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Maps

Mezzanine Level (3W) Conference Level (3E)
Lobby Level (2)
Concourse Level (1W) Galleria Level (1E)

Quick Reference

Access/Handicapped Services see Info Desk
Anime Room Griffin (3E)
Friday 4pm - Monday 4pm
Arisia TV Channel 86 in Westin guest rooms
Art Show Harbor Ballroom III (3E)
Friday    noon-5pm    Artist Check-in
Friday    6pm-9pm    OPEN
Saturday    10am-6pm    OPEN
Saturday    7pm-8pm    open for mobility aid users only
Saturday    8pm-10pm    OPEN
Sunday    10am-6pm    OPEN
Sunday    7pm-9pm    Artist Check-out
Monday    10am-noon    Final Pick-up and Artist Check-out
Artists & Authors Alley Galleria Prefunction (1E)
Friday    5pm–9pm
Sat/Sun    10am–6:30pm
Monday    10am–3pm
Blood Drive Lobby near elevators
Friday    12:30pm–7:30pm    for Children's Hospital
Saturday    9am–5pm    for Mass General Hospital
Bone Marrow Drive Lobby near elevators
Friday    3pm–7pm
Saturday    10am–5pm
Charity Raffle to benefit the Alzheimer's Association in honor of Sir Terry Pratchett
Prize Viewing and Ticket Purchasing    Galleria Prefunction (1E)
  • Friday    5pm-9pm
  • Saturday    10am-7pm
  • Sunday    10pm-2:30pm
Drawing and Prize Pickup    Hale (3W)
  • Sunday    5:30pm-6:30pm
  • Monday    10am-2:30pm    (prize pickup only)
Childcare/Turtle Track (2–6yr) see Ops for room
Friday    5:30pm–10pm
Sat/Sun    8am–1am
Monday    8am–2pm
Coat Check Concourse Level (1W), Marina Prefunction (2E)
Friday    3pm–1am
Sat/Sun    8am–1am
Monday    8am–2pm
Con Suite Galleria (1E)
Friday 3pm – Monday 3pm
Cosplay Repair Station Concourse Level (1W)
Friday    4pm–10pm
Sat/Sun    10am–10pm
Dance Hall Commonwealth Ballroom (1W)
Dealers Room Galleria (1E)
Friday    5pm–9pm
Sat/Sun    10am–7pm
Monday    10am–2:30pm
Duck Hunt turn in at Team Arisia HQ: Quincy (2W)
Fan Tables Mezzanine near escalator (3W)
Friday    4pm–7pm
Sat/Sun    10am–6pm
Monday    10am–2pm
Fast Track/Children's Program (6–12yr) Hancock & Webster (2W)
Friday    4pm–6pm
Sat/Sun    8:30am–11:30am, 1pm–5:30pm
Monday    8:30am–1:30pm
Only adults accompanied by children allowed.
Feedback (email feedback@arisia.org)
Anonymous feedback at any time with the online feedback form
Fill out a form at Info Desk or Ops
Feedback sessions on Saturday and Monday
Filk see Music
First Aid Stone (2W)
In case of emergency call 911
Food Options
Restaurant Guide (incl. delivery choices) at Info Desk (PDF, Google map).
Food trucks (Concourse level, past Grand Ballroom)
  • Saturday    11am–4:30pm    Baja Taco Truck, Boston Burger Co.
  • Sunday    11am–4:30pm    Roxy's Grilled Cheese, Bon Me (Asian)
  • Monday    11am–3pm    Baja Taco Truck
Hotel cash concessions (lobby level near Sauciety)
  • Fri/Sat/Sun    4pm–8pm
  • Monday    noon-4pm
Sauciety and/or Birch Bar (lobby level)
  • Friday    6:30am-11:30am, noon-2:30pm, 3pm-2am
  • Sat/Sun    7am-11:30am, noon-2:30pm, 3pm-2am
  • Monday    6:30am-11:30am, noon-2:30pm, 3pm-2am
Starbucks (lobby level)
  • Friday 6am to Monday 7pm (24 hour service)
MJ O'Connor's (lobby level)
  • Daily    11:30am-midnight (kitchen closes at 11pm)
City Bar (lobby level)
  • Daily    4:30pm-2am (kitchen closes at 11pm)
Freebie, Flyer & Promotional Tables Concourse Level (1W)
Gaming
Tabletop (24 hours)   Harbor Ballroom I (3E)
LARPs    schedule in Harbor I (3E), signups at Events
Video Games    Carlton (3E), events posted in Carlton
  • Friday    4pm–1am
  • Sat/Sun    10am–1am
  • Monday    10am–4pm
Green Room (Program participants) location available from Program Nexus
Friday    4pm-9pm
Sat/Sun    9am-7pm
Monday    9am–3pm
Goat Check see Coat Check
Hall Costumes Masquerade check-in table
Hotels
Westin main number: 617-532-4600
Aloft main number: 857-243-6908
Information Desk Lobby near elevators
Friday    10:30am–11:30pm
Saturday    8:30am–11:30pm
Sunday    8:30am–8:30pm
Monday    8:30am–3:30pm
Innkeeper Desk Lobby across from hotel desk
Thursday    6pm–10pm
Friday    noon–10pm
Saturday    10am–6pm
Monday    10am–2pm
Internet Access (WiFi)
In the lobby, use the WestinBostonLobby network (no password)
In Westin guest rooms, use password Arisia2017
In Aloft guest rooms, use the last name on the reservation and the room #.
Lost and Found Hotel Front Desk
Lost badges: Registration
Masquerade Grand Ballroom AB (1W)
Sunday    8pm (doors open at 7pm)
Check-In    Concourse Level (1W)
  • Friday    4pm–9pm
  • Saturday    10am–5pm
  • Sunday    10am–noon
Tech Rehearsals    Grand Ballroom B (1W)
  • Saturday    10am–2pm
  • Sunday    2pm–6pm
Green Room (adults)    Grand Ballroom CDE (1W)
  • Sunday    6pm–½ hour after awards
Green Room (Kamikaze Kids)    Grand Ballroom CDE (1W)
  • Sunday    6pm–9pm
Ribbon & CD pickup    Masq Show and Tell
  • Monday    11:30am
Music
Music room/all-night open singing: Paine (2W)
Jams: Harbor Prefunction, near elevator (3E)
Newsletter (Clear Ether)    Frost (3W)
Mail to newsletter@arisia.org
Submit at Info Desk or Ops.
Operations (Ops, Con Ops) Stone (2W)
Friday 8am - Monday 7pm
Contact phone (call or text): 617-820-7094
Parking
Westin hotel garage: Self-parking $36/day, valet parking $46/day
Aloft hotel lot: $25/day (lot behind Element for Aloft and Element guests)
Off Site Parking Guide
Party Room Block (Open Parties) Westin 4th floor
Photo Station Concourse Level (1W)
Saturday    11am–5pm
Sunday    11am–5pm and limited availability after Masquerade
Monday    10am–noon
Press & Photographer Check-in Info Desk (after completing registration)
Program Nexus Executive Boardroom (3W)
Friday    3pm–10pm
Sat/Sun    9:30am–8:30pm
Monday    9:30am–3pm
Programming contact phone: Hotel phone extension 4993
Pronoun Ribbons Concourse level (1W)
Quiet Room 401
Friday    6pm–8pm
Sat/Sun    10am–8pm
Monday    10am–1pm
Raffle see Charity Raffle
Registration Concourse Level (1W)
Friday    11am–11pm ($20 day membership)
Saturday    9am–11pm ($45 day membership)
Sunday    9am–11pm ($30 day membership)
Monday    9am–3pm ($10 day membership)
Lost badges $5 (once only, after that full price)
Arisia 2018 memberships available starting noon Sunday.
Security see The Watch
Scavenger Hunt Lobby near the elevators
Friday 5pm-7pm
Sat/Sun 10am-7pm
Monday 9am-3pm
Social Media @arisia (Twitter) #arisia2017
Staff see Team Arisia
Swimming Pool Mezzanine Level (3W)
Fri–Mon    8am–3am (special convention hours)
Team Arisia Headquarters Quincy (2W)
Friday    4pm–10pm
Sat/Sun    10am–10pm
Monday    10am–noon
Contact phone: Hotel phone extension 4525
Teen Lounge (Ages 13–19 only) 466/467
Hours posted on the door
Tiptree Bake Sale Galleria Foyer (1E)
Saturday    9:30am-12:30pm or until sold out
Video Games see Gaming
Video Room Revere (2W)
Friday 4pm - Monday 4pm
Volunteers see Team Arisia
The Watch (Security) Stone (2W)
Contact phone (call or text): 617-858-9364
In an emergency or in immediate threat dial 911
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