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Free Meetup Alternatives

The best free alternative to Meetup is Mobilizon, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Meetup and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Meetup are Bumble, Get Together, DownToMeet and Facebook Local.

Meetup alternatives are mainly Social Networks but may also be Dating Services or Event Ticketing Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Meetup.
This page was last updated Jun 21, 2022
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Helps groups of people with shared interests plan meetings and form clubs in local communities around the world.

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  1. From a friends and familiy birthday party to a march for climate change, today, our gatherings are trapped in the tech giants' platforms. How to get organized, how to click on “I join” without providing intimate data on Facebook or locking yourself in MeetUp?

    Mobilizon vs Meetup opinions
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    inshilon

    Mobilizon features most of what Meetup has to offer, and it is completely free and owned typically by individuals and small communities, that won't exploit you.

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  2. Bumble

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
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    Bumble connects you to people around you. After two people mutually opt in by swiping right, they're added to each other's 'hive' of connections. The woman has to say something first within 24 hours or the connection disappears forever.

    Bumble vs Meetup opinions
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    Nothing against Bumble, but it's a dating app, not a general purpose meeting aggregator like Meetup.

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  3. Get Together

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    Get Together is an open source event manager for local communities.

    Get Together vs Meetup opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Get Together is a great alternative to Meetup.
    inshilon

    It allows to create location-based groups, just like Meetup, and plan events for them.

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    The service is free and open source, allows you to search based on location, and is available for teams to use.

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  4. DownToMeet

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Online

    DownToMeet is a platform to organize, find, and attend group events. If you're down to meet people in your area and find new friends, you belong here.

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    DownToMeet vs Meetup opinions
    Almost everyone thinks DownToMeet is a great alternative to Meetup.
    AstridChristyne

    Some of the design is a carbon copy and is very promising. The cost is less (free while in beta).

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  5. Facebook Local

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Facebook

    Our new name is Facebook Local! We’ve updated our events app to help you discover places and things to do recommended by friends you know and trust.

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    I can't think of anything that offers a better viable alternative than Facebook Events to Meetup, which thankfully also has no fees.

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  6. Platform where you can search, propose, take part, help organize or publish workshops, lectures, discussions, etc...

  7. Gancio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    A shared agenda for local communities.

  8. Agorakit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Agorakit is web-based, open source groupware for citizens. By creating collaborative groups, people can discuss topics, organize events, store files and keep everyone updated as needed.

    Agorakit vs Meetup opinions
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    Almost all the features of meetup, but for free

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  9. Attendize Event Ticketing

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Attendize is an open-source event ticketing and event management application built using the Laravel PHP framework. Attendize was created to offer event organisers a simple solution for managing general admission events.

  10. DownToDash

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone

    DownToDash is a mobile app that connects people based on what they are down to do like workouts, sports, eating, travelling and other activities. Users can create a specific plan (example: play Tennis on Thursday at 5 pm) and other users can swipe down for the plan.

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