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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. [Membership in this Meetup is determined by the Organizers, please provide an intro and include a fairly recent photo of yourself].

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

$35.00

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.**

Halloween Hayride and Haunted Bonfire

Needs a location

$45.00

To secure your spot, purchase your ticket from the Eventbrite link (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/halloween-hayride-and-haunted-bonfire-tickets-414782604937). RSVPing only on the Meetup page, doesn't allow you to attend the Event. ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE IS REQUIRED.

ABOUT THE EVENT

Enjoy a tractor driven hayride in the darkness with demons and devils. We will then gather around a HAUNTED bonfire where we can enjoy roasting hotdogs, marshmallows and making s’mores (all will be provided and included in the ticket)!

We can sing songs, play games, tell frightening stories or just socialize and enjoy the stars and the open night air.

The ghosts of the fallen soldiers from the Civil War might join us too. In September 1862 and in June 1863, several regiments of Union Army soldiers marched north on Maryland Route 355, on their way to the battles of Antietam and Gettysburg, respectively. In July 1864, General Jubal Early led his army of Confederate soldiers down Maryland Route 355 to attack the Union capital of Washington, D.C.

DRESS CODE : Halloween Costume

The Hayride will take around 30 minutes.

BYOB (Bring Your Own Beverage - alcoholic/non-alcoholic)

This is meant to be a group outing and it will be insanely awesome!

  • Celebrate your birthdays or your moments in life with us- For group specials and ladies night; email ([masked]) OR text[masked]
  • Event is 21+ (ADULTS ONLY)
  • 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 our members.

Payment Instructions :

  1. Login 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 and the ticket number of the person taking your spot. You must let us know two hours before the RSVP close time, on the day of the event.

FOR FURTHER INFO, REFER THE EVENTBRITE LINK. IT RULES.

Halloween Bar Crawl [WITH 20% DISCOUNT PROMO CODE INSIDE]

Needs a location

$15.00

To secure your spot, grab your free ticket from the Eventbrite link (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/halloween-bar-crawl-tickets-352917514787). RSVPing only on the MEETUP Page doesn't allow you to attend the Event.

ABOUT THE EVENT

Brace yourself for a multi-level sensory overload costume bash with stiff drinks, insane dance and good times! Enjoy a spooky afternoon filled with fun.

Get ready for All-Day Food & Drink Specials, Haunted Mugs, DJs, Live Entertainment, Photos, Raffles, Giveaways and Entry to the most Popular Bars in Dupont Circle.

Date: Saturday, October 29th

Time: 2pm-10pm (ticket pick up is from 2-5pm)

Price: $15 (will increase substantially, grab your's soon)

Participating Bars: Almost all Dupont Circle's major establishments. In Uptown, Midtown and Downtown.

  • Decades
  • Blackfinn
  • Mayflower
  • Zebbies Garden
  • Twelve after Twelve
  • Rewind
  • Admiral
  • Rose Bar
  • Living Room
  • Sound Check

More coming soon!

** This list might change on day-off. Please refer the list of bars and map we will be giving out on Event's Day.

There will be thousands of people. Use the comment box of the Meetup to coordinate amongst the group.

This is also a wicked 'MeRtUp' with a saving!

What is MERTUP?:) Mer + Meetup = Mertup.

Mer is known as the Meetup guy. He likes to connect people and his fans coined that name for him. So, at his events, everyone will become a Wing Person to everyone:) When you get get there, we will introduce you to someone and you will be responsible to introduce that person to another person. That is MERTUP!

Enter the Promo Code 'MERTUP' to redeem your 20% discount!
(https://www.eventbrite.com/e/halloween-bar-crawl-tickets-352917514787)

FAQs

REGISTRATION

Registration is from 2PM-5PM. You'll receive your Halloween Mug and wristband. If you can't make it by 5pm have a friend present your ticket and pick everything up for you.

TICKETS

You MUST print a copy of your ticket or have with you or on your phone. Tickets are transferable and not refundable. You can give your ticket to a friend to use if you cannot attend the event.

ROUTE

You’re able to go to any of the participating bars at your leisure after you register! A map will be sent to all participants the day of the event.

DRESS CODE

Horrormonger, dopest, stylist or creepiest costume. Once on, get ready to crawl!

ID

Government issued ID is required! It will be checked at every participating bar that you choose to go to. All participants must be 21 years old or older.

WEATHER

Event goes on rain, snow or shine!

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

Reach out to [masked]

HAPPY SPOOKTACULAR CRAWLINGS!!!

You must be over 21 years of age to participate. Please don't drink and drive! Take public transportation (all venues are close to Metro Stations) or call shared ride or flag a cab.

Payment Instructions :
1. Click on the ticket link and '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 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 organizers 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.

*For further info, refer the Eventbrite Invite. We may have already answered one of your questions, see our FAQs.

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