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Extend your community

Find Venues

GET /find/venues
  • json
Host: api.meetup.com
  • basic
api version 3

Returns list of venues based on location

Try it in the console

Request Parameters

You can provide location in the form of zip+country, lat+lon or a raw location search. If you do not supply some explicit form of location information, the results will be based on the authenticated Member's profile location, falling back on the request's IP' geographic location.

You can expand the search radius, which defaults to 25.0 miles to search a wider area.

country

A valid two charater country code, desfaults to US

desc

Boolean value to indicate to direction ordered results. Defaults to false.

fields

Comma-delimited list of optional fields to append to the response

lat

Approximate latitude

location

Raw text location query

lon

Approximate longitude

radius

Radius in miles. Defaults to 25.0

text

Raw full text search query

zip

Zipcode of location to limit search to

Ordering

distance

Order by distance for search location (default)

rating

Order by member rating

rating_count

Order by number of member ratings

Response

Returns a list of matching venues. Some venue data may be absent due to spareness of data

address_1

If available, the first address line of the venue

address_2

If available, the second address line of the venue

address_3

If available, the third address line of the venue

city

If available, the name of the venue's city

country

If available, the name of the venue's country code

id

Id, of the venue

lat

If available, the venue's latitude

localized_country_name

If available, the localized name of the venue's country

lon

If available, the venue's longitude

name

If available, the venue's name

phone

If available, the venue's photo number

rating

The average rating for the venue

rating_count

The number of times the venue was rated

state

If available, and the venue's country id is within the US or Canada, the venue's state

taglist

list of string tags associated with the venue. returned when fields=taglist

visibility

'private' if this venue is a private home, otherwise 'public'

zip

If available, the venue's ZIP code

API methods

v3 batch

v2 categories

v2 cities

v2 dashboard

v1 groups

v1 oembed

v1 topics

v2 deprecated