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Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloon Inflation Tour + Late Night Party/Parade Floats
PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A PRE-PAY ONLY EVENT Please read carefully: This event is being hosted by Dave Cervini's ( ) and several of their partner Meet Up groups. The number of people you see registered on your Meet Up represent only a portion of those actually attending. If you have any questions or want to know how many are attending from all groups please contact the event host at [masked] COST: $5.00 PRE-PAY BY CLICKING ON THE LINK BELOW: MUST PRE-PAY!!! IF YOU ONLY SIGN UP HERE, THIS DOES NOT RESERVE YOUR SPOT/HOLD YOUR TICKET. YOU MUST CLICK ON THE LINK TO PRE-PAY The biggest stars of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade are the giant balloons! Get an up close and personal view of the balloons as they get inflated along Central Park West. You'll join the group for food and drinks on the Upper West Side then set out to get an awesome perspective on this iconic event! The Group will meet at The Dublin House Pub on 79th and Broadway from 6-7pm. At 7pm sharp the group will venture out to see the balloons being inflated. After the inflation tour that includes a little history of the parade and balloons the group will go back to a nearby tavern for more food and drinks! If you stay between 11 and midnight when they shut down 86th street to bring all the parade floats into the city from NJ. It is a very cool thing to see! PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a special VIP access tour. You will be with the general public (very crowded) but with our group members (usually 40 people) Can I come alone? Yes 98% of those attending will be coming on their own. ******Do we have special passes or access to the balloons? No, but your guide will make navigating the crowds fun and informative. What is this 11pm thing all about? The parade floats are all stored in NJ until the night before the parade. They bring them in in one huge convoy. Some are full and some are folded but it is a fun thing to watch. Can I come alone? Yes 98% of those attending will likely register on their own but you are invited to bring as many guests as you would like just register for that amount. Dress Code: Dress for the weather How will I find the group? We will send you a confirmation email with exact locations, contact info and names of those who are hosting the event when you register for the event and send follow up emails as we get closer. Ages: 21+ Questions? Contact Dave Cervini at [masked] or call[masked] M-F 10am-4pm This event is nonrefundable unless the event is canceled or rescheduled. By registering for this event you take full responsibilities for your actions and agree to conduct yourself accordingly

Dublin House

225 W 79th Street · New York


What we're about

Ever wanted to do something out of your comfort zone and didn't want to wait for friends to make a decision to join up? Awesome Things to do was formed for that reason in mind while saving some cash. Organizers look at deals offered by discount websites and turn them into events so you don't have to go at it alone and often it's an even better deal when we have a group rate. We're fun, well-organized, and aren't afraid to speak up to vendors who do not hold up to their end of the deal. Most of all, we're sociable. Damn it, we are sociable.

We enjoy making new friends and hope that you meet some great people in this group: just try not to flake and remember to chip in for gas/tolls.

The following is a taste of what's out there (typical adventures are beginners/intermediate):

• Hiking

• Kayaking

• Hang Gliding

• White Water Rafting

• Skydiving

• In/Outdoor Rock Climbing

• Eating (Peruvian Cow's Heart anyone?)

• Go-Karting

• Paintballing

• Biking

• Volunteering

• Sailing

• Restaurant Week

• Cooking Competitions & Demos

• Traveling

• Quiet Clubbing

What is a Silent Disco or Quiet Clubbing? Each person receives a pair of wireless headphones. This allows you to adjust the volume and choose between up to three DJs by flicking a switch.

Do you like listening to: Top40, Trance, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Latin, Salsa, merengue, Bachata, Rap, Electronic, Line Dancing, 80's, 90's, and everything else? Then Quiet Clubbing is for you...

Don't worry about coming out alone, that's what most people do... Quiet Clubbing is very SOCIAL! You need to experience it to understand!

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