The people platform—Where interests become friendships
Whatever your interest, from hiking and reading to networking and skill sharing, there are thousands of people who share it on Meetup. Events are happening every day—sign up to join the fun.
How Meetup works
Meet new people who share your interests through online and in-person events. It’s free to create an account.
Join a group
Do what you love, meet others who love it, find your community. The rest is history!
Find an event
Events are happening on just about any topic you can think of, from online gaming and photography to yoga and hiking.
Start a group
You don’t have to be an expert to gather people together and explore shared interests.
Upcoming online events
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