Thanks for an amazing Nametag Day!

San Francisco | New York | Pittsburgh
First Saturday in June (Next: June 4, 2016)

On June 6, 2015 we gave out thousands of nametags and the feeling of camaraderie was everywhere.

Keep making the world a friendlier and more awesome place, and we'll see you on June 4!

Instagram and Twitter #nametagday:

  • San Francisco

    After party:
    Southern Pacific Brewing Co
    620 Treat Ave

    Locations (11a-5p):

    Hayes & Linden
    On the park side

    17th and Castro
    Jane Werner plaza in the center

    Dolores Park
    In the park near Dolores & 19th

    Powell & Market
    Cable car turnaround

    Golden Gate Park
    Between Cal Academy of Sciences and de Young

  • New York

    Locations (11a-5p):

    Central Park South

    Union Square

  • Pittsburgh

    Locations (11a-5p):

    539 Liberty Avenue
    (Dream Cream Ice Cream)

  • Sorocaba, Brazil


    Colégio Objetivo Sorocaba

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What's in a nametag?

A nametag says “I am open. I want to talk to you.” It adds an element of humanity to our day, breaking down an invisible barrier between us. As we walk around our cities, we often forget to notice the people around us and miss out on chances to connect.

How can I sign up?

Sign up in San Francisco or New York to help hand out Nametags. You can also spread the word: share Nametag Day on Facebook or Twitter, or to a listserv. We can also give you nametags to do your own thing. Just send us a message and let us know what you want to plan!

Meet your neighbors

Ever wanted to connect with the thousands of people walking past you? Each day brings opportunities to make new friends and share experiences. All too often, we forget to notice the people around us. Nametag Day aims to break this barrier with a bit of spontaneity and silliness, strengthening the human element of the urban experience.

Let's document the day!

Add photos on Instagram with #nametagday and we’ll put them up on our site! Send us a tweet at @nametagday if you take any videos.

"We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects."
—Herman Melville

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