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FREE Pub Party by FACT-Boston: Free Food and 1 Drink, Win Screening Passes!


Free And Cheap Things in Boston (FACT-Boston)
is having its First FREE Pub Party!


When I took this group over on Valentine's Day, it had 700 members. In the last five months, the group has TRIPLED! So let's CELEBRATE with our first of hopefully many FREE parties!

Really? Tell me more! Okay! I will!

How much does it cost to get in? It's FREE!

Can I bring guests? YES! And they all get in FREE!

How much will the appetizers cost? Nothing! They're FREE!

Can I get a free drink? Hell, yeah! Your first beer or wine before 8 PM is FREE!

How much does it cost to enter the Trivia Raffle? Nothing! It's FREE!

So, Everyone... Care to guess what my favorite word is?  :)

Okay, the next question is: how can all this be FREE???

Well, that's easy...

First off, The Wild Rover ROCKS as a venue!!!

Secondly, GOFOBO ROCKS for free movie screening passes!!!

'Nuff said...

How does this all work?  I'll tell ya...

REGISTER: Get your FREE admission ticket at (should bring you to[masked]).

ARRIVE: Doors open at 6:30 pm. Free admission all night. Walk in, turn right, and go up the stairs to the second floor. Come early!

FOOD: Free appetizers (chicken quesadillas, pizza, chicken fingers, and a pasta dish, or something along these lines) will be out from 6:30 pm till 9:30 pm. Come hungry!

DRINK: Everyone gets one free drink coupon on entry, good till 8 pm sharp, so don't come late! Come thirsty! And the cash bar will be available all night.

FUN: Bring your friends! Make new ones! Eat good food! Drink! Socialize! Dance!

SWEETS: There will be cookies (and maybe candy) put out around 9 pm. Bring your sweet tooth! And your sweetie! Don't have a sweetie? Maybe you'll meet one here!

TRIVIA RAFFLE: What can I win in the raffle? Movie screening passes! Okay, they're already FREE, but I'll help you set up a FREE Gofobo account and help you get a pair of passes to the screening of your choice. Three people will win passes: 1st place gets three sets of passes, 2nd place gets two sets of passes, and 3rd place gets (yes, you guessed it!) one set of passes.
To qualify for the raffle, you must score a minimum number of points on the Trivia Questions. Download the Trivia Questions page HERE and pass it in before 9:30 pm on the night of the party. If you want, you can email it in beforehand to [masked]. Trivia answers will be announced at the party, and winners will be notified within 48 hours of the deadline. So bring your game and your sleuthing skills!

TALKING: There will be low background music till at least 9:30 pm, maybe as late as 10 pm, so talk! Mix! Mingle! Chat! Gab! Heck, gossip if you want!

DANCING: The lights will go down and the music will go up no later than 10 pm, so bring your dancing shoes!

KARAOKE: There is karaoke on the ground floor. Sing like Josh Groban, Michael Bublé, Mariah Carey, or Adele? Bring your pipes and let 'em rip!

LEAVE: The party officially ends at 10:30 pm, but feel free to stay till the 2 am closing time.

HELP: So, what can YOU do to make this party successful? That's easy... Eat! Drink! Be merry!  And BRING ALL YOUR FRIENDS! The more people who show up, the more money the venue makes, and the happier they will be to have us back over and over again! Heck, if you don't have any friends, bring some strangers! After all, a stranger is just a friend that you haven't met yet, right?

Who's coming? Right now, multiple Meetup groups are invited, and the event is publicized outside of Meetup, as well. If you want to have your Meetup group or organization included, please send a note to [masked].

These Meetup Groups are coming:

Free And Cheap Things in Boston (FACT-Boston)

The Middle (30 - 45 yrs)

Beginner Singers, Songwriters, and Musicians

Boston Volunteers

Boston Charity Work

New England Singles Events

The World Is Our Playground (Thanks, Sue!)

Boston Happy Hour (Thanks, Tonya!)

And I'm inviting these Meetup groups, too:

Fun with Alcohol

Social Fun

Awesome in Boston!

Boston Singles


Parking in the Faneuil Hall area can be tricky, so I recommend taking the T, if possible. The Wild Rover is close to the AquariumStateGov. Center, and Haymarket stops.

If you must drive in, you may find a meter, but if you can't, the cheapest parking is $7 at the International Place Garage at 1 International Place, with entrance at 55 Purchase St, with THIS COUPON. The coupon is good nights after 5PM and on weekends, for up to 12 hours, valid through July. The site says the coupon is not good during "POSTED EVENTS," but it doesn't say when those events are, so be aware. Sorry!

The next cheapest is $10 at the Pi Alley Garage at 275 Washington St, with THIS COUPON. The coupon is good nights and weekends after 5PM, till 3AM during the week and 5AM on weekends, valid through July.

Both garages are about 0.3 mi from The Wild Rover.



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  • DC


    July 30, 2013

  • Loreen K.

    too many people just came for free food & drink & then left without mingling. Not quite the spirit of the event (just my opinion)

    2 · July 21, 2013

    • Gary B.

      Loreen, I think you are exactly right. The event was not good for the Wild Rover, and I'll have to see what we can do to get to go back again. I will probably have to change things up.

      2 · July 21, 2013

  • Joy

    It was good though hard to meet people, seemed like the groups know eachother well. Lots of people at first then cleared out fast.

    2 · July 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Just released two tickets on eventbrite ... beach night.

    July 20, 2013

  • Rachel

    Not going to make it tonight, after all.

    July 20, 2013

  • Charisse P

    On my way!

    July 20, 2013

  • Charlie L

    Life is what happens when you make other plans....perhaps another time

    July 20, 2013

  • Gary B.

    You can show it on your cell phone via the event Brite app or via PDF viewer

    July 20, 2013

    • Lauren

      Thanks Gary and thanks for Hosting!!

      July 20, 2013

  • michael

    Do you have to print out the ticket?

    July 20, 2013

    • Lauren

      Me too so I plan to show the Eventbite ticket phone app ticket at the door. I don't have acces to a pronter either!!! Central Square Library is Closed on Sat/Sun....andd closed evn before I get home from work in the evenings Mon to Fri

      July 20, 2013

    • Lauren


      July 20, 2013

  • Gary B.

    Everyone, please make sure you've registered for this party on Eventbrite via, as explained in the event description!

    July 13, 2013

    • DC

      Hey Gary, are we planning to try and meet each other? It's a large group, but it'll be nice to meet some of you! :)

      July 20, 2013

  • Joan

    Still out of town. Have fun y'all!

    July 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    next time...

    July 19, 2013

  • Samara M.

    I have a wedding to attend. Next time!

    July 18, 2013

  • Michael


    July 17, 2013

  • DC

    Sounds like fun!

    1 · July 14, 2013

  • mary ellen p.

    Sounds wonderful sorry I cannot be there. :)

    1 · July 11, 2013

  • Jonathan E. S.

    Sounds cool

    1 · July 10, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Excited to meet new people! :)

    2 · July 5, 2013

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