/ Wednesday, April 24th, 2013


Join Lou Mongello as he heads back to New Jersey for the next WDW Radio On the Road Event

Friday, June 21 – Sunday, June 23, 2013

Join us for a weekend of fun, food (of course) and friends as Lou goes back “home” to Jersey!


Friday, June 21

  • 6:00pm – Dinner (optional) Rainforest Cafe, Menlo Park Mall
    • Tickets are $35 (adults) and $15 (children under 10)
    • Dinner includes:
      • Paradise Chopped House Salad
      • Choice of fountain soda, iced tea or coffee
      • YOUR CHOICE (made at seating)
        • Planet Earth Pasta (Italian sausage and penne pasta lightly tossed with olive oil, garlic and Roma tomatoes in marinara sauce. Topped with fresh Mozzarella cheese.)
        • Paradise Pot Roast (Tender thick-sliced pot roast and vegetables over red skinned garlic mashed potatoes and served in its natural juices.
        • Parmesan Chicken Expedition (Parmesan breaded chicken breasts topped with marinara sauce, fresh Mozzarella cheese blend and served with linguini.)
        • Caribbean Coconut Shrimp (Tender shrimp skewered and rolled in fresh coconut and fried to a golden brown, served with mango sauce, Caribbean rice and seasonal vegetables.)
      • Chef’s select dessert


Saturday, June 22

  • Early morning – Breakfast on your own at the hotel (or nearby Starbucks)
  • 9:00am – 4:00pmWDW Radio On the Road Event (Ticketed Event – Adults $30 per person, Children (under 10) $20 per person)
     Hilton Garden Inn, Edison, NJ

    • Events will include catered lunch plus:
    • WDW Radio mixers, activities, contests, game show, and live recording of the WDW Radio Show
    • Contests
    • Dream Team Charity Auction to Benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America
    • Activity bag for all children registered
    • Games
    • WDW Radio Trivia contest–How well do you know the guests, blogs, and newscasts?
    • Pin & Vinylmation trading
    • LIVE recording of WDW Radio show
    • Secret Disney Gift Exchange
    • Door Decorating Contest (for guests staying at the hotel)
    • and much more… including some surprises!
  • 5:00pmOptional, Add-On (Ticketed) Dinner at the world-famous and amazing Harold’s Deli (haroldsfamousdeli.com)  Be sure and check out the website (and the photos!) Seating is limited.
    • Tickets are $5 per person – (NOTE: Each person is responsible for the purchase of their own meal, tax and gratuity)
  • 8:00pm (approx)Monsters University at the AMC Theater at Menlo Park Mall (http://bit.ly/amcmenlo) (Menlo Park Mall web site – http://bit.ly/menlomall) – Tickets are not on sale at this time. However, as we get closer to the date, we will announce what show we will be attending. Ticket purchases will be the responsibility of those wishing to attend


Sunday, June 23

  • Breakfast on your own


Saturday Event Location:

The Hilton Garden Inn – Edison, NJ
50 Raritan Center Parkway, Edison, NJ 08837 – 732-225-0900

The hotel is located just minutes by car from the New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway and Route 287. It is also very close to the Metropark train station, with service from Amtrak and New Jersey Transit. Website and directions: http://bit.ly/hgiedison 

We have secured a special rate just for members of the WDW Radio family! Rooms are available at a discounted rate of  $92.00 per night on Friday and Saturday nights for just $92.00 per night! You must call and book directly with the hotel by calling 732-225-0900. Just let them know you are part of our WDW Radio group!

**Please only make hotel reservations after you have a confirmed ticket to the event.

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Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 6:30pm ET

You do not need to be staying at the Hilton Garden Inn for either or both nights to attend the event (but it will be fun!). Pricing for the WDW Radio On the Road Event are as follows:

  • (Optional) Friday Dinner at Rainforest Cafe: $35 (adults) and $15 (children under 10)
  • Saturday On the Road Event (9am-4pm): Adults $30 per person, Children (under 10) $20 per person
  • (Optional) Saturday Night Dinner at Harold’s Deli: $5 per person to attend (Dinner, tax and gratuity are the responsibility of each attendee)
  • (Optional) Sunday Picnic in the Park and WDW Radio Running Team Event (for non-athletes): TICKETS COMING SOON!!

 **Please note that there is VERY LIMITED AVAILABILITY for all events and tickets are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis!


** Please note that space is very limited and tickets are first come, first served. Ticket user assumes all risks of personal injury incidental to the event, whether occurring prior to, during, or subsequent to the event. 

By purchasing the ticket you acknowledge you agree to all terms of conditions of the ticket and event and agree to hold harmless Lou Mongello, Second Star Media, WDW Radio and their officers, volunteers and staff. WDW Radio reserves the right to refuse any order at its discretion. Ticket holders release Lou Mongello, Second Star Media, WDW Radio, and the event sponsors and its affiliates of any and all liability.

 If you have any question, please contact Christy Viszoki at christy@wdwradio.com



23 thoughts on “WDW Radio On the Road – New Jersey – June 21-23, 2013”

  1. Kathy Kelly says:

    YAY!!! New Jersey!!!

  2. Lou Mongello says:

    On my NJ To-Do List:

    1. Pork roll, egg and cheese on hard roll
    2. A REAL bagel!
    3. REAL pizza
    4. White Castle
    5. A knish
    6. Pastrami from a real Jewish deli
    7. mi famiglia
    8. Repeat 1-6

  3. Jazz1637 says:

    Lol!!! You’re so funny Lou!
    It’s so nice that you were so close to home for our first meet in NYC last year and now you’re going to be close to home again! See you there!!!

  4. Paul Hickman says:

    Lou….White Castle?! ewww

  5. Stephen Williams says:

    There should be a mini-meet after the movie at the White Castle by Menlo Park.

  6. Yaelle says:

    1 through 6 are all food related. Quelle surprise

  7. DisnRunMom (Laura) says:

    Cannot wait!! Wooohoo!!!!

  8. Lisa S. (elbug10) says:

    Just FYI: as of 10 a.m. this morning, the hotel is sold out for Saturday night, 6/22. There are other hotels around there, but I’m not sure of price/neighborhood/proximity or availability. Heidi at the Front Desk told me the Sheraton Edison Raretin Center is across the street, or she recommended the Hampton Inn in Woodbridge. I’m booking the Sheraton for Saturday night, almost double the price (!) and hoping/praying that something opens up at the Hilton Garden, or that some kind Box Person comes along and wouldn’t mind sharing a room. I want all the Box People together both nights! Heidi did say that there’s a possibility that I may be able to extend my stay to Saturday once I’m there and they have a cancellation, so I’m hoping for that. One of the reviews on TripAdvisor.com mentioned that this is a big area for wedding guests to stay, that there’s an Indian Wedding Hall nearby, and I’m guessing a Saturday in June is fairly busy for that.

  9. NJGirl72-AuroraDancer says:

    You need to add:
    Tastee Sub (even the President stopped there) TastyKakes

  10. Grace says:

    Just an FYI – the movie theater at Menlo Park Mall is now an AMC Dine-In – so capacity is lower than a normal theater (and anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult). Perfect opportunity for dessert and drinks during the show though!

  11. Katie says:

    Kicking myself in the butt for not listening to the podcast on time and now G’s totally sold out!! Was hopin to go for anniversary weekend

  12. Erin says:

    I am dying to find out what you have planned for Sunday! Can’t make it on Saturday…but hope to on Sunday!

  13. Laura says:

    What happened to the picnic on Sunday?

  14. Gwen says:

    We are so bummed that we’re going to miss this. Have a great time! We drove from NH to the NYC meet last year. We were looking forward to this years meet but we’ll be in Mississippi.

  15. Lisa S. (elbug10) says:

    9 days, people!! NINE DAYS!!! See ya real soon! 🙂

  16. Laurie says:

    still hoping for a cancelation, sigh should not have waited, I got tons of money, not begging. Just want to hug lou.

  17. Laurie says:

    Christy wrote me saying she has a pair of adult tickets, OMG, I AM GOING!!!! hugs tight everyone.

  18. Kathy Kelly says:

    Here comes the weekend!! So excited to see everyone tomorrow!!

  19. Laurie says:

    I give up. I am in winter haven, no way to get to Jersey. Not cost but time. I cannot take a train today. Flying is not my thing. crying, not fair that I had to wait for home repairs, hot and tired and in tears, stuck in Florida. Tired of begging for things to go right.

  20. keri says:

    Woo hoo!!!!!!! Can’t wait for tomorrow!!!! Less than 24 hours

  21. Betsy Roesch says:

    Can’t wait for tomorrow! This is going to be so great.
    I have 2 tickets but could use 1 more. I’ll be at the Garden Inn tonight.
    I’ll check back here, if anyone has a spare

  22. Laurie says:

    Ohana means family which means nobody gets left behind. Thanks to Mary M. who suggested flying, not flying except private planes, sigh.

  23. Epe Darwin says:

    WOOOW! Too bad I didn’t know about this event last year. Is there any possibilities to have this kind of event this year?