A great resource to go to when trying to make friends with common interests in the Bay Area is

There are so many great groups you can join if you are looking to meet friends in your area who loves all things Korean culture like you do! Below are some of the best, currently active groups you can join on Meetup.


Eastbay Korean Language Meetup

East Bay Area (Berkeley, CA)

This Meetup is for people mainly in the Berkeley, CA area, however sometimes they go to other events around the area such as in Oakland, CA. Check them out if you are “interested in the Korean language and the Korean culture.”

The Red Lantern: Bay Area Asian Cinephiles

San Francisco Bay Area

This Meetup is for lovers of film to come together and watch movies from all kinds of Asian cultures–including Korean.

San Francisco Korean Language & Culture Meetup

San Francisco Bay Area

This Meetup is for people looking to “practice Conversation Korean and English language while making new friends.”

San Francisco Korean Social Group

San Francisco Bay Area

This Meetup is for people looking to be a part of a “safe, welcoming, and fun place for Koreans/Korean Americans to meet and hangout.”


This list is always growing and evolving. If you have any suggestions for an additions to this page, please contact us here.

If you have any knowledge or experience of these groups to now be inactive or unsafe in any way, please be sure to contact us.