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Upcoming Speed Dating Events in Strathpine

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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

Speed Dating Social Events In Strathpine

Looking for love in Strathpine? Speed Dating Social has got you covered with our thrilling events on bustling Gympie Road, the nightlife hub of this charming Queensland suburb. Imagine meeting a dozen potential matches in one evening, all while enjoying the vibrant atmosphere of local bars and pubs. Getting there is a breeze – just hop on the 669 bus or catch the train to Strathpine station, and you’ll be in the heart of the action.

Our events kick off with a relaxed mingle at 7pm, giving you a chance to settle those nerves before the real fun begins. As the clock strikes 7:30, ladies take their seats while gents rotate every 5 minutes, giving you 12 mini-dates to find that spark. Don’t worry about awkward silences – our Matching App 4.0 lets you discreetly select ‘Match’ or ‘Friend’ for each person you meet. After a quick 10-minute intermission at 8:15, you’ll be back in the dating game until 9pm. The best part? You’ll wake up to your matches at 8am the next day, ready to plan your next adventure.

Wondering what to wear? Keep it classy but comfortable – you want to impress, but also feel like yourself. For the ladies, “Dress Code” on Gympie Road has some stunning options that’ll make you feel like a million bucks. And gentlemen, don’t forget – first impressions count! You’ll be meeting singles not just from Strathpine, but also from neighboring Bray Park and Lawnton. It’s a melting pot of local personalities, creating an exciting and diverse dating pool. As an attendee, you’ll feel the buzz of anticipation in the air, mixed with the comfort of knowing everyone’s there for the same reason – to connect. 

Booking is a breeze through Eventbrite, where you can select your age group (20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, or 70s) and even find specialized events for LGBTQ+, Christian, and Asian singles. Not sure what to talk about? Break the ice by chatting about the beautiful Pine Rivers Park – suggest a picnic date there if you hit it off!

Our Venues

The Gympie Tavern, nestled on Gympie Road, is a local favorite for our speed dating events. This cozy pub, with its warm wooden interiors and soft lighting, creates the perfect ambiance for romance to bloom. Built in the 1970s on the site of an old farmhouse, it’s now owned by the charismatic Sarah Thompson, whose personal touch adds a friendly, welcoming vibe to every event. Three unique features make speed dating at The Gympie Tavern unforgettable: the horseshoe-shaped bar allows for easy mingling during breaks, the intimate booth seating creates a sense of privacy for each mini-date, and the outdoor beer garden provides a breath of fresh air for those needing a quick breather between dates. Don’t forget to try their signature “Strathpine Sunset” cocktail – it’s the perfect conversation starter and might just give you that extra boost of confidence. To make the most of your experience here, arrive early to soak in the atmosphere and chat with the friendly staff – they might just have some local dating tips to share!

The Pine Rivers Tavern is a modern twist on the classic Aussie pub. With its sleek design and open-plan layout, it’s the perfect backdrop for our speed dating events. Originally a small country pub built in the 1950s, it was completely renovated in 2015 by current owner Jack Williams, who wanted to create a space that honored the area’s history while looking to the future. This venue boasts three standout features that enhance the speed dating experience: the state-of-the-art sound system ensures you can hear your date clearly, the cleverly designed seating areas allow for both intimacy and easy movement, and the eye-catching local art provides great conversation starters. Be sure to try their famous “Pineapple Express” mocktail – it’s refreshing, unique, and shows you know your way around a menu. For the best experience at The Pine Rivers Tavern, take a moment to appreciate the artwork between dates – you might just find a common interest with your next match!

The Strathpine Centre Bar on Gympie Road, this stylish bar offers a unique speed dating experience. Once a simple cafe, it was transformed into a chic bar in 2018 by enterprising sisters Emma and Olivia Chen. Their vision of creating a space that seamlessly blends shopping and socializing has resulted in a truly one-of-a-kind venue for our events. The Strathpine Centre Bar stands out with three distinct features: its location in a shopping centre means you can easily grab a last-minute accessory, the panoramic windows offer great people-watching opportunities during breaks, and the bar’s signature “mocktail wall” allows you to customize your own alcohol-free drink. Don’t miss their house special, the “Strathpine Spritz” – it’s light, bubbly, and sure to keep your spirits high throughout the evening. To make the most of your speed dating experience here, arrive a bit early and take a stroll around the centre – it’ll help calm any pre-date jitters and give you plenty to chat about with your dates!

What To Expect At Our Events

When you arrive, you’ll receive your name card and scan the QR code to access the Matching App 4.0 on your phone. This nifty app shows you a list of all attendees, making it easy to keep track of your connections. After a bit of casual mingling at the bar, ladies take their seats while our hosts guide the men through rotations every 5 minutes. As you chat, simply use the app to select ‘Match’ or ‘Friend’ for each person you meet. The best part? You’ll receive your matches’ contact details at 8am the next day, but only for those who’ve also selected you – no awkward rejections here!

With 12 five-minute mini-dates between 7pm and 9pm, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to find that special someone. If you’re ever stuck for words, our ice breaker games and conversation cards during the intermission are lifesavers. We typically host 40 attendees – 20 guys and 20 ladies – ensuring equal ratios and maximizing your chances of making a connection. Many attendees find our events far more exciting and personal than popular dating apps like Tinder or Bumble. There’s something magical about meeting face-to-face that just can’t be replicated online!

Speed Dating Social

Founded by the visionary Darcy Todd in 2020, Speed Dating Social has been playing cupid for over three years. With more than 787 events under our belt and over 37,423 singles introduced, we’re experts at creating the perfect environment for love to flourish. We always ensure equal ratios of men and women, so you’re guaranteed to have someone to chat with all night. Tickets start at just $29.90 for early birds, with last-release tickets at $34.90. While we don’t offer refunds within 30 days of an event (to maintain those crucial equal ratios), we’re always here to help if you have any questions. Just drop us a line at matches@speeddatingsocial.com.

Who You'll Meet

At our Strathpine events, you’ll encounter a vibrant mix of singles from all walks of life. From young professionals fresh out of uni to mature daters in their 50s looking for a second chance at love, there’s someone for everyone. You might meet a single parent from Bray Park juggling work and family, or a successful entrepreneur from Lawnton looking to expand their social circle. Many attendees are first-timers, nervous but excited, while others are speed dating veterans with funny stories to share. 

The age range is typically diverse, creating a dynamic atmosphere where you can connect with people from various life stages. It’s not uncommon to find yourself chatting with a 25-year-old teacher one minute and a 45-year-old divorcee the next, each bringing their unique perspectives to the table. To get the most out of your night, approach each mini-date with an open mind – you never know who might surprise you!

For single parents, dating can feel like a juggling act, but it doesn’t have to be. Consider leaving your little ones at Strathpine Early Learning Centre while you attend our events. And for a follow-up date that’s kid-friendly, why not suggest a playdate at Pine Rivers Park? It’s the perfect spot for both adults and children to enjoy.

Post Event Strathpine Date Night Ideas

Looking to extend that spark you felt during speed dating? Why not suggest a follow-up date at Strathpine Bowls Club? This local gem offers a fun, laid-back atmosphere where you can continue getting to know each other over a game of lawn bowls. To make your date even better, arrive just before sunset – the golden hour light creates a romantic ambiance that’s hard to beat.

For a more adventurous second date, consider Trevena Glen Farm. This charming animal farm offers a unique experience where you can bond over feeding cute farm animals and enjoying the beautiful countryside. Pro tip: pack a picnic to enjoy in the scenic surroundings – it’s a great way to show your thoughtful side and create a memorable experience.

Remember, whether you’re navigating the dating scene after a divorce, looking for a long-term relationship, or just wanting to expand your social circle, Speed Dating Social in Strathpine is your gateway to meaningful connections. So why wait? Book your ticket now and take the first step towards finding your perfect match!

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

First impressions matter, so dress to impress! For ladies, a cute cocktail dress or smart-casual outfit works wonders. Gents, you can’t go wrong with a collared shirt and nice jeans or slacks. Need a wardrobe refresh? Check out “Dress Code” on Gympie Road – they’ve got killer options for both men and women that’ll make you feel confident and stylish. Remember, comfort is key, as you’ll be sitting and mingling all evening. Pro tip: wear something that reflects your personality – it’s a great conversation starter!

Keep it light and fun! Ask about hobbies, favorite local spots, or recent adventures. A great icebreaker is chatting about Pine Rivers Park – it’s a local gem that everyone knows. You could ask if they’ve tried the new walking trail or attended any events there. This could lead to discovering shared interests in nature, fitness, or community activities. If you hit it off, suggest a picnic date at the park – it’s the perfect setting for a relaxed second date where you can continue getting to know each other.

Rainbow love is celebrated at The Strathpine Rainbow, a vibrant LGBTQIA+ bar on Gympie Road. This inclusive space, owned by proud queer couple Alex and Sam, was converted from an old cinema in 2018. Its history as a cinema is reflected in the movie-themed decor, creating a unique atmosphere for speed dating events. The venue’s spacious dance floor and cozy booths offer the perfect balance for mingling and intimate chats. Whether you’re gay, lesbian, bi, trans, or genderqueer, you’ll find a welcoming community here. The Strathpine Rainbow hosts regular queer speed dating nights, offering a safe and fun environment for the LGBTQIA+ community to connect.

Fitness enthusiasts, rejoice! Our health-focused speed dating events are perfect for meeting like-minded individuals. During these events, try bringing up Anytime Fitness on Gympie Road. It’s a popular local gym with state-of-the-art equipment and great classes. You could ask your date about their favorite workout routines or if they’ve tried the new HIIT class. If you click, why not suggest a gym date? Nothing builds connection like spotting each other during a workout or tackling a challenging class together. It’s a great way to see if you’re compatible both in and out of the gym!

Calling all pet parents and animal enthusiasts! Our speed dating events often include ice-breakers about pets, so don’t be shy about mentioning your furry friends. The Gympie Tavern, one of our regular venues, is known for being dog-friendly, so you can even bring up the possibility of a puppy playdate. When chatting, ask about their favorite animal or if they have any pets. If you both hit it off and share a love for dogs, why not suggest a second date at Pine Rivers Dog Park? It’s a fantastic spot where you can let your four-legged friends play while you continue getting to know each other. The relaxed atmosphere and shared love for animals create the perfect setting for a budding romance.

Confidence is key, and looking good can give you that extra boost! For a pre-event glow-up, head to “Strathpine Style Studio” on Gympie Road. Their expert stylists can give you a fresh haircut, a bouncy blowout, or even a quick manicure to help you feel your best. For ladies, ask for their “Date Night Special” – it includes a sleek hairstyle and natural makeup that’ll have you feeling like a million bucks. Gents, their “Dapper Date” package includes a sharp haircut and beard trim that’ll leave you looking suave and sophisticated. Remember, the best accessory is your smile, so don’t forget to relax and enjoy the experience!

Strathpine is full of hidden gems and local clubs that cater to various interests. During speed dating, try mentioning the Strathpine Community Garden. It’s a fantastic local initiative where residents come together to grow vegetables, share gardening tips, and build community. Ask your date if they’re into gardening or if they’ve ever visited the community garden. If you both share an interest in sustainability or outdoor activities, you could suggest a second date volunteering at the garden together. It’s a great way to give back to the community while getting to know each other better in a relaxed, natural setting.

Our events typically attract around 40 attendees, with an equal split between men and women. While most participants are from Strathpine, we also see a good number of singles from neighboring Bray Park and Lawnton. This diverse mix increases your chances of finding compatible matches, as you’re meeting people from various backgrounds but all within a close local radius. The blend of locals and those from nearby suburbs creates a dynamic atmosphere, offering you the opportunity to expand your social circle while potentially finding love right in your backyard.

Our Asian speed dating nights are vibrant and inclusive events that celebrate cultural diversity. These events are often held at “The Bamboo Lounge” on Gympie Road, a chic Asian-fusion bar known for its elegant decor and fantastic cocktails. Don’t miss their signature lychee martini – it’s the perfect conversation starter! The atmosphere at these events is energetic yet relaxed, allowing for meaningful connections. Compared to apps like EastMeetEast, our speed dating nights offer the advantage of face-to-face interaction, allowing you to pick up on subtle cues and chemistry that might be missed online.

Christian singles in Strathpine can find like-minded partners at our faith-focused speed dating events. These are often held at “The Olive Branch Cafe,” a cozy, Christian-owned establishment known for its welcoming atmosphere. During these events, you might discuss your favorite Bible verses, your church involvement, or your faith journey. It’s a great opportunity to connect on a spiritual level that you might not get on apps like Christian Mingle. If you hit it off with someone, you could suggest attending a service together at St. Peter’s Anglican Church, a beautiful local parish known for its friendly congregation and engaging sermons.

Our over-40s speed dating events are popular and usually held at “The Vintage Vine,” a sophisticated wine bar on Gympie Road. These events cater to mature singles who know what they want in a partner. Many attendees are looking for genuine connections, shared values, and compatibility in lifestyle and interests. The atmosphere is relaxed and conducive to meaningful conversations. Beyond our events, you might also check out the “Strathpine Silver Singles” Meetup group, which organizes various activities for singles in this age group. However, many find that the face-to-face interactions at our speed dating events offer a more personal and immediate way to connect compared to online alternatives.

Our over-50s events, often held at the charming “Golden Years Gastropub” on Gympie Road, are all about creating a comfortable, engaging environment for mature singles. The pub’s warm, inviting atmosphere, complete with a cozy fireplace and live jazz on weekends, sets the perfect mood for meaningful connections. Attendees in this age group often appreciate directness and are looking for companions who share their life experiences and future aspirations. While apps like OurTime offer online options, many over-50s find the in-person interaction at our events more natural and enjoyable. It’s easier to gauge chemistry and shared interests when you’re chatting face-to-face over a glass of the pub’s famous mulled wine!

For a memorable date night in Strathpine, why not try “Starlight Cinema” in Pine Rivers Park? This outdoor cinema offers a unique and romantic experience under the stars. Pack a picnic basket, bring some cozy blankets, and enjoy a movie in the beautiful park setting. To make the most of it, arrive early to secure a good spot and enjoy a pre-movie stroll through the park. Don’t forget to bring some mosquito repellent and maybe a bottle of wine (if permitted). The shared experience of watching a film under the stars can create a magical atmosphere, perfect for deepening your connection or sparking a new romance. It’s a date idea that combines the classic charm of cinema with the beauty of nature – a winning combination for any couple!

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