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Upcoming Speed Dating Events in Brisbane


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The Mix Bar
Fri, 5 July, 7:00 pm AEST
765 Stanley St, Woolloongabba QLD 4102
Tickets from $29.90 AUD
Hey Chica!
Fri, 12 July, 7:00 pm AEST
14/315 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Tickets from $29.90 AUD
Pig ‘N’ Whistle Brunswick Street
Sat, 20 July, 6:00 pm AEST
Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006
Tickets from $29.90 AUD
The Fourth Monkey Cocktail Bar & Grill
Fri, 26 July 2024, 7:00 pm AEST
58 Mollison St, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Tickets from $29.90 AUD
The Mix Bar
Fri, 2 August, 7:00 pm AEST
765 Stanley St, Woolloongabba QLD 4102
Tickets from $29.90 AUD
Hey Chica!
Fri, 9 August, 7:00 pm AEST
14/315 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Tickets from $29.90 AUD

3756+ people

Attend each Month

10104+ Dates

Mini Dates each week

43 Attendees

Average event attendance

735 Events

Singles events each year

Why Choose Speed Dating Social in Brisbane?

This should be changed to ‘Choose Speed Dating Social when in Brisbane!’ Why you ask? We’ll for one I’m Brisbane born and bread, so I love our city as much as anyone. From West Ends quirky markets, to the upcoming Newstead bars, even as far as Northlakes. And I’ll admit it, I got my first tattoo at the Gold Coast. But let’s stay on track because we’re hear to talk about love. You heard me, that’s speed dating events in Brisbane, for you sexy North siders and yes, I guess you south siders are welcome too! 

So what are these things call singles events? Put simply, they’re social events for all you good undiscovered and un attached individuals. That’s divorcees – check, just been through a breakup? – check, or are you just over that endless ocean of swipes and want to find you and your pet cats a companion to come home to? 

Jump into Brisbane’s Dating Pool 

You’ve come to the right place, not only is Brisbane’s dating pool, large and expanding, it’s got tones of smart, sophisticated(not me) singles! That means you rich folk in Newfarm, come to a dating night! We’ve got the best venues from the Valley to the CBD! Check out the Pig n Whistle on Brusnwick street. Or sip a few classy cocktails from Fridays upstairs balcony as you watch the Citycats wiz by on our beautiful Brisbane river while chatting up someone new!

Think of it as a matchmaking service but for groups. We organize blind dating events for all you Brissy locals including over 40s and 50s events, and most popularly we also do Christian speed dating too. It’s about choosing an event where everyone is on your levels. That way you’ll meet a group of matches with the same lifestyle and values. Things like LGBTQ events or gay singles nights! 

And it’s super straight forward, just book an Eventbrite ticket. And yes please choose the right gender if it’s a hetro night, that means gentlemen – book a male ticket. Ladies, book a female ticket! It’s pretty simple. Then on the night, jump in, you’ll looked after by our personal hosts, the amazing Edward, the dudes full of energy and life. And the beautiful Christine, who also does model work on the side. 

So that’s it, just turn up, show the hosts your ticket and they’ll write you a name card and find you the best seat in the venue (hint, it’s beside the bar so you can get more drinks). And when you turn up, of course that’s 15 mins early, cause you good folks would never be late, also remember to sing into our QR Code! What? I know, but it’s supper chilled, so scan it. It’ll then ask for your deets such as name, mobile and email, then you’ll sent a joining link and are able to select whichever dates tickle your fancy directly from your phone! 

I know right, gone are the paper score cards and multitude of missing pens that you never return. We have the best developers and are already on version 4.0 of our matching app. So you simply click ‘Match’ or ‘Friend’ whenever you like someone. The best part is this always sends your details across, so whenever someone is keen on you, you’ll know about it. Great hey! And you’ll get all their contact details at 8am the next morning. 

Stop the Catfishing

And you’ve seen Hitch, you know what speed dating is, a bunch of fast paced chats in person. Scary I know, but you can do it, like Tinder in the flesh! That way you can actually see what they’re like, no more catfishing please! And because they’re in front of you, you can actually talk instead of being ghosted (I know you, you sexy individual have never been ghosted, but it happens). Oh and I almost forgot, there’s also mingle time to grab drinks, that’s before (if yo early), at the intermission and of course those who want to stay longer are also welcome to! That’s past 9pm if your mum approves… 

So stop play Dungens and Dragons, and tell your boss you need an early mark, because we’ve got dating to do! Remember that’s 7 to 17 mini dates in one night, that would be a years worth of dates for me! So book a spot, wear something sexy and meet your next long term partner, in crime. Peace homies! 

Our Singles Evens in Brisbane Are For All Ages!

Well they’re almost for all ages. Remember most events are held in bars and our friends in the police insist, one should be over 18 be at such a venue. Now why bars you ask? We’ll we’re in the business of introducing fine singles to each other, no matter what their age. That’s why we can’t use Newfarm Park, because what happens if it rains or is creepy at night? And you’re right there are restaurants, but Maccas said no 🙁 So that leaves Brisbane’s best bars and nightclubs. Places like the Mix bar in Woolloongabba and Hey Chica! You don’t even have to drink, but they have lights and tables so you can sit and easily meet someone at the same stage of life as you. 

Speedy Dating For Over 50s You Sexy Baby Boomers

Calling all un attached empty nesters. If you’re in your fifties, single, live in Brisvagus and in the search for your next match, come to an over 50s speed dating event. See how I slipped that keyword in (please don’t punish me Google). Seriously though, it’s fun, it’s fast and you’ll meet a multitude of mature individuals in one night. I’m talking professionals, maybe your kids have grown up and now you’ve hit the golden years with all that time and expendable income and want someone to share your life with. Well sign up, we’ve even got the Junk Bar in Ashgrove so you don’t have to worry about parking and we can’t wait to meet you. 

Finding love at 40s singles events

Can you still find love at 40? I should certainty hope so. And your chances will dramatically increase by attending an event. I mean if you met 15 singles in one evening who are literally paying to meet their next partner, could it get any easier? Like noting in life is guaranteed, but it’s a pretty good shot at finding the one! So book a spot and drop in, I’ll be gentle – I promise. And it’s super easy, the ladies chill at one table and the gentlemen are rotated every five minutes. Now I know you could go all night long, but our events only last for 2 hours. Think prime time 7pm to 9pm on a Friday or Saturday night. Alright sometimes Thursdays, but I know how much you hate being tired on a school night so I always aim for weekend booking. That way you can party all night while meeting that next 40 something single who’s right for you. 

20s & 30s blind dating nights

Not specifically for blind people, although anyone sigh impaired is most welcome. But a blind dating night refers to and event where you simply don’t know who you’re going to meet. This is for your spicy uni graduate millennials in our twenty’s to you somewhat maturing adults in your 30s. Don’t worry we have great age ranges like 25-36yrs, that way you can meet someone who gets you! You don’t have to attend a singles party with the intent of getting married, nor is it a swingers party. They’re simply chilled speed dating events. Think, meeting one person at a time, then the next. Yes it can feel like 3mins if they’re hot or 10mins if you’re just not feeling it. But I pinky promise, I rotate everyone at the 5 minute mark, or at least that’s the idea. That way you can get through 12 dates in 1 night, and I so hope you find that someone special too x 

Finding The Right Singles Events Near You

Look I get it, north siders don’t like south siders, because you have a big nose or something. Honestly, why did they even bother with the gateway bridge if you’re not going to mix. Because you can’t make pancakes or a singles mixer without mixing… 

Anyway I get it, you don’t like driving, the M3 is bumper to bumper and don’t even get me started on parking fees. That’s why we bring the events to you. So whatever your suburb or location, say NO to long distance dating and attend a speed dating event near you. 

Calling all Paddington singles 

I know, you’ve made some good life choices and get to live in Paddington, aside from Bardon, it’s possibly one of the richer classy suburbs in QLD. So for you classy singles I’d recommend The Brass Barrel, it’s sleek and easy for a casual chat or even Frank’s Social Club. Come out, it’s fun, social and whimisical to meet face to face someone just like you! 

Logan Sweethearts

Look I know you Logan locals cop it, but I’m sure your area is improving. With places like Chung Tian Temple and the Daisy Hill Koala Centre, you might not just find a date but also some cute cuddles too! So forget driving all the way up the Bruce Highway, I’ve asked the Beenleigh Artisan Distillers to hose our marvelous events! So book a spot and meet some Logan singles who are just like you! 

Ipswich Sinlge Sensations

Guilty, I’m bad at coming up with titles. But at least it’s original, like a date night at Ipswich Art Gallery, or if you’re not that posh, try an Ipswich speed dating event at Pumpyard Bar and Brewery. You know the drill, we book an even amount of guys and girls, unless it’s a fab gay event. That way there’s heaps of people for a fun series of chats on your quest to find the one! 

Redcliffe Relationships 

I included this one purely for the title, I mean who wouldn’t want to meet local singles. This area is increasing in value and so are you! Even as a kid I played in Settlement Cove Lagoon, and ran along the Redcliffe Jetty. So if you’d like to run into your next relationship, or situationship – whatever takes your fancy, then come along too! And what better place then the The Belvedere Hotel, we’ve got comfy booths, plenty of seats near the bar. There’s mingle time before the events with canopies’ and plenty of singles to meet too! 

Gold Coast Dating Near the Beach! 

Gold Coast singles, and not just Schoolies! I’m talking you mature folk in your 20s, 30s and 40s, get over to Surfers Paradise and meet someone the old fashioned way. Yes I get it, you want to explore Burleigh Heads or an adventure park. But wouldn’t it be that much more fun saying hi to Nemo at Sea World if you had a partner to take? Held at the best places, our Gold Coast singles nights are hosted at The Island Rooftop and Mr. PP’s Deli & Rooftop at Southport. That way you can meet some locals and find a fling or date who loves the beach as much as you. 

Sunshine Coast Events for Sandy Summer Love

You heard me, what’s Brisbane’s Sunny coast famous for if not summer love? Now you can meet your next fling, or hopefully serious committed relationship, and who knows, you might even move in together and get a place near The Ginger Factory, cause who doesn’t love ginger! But first things first, we host dating events at Sunshine Coast’s best venues, think of places like Rick’s Garage and The Boat Shed. So meet some people, get your matches, progress it to marriage and have your honeymoon at the Blue Mountains. For that or anything in between, book and event and come meet your next match in person yo! 

Book Now, It's Simple

Most book early, so don’t miss out

Book A Ticket

Simply book an Eventbrite speed dating ticket to secure your spot

Hosts Greet You

Turn up and be greeted by friendly hosts who get you settled

Get Your Own Table

Get your own table where you can comfortably mingle

Enjoy 12 Fun Mini Dates

Enjoy 12 fast 5minute dates making it easy to meet one on one

Tick Yes To Anyone On Your Phone

Anonymously tick yes on anyone you like, yes it’s that easy

Matches Sent The Next Day

Receive your matches and contact details of everyone who selects you

Finding Gay Love and Christian Singles Nights

Now love is love and that’s why our in person match making events have room for everyone! Or at least I’m trying. I kid you not, we’ve had request for naked, lesbian, Indian, Asian and Christian speed dating events. Now I know what you’re thinking, ‘How is one hot host going to hold that many events?’ Well I’m working on it and here’s what it means for you. 

Gay singles events in Brisbane

You know in all my time of running event’s I’ve personally had the most fun at gay speed dating nights. I know those in the community have Her, Grinder and Scruff. But I’m talking real life events for you fantastic queer folk, to meet others in the community in a secure, safe and accepting environment. Because HELLO it’s 2024, get with it fam. 

They’re the event where gay men can meet other gay men to form relationships. Or hook up, I know how us guys are. But there’s also Lesbian and Bi, Trans, whatever you identify as, lets run some LGBTQ++ events in Brisbane! That way you can meet someone, find someone and have a real relationship like they do on those Disney movies. Whether you want an Indian Pocahontas or beauty and a Beast(clearly myself). Anything is possible so book your spot and meet some queer singles our north side events in QLD. 

Christin Dating Events for Brisbane Singles

That’s right, you’re single, Christian and know the God is as important in your quest to find love and marriage. Maybe you haven’t found that sexy someone in your connect group and keeping it to church is too close to home. Well get off ChristianMingle, we’re all about meeting your next partner in the flesh, the way God intended. Even Jesus was surrounded by people he loved and so should you.

So grab your bible and a bunch of roses, because we’re running Christian singles events at Cathedral of St Stephen and Saint John’s Anglican Cathedral. It’ll be full, there’s heaps of smart, sophisticated singles who get your love of God. So book a ticket because they’ve got the same faith as you. 

Asian Dating Nights in Queensland

Asian singles, I get it, there’s something inherently sexy about them. Yes my current girlfriend is Chinese but I’m talking about singles events for all Asians including Koreans, Japanese and Philippines. These are designed for single Asian women to meet their next partner with someone who respects their cultural and strong family values. So if you’re looking for a date to take to New Farm Park, or dessert night at Eat Street Markets. Come here first and find that someone special. 

How a Speed Dating Social Event Works

You did it, you booked an Eventbrite ticket and if you’re in Melbourne I can’t wait to meet you! I know, you’re coming to meet your next partner, not the host. But that doesn’t mean I can’t be excited. But how does speed dating work? 

Chosse an event

Yep, step 1 book an event – I didn’t see that coming. But seriously book a spot, please. Pappa’s gotta eat and I’m tired of 2 min noodles. As mentioned before there’s many different types. Honestly I’d just start with an age range you fit into such as an over 50s event (if you’re in your’e prime) 

Now I know you see it’s also posted on our Brisbane Meetup group, but you’ve got to book an eventbrite ticket. That way we know you’re coming cause I’ve got to do crazy stuff like balancing numbers and ratios. 

Turn up 15mins early

This one is more of a begging request from hour host Edward and Christine then a pressing must. But still for us to check your ticket, neatlyish write your name card and get you settled takes time. Plus our events are epic easily netting 40 attendees, so you can’t all turn up at 7pm and expect it to start straight away.

Scan that matching app

Sadly it’s not a dating app like Tinder’s 2 billion dollars in revenue last year. But we have tireless created and battle tested our Matching App 4.0. But it doesn’t work unless you sign in, so when you arrive, scan the QR code, enter the Event Code along with your details. That way you can see, match with and select anyone right through your phone. I’ve even included a profile pic, yes it’s optional, but you’re tying to stand out of 20 dates here so upload a cool photo and make sure she chooses you. 

Start Them Social Mingles 

I know, we’re still waiting for the late commers to arrive but you’ve got work to do. Before the event isn’t just drinks time, it’s warm up time. I mean warming up your vocal chords and start chatting, to the hosts, the bar staff and all the other attendees. The name of the game is to be social and meet people, so start chatting. And as an added bonus, the more people you talk to, the better you get at it and the more cool and socially proofed you’ll look. 

Find your table! 

This is the hard part, if I tell you to start at table 7, you’ll need to find table 7. And yes you’re right, it’ll be the table with a big 7 on it. So go and chill there and I’ll do my best to tell everyone else to find their seat. Now ladies you just chill at your table. Gentlemen, every 5 mins we’ll get you to rotate up one to your next date. So say it with me ‘After table 7, comes table number 8’. Very good! Now let’s get laid. 

Tick ‘Match’ For Love

So you see them, they’re rich, own a yacht and have a hot body, it’s time to click ‘Match’ on our Matching App. Now what? Well now you have to get married, lucky I’m also a marriage celebrant and give 5% discount of weddings on the weekend. Kidding! But really just tick ‘Match’ if you like them. It’s simple, your answers saved in the cloud and I don’t even ask you to find a tricky submit button. Now there’s no limit to matches, and whenever you or someone ticks yes, it sends their contact details to that party the next day. So you know, you can tee up a date and make a baby. 

Speed friending 

Yes, we’ve also include a ‘Friends’ option. Now don’t threat, you won’t get stuck in the Friend Zone, or maybe you will depending on how you act. But at worst it’ll just start the plot for a beautiful romantic movie about your life. But if you tick ‘Friend’ and the other party ticks ‘Match’ Then it’s be downgraded as a friendship match, just like real life. I know, I feel the pain, but this option actually dramatically increase the amount of contact details that everyone gets. So it’s kind of a good thing… 

Mingle at Intermission

Half way break time – Yippee! After and hour of dating it’s 8pm and time for that much needed 10min intermission break. Grab a drink, stretch your legs and go meet some more people. This is your chance, to literally walk up to anyone in the room and do the Joey ‘How you doin?’. It’s that simple, we’re all here to meet people, the ice is broken so make use of the intermission too! 

Hang around at the end

Ding time’s up! What already you ask? – Yes, 2 hours of speed dating is actually a long time, hopefully you’ve have twelve chats and met your next wife or husband. But even then, don’t run away because there’s still more chatting to do. You see at the end is the time, you’re in the zone, and all you have to do if find the one you like and keep the conversation going. So go ask if they’d like another drink and bounce them to the next bar too. 

Try to contact your matches

Bing! You’ve got matches! Kinda like winning the lotto, but instead of winning money, you lose money when paying for dates and yet that’s half the fun. Remember the next morning you’ll both be texted and emailed a link to view your matches in our Matching App. That’s all the mobile numbers of everyone who selected to you. 

One of the biggest problems is remembering who they are, that’s why you should have put up your profile photo. On the night if you click someone’s name it also had the option to write notes. You know, ‘sexy teacher from Samford’. That way you’ll know who you’re messaging. 

Now remember to message your dates, something chilled like ‘How did you go last night?’, or ‘find your next husband yet?’. Just get a convo started and slowly warm it up. Then when the time is right, set up your second date. And remember you’ve got to name your first kid after me, Darcy Jnr. Now good luck you sexy thing, book a Brisbane speed dating event and come meet us soon! 

It All Starts With A Date

Whatever you’re looking for, they’re only 1 five minute chat away

Social Blind Dating Nights

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Success Stories 💑

Many have already found love

“I would like to let you know that last month,

I attended one of your speed dating nights in Hardware Lane and met the most beautiful girl. We connected and you sent our numbers to us.
We met up again the next day and have been on many dates and have spoken every day, for hours It’s been 6 weeks + and going strong.
Just wanted to let you know of one of your success stories. The future looks bright.
We recommend your speed dating nights to every single person we speak to. It was so much fun. Thank you.”

“I just wanted to let you know…

That I won’t been attending your next event. I had already purchased the ticket earlier… I attended the last event and had a wonderful time… after I worked up the courage to actually walk in…
I was so nervous and almost didn’t go in but I am really glad I did I have made a connection with a great guy and am looking forward to pursuing that and seeing how we go.

So thank you for all the effort in putting these events together… don’t worry about giving me a refund on the ticket, maybe you can give that to someone that rocks up on the night without a ticket as I know how hard They are to get. thanks so much again.”

“When I went to my first speed dating event, I had zero expectations

– less than zero actually.
But yup, when I walked into that bar, I saw him and went all nervous.
I wouldn’t say our first conversation was scintillating. I don’t even remember what small talk we made – maybe our jobs.
At the end of the event, I saw him sitting alone and asked whether I could sit next to him. He said he wanted to see me again and I said the same.
We are now happily and exclusively together. If I have any advice to give anyone, it would be to give speed dating a try. I was lucky to have found my person the first time around. But I had been online dating for a year with no success.
We are now happily and exclusively together. If I have any advice to give anyone, it would be to give speed dating a try. I was lucky to have found my person the first time around. But I had been online dating for a year with no success.

You may not find someone the first time or the 10th time, but at least these guys take the trouble to show up and put their best foot forward. They are making the effort which is more than I can say for some people on online dating sites – and that’s not even counting the sleazeballs.
– a happy attendee”

Frequently Asked Questions

Signing up is easy! Simply visit our website, select the ‘Brisbane’ section, and browse through the upcoming events. Choose the one that suits you best, and click on the registration link to secure your ticket through our online booking system.

We cater to a diverse range of interests and age groups, including:

  • Speed Dating for 20s and 30s: A vibrant night out for young adults.
  • Over 40s Speed Dating: Ideal for those seeking more mature conversations.
  • LGBTQ+ Speed Dating: Inclusive events for the community.

Themed Nights: Specific interests like “Fitness Enthusiasts”, “Wine Lovers”, or “Cultural Aficionados” are covered in special events.

Our events take place in hand-picked venues across Brisbane, from laid-back pubs in West End to trendy bars in Fortitude Valley. Each venue is chosen for its atmosphere, comfort, and suitability for conversation.

The dress code for our speed dating events is smart casual. We recommend dressing in a way that expresses your personality while also being presentable. Comfort is key, as you will be interacting with several people throughout the event.

Typically, you’ll meet between 10 to 20 other singles in one night. Each date lasts about five minutes, ensuring you have enough time to get an initial impression while keeping the evening dynamic and engaging.

If you and another participant both express interest in each other, we consider this a match. You will receive each other’s contact details within 24 hours of the event, allowing you both to take things forward at your own pace.

Absolutely! Attending with a friend can help ease any nerves and make the event even more enjoyable. Just make sure your friend also registers for the event as all participants need a ticket.

You can cancel your registration up to 30 days before the event for a full refund. Cancellations made closer to the event date may be subject to a cancellation fee as detailed on our website.

Safety is our top priority. All venues are vetted for security and a positive atmosphere. Additionally, our event staff are always on hand to assist with any concerns. We adhere to strict privacy policies to protect your information and only share contact details with mutual matches.

  • Be Respectful: Treat everyone with kindness and respect.
  • Stay Discreet: Personal information should be shared judiciously.

Follow Time Guidelines: Each mini-date should last no longer than five minutes to ensure everyone has the opportunity to meet each other.