What happens in a meetup?

I get this question every year, and the answer to that is “It varies.” The food, the games, the activities are different per meetup.

So let some of our organizers and attendees tell you about their experience. For organizers, maybe the following can help you come up with activities. For possible attendees, maybe these will help you decide finally if you’re going to attend a meetup or not.


You can also check out the posts tagged “fan report” in our Tumblr or our site gallery.

August Updates

As of August 12, there have been 48 meetups submitted to the directory. Countries with meetups include Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Portugal, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom and United States!


“But there’s still no meetup in my city!”
Again and again, I will remind you that most hosts start their planning during September and October. (If you really can’t wait, you can organize your own or submit your city to our “Hetalia Day Wanted Here” page.)

And speaking of Hetalia Day Wanted Here

There have been numerous requests for (more) Hetalia Day meetups in the following countries: Australia, Belgium, Canada, El Salvador, Germany, Malaysia, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States and Vietnam. For which cities in those countries, please visit the page.

Meanwhile, the cities/locations with the strongest demand for a Hetalia Day meetup (according to that list) are:

  1. Canton, Ohio USA
  2. Phoenix, Arizona USA and Cary/Raleigh, North Carolina  USA
  3. Trondheim, Norway
  4. Avondale, Arizona USA
  5. Vaughan, Ontario, Canada