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Upcoming Speed Dating Events in Brisbane

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The Mix Bar
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Fri, 2 August, 7:00 pm AEST
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765 Stanley St, Woolloongabba QLD 4102
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Hey Chica!
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Fri, 9 August, 7:00 pm AEST
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14/315 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Pig ‘N’ Whistle Brunswick Street
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Sat, 17 August, 6:00 pm AEST
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Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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The Fourth Monkey Cocktail Bar & Grill
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Fri, 20 September, 7:00 pm AEST
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58 Mollison St, South Brisbane QLD 4101
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Bar Gusto
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Sat, 31 August, 7:00 pm AEST
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601 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Pig ‘N’ Whistle Brunswick Street
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Fri, 6 September, 6:00 pm AEST
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Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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The Mix Bar
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Fri, 13 September, 7:00 pm AEST
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765 Stanley St, Woolloongabba QLD 4102
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Hey Chica!
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Fri, 20 September, 7:00 pm AEST
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14/315 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Bar Gusto
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Sat, 28 September, 6:00 pm AEST
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601 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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The Fourth Monkey Cocktail Bar & Grill
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Fri, 4 October, 7:30 pm AEST
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58 Mollison St, South Brisbane QLD 4101
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD

Over 50s Speed Dating Social Events In Brisbane

Speed dating for over 50s in Brisbane offers a unique opportunity for mature singles to find romance in Queensland’s vibrant capital. This social event format brings together individuals in their golden years, often referred to as “silver foxes,” “empty nesters,” or “seasoned daters,” for a series of brief, five-minute encounters. Many attendees may have previously tried dating apps like SilverSingles or OurTime, specifically designed for this age group, but are now seeking a more personal approach. At this stage of life, singles often prioritize companionship, shared interests, and emotional compatibility in potential partners.

Booking a speed dating event through Eventbrite is straightforward, and attending in Brisbane is an exciting experience. Popular suburbs for these events include Fortitude Valley, New Farm, and West End. In Fortitude Valley, the trendy bar Cloudland hosts over 50s singles nights, offering a glamorous atmosphere with its cascading gardens, crystal-encrusted bars, and live music that creates a lively backdrop for conversations. The unique features of Cloudland enhance the speed dating experience for “mature romantics” by providing talking points and a sense of occasion. A signature drink to order might be their famous Cloudland Martini. When attending singles events at this stage of life, it’s essential to be open-minded and authentic.

In New Farm, The Osbourne Hotel is another popular venue for speed dating socials. This historic pub, with its beautiful beer garden, craft beer selection, and gourmet gastropub menu, provides a relaxed setting for “silver singles” to mingle. The outdoor space is particularly conducive to easy conversation, while the diverse beer options offer a great icebreaker for attendees. A recommended drink here would be one of their local craft beers on tap. Two tips for attending speed dating at this age: focus on shared experiences and don’t be afraid to show your sense of humor. 

Lastly, in West End, The Catchment Brewing Co. hosts speed dating events in its industrial-chic space, featuring house-brewed beers, a rooftop bar, and themed areas that cater to different moods. These unique aspects allow “seasoned daters” to find comfortable spaces for their mini-dates, whether they prefer a lively atmosphere or a quieter corner for conversation. Their signature Catchment Pale Ale is a great choice to sip while meeting potential matches. When speed dating at this life stage, it’s important to be confident in who you are and what you’re looking for in a partner.

Speed Dating Social

Founded by relationship expert Darcy Todd in 2020, Speed Dating Social has hosted over 787 successful events, introducing more than 37,423 singles. We pride ourselves on always maintaining equal ratios of men and women, ensuring every attendee has someone to talk to throughout the night. Tickets are affordably priced at $29.90 for early birds and $34.90 for last-minute bookings. We have a strict no-refund policy within 30 days of an event to maintain these balanced numbers and create the best possible experience for all attendees. For any inquiries or to discuss your romantic journey, contact our dedicated team at matches@speeddatingsocial.com.

Attendee Reviews

Jeffery
Jeffery
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I tried a speed dating night in Sydney, it was pretty good, I think 2 ladies didn't show up but I still got about 14 dates
Sarah
Sarah
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was a fun night out with my girlfriends, some conversations were a tad dull but 2 cute guys made it worth it and even got their numbers
Steph H
Steph H
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I didn't know speed dating was a thing but I'm new to the area and was good meeting some new people
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How It Works

Ever wanted to try or wondered how a speed dating event works? It’s easy, just follow these 6 steps:

Book A Ticket

Simply book a ticket through our website or Eventbrite to secure your spot

Hosts Greet You

Turn up and be greeted by friendly hosts who help scan you into our matching portal

Get Your Own Table

Be assigned your own table where you can comfortably mingle one on one

Enjoy 12 Fun Mini Dates

Be rotated every 5 minutes and enjoy 12 fast 5minute dates

Tick Yes To Anyone On Your Phone

Anonymously tick yes on anyone you like from your phone

Matches Sent The Next Day

Receive your matches and contact details of everyone who selects you the next day

Frequently Asked Questions

Dress to impress, but keep it comfortable and age-appropriate. Smart casual is usually the way to go. For men, consider well-fitted slacks with a collared shirt or a nice polo. Ladies might opt for a stylish blouse with trousers or a flattering dress. If you’re looking to update your wardrobe, check out Trendy Threads on Adelaide Street in Brisbane CBD. They have a great selection of fashionable yet age-appropriate clothing for mature adults.

Brisbane singles in their 50s often enjoy discussing travel experiences and local cultural events. You could chat about recent trips to the Gold Coast or plans to visit the Queensland Art Gallery. Another great topic is the vibrant food scene in Brisbane – maybe swap recommendations for the best riverside restaurants. These conversations could easily lead to a second date at a new exhibition or trying out a recommended eatery together.

Confidence is key, but a bit of pampering never hurts! For a pre-event spruce up, visit Toni & Guy on Queen Street. They’re great with mature styles – ask for a fresh cut that’s easy to maintain but gives you a confidence boost. Ladies might consider a blowout or a natural-looking makeup application to feel their best.

Speed Dating Social events typically aim for around 40 attendees – usually 20 men and 20 women. In Brisbane, you’ll likely meet people from various suburbs, with many coming from New Farm and Paddington. This mix gives you a great chance of meeting someone local, increasing the likelihood of compatibility and ease of future dates.

Absolutely! Many attendees at these events are often referred to as “silver singles” or “mature daters”. They’ve usually had past relationships and are looking for companionship, possibly long-term partnerships. Many are seeking meaningful connections rather than casual flings, valuing shared life experiences and compatibility.

Dating in your 50s can be fantastic! You’re likely more financially stable, have a wealth of life experiences to share, and know yourself better. There’s often more free time to dedicate to relationships. People in this age group tend to be clearer about what they want, leading to more honest and fulfilling connections. Many are looking for genuine companionship and shared interests rather than starting families or navigating early career pressures.

Apart from speed dating events, consider joining local community groups. The Brisbane City Council often runs over 50s fitness classes in local parks – great for meeting health-conscious singles. Book clubs at libraries like Brisbane Square Library attract avid readers. For music lovers, the Brisbane Jazz Club hosts regular events that draw a mature crowd. To get involved, check the council website for fitness classes, ask at your local library about book clubs, or simply show up to a jazz night and strike up a conversation!

Check out “Brisbane 50+ Social Group” on Meetup.com – they organize various activities from walks to dinners. “Brisbane Over 50s Singles Social Club” is another great option, focusing on creating a friendly environment for mature singles to mingle. “Active Seniors Brisbane” organizes outdoor activities and day trips. These meetups are usually relaxed and welcoming. When you attend, be open to chatting with new people, participate in the activities, and don’t be shy about exchanging contact details if you hit it off with someone!

Melbourne Locations

Sunshine Coast

Caboolture

Morayfield

Burpengary

Strathpine

Albany Creek

Strathpine

Ashgrove

Toowong

Inala

Narangba

Evet Locations

Gold Coast

Northlakes

Chermside

Boondal

Nundah

Southbank

Brisbane CBD

Wynnum

Carindale

Sunnybank

Mooloolaba

VIC Events

Glass House Mountains

Acacia Ridge

Springwood

Capalaba

Redbank Plains

Browns Plains

Loganholm

Beenleigh

Victoria Point

Ipswich

Redcliffe