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Meetup: Find events near you

Meetup: Find events near you

Meetup

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  • img Community
    Feeling awkward in a crowd of people you have nothing in common with is perfectly understandable. Attending 2 or 3 right kind of parties may be a much better bet if you are looking to develop your social skills. Connect with those that share your hobbies and give it a try.
    img by Antonio
    2 years ago
  • img Community
    Good App thanks Appgrooves
    img by Zay N
    2 years ago
  • img Community
    When it's only been 1 month since you've moved to a new place, you might find yourself wanting to get out and do things but don't have anyone to go with. You can find friendly meet ups less than 5 miles away from you with new people to get to know and fun activities to do together.
    img by Zay N
    2 years ago
  • img Community
    Traveling alone can be a fantastic experience, but over 50% of solo travelers find it hard to meet new people. MeetUp lets you find local events that like-minded people will be attending, making it easier to meet fellow travelers and locals.
    img by Bhanu
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    A breakup can leave you with an aching heart. Instead of closing yourself indoors to cry your heart out, get out and meet new people. Socialize and take part in social events. You'll forget your bad experience in just a matter of 10 days or less.
    img by David
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    In the modern world, people work on tight schedules, making it difficult to develop platonic relationships. However, Meetup can help you meet at least 10 people on a daily basis. With continuous talk daily or as often as possible, you can build as many platonic relationships as you want within 30 days or less.
    img by David
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    If you are traveling somewhere for 4 or more days and want to see more of a city from the perspective of locals, try using MeetUp. With MeetUp you can attend different local events in the city that you are visiting and get to see a different part of it. You can explore new places and meet others while traveling.
    img by David
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    When the big game starts in 2 hours but you're still not sure where everyone wants to hangout, you can find a great crowd to watch it with by checking right from your phone to see the local hot spots for a specific event.
    img by David
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    Tired of the forced dating scene? Why not hang out with 100 or more people who have similar interests to you, and then see what happens. You never know who you can meet when you're not forcing a romantic vibe.
    img by Mary jane
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    If there's a large crowd of people who share your love of the Civil War gathering for a reenactment within 100 miles or more of your location, you can be sure to receive a notification based on your interests. You can also search for future events in areas in near you.
    img by John
    1 year ago
  • Best thing ever. Feb 10, 2020

    By AppleTV Cable
    Because I Recently moved to a new area with no friends or any idea were anything is, I cried many tears believing I had made a major mistake. Thank goodness for Meetup. It takes time to learn each groups rules and I have incurred a couple nasty people for breaking a rule I was not aware of. You can’t make a reservation and be late from work, or you are there but u don’t know them and they don’t know you so you are armed as a no show even though you pay for your membership in advance. I always try to be courteous and am willing to pay for a meal when I can’t find the location. I also got kicked out of a group for cancelling a happy hour when a close family member died unexpectedly. But those are only growing pains. These people go to a lot of work and time to make these opportunities available for us. I don’t fault them, I just wish they would treat new members as a new customer to their business. I have met some of the nicest people. The app is great but it crashes on my phone every time. The software seems to be excellent and I have been making some nice friends. It’s a 10 in my book and am so thankful it is available. Much better way to meet other singles than a dating site.
  • Jun 11, 2021

    By Roger Baran
    I was really loving this application until it came time to share my events to a Facebook group page. That's what I discovered that randomly somebody else's event and photo show up in the Facebook share window. There doesn't seem to be a way to work around this issue!! It's so frustrating to want to share your stuff and randomly meet up chooses somebody else's stuff to share on your Facebook page!! Unacceptable! UPDATE: Up 1 star due to responsiveness of dev team!
  • Jun 4, 2021

    By Tammy Mathias
    I've enjoy #Meetup for the most part, but the truth, I really miss some of the ease of use & some of the great capabilities & intuitive communications with other member's. Right now...I'm having trouble with creating events on my Android phone...had to do it on a computer. I miss the flexibility & ease of use, sense I have several groups it made it so much easier.
  • What a god-send for people in situations where they are lonely or want to meet new people! Sep 23, 2019

    By Plybrook
    The app lets you search for groups or activities or events by key word....or just scroll through all the events that meet-up groups have planned for the week and just click to join and get the info! Some are totally open to everyone cuz and some have a short screener for safety. Never found any to be scams and all are just legitimate good people who want to do activities with like-minded people. The only problem I’ve ever had is that sometimes ill sign up to join a meet-up event...like recently at a local festival ...and I get there and can’t find the group because the leader was too vague about the meet-up spot and didn’t have a sign or anything for new people to recognize the group. That’s happened a few times and is a bummer. But mostly it works out! Also, if there’s not a group already out there doing something you like, it’s super easy to start a new group with your interest....I’ve been surprised at the response that new groups get.
  • Jun 4, 2021

    By Joseph Johnson
    Great app to facilitate real, in-person, social gatherings. But, the most endearing quality to me is how much educational gatherings play into the myriad of groups from which to choose. I've been a fan for more than a decade... maybe 2 now? Thanks to the devs for outstanding work!
  • I am a three year Yogi. I have serious heath issues. May 24, 2020

    By oxygen dependent
    They gave me 3 months to live so I had to fight back. I started doing yoga 7 days a week three years ago. I have an auto immune disease call sarcoidosis. My heart was so enlarged I could barely get out of bed. My lung captivity was less than 50% of normal. My heart went back to normal and my lung capacity had been greatly increased. But the prescribed drugs I take for quality of like are deadly. A drug called prednisone destroyed my hip and cause bone death to the hip bone and hip joint. I was out for about 6 months before they would or could do the replacement. I flew through the surgery and recovery in the mist of another miracle. The Drs gave the credit to my faith in God and Yoga. These online classes are a life saver. I had the surgery on Feb 12 and have recovered 99%. I leave the 1% to allow for carefulness in learning new hip poses. I met Black to Yoga at their outdoor classes in Emeryville about a 18 months ago. The instructors are amazing and well practiced. I am a Yogi for life. This online Yoga durning the Corona Virus is a part of my full armor. Namaste
  • Jun 6, 2021

    By Raj Kukadia
    Bentley is an amazing teacher and comedian. I've done a few of his courses and he always educates and gets the creative best out of everyone. The classes are run at a very good pace and very little side-tracking. Bentley is obviously a well versed circuit comedian and shares all his techniques with everyone. The courses are ideal for beginners and experienced writers. My advice, sign up as you get a lot for your money.
  • Needed to find a place and some friends! Aug 22, 2019

    By Bll711
    Are used to Meetup as a recommendation from my sister who lives in Tulsa. She moved there and knew no one, so she got the Meetup app and found some things to do and people to meet, so she recommended it to me. I live in a different State and city and my circumstances are different. I stopped going out or doing anything and got depressed, so I use the app to get myself undepressed. I started out by just going to one yoga class and I just kept going and meeting new people and finding more more things to do and now I’m happy. I have also use the app to look up things for people in different cities and states that I care about and want them to find interesting things to do and people to hang out with. This app gives me the opportunity to check their area and make suggestions and tell them to use the Meetup app. What I like the very most is that it is not about finding a significant other. It is about meeting people and doing interesting things in your area.
  • Fun times, great friends, new horizons Dec 3, 2018

    By Littleirishtroll
    When I unexpectedly moved to the city to take care of my mother-in-law I did not know a soul. I started going hiking with a really good friend in Griffith Park through something called “Meetup” This was an incredible experience with very nice people and a picnic afterwards, so I start going more often and she said to look into where there were meet ups down where I lived in the Inland Empire. So I did Since then I have learned to scuba dive, gone skydiving, have taken cruises to Mexico and the Caribbean, attended wonderful parties with amazing people, and have a close network of friends that is beyond my wildest dreams. I’ve heard comments on our cruise like oh yeah there’s that singles club or the swingers club! And I quickly correct them and say we are a social club with like-minded people getting together, you should try us out. I recommend meet up to everyone that I know, and I belong to many groups, and this made the transition from moving from one side of California to the other so much easier. I have people in my life today that I couldn’t imagine not having. The reality is that there is a meet up for just about anything you’re interested in ..... you just have to look for it. Our group does music, dancing, food and wine, and getting together for each other to support each other through life in general. It’s a fabulous way to make some friends. You won’t be disappointed.
  • Pretty user friendly Jan 7, 2020

    By RugPilot
    I’m new to Meetup and have only attended two events and have enjoyed both outings. The people are amazingly friendly, organized and very helpful. Especially to newcomers! I like the app and would give them a 5 star, except that it could use a couple more tweaks to further optimize it. For example, it doesn’t give us an option to provide feedback (such as volunteering to drive or asking for carpooling), during the RSVP stage. Only after having RSVP’d, we must go into the general comments. Another feature would be to allow folks to see the event description without having to RSVP first. Also, being new to the area, most people don’t know the acronyms which the event hosts use in describing or the names of areas. It would be helpful to have a little more descriptions (such as the level of difficulty, etc.) for the event. The State of Washington’s Mountaineering Organization has a very good system which could be used as a model. Overall, I’m very pleased and thankful for this organization. Thank you!
  • Jun 10, 2021

    By Todré L'Voe
    Knowing that Facebook is not only primary, but the only other source to create social events on social media... you're gonna charge a monthly fee for it? Seriously? You're joking, right? I was literally excited to finally have something other than FB to create again so that I can start throwing shows and parties all over again then I get hit with a monthly fee? Just to create an event. Maybe if more people were on here, yeah? But c'mon. Charge for EXTRA features not for the main use. 😑
  • Don’t dare break the rules or ruffle group leaders skirt: Aug 1, 2020

    By dont ever quit
    Life dealt me some unexpected changes and was not able to participate in the activities so left the group. I did not know this was a cardinal sin and when things changed for me, I asked to rejoin. The following was the response from the group leader: “You completely disappeared with no communication. You know I made a lot of effort to welcome you and introduce you to many people. Then you chose to leave and completely disassociate yourself with the group. Respectfully, If you read the policy of this group, someone that chooses to completely leave the group is not allowed to rejoin. I worked very hard at embracing you as a friend and bringing you into the fold and can't think of any logical reason for someone to completely quit the group when one can simply choose not to attend anything if busy and leave it at that. But for some reason, you wanted out...all the way out. Life gets complicated, hard, and busy. I sure have my share of knock-downs and negative things going on, but I don't walk away or abandon my friends. I consider it hurtful to me with all the effort and money I put into this group. It can't be expected to keep approving people that decide to quit on a dime and then expect to be welcomed back each and every time and that is why this rule was initiated.” I don’t need to be talked to like this from anyone. I was never disrespectful like this response. Just what ever you do, don’t ruffle any skirts.
  • May 21, 2021

    By Stephen Lin
    It's quite scammy. I had a paid subscription as an organizer. Then I cancelled after a year. 2 days after cancellation I had my credit card charged again. When I looked at my account, I was un-cancelled. These people just want to get your money - once you're in, you can't get out!!!
  • I've only just made an account. Is this normal? May 21, 2018

    By Itendtozoneout
    Sign up was pretty bad on a purely UX perspective. Why is there no exit/done option for users when they're inputting their information? I tapped to enter my age and gender and had no way of finalizing an input, thus couldn't move on to the next field. If I scrolled down to my age, I couldn't hit "ok" or "done" or even a "x" to move to the next section of the sign up form. I opted to just tapping back and forth between things and the screen needed to jump around constantly for me to even be able to reach the "gender" input from underneath the scrolling pop-up for the age input. Be helpful. UX isn't all about aesthetic appeal. If it doesn't work, it's bad UX, regardless of how pretty it looks. You then ask me to provide feedback about my thoughts on the app once I finally get to the home page, and I oblige. Only to find that I can't even send the message. No matter what I did, the "send" option was disabled on the feedback email screen. You ask to collect feedback, but ask your users to figure out a puzzle to be able to help you. This review was meant to be sent in the feedback email that you redirected me to 10 minutes ago. I ended up giving up but decided to still try to give you feedback, just through the AppStore - something I'm confident will actually work correctly. I've only just made an account---- is this what I should expect from the whole app?
  • Not Safe!!! Sep 11, 2019

    By Jhawary
    I have an impersonator on this app! There is someone with my same name, in my same groups and same community with my same likes. Please note that my name is uncommon. You won’t anyone with my first and last name combined. I caught a screenshot of of this other profile with a photo. It is definitely not me, but right after I took the screenshot, the profile photo was removed. I reported this a number of times. At first, I thought I may have had established an account at an earlier time and had just forgotten about it. I checked my other emails but found nothing to confirm that. Now, I have proof that this is an imposter! I want this account deleted and I want a response to my complaint! Otherwise, I have to say that the people managing this app are doing nothing to keep the people who want to enjoy this app safe! I have a valid complaint and I have been ignored! The app is a great idea but I need to feel safe. Is this imposter staking me? Do I need to feel afraid to “meet up” with any of the social groups I’m interested in? I need this imposter removed and investigated! What is going on here? How can this be allowed and after I’ve made complaints? Developers (or whomever) pease, contact me further so that I may send the screenshot. I think I might have to report this to the authorities for my safety concerns... I’m only asking that the developers do their part.
  • Jun 8, 2021

    By Aleksandr Elbakyan
    New Search is useless. i used to able to go to explore and see all meetups happening and pick the once I like to join, after new update the whole search is terrible, you check any distance but only shows you like 2 miles radius.
  • May 17, 2021

    By John Murphy
    days run one after another. you look at meetup next week/few days, back out it brings you to the current day. you have to scroll down all over again, shows alert for same meetup repeatedly. unpleasant to use. UPDATE :4/6and4/7 same issues nothing changed.UPDATED4/8 meetup is trying but, issues remain.4/10better function but shows same new event over and over.4/24 no alerts for new events the same 1 event over and over.5/2,no change.5/16still shows same1event over&over meetup isn't trying to fix
  • Terrible App Jun 14, 2019

    By n_a_t_2
    Several issues. The app crashes a lot, especially when I try to look at photos. I always see error messages—right now I am trying to see some events for groups I am a member of, but I am getting a message that the content is not available. Events are listed multiple times on the upcoming events section. The app doesn’t allow you to customize the push notifications you receive enough; for example I kept getting alerts every time there was a discussion in a group I’m a member of, which got annoying, so I had to turn off all push notifications from the group. When you look through events coming up, get out of the app, and come back, you have to start scrolling all the way from the beginning. I would like to be able to hide events from groups I don’t want to see. The app allows group organizers to put a so-called number of guests that are coming, which is often inflated by organizers to make it seem like more people are coming then there really are. A lot of the groups were created by club promoters in order to bring people to clubs and aren’t actually real groups. Meetup needs to crack down on groups that are using Meetup to promote clubs/people’s paid events. Like 30 grounds will all list the same event, and you have to scroll through all of that.
  • May 25, 2021

    By Cameron Tuinstra
    Groups are either empty or full. Have been waiting weeks to enter groups in the area. When I message them their only response is that the wait list is very long.
  • Jun 3, 2021

    By Mukha Din
    Have installed it a few days ago. Random crashes, events sorting doesn't always work. Used to be fine app, comparing to the its last year's version
  • img Community
    Feeling awkward in a crowd of people you have nothing in common with is perfectly understandable. Attending 2 or 3 right kind of parties may be a much better bet if you are looking to develop your social skills. Connect with those that share your hobbies and give it a try.
    img by Antonio
    2 years ago
  • img Community
    Good App thanks Appgrooves
    img by Zay N
    2 years ago
  • img Community
    When it's only been 1 month since you've moved to a new place, you might find yourself wanting to get out and do things but don't have anyone to go with. You can find friendly meet ups less than 5 miles away from you with new people to get to know and fun activities to do together.
    img by Zay N
    2 years ago
  • img Community
    Traveling alone can be a fantastic experience, but over 50% of solo travelers find it hard to meet new people. MeetUp lets you find local events that like-minded people will be attending, making it easier to meet fellow travelers and locals.
    img by Bhanu
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    A breakup can leave you with an aching heart. Instead of closing yourself indoors to cry your heart out, get out and meet new people. Socialize and take part in social events. You'll forget your bad experience in just a matter of 10 days or less.
    img by David
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    In the modern world, people work on tight schedules, making it difficult to develop platonic relationships. However, Meetup can help you meet at least 10 people on a daily basis. With continuous talk daily or as often as possible, you can build as many platonic relationships as you want within 30 days or less.
    img by David
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    If you are traveling somewhere for 4 or more days and want to see more of a city from the perspective of locals, try using MeetUp. With MeetUp you can attend different local events in the city that you are visiting and get to see a different part of it. You can explore new places and meet others while traveling.
    img by David
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    When the big game starts in 2 hours but you're still not sure where everyone wants to hangout, you can find a great crowd to watch it with by checking right from your phone to see the local hot spots for a specific event.
    img by David
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    Tired of the forced dating scene? Why not hang out with 100 or more people who have similar interests to you, and then see what happens. You never know who you can meet when you're not forcing a romantic vibe.
    img by Mary jane
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    If there's a large crowd of people who share your love of the Civil War gathering for a reenactment within 100 miles or more of your location, you can be sure to receive a notification based on your interests. You can also search for future events in areas in near you.
    img by John
    1 year ago
  • img Expert
    1. More than just dating! Meet up with entire groups that share any interest you can possibly imagine - from movies to astrophysics
    2. Search interests & events, not people! By searching common interests & joining groups, you'll easily stumble upon great people before you know it
    3. Easily stay updated on all the great events in your area you're sure to love

    Reviewed by Antonio Rozich on February 15, 2018

  • Best thing ever. Feb 10, 2020

    By AppleTV Cable
    Because I Recently moved to a new area with no friends or any idea were anything is, I cried many tears believing I had made a major mistake. Thank goodness for Meetup. It takes time to learn each groups rules and I have incurred a couple nasty people for breaking a rule I was not aware of. You can’t make a reservation and be late from work, or you are there but u don’t know them and they don’t know you so you are armed as a no show even though you pay for your membership in advance. I always try to be courteous and am willing to pay for a meal when I can’t find the location. I also got kicked out of a group for cancelling a happy hour when a close family member died unexpectedly. But those are only growing pains. These people go to a lot of work and time to make these opportunities available for us. I don’t fault them, I just wish they would treat new members as a new customer to their business. I have met some of the nicest people. The app is great but it crashes on my phone every time. The software seems to be excellent and I have been making some nice friends. It’s a 10 in my book and am so thankful it is available. Much better way to meet other singles than a dating site.
  • What a god-send for people in situations where they are lonely or want to meet new people! Sep 23, 2019

    By Plybrook
    The app lets you search for groups or activities or events by key word....or just scroll through all the events that meet-up groups have planned for the week and just click to join and get the info! Some are totally open to everyone cuz and some have a short screener for safety. Never found any to be scams and all are just legitimate good people who want to do activities with like-minded people. The only problem I’ve ever had is that sometimes ill sign up to join a meet-up event...like recently at a local festival ...and I get there and can’t find the group because the leader was too vague about the meet-up spot and didn’t have a sign or anything for new people to recognize the group. That’s happened a few times and is a bummer. But mostly it works out! Also, if there’s not a group already out there doing something you like, it’s super easy to start a new group with your interest....I’ve been surprised at the response that new groups get.
  • Jun 4, 2021

    By Joseph Johnson
    Great app to facilitate real, in-person, social gatherings. But, the most endearing quality to me is how much educational gatherings play into the myriad of groups from which to choose. I've been a fan for more than a decade... maybe 2 now? Thanks to the devs for outstanding work!
  • I am a three year Yogi. I have serious heath issues. May 24, 2020

    By oxygen dependent
    They gave me 3 months to live so I had to fight back. I started doing yoga 7 days a week three years ago. I have an auto immune disease call sarcoidosis. My heart was so enlarged I could barely get out of bed. My lung captivity was less than 50% of normal. My heart went back to normal and my lung capacity had been greatly increased. But the prescribed drugs I take for quality of like are deadly. A drug called prednisone destroyed my hip and cause bone death to the hip bone and hip joint. I was out for about 6 months before they would or could do the replacement. I flew through the surgery and recovery in the mist of another miracle. The Drs gave the credit to my faith in God and Yoga. These online classes are a life saver. I had the surgery on Feb 12 and have recovered 99%. I leave the 1% to allow for carefulness in learning new hip poses. I met Black to Yoga at their outdoor classes in Emeryville about a 18 months ago. The instructors are amazing and well practiced. I am a Yogi for life. This online Yoga durning the Corona Virus is a part of my full armor. Namaste
  • Jun 6, 2021

    By Raj Kukadia
    Bentley is an amazing teacher and comedian. I've done a few of his courses and he always educates and gets the creative best out of everyone. The classes are run at a very good pace and very little side-tracking. Bentley is obviously a well versed circuit comedian and shares all his techniques with everyone. The courses are ideal for beginners and experienced writers. My advice, sign up as you get a lot for your money.
  • Needed to find a place and some friends! Aug 22, 2019

    By Bll711
    Are used to Meetup as a recommendation from my sister who lives in Tulsa. She moved there and knew no one, so she got the Meetup app and found some things to do and people to meet, so she recommended it to me. I live in a different State and city and my circumstances are different. I stopped going out or doing anything and got depressed, so I use the app to get myself undepressed. I started out by just going to one yoga class and I just kept going and meeting new people and finding more more things to do and now I’m happy. I have also use the app to look up things for people in different cities and states that I care about and want them to find interesting things to do and people to hang out with. This app gives me the opportunity to check their area and make suggestions and tell them to use the Meetup app. What I like the very most is that it is not about finding a significant other. It is about meeting people and doing interesting things in your area.
  • Fun times, great friends, new horizons Dec 3, 2018

    By Littleirishtroll
    When I unexpectedly moved to the city to take care of my mother-in-law I did not know a soul. I started going hiking with a really good friend in Griffith Park through something called “Meetup” This was an incredible experience with very nice people and a picnic afterwards, so I start going more often and she said to look into where there were meet ups down where I lived in the Inland Empire. So I did Since then I have learned to scuba dive, gone skydiving, have taken cruises to Mexico and the Caribbean, attended wonderful parties with amazing people, and have a close network of friends that is beyond my wildest dreams. I’ve heard comments on our cruise like oh yeah there’s that singles club or the swingers club! And I quickly correct them and say we are a social club with like-minded people getting together, you should try us out. I recommend meet up to everyone that I know, and I belong to many groups, and this made the transition from moving from one side of California to the other so much easier. I have people in my life today that I couldn’t imagine not having. The reality is that there is a meet up for just about anything you’re interested in ..... you just have to look for it. Our group does music, dancing, food and wine, and getting together for each other to support each other through life in general. It’s a fabulous way to make some friends. You won’t be disappointed.
  • May 21, 2021

    By Matthew McKibben
    I love the app. I have met a lot of reslly great people, and have learned a ton on my field of expertise. This is a great tool to network and find people with the same interests as you.
  • Great App... better people!! Jan 27, 2020

    By Salinas0214
    This app is easy to navigate. I like that you can go in and take yourself off an even you have RSVPd for if you have something come up. The reminders are also great to your email because we are all so busy already it’s hard to keep up with so many added events. I was a little cautious at first. I’m not the best in most social settings and definitely not good at just going out and meeting random folks. My husband thought I was nuts but he’d do anything for me... so here we are. Had our first meet up and it was great!!! Everyone was really nice and the organizer was very good at laying the ground rules...ie. No bullying, no phones during movies, always be respectful, and have fun!! The people we met up were all from different backgrounds, had different careers, interests, personalities, etc., but it meshed well. I did not at any point feel like we were being rejected or ignored. Just an overall great experience with wonderful people MY age!!
  • Great for travel Aug 15, 2018

    By Frustrated mom-to-be
    3 years after becoming a first time mom, MEETUP has jump started my social life again!!! I relocated from NYC to south Florida when I was 8 months pregnant with my little one... needless to say, between being a new mom and moving to city with a MUCH slower pace, my social life pretty much took a deep dive then careened to the floor... when I was ready to start going out again, I had less than a handful of friends in my area who wanted to do the same things and were available at the same time. This led to constant cancellations and a few awkward solo outings. With meetup, I was able to connect with Like-minded women who were doing the kinds of things I liked to do so I could go out without the stress of having to do almost EVERYTHING alone. I also really like that I can send messages to the event hostess in advance if I have questions! Nowadays, I’ve been traveling to different states and I like to use MEETUP to find cool things happening in other places before I go!
  • Pretty user friendly Jan 7, 2020

    By RugPilot
    I’m new to Meetup and have only attended two events and have enjoyed both outings. The people are amazingly friendly, organized and very helpful. Especially to newcomers! I like the app and would give them a 5 star, except that it could use a couple more tweaks to further optimize it. For example, it doesn’t give us an option to provide feedback (such as volunteering to drive or asking for carpooling), during the RSVP stage. Only after having RSVP’d, we must go into the general comments. Another feature would be to allow folks to see the event description without having to RSVP first. Also, being new to the area, most people don’t know the acronyms which the event hosts use in describing or the names of areas. It would be helpful to have a little more descriptions (such as the level of difficulty, etc.) for the event. The State of Washington’s Mountaineering Organization has a very good system which could be used as a model. Overall, I’m very pleased and thankful for this organization. Thank you!
  • New to the area Dec 10, 2020

    By Can't sit still.
    I have found Meetups to be very helpful in finding activities (so far only sports for me) when you are new to an area. I recently moved to the Sacramento area and I found myself becoming a homebody and lethargic. I previously was active on different rec teams, my kids were younger and kept me busy coaching or training them, and without Covid19 my circle of friends were always doing something. But since I have moved all that ended. I haven’t made close friends through Meetups but everyone I have met has been very friendly and welcome new people who enjoy whatever the activity is the group was formed. And there are many, many groups, social, online learning, all sports, age defined and more. I would highly recommend at least seeing what groups are near you, if you find yourself with free time and wanting to do something more productive than tv. Chances are there is a group set up for people with similar interests as you. And there is no obligation. Try it once, see if it’s for you. If not, look for another group.
  • May 31, 2021

    By Michael F. Peintinger
    great platform to meet people with similar interests. but expensive to host. especially when you host non commercial groups.
  • Good but navigation is confusing and redundant May 10, 2018

    By Ben Jiles
    I honestly don’t understand the quick-to-hate for this version of the app. However, they are right when they say this new version is not intuitive and doesn’t make sense. For example, let me go over the bottom 5 tabs are for navigation of critical aspects of meet ups: 1) find new meet ups (like an advanced search feature), 2) card view of current meetup groups and you’re able to browse new ones (honestly 1 and 2 should be combined. It’s redundant and is confusing), 3) the “check mark” icon tab is for your upcoming or past meet ups. This is where you go to see them. However the check mark symbol is a little unintuitive and confusing. It would make more sense to make it some sort of calendar icon., 4) group and meet up notifications, and 5) profile. The app is good, but confusing and redundant. Navigation is not intuitive. Looking forward for newer versions but I understand this takes time and resources. Keep it up.
  • Jun 11, 2021

    By Roger Baran
    I was really loving this application until it came time to share my events to a Facebook group page. That's what I discovered that randomly somebody else's event and photo show up in the Facebook share window. There doesn't seem to be a way to work around this issue!! It's so frustrating to want to share your stuff and randomly meet up chooses somebody else's stuff to share on your Facebook page!! Unacceptable! UPDATE: Up 1 star due to responsiveness of dev team!
  • Jun 4, 2021

    By Tammy Mathias
    I've enjoy #Meetup for the most part, but the truth, I really miss some of the ease of use & some of the great capabilities & intuitive communications with other member's. Right now...I'm having trouble with creating events on my Android phone...had to do it on a computer. I miss the flexibility & ease of use, sense I have several groups it made it so much easier.
  • May 29, 2021

    By Suzanne Galloway
    Meetup is an excellent organisation to meet like minded people for a huge variety if activities. However i do not receive notifications from my groups and miss fun events unless i check my groups daily. Though events with limited tickets i often miss completely
  • Don’t dare break the rules or ruffle group leaders skirt: Aug 1, 2020

    By dont ever quit
    Life dealt me some unexpected changes and was not able to participate in the activities so left the group. I did not know this was a cardinal sin and when things changed for me, I asked to rejoin. The following was the response from the group leader: “You completely disappeared with no communication. You know I made a lot of effort to welcome you and introduce you to many people. Then you chose to leave and completely disassociate yourself with the group. Respectfully, If you read the policy of this group, someone that chooses to completely leave the group is not allowed to rejoin. I worked very hard at embracing you as a friend and bringing you into the fold and can't think of any logical reason for someone to completely quit the group when one can simply choose not to attend anything if busy and leave it at that. But for some reason, you wanted out...all the way out. Life gets complicated, hard, and busy. I sure have my share of knock-downs and negative things going on, but I don't walk away or abandon my friends. I consider it hurtful to me with all the effort and money I put into this group. It can't be expected to keep approving people that decide to quit on a dime and then expect to be welcomed back each and every time and that is why this rule was initiated.” I don’t need to be talked to like this from anyone. I was never disrespectful like this response. Just what ever you do, don’t ruffle any skirts.
  • Jun 8, 2021

    By Aleksandr Elbakyan
    New Search is useless. i used to able to go to explore and see all meetups happening and pick the once I like to join, after new update the whole search is terrible, you check any distance but only shows you like 2 miles radius.
  • May 25, 2021

    By Cameron Tuinstra
    Groups are either empty or full. Have been waiting weeks to enter groups in the area. When I message them their only response is that the wait list is very long.
  • Jun 8, 2021

    By Shell Abysmal
    Glitchy. Difficult to navigate. The idea is there but it's half baked, so to speak.
  • Jun 10, 2021

    By Todré L'Voe
    Knowing that Facebook is not only primary, but the only other source to create social events on social media... you're gonna charge a monthly fee for it? Seriously? You're joking, right? I was literally excited to finally have something other than FB to create again so that I can start throwing shows and parties all over again then I get hit with a monthly fee? Just to create an event. Maybe if more people were on here, yeah? But c'mon. Charge for EXTRA features not for the main use. 😑
  • May 21, 2021

    By Stephen Lin
    It's quite scammy. I had a paid subscription as an organizer. Then I cancelled after a year. 2 days after cancellation I had my credit card charged again. When I looked at my account, I was un-cancelled. These people just want to get your money - once you're in, you can't get out!!!
  • I've only just made an account. Is this normal? May 21, 2018

    By Itendtozoneout
    Sign up was pretty bad on a purely UX perspective. Why is there no exit/done option for users when they're inputting their information? I tapped to enter my age and gender and had no way of finalizing an input, thus couldn't move on to the next field. If I scrolled down to my age, I couldn't hit "ok" or "done" or even a "x" to move to the next section of the sign up form. I opted to just tapping back and forth between things and the screen needed to jump around constantly for me to even be able to reach the "gender" input from underneath the scrolling pop-up for the age input. Be helpful. UX isn't all about aesthetic appeal. If it doesn't work, it's bad UX, regardless of how pretty it looks. You then ask me to provide feedback about my thoughts on the app once I finally get to the home page, and I oblige. Only to find that I can't even send the message. No matter what I did, the "send" option was disabled on the feedback email screen. You ask to collect feedback, but ask your users to figure out a puzzle to be able to help you. This review was meant to be sent in the feedback email that you redirected me to 10 minutes ago. I ended up giving up but decided to still try to give you feedback, just through the AppStore - something I'm confident will actually work correctly. I've only just made an account---- is this what I should expect from the whole app?
  • Not Safe!!! Sep 11, 2019

    By Jhawary
    I have an impersonator on this app! There is someone with my same name, in my same groups and same community with my same likes. Please note that my name is uncommon. You won’t anyone with my first and last name combined. I caught a screenshot of of this other profile with a photo. It is definitely not me, but right after I took the screenshot, the profile photo was removed. I reported this a number of times. At first, I thought I may have had established an account at an earlier time and had just forgotten about it. I checked my other emails but found nothing to confirm that. Now, I have proof that this is an imposter! I want this account deleted and I want a response to my complaint! Otherwise, I have to say that the people managing this app are doing nothing to keep the people who want to enjoy this app safe! I have a valid complaint and I have been ignored! The app is a great idea but I need to feel safe. Is this imposter staking me? Do I need to feel afraid to “meet up” with any of the social groups I’m interested in? I need this imposter removed and investigated! What is going on here? How can this be allowed and after I’ve made complaints? Developers (or whomever) pease, contact me further so that I may send the screenshot. I think I might have to report this to the authorities for my safety concerns... I’m only asking that the developers do their part.
  • May 17, 2021

    By John Murphy
    days run one after another. you look at meetup next week/few days, back out it brings you to the current day. you have to scroll down all over again, shows alert for same meetup repeatedly. unpleasant to use. UPDATE :4/6and4/7 same issues nothing changed.UPDATED4/8 meetup is trying but, issues remain.4/10better function but shows same new event over and over.4/24 no alerts for new events the same 1 event over and over.5/2,no change.5/16still shows same1event over&over meetup isn't trying to fix
  • Terrible App Jun 14, 2019

    By n_a_t_2
    Several issues. The app crashes a lot, especially when I try to look at photos. I always see error messages—right now I am trying to see some events for groups I am a member of, but I am getting a message that the content is not available. Events are listed multiple times on the upcoming events section. The app doesn’t allow you to customize the push notifications you receive enough; for example I kept getting alerts every time there was a discussion in a group I’m a member of, which got annoying, so I had to turn off all push notifications from the group. When you look through events coming up, get out of the app, and come back, you have to start scrolling all the way from the beginning. I would like to be able to hide events from groups I don’t want to see. The app allows group organizers to put a so-called number of guests that are coming, which is often inflated by organizers to make it seem like more people are coming then there really are. A lot of the groups were created by club promoters in order to bring people to clubs and aren’t actually real groups. Meetup needs to crack down on groups that are using Meetup to promote clubs/people’s paid events. Like 30 grounds will all list the same event, and you have to scroll through all of that.
  • Jun 3, 2021

    By Mukha Din
    Have installed it a few days ago. Random crashes, events sorting doesn't always work. Used to be fine app, comparing to the its last year's version
  • May 28, 2021

    By Nick Castillo
    What a pain. This app wouldn't let me sign up or log in with 3 emails. I had to make a fake account just to get in.
  • May 20, 2021

    By Adaeze Obeta
    When trying to respond to a message I was sent the app won't allow me. It's saying my message was flagged by spam filters when I was just answering a question I was asked. Please fix.
  • Wrong instructions in App Support Aug 8, 2020

    By hoping fod better
    App Support instructions are wrong in many ways. Someone in support should try all the instructions on each supported platform and open work a work ticket for each error. One defect example is changing profile photo on IPhone where the instructions claim there is a workaround for the defect where changing the profile photo does not show the new photo on existing group memberships. It states each group can be changed individually but there is no way to do that. It states the profile photo is used on all groups that do not have an overriding photo but that is false because it just leaves all groups with the photo that existed before the profile photo was changed and there is not way on an iPhone to override a photo for a single group. Would write a new review but this one keeps coming up. Every release forgets my login then tells me my password is wrong and forces a reset of my account. Poor human factors design or maybe no human factors design and the implementation is just whatever accidentally get put in by random developers on the team. Needs done adult supervision in the development process.

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