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Upcoming Speed Dating Events in the Bayside

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Spice Market
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Fri, 21 June, 7:00 pm AEST
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Beaney Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Diesel Bar & Eatery
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Sat, 22 June, 5:00 pm AEST
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202 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Hotel Railway Brunswick
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Wed, 26 June, 7:00 pm AEST
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291 Albert St, Brunswick VIC 3056
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Miranda Tequila Bar
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Fri, 28 June, 7:00 pm AEST
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313 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Diesel Bar & Eatery
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Sat, 29 June, 5:00 pm AEST
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202 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Miranda Tequila Bar
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Fri, 5 July, 7:00 pm AEST
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313 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Diesel Bar & Eatery
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Sat, 6 July, 5:00 pm AEST
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202 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Miranda Tequila Bar
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Fri, 12 July, 7:00 pm AEST
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313 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Diesel Bar & Eatery
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Sat, 13 July, 5:00 pm AEST
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202 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Miranda Tequila Bar
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Fri, 19 July, 7:00 pm AEST
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313 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Diesel Bar & Eatery
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Sat, 20 July, 5:00 pm AEST
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202 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Spice Market
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Fri, 26 July, 7:00 pm AEST
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Beaney Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000 3000
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Diesel Bar & Eatery
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Sat, 27 July, 5:00 pm AEST
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202 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Bendigo Street Milk Bar
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Sun, 28 July, 5:00 pm AEST
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37 Bendigo St, Richmond VIC 3121
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD

Speed Dating Social Events In the Bayside

At our Speed Dating Social events in beautiful Bayside, you’ll meet numerous potential partners through a series of quick, five-minute dates. This format allows you to gauge chemistry and interest swiftly, making it a refreshing change from the often impersonal nature of online dating.

Bayside is known for its relaxed beachside vibe and friendly community, makes it an ideal backdrop for our speed dating events. Locals and visitors alike love the blend of laid-back charm and vibrant social life, which creates a welcoming environment for our singles nights. Church Street is the hub of Bayside’s nightlife, lined with trendy bars, pubs, is perfect for our events. You can easily reach us by taking the Route 64 tram, getting off at Middle Brighton Station, or the Sandringham train line, stopping at Brighton Beach Station.

Our Venues

The Baths Middle Brighton is a standout venue with its historic charm and prime beachfront location. Originally a bathing pavilion from the 1880s, it now offers stunning views of Port Phillip Bay, making it a picturesque setting for speed dating. The bar’s nautical-themed interior and elegant design provide a romantic atmosphere that enhances the dating experience. Signature drinks like the “Brighton Sunset Martini” add a touch of sophistication to your evening. Owned by local entrepreneurs committed to preserving its heritage, The Baths’ storied past contributes to a unique dating backdrop where history and romance blend seamlessly.

Half Moon offers a modern, stylish setting with its sleek design and multiple bar areas, each with its own character. Originally a traditional pub, its transformation in 2011 into a contemporary hotspot has made it a favorite for Bayside locals. The large outdoor courtyard is perfect for a relaxed speed dating experience, allowing you to enjoy your mini-dates in a lively, open-air environment. Known for its impressive wine list, you might want to try the “Half Moon House Red” as you mingle. The venue’s innovative approach and emphasis on local produce reflect the dynamic and engaging atmosphere you’ll find here.

The Deck boasts a rooftop bar with panoramic views, providing a stunning backdrop for evening dates. Established in 2013, this venue quickly became a local favorite due to its live music nights and cozy fireplace area, adding warmth and ambiance to your speed dating experience. The rooftop’s expansive view of the city and bay makes each mini-date feel special and memorable. With signature drinks like the “Sunset Spritz,” The Deck combines a chic, modern vibe with a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere. Owned by community-focused locals, The Deck’s commitment to a vibrant social scene enhances the appeal of your speed dating night.

What To Expect At Our Speed Dating Social Events

At our speed dating events, expect to meet a diverse group of singles, including those in their 20s, 30s, 40s, and beyond. Each event typically features around 12 mini-dates, each lasting five minutes, with a 10-minute intermission midway through. Starting at 7 PM and concluding at 9 PM, these in-person events include icebreaker games and conversation cards to help spark engaging discussions.Β 

To make the most of your night, be sure to scan into our Matching App 4.0, where you’ll enter the Event Code, your name, starting table number, email, and mobile number. You can indicate who you’re interested in, and if there’s a match, you’ll receive their contact details at 8 AM the next day. Founded by Darcy Todd in 2020, our events prioritize equal gender ratios, with 20 men and 20 women typically attending. Tickets are available at $29.90 for early birds and $34.90 for the last release, with no refunds within 30 days of the event. For more information, contact us atΒ matches@speeddatingsocial.com.

Who You'll Meet

Attendees often come from nearby suburbs like Brighton and Sandringham, traveling along Nepean Highway to join us. Unlike dating apps, which can feel detached, our events offer face-to-face interactions and immediate feedback, providing a more personal and authentic matchmaking experience.Β 

After the event, consider taking your new match to Brighton Beach for a romantic walk along the iconic bathing boxes, or visit Green Point Reserve for a cozy picnic with stunning views. These destinations offer a perfect setting for a second date, allowing you to build on the connection you’ve started at our singles party.

Join us in Bayside for an unforgettable evening of speed dating, where you can meet new people, enjoy engaging conversations, and perhaps even find a long-term relationship in a warm, welcoming setting.

Attendee Reviews

Jeffery
Jeffery
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I tried a speed dating night in Melbourne, 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 in Bayside Victoria 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

Choosing the right outfit for a speed dating event is crucial. Men should opt for smart casual attire, like a crisp shirt and well-fitted trousers, while women might prefer a stylish dress or a fashionable top paired with jeans or a skirt. The key is to feel comfortable and confident, showcasing your personal style. For top-notch outfits, visit Scanlan Theodore in Brighton, a renowned local boutique known for its elegant and contemporary fashion.

Engaging in meaningful conversation is essential during speed dating. Talking about local landmarks like the Bayside Coastal Art Trail can be a great icebreaker. Mentioning your favorite spot along the trail can lead to discovering shared interests in art or outdoor activities, potentially setting the stage for a second date exploring the trail together.

For LGBTQ+ singles, speed dating events are held at The Rainbow Room in Hampton. This inclusive venue, established in 2002 and co-owned by a prominent queer activist, offers a welcoming atmosphere. Unique features include its vibrant LGBTQ+ community art displays and a cozy outdoor space. Events here attract a diverse crowd, including genderqueer, WLW, MLM, trans, and bi individuals, providing a rich social experience.

If you’re into fitness, attending a health-conscious speed dating event is ideal. At these events, you can meet like-minded fitness enthusiasts. A local gym, Brighton Fit Club, often comes up in conversations. It’s an excellent topic to explore mutual fitness interests and perhaps plan a workout session together, fostering a connection through shared health goals.

Animal lovers will find speed dating events held at the dog-friendly The Canine Courtyard in Beaumar. To gauge your date’s love for animals, share stories about your pets or ask if they have any. Bringing your dog to the event can be a fun way to break the ice. For a second date, suggest a walk at Elsternwick Park; this spacious, scenic park offers a relaxed environment for both pets and their owners, making it an ideal spot.

Speed Dating Social events follow a structured format where participants have 12 fun, 5-minute dates. You’ll use the Matching App 4.0 to check in and later mark your matches or friends. This streamlined process ensures you get to meet multiple potential partners in a short amount of time, making it a efficient way to connect in person.

Discussing local clubs or activities is a great way to find common interests. Mention the Brighton Dance Studio if you enjoy dancing. It’s a local hotspot for dance enthusiasts and can lead to inviting your date to a class or event there, providing a natural progression from speed dating to a shared activity.

Speed dating events typically attract 30-40 attendees from various suburbs in the Bayside area. This diversity enhances the dating pool, increasing your chances of meeting someone nearby. Just start by asking where others are from during the event helps in identifying locals, and makes it easier to plan future meetups.

Asian speed dating events are held at Nobu Lounge in Sandringham. Known for its signature Sake Martini and Miso Black Cod, the venue offers a sophisticated environment. The cultural richness of participants, including those from Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, and Korean backgrounds, brings diversity in conversations. Just remember understanding cultural values and cuisine can enhance your dating experience.

Christian speed dating events take place at St. Andrew’s Hall, built in 1910, in Black Rock. The venue’s historical charm, complete with stained glass windows and wooden pews, adds a serene atmosphere. Discussions often center around faith, biblical values, and church involvement. Asking if they attend St. Andrew’s Church can open up conversations about shared beliefs and lead to attending a shared service together.Β 

For singles over 40, events are hosted at The Classic Club on Church Street. This venue, with its vintage decor and live jazz nights, creates a refined ambiance. Attendees in their 40s often seek meaningful connections and companionship. Alternatively, Bayside Over 40s Meetup Group offers regular social events, enhancing opportunities to meet others in your age group.

Events for those over 50 are held at The Grand Tavern in Cheltenham. Its cozy setting and prime location make it ideal for mature singles. Our over 50s attendees are often looking for stability and companionship. Otherwise, the 50+ Singles Network in Bayside offers additional meetups, increasing your chance of meeting more suitable locals.Β 

A great post-date idea in Bayside is a visit to Brighton Beach Boxes. These iconic, colorful bathing boxes provide a picturesque setting for a relaxed walk or a casual conversation by the sea. The charming views and serene environment make it a memorable spot for a first kiss.

Dating as a single parent involves balancing time and family responsibilities. Remember it’s okay to seek companionship, and it’s beneficial for both you and your child to find the right partner. A local child-friendly place like Bayside Adventure Park is great for a date, offering a space for your children to play while you connect with other single parents. Alternatively, Brighton Childcare Centre provides excellent childcare services, allowing you to attend blind dating events knowing your child is well cared for.

Event Types

Asian

Christian

Gay

Lesbian

LGBTQ

Indian

Naked

Speed Friending

Professionals

Conscious

Shepparton

Traralgon

croydon

narre warren

yarraville

VIC Events

Geelong

Mornington Peninsula

Frankston

Bayside

Ballarat

Gippsland

 Pakenham

Ringwood

Bendigo

Cranbourne

Northern Suburbs

Victoria

Hawthorn

Windsor

port melbourne

Melbourne Locations

Brunswick

South East Melbourne

Eastern suburbs

Fitzroy

Northcote

Thornbury

CBD

Western Suburbs

Richmond

Mordialloc

St Kilda

abbotsford

albury

blackburn

doncaster

Age Ranges

Early 20s

Mid 30s

Over 40s

Over 50s

Over 60s

Mature

Online

Bisexual

Church

Tantra

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