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.
• 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.
• Lounge area and bar. Stadium seating view of the races.
• The Gallery room has free Texas Hold Em Poker.
• 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.
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.
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.