NJ DIS Meet, 2017: Info Thread! TICKETS NOW ON SALE!

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  1. *NikkiBell*

    *NikkiBell* The WDW Merchandise Walking Bible Moderator

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    NJ DIS Meet, 2017 is Coming!

    WHEN: April 28-30, 2017

    WHERE: Best Western Plus - Fairfield Executive Inn
    Fairfield, New Jersey
    NEW LOCATION!

    WHAT: Two days of fun! Silent auction, dinner, entertainment!


    HOTEL INFORMATION:

    Best Western Plus - Fairfield Executive Inn
    216 U.S. Highway 46 East
    Fairfield, New Jersey 07004

    We will be holding the event this year at the hotel! The Executive Inn is a beautiful venue featuring a gym, indoor heated pool and whirlpool, and Italian restaurant by the Calandra family (known for restaurants throughout Northern NJ). There is also a shuttle service to nearby locations in town.

    A block of rooms has been reserved for our event. Every room includes a microwave, fridge, free wifi, and access to a full breakfast with omelet station each morning in Cucina Calandra restaurant at the hotel.

    Rooms typically run $179-$249 depending on type, but ALL ROOMS in our block will cost $120 including kings. To reserve, call 973-575-7700 and mention our group name: NEW JERSEY DIS MEET.


    ACTIVITIES:

    Friday, April 28, 2017: Arrival Day & Welcome Night

    - Enjoy dinner on your own or with new DIS friends at Cucina Calandra, our partner restaurant for this event. It is located right in our hotel. Even better, 10% of the proceeds will be donated to Give Kids the World!


    - Brewery Tour!! Join us as we visit Cricket Hill Brewery, Magnify Brewing, and Jersey Spirits Distillery for a fun night on the town! Pay directly at the venues.


    Saturday, April 29, 2017: Main Event

    Main Event - 3-7 PM at Fairfield Executive Inn
    - Buffet Dinner
    - Silent & Tricky Tray Auction
    - Entertainment


    After Hours - 10 PM - Last Call (1:30 AM)
    - Executive Lounge
    - Join your DIS friends, new and old, for a fun night chatting about all things Disney!



    Nearby Activities for After the Main Event:

    Monster Mini Golf - 8-10 PM

    - Stop in for 18 holes of monster themed, glow-in-the dark mini golf, exciting arcade games, and great fun!!

    Dinner at Cucina Calandra - 8-10 PM

    - Grab a bite after the main event on your own or gather a group of your new DIS friends to join you!

    Other Area Attractions:
    • 3.00 mile(s) from Grover Cleveland Birth Place
    • 12.00 mile(s) from Izod Center
    • 12.00 mile(s) from Giants Stadium
    • 12.00 mile(s) from Meadowlands Racetrack
    • 12.00 mile(s) from New Meadowlands Complex
    • 15.00 mile(s) from Prudential Center
    • 22.00 mile(s) from Yankee Stadium
    • 20.7 mile(s) from Short Hills Mall ----- A Favorite of Pete's!
    • 31.00 mile(s) from Citi Field
    • 0.10 mile(s) from Calandra's Plaza, A wide array of stores including Calandra's Bakery, restaurants, dry cleaning, and more.
    • 2.00 mile(s) from Willowbrook Mall (Cheesecake Factory, California Pizza Kitchen, etc.)


    Sunday, April 30, 2017: Farewell Day

    - Breakfast on your own in Cucina Calandra restaurant
    - Say goodbye to your DIS friends!


    To purchase tickets or make a donation, click the link below! We are excited to see you!

    http://njdismeet2017.eventzilla.net/



    Please keep checking back for updates!
     
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2017
  2. ShesAPirate

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  3. wilkeliza

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    Oh following along. Not sure where I'll be in 2017 but if still in the NE this is a potential meet up.
     
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  6. *NikkiBell*

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    We have a date! Mark your calendars!
     
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  7. Leeleeroo

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    I should definitely still be in Jersey for this in April! :sunny:
     
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    More details listed in the first post!!!
     
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    Never attended one of these--sounds like fun!! Will definitely put it on my calendar.
     
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  10. dkrauss

    dkrauss Goofy Fan from Jersey

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    My wife and I will be there!!!! Looking forward to it!

    Doug :goofy:
     
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    Yay! I'm glad you will join us! :)

    Awesome!!
     
  12. wilkeliza

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    Oh must check the travel schedule but this is closer to NYC then I expected so I'll be there if I'm in town!
     
  13. *NikkiBell*

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    Exciting! We'd love to have you! It is not far from NYC at all.
     
  14. UConnFan

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    We're pretty sure we'll be there! Baby's first Dis Meet!
     
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    *NikkiBell* The WDW Merchandise Walking Bible Moderator

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    SO excited! I can't wait to see that little peanut in person!!
     
  16. JoeyAnyc

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    I completely missed this post. I'm only 20 minutes away! What a fun event.
     
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    Ooh!! I might be nearby at that time!! It's going on my calendar!! It will be my first meet!!
     
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    Awesome!!! Can't wait!!
     
  19. ShesAPirate

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    Our little committee is meeting this coming weekend - so we should have some news for you all shortly after that. Stay tuned!!
     
  20. Bompy213

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    So excited!!! Hope to be able to make it.
     
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  21. luna99

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    I'm so excited about this! I should be there! I'm Marci or Marcellina on facebook so some of you might know me from there. I'm also a cohost on the fitmouse podcast! Can't wait till April!
     
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