Jeff Kinney's Drive-Thru Pool Party!

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No one knows how to have fun more than Jeff Kinney, and he's bringing the fun to Plainville with a THE DEEP END Drive-Thru Pool Party! In this socially distanced event, families will drive their car through a series of pool party–themed interactive vignettes, ending with Jeff Kinney delivering your copy of THE DEEP END to your car using a six-foot pool skimmer.

Here are all the event details:

  • Trick or treating is looking a whole lot different this year, so wear your Halloween costume to the Drive-Thru Pool Party! Children’s books and Wimpy Kid-themed costumes highly encouraged!
  • Grab the whole family and Wimpify your car so it’s ready to roll through the Drive-Thru Pool Party! Decorations and signs are highly encouraged. The family with the best-decorated car will win a boxed set of Diary of a Wimpy Kid books.
  • Ticket holders will receive an e-mail with further event details/instructions. These details will include an arrival time for your drive through. To ensure a fabulous event for ALL attendees, please adhere to this schedule; appointment times cannot be changed.
  • Jeff will personalize 250 books to be bundled with each ticket. In the check-out form, you'll be asked for the name to be inscribed in your book. They should be first names only, with no personal messages. If you'd like additional copies, they will be signed but not personalized. 
  • Jeff is happy to take socially distanced photos with fans. A staffer will take photos of each family with Jeff. During the photo, families must remain inside their car and Jeff will remain outside. The photos will be available on Eventer after the event. Details on how to download the photos will be provided on a bookmark to each customer at check-in.
  • All books will be pre-signed. Due to health restrictions, there will be no books signed from home. 
  • If you pre-ordered a copy of THE DEEP END from us, first of all, thank you! If you purchase tickets to this event, we'll refund your pre-ordered copy.
  • Attendees 2 years and older must wear a mask.
  • All attendees must stay in their car at all times during the event, no exceptions.

Ticketing info will be announced in our Unlikely Newsletter.

In The Deep End, book 15 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney, Greg Heffley and his family hit the road for a cross-country camping trip, ​ready for the adventure of a lifetime. 

But things take an unexpected turn, and they find themselves stranded at an RV park that’s not exactly a summertime paradise. When the skies open up and the water starts to rise, the Heffleys wonder if they can save their vacation—or if they’re already in too deep.

And don’t miss Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Adventure, an all-new fantasy from Greg’s best friend—the follow-up to the instant #1 bestseller Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson’s Journal.

Jeff Kinney is the #1 USA TodayNew York Times, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series and a six-time Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award winner for Favorite Book. The Meltdown, book 13, was published in October 2018, and was a #1 bestselling book. His latest book, Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson’s Journal, was published in April 2019. Jeff has been named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. He is also the creator of Poptropica, which was named one of Time’s 50 Best Websites. He spent his childhood in the Washington, D.C., area and moved to New England in 1995. Jeff lives with his wife and two sons in Massachusetts, where they own a bookstore, An Unlikely Story.

Event date: 
Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 2:00pm
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Signed Copies

Due to the nature of virtual events, signed copies may not always be available. Information about signed copies will be included in the event description.

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