not get lost. :p

    2 · June 30

    • Marky M.

      Just follow the yellow brick road.

      June 30

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