3 Ways to {Meet New People} in Williamsburg

3 Ways to {Meet New People} in Williamsburg

Posted in Entertainment on August 23, 2017

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Looking for ways to meet new people and get involved in the Williamsburg community? Well you're in luck! Check out 3 of the best ways you can meet like-minded people that may just become great friends!

ZogSports Fall Leagues

Whether you're a former D1 athlete, or you just want to enjoy some friendly competition, ZogSports has a league for you. Zog is the social sports community that makes it easy to create real personal connections. This Fall, they're bringing 5 different league options to Williamsburg! With multiple levels of play from casual to competitive, and post-game happy hours each week, ZogSports is the most fun way to feel connected. Play sports, make new friends, and be part of something bigger! Hurry up, as registration ends on Thursday, August 31st!

Fall registration is OPEN! Use the code "HAVEANIGHT" to save $10 on your first registration!


If you're a foodie, you love to try new things, and/or you enjoy a Summer Saturday outside in the park, Smorgasburg is for you! Smorgasburg is located in Williamsburg's East River Park (Kent Ave & North 7th St.) from 11am-6pm every Saturday through November. The collection of over 100 spots selling prepared and packaged foods and other local goods offers many opportunities to strike up a conversation with other people who enjoy the same things that you do! See someone taking a picture of their food? Offer to help out and you might just make a new friend!


Volunteering is one of the best ways to meet new people who share the same goal to have a positive impact on their community. Check out 3 awesome options for volunteering in and around Williamsburg:

  • NYC Service - NYC Service is run by the Mayor's Office. You can search by zip code or area of interest to find opportunities in your own neighborhood.
  • Do Good Right Here - Do Good Right Here is the online home of the Brooklyn Community Foundation's volunteer initiative. Their main goal is to raise awareness of local non-profit organizations by encouraging locals to volunteer.
  • New York Cares - New York Cares is New York City's largest volunteer organization, running programs for more than 1,300 nonprofits, city agencies, and public schools.

Written by John Connell

John likes to think he is very gifted. His talents include napping, eating sunflower seeds, growing a neckbeard, Ja Rule karaoke, and napping. Recovering from a knee injury, John is currently limited to bar games like shuffleboard, pool, and darts, and accepts all challengers. An avid sports fan, the only thing he enjoys more than attending a game, is the beach. Don't let the knee injury fool you though, he can still get down on the dance floor!