What we're about

Welcome to 20s and 30s Eating, Drinking and Going Group! We love food. Cooking it, eating it, talking about it, reading about it, you name it. Hope you will come join us for a food tour, cooking class, home cooked meal, restaurant events, embassy events, bar crawls, Happy Hours and others soon! We explore all forms of food the DC area has to offer, cook for each other, and meet new people in their 20s and early 30s who want to do the same. And yes, beer, wine, and cocktails count as food.
If you are a fun-upbeat, positive, accepting, enthusiastic individual and would like to try something different, make new connections, new friends, go to a variety of places, enjoy different activities, you have found the right meetup! Expand your social circle of acquaintances and friends. Develop your social skills when it comes to meeting new people. Activities and outings include Happy Hours, Weekend outings at various locations such as bars, pubs (including pub crawls in N.VA and D.C.), Billiards, martini bars, tiki bars, Hooka bars, Microbrew pubs, wine bars, Concerts, local bands, Hockey games, baseball games, go to sports bars to catch the Skin's games, bowling, local festivals, dancing and dance lessons, singles outings with other meetups. At times we will also be joining other Meetup groups for a variety of activities such as hikes, sightseeing, museums, ect. Day time and night time adventures in places such as: Chinatown, Georgetown, U-street, Midtown, ect in D.C. Virginia outings in Arlington, Alexandria, Reston. Maryland outings in Bethesda, Rockville.

Happy Partying,
Mer 

Upcoming events (4+)

Friday Rooftop Meetup (FREE BUT RSVP IS REQUIRED)

Needs a location

We gather, grab a drink, grind and grin, at Ellipse Rooftop Bar at Hyatt Place Hotel!

After first formal session, we will rotate attendees. So that everyone meets everyone. You would get to meet your future friends/acquaintances/buddies/pals /partner-in-crimes or may be more:) To hang out/go out or do things together. Also, this is an ideal event if you are new in town or not!

We will have specials, including our usual suspect MERtini:)

Dress code : Weekend Casual

Event is free and 21+

  • Come one, come all; YOU COULD FLY SOLO TOO:) This is the most friendliest event you have ever attended!
  • Feel free to invite your friends. They don't necessarily have to be a member
  • Ideal for either you are new in town or not, to make friends and acquaintances
  • RSVP on Meetup is required. That is how we check you in. However, no need to sign up on Eventbrite or any other social media platform or ticket link.
  • We will have a registration station and check you in.

PARKING INFO :

Parking might be a challenge and the event involves drinking, we highly recommend you to get a shared ride or taxi service. DRINK RESPONSIBLY!

Comedy on The Roof

Needs a location

$15.00

To secure your spot, purchase your ticket from the Eventbrite link (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/comedy-on-the-roof-tickets-416298990487). RSVPing only on the Meetup Page doesn't allow you to attend the Event. ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE IS REQUIRED.

ABOUT THE EVENT

Area's top notch comedians will come together and make an appearance, with their knee-slappers. Our comedians crack jokes and carry us along. However, in this interactive comedy show, you can throw your own jokes and show off your ability to bust us up laughing. The best Joke from attendees will be awarded.

Ticket price includes House Wine/House Beer/Rail Drinks. Cash Bar afterwards. (which means you pay as you go either with credit card or cash).

DRESS CODE : Weekend Casual

This is a rain or shine event. However, in case of inclement weather, the event will be moved to October 9, 2022.

We have super limited spots! Get your tickets soon and in advance. So that we reserve your seat. ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE IS REQUIRED.
After first formal session, we will rotate attendees from table to table. So that everyone meets everyone. You would get to meet your future friends/acquaintances/buddies/pals /partner-in-crimes or may be more:) To hang out/go out or do things together. Also, this is an ideal event if you are new in town or not!

- Come one, come all; YOU CAN FLY SOLO TOO:) This is the most friendliest event you have ever attended!
- Feel free to invite your friends. They don't necessarily have to be a member
- Celebrate your birthdays or your moments in life with us.
- For bottle/table service email (info@merevents.com) or text at (202) 368-1878.
- Event is 21+
We are at 50% capacity. So, please drink for two:)

Payment Instructions :

1. You should login from a PC to see the 'Pay Now' button, after RSVPing. Then hit the button.
2. Verify correct dollar amount for number of people you're paying for.
3. If you don't have a Paypal account, click "Pay with a Debit or Credit Card".
4. If you have a Paypal account, simply log in, and pay as you normally would via Paypal.

How to Unblock the Pop-up Blocker on Your Phone

Many of our patrons advised us that they have a Pop-up Blocker on their iPhones and it hinders them from buying tickets. To unblock, please follow the following steps :

For Safari Users :
1. Go to Settings.
2. Scroll down to Safari and click on it.
3. Select Block Pop-ups and turn it off.

For Google Chrome Users :
1. Open Google Chrome.
2. Click on the three dots and you will see many options.
3. Click on Settings.
4. Scroll down to content settings.
5. Select Block Pop-ups and turn it off.

Refund and Ticket Resell Policy

All sales are final. We only refund the full amount, if the event is canceled. If it is rescheduled, we will send an email to ticket holders advising that. A full refund will be given to those that let us know within 2 calendar days of the update email, if you are unable to make it on the new date. No refunds will be given after that time.

However, you can sell your ticket to someone else if you are unable to attend. Please, feel free to post in the comment box for the event, that you have a ticket for sale. Work out payment between yourselves, and have the seller only send the organizer a message letting us know the full name of the person taking your spot. You must let us know two hours before the RSVP close time, on the day of the event.

PARKING INFO

Parking might be a challenge and the event involves drinking. We highly encourage you to take a ride share or taxi service. DRINK RESPONSIBLY.

**FOR FURTHER INFO, REFER THE EVENTBRITE LINK AND PURCHASE TICKET. IT RULES.**

PERU – Amazon Machu Picchu with Skylodge Trip

Needs a location

$1,650.00

To secure your spot, purchase your ticket from the Eventbrite link (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/peru-amazon-machu-picchu-with-skylodge-trip-tickets-141221044947). RSVPing only on the Meetup Page doesn't allow you to attend the Event. ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE IS REQUIRED TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT.

ABOUT THE EVENT

Peru, South America, is home to a significant part of the famous Amazon Forest and was once the abode of the Inca civilization. Take an extensive tour of the region of Machu Picchu and explore the colonial Cusco City, Inca Trails, and the Sacred Valley Of The Incas. Marvel at the ancient ruins of the Inca Empire and take in the intricacy of the Inca inscriptions and archaeological excavations. Have a unique experience of your life by spending a night inside a glass pod at the Skylodge and get close to the rare flora and fauna of the dense Amazon Rainforest.

Highlights

Visited Places:

• Puerto Maldonado

• Tambopata Reserve

• Macaw Clay Lick Chuncho

• Madre de Dios River

• Lake Sandoval

• Cusco city

• Santo Domingo Convent

• Inca Palace

• Plaza de Armas

• Sacred Valley Of The Incas

• Ccochahuasi Animal Sanctuary

• Mirador Of Taray

• Pisac archaeological site

• Moray archaeological site

• Maras colonial town

• Ollantaytambo

• Aguas Calientes

• Machu Picchu

• Rainbow Mountain

• Skylodge

Travel Experience:

• Encounter the wild beasts and birds of the famous Amazon rainforest

• Sleep inside a glass pod at Skylodge

• Hike the Rainbow Mountain

• Peruvian culture and cuisine

• Ziplining

• Night walk in the Amazon jungle

• Machu Picchu

• Huayna Picchu hike

6 Reasons To Book This Trip

  1. Affordable Adventure – Traveling with a like-minded group is not only fun but also it’s cost-effective instead of traveling solo.

  2. Forget About The Planning – We take care of permits, transportation, and logistics, so all you have to do is show up.

  3. Shared Photos – At the end of every trip we will have a google photo album where we share our wonderful tour pictures. We can also share to this website and multiply the memories!

  4. Make New Friends – On every trip you will meet new people, it’s a good opportunity to make friends for your life while enjoying the group event.

  5. Group Leader – Event organizer will be there every step of the way, making sure that the trip goes as smoothly as possible.

  6. Unforgettable Memories – All events are designed keeping in mind to have an unforgettable memory of your lifetime.

Notes :

Tour Start

PUERTO MALDONADO

Tour End

CUSCO

Destination

PERU

Flights :

  1. For Amazon tour ONLY – 5 Day

Arrival: Day01 before 6pm (Flexible)

Return: Day05 anytime after 4pm

Arrival Airport: Padre Aldamiz International Airport (PEM)

  1. For Amazon & Peru – 9 OR 10 Day Tour

Arrival: Day01 before 6pm (Flexible)

Arrival Airport: Padre Aldamiz International Airport (PEM)

Return: Day09 OR Day10 anytime after 9am

Departure Airport: Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ)

Meeting Point

The group meets at the arrival airport or at the hotel on Day01.

More details will be provided via group chat on WhatsApp

Itinerary

Day01 : PUERTO MALDONADO

Description:

Arrive at padre Aldamiz International Airport of Puerto Maldonado and get transfer to the hotel. Today its a free day to explore the small town at your leisure.

Activities Included:

NA – Free time

Accommodation:

Hotel near airport

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FOR FURTHER INFO, REFER THE EVENTBRITE LINK AND PURCHASE A TICKET. IT RULES.

Travel insurance : WE HIGHLY ENCOURAGE TO GET A TRAVEL INSURANCE.

Holiday Wine Tasting

Needs a location

$35.00

To secure your spot, purchase your ticket from the Eventbrite link ( https://www.eventbrite.com/e/holiday-wine-tasting-tickets-38845747677 ). RSVPing only on the Meetup page, doesn't allow you to attend the Reception.

ABOUT THE EVENT

Right on time for your holidays, we will be hosting a Holiday Wine Tasting night!

Six different types of Holiday Wines will be featured. This is a wine tasting night, where we pour six types of delicious wines for hours, we get educated on the wines by the top notch experts from the industry. On top of that, we socialize and mingle with many like minded wine lovers through out the evening.

Payment Instructions :

  1. You should login from a PC to see the 'Pay Now' button, after RSVPing. Then hit the button.

  2. Verify correct dollar amount for number of people you're paying for.

  3. If you don't have a Paypal account, click "Pay with a Debit or Credit Card".

  4. If you have a Paypal account, simply log in, and pay as you normally would via Paypal.

Refund & Ticket Resell

All sales are final. We only refund the full amount, if the event is canceled. If it is rescheduled, we will send an email to those who RSVPed 'YES' advising that. A full refund will be given to those that let us know within 2 calendar days of the update email, if you are unable to make it on the new date. No refunds will be given after that time.

However, you can sell your ticket to someone else if you are unable to attend. Please, feel free to post in the comment box for the event, that you have a ticket for sale. Work out payment between yourselves, and have the seller only send the organizer a "message" through their Meetup profile (do not comment in the comment box of the event posting) letting us know the full name and Meetup profile URL (if a member) of the person taking your spot. You must let us know two hours before the RSVP close time, on the day of the event.

METRO & PARKING INFO :

Stonefish Lounge is half a block from Farragut North Metro Station (take L Street Exit). Also, please take into account Metro's Safe Track Work & Service Adjustments. Check it on http://www.wmata.com/ and plan accordingly.

Street parking might be difficult. However, if you plan to drive, there is a PMI Parking Garage (1725 Desales St. NW, Washington DC 20036), $ 20 for 12 hours. It is a 24 hour and 7 days garage.

Past events (765)

Rooftop Kizomba Dance Party

Needs a location

$20.00

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