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Upcoming Speed Dating Events in Brunswick

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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 Brunswick

Welcome to our Speed Dating Social events in Brunswick, VIC! 🌟 If you’re new to speed dating, it’s a fun, fast-paced singles event where you meet numerous potential partners in short, structured mini-dates. Each date lasts around five minutes, and you’ll get the chance to meet up to 12 different singles over the course of the evening. Our events are perfect for those seeking a refreshing alternative to dating apps and looking to meet new people in person.

Brunswick is known for its vibrant, eclectic community, teeming with artistic spirit and diverse cultures. This unique atmosphere makes it an exciting place for speed dating, where you can encounter a wide variety of personalities, each bringing something special to the table. The people here are friendly and open-minded, often engaged in the arts, music, and a variety of creative professions. The bustling Sydney Road is the main artery of Brunswick, lined with a plethora of bars, pubs, and nightclubs, providing the perfect backdrop for our lively singles parties.Β Getting here is a breeze! You can catch the number 19 tram along Sydney Road, which stops right near many of our venues, or take the train to Brunswick Station on the Upfield line for a quick and convenient journey.

Our Venues

Howler Bar: This venue is an intriguing blend of industrial chic and artistic flair, housed in a converted warehouse with a spacious garden area. The unique features include an indoor/outdoor flow, an impressive sound system, and a rotating selection of local craft beers. Speed dating at Howler offers a relaxed, laid-back atmosphere where the rustic decor and open spaces make it easy to mingle. Their signature drink, the “Howler Mule,” is a must-try, blending fresh ginger beer with a hint of lime. Howler was established in 2013, and its founder, Brendan Brogan, has infused his passion for music and art into the venue, making it a dynamic and creative space for our events.

The Brunswick Green: With its quirky, vintage interior and lush beer garden, The Brunswick Green provides a charming and cozy environment for our speed dating events. Admire its collection of retro furniture, a serene garden area, and an impressive list of local wines and cocktails. This bar was once an old Victorian house before being transformed into a beloved local haunt in 2008. Owned by Susan Hamilton, her dedication to preserving the venue’s historic charm while promoting a community feel makes it a delightful spot for our singles nights. Be sure to try their popular “Green Garden” cocktail, a refreshing mix of elderflower liqueur and cucumber.

The Retreat Hotel: An iconic Brunswick establishment, The Retreat Hotel combines a traditional pub vibe with live music and a friendly atmosphere. Its distinctive features include a vibrant beer garden, a cozy indoor lounge with a fireplace, and a strong emphasis on live local bands. This pub, originally established in 1892, has been lovingly restored by current owner, Tom Oliver, who has maintained its historic charm while adding modern comforts. Their signature drink, the “Retreat Punch,” is perfect for sharing with your date. Speed dating here feels like stepping into a piece of Brunswick’s rich history, where the lively environment encourages easy conversation and connections.

What To Expect at Our Events

Our speed dating events typically kick off at 7:00 PM and wrap up around 9:00 PM, including a 10-minute intermission midway. You’ll enjoy approximately 12 five-minute dates, each with its own table, ensuring a personal and engaging experience. To get the most out of the night, we use the Matching App 4.0β€”simply scan in with your event code, provide your name, starting table number, email, and mobile number. You can then tick anyone you like, and your contact details will be sent at 8:00 AM the next day.

You can pre book your spot through Eventbrite. We cap our events at 40 attendeesβ€”20 men and 20 womenβ€”ensuring a balanced and fair matchmaking process. Founded by Darcy Todd in 2020, we pride ourselves on maintaining equal ratios and offering early bird tickets at $29.90 and last-release tickets at $34.90. Please note, there are no refunds within 30 days of the event. For any questions, feel free to contact us at matches@speeddatingsocial.com.Β 

Who You'll Meet

Our events attract a diverse crowd, including singles in their 20s, 30s, 40s, and even those over 50, as well as various nationalities and backgrounds. Expect to meet friendly locals from Brunswick and neighboring suburbs like Carlton and Fitzroy. Building rapport is easy in this welcoming environment, where genuine connections and lively conversations flourish.

Why Speed Dating Over Apps?

Unlike dating apps such as Tinder and Bumble, which can often feel impersonal and lead to ghosting or endless swiping, our in-person singles events offer immediate, real-time interaction. The dynamic and engaging nature of speed dating allows you to experience authentic connections without the usual digital distractions, making it a refreshing alternative to the traditional dating app experience.

Romantic Second Date Destinations

After a speed dating event, consider taking your new match to CERES Community Environment Park, a beautiful, eco-friendly destination perfect for a romantic stroll or coffee. Alternatively, head to the Edinburgh Gardens in Fitzroy, a picturesque park ideal for a relaxing picnic or an intimate chat under the stars. Both locations offer a serene, romantic setting to continue getting to know each other away from the hustle and bustle.

Join us for a memorable night of love, laughter, and potential new relationships right here in Brunswick. We look forward to seeing you at our next Speed Dating Social event! πŸ’–

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 Brunswick 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

Opt for a smart-casual outfit that makes you feel confident. A trendy option can be found at Dejour Jeans on Sydney Road, known for their perfectly fitted jeans. Pair your outfit with a fresh manicure from Brunswick Nails & Spa on Lygon Streetβ€”ask for a sleek gel polish to keep it stylish and long-lasting.

Discuss local highlights like the Sydney Road Street Party, ask if they’ve attended or their favorite part. Mention CERES Community Environment Park and its organic markets as a potential date spot. For something historical, talk about the Brunswick Baths and its unique heritage.

Stay fit and energetic by working out at Goodlife Health Clubs Brunswick, known for its state-of-the-art facilities and friendly community. Regular fitness routines help boost confidence and physical appeal.

If you’re into pets, talk about Brunswick Dog Park and how it’s a great place for a casual walk with dogs. Or mention Pawprints Pet Shop on Sydney Road. Ask, β€œDo you have any pets? Maybe we could take our dogs to the park sometime?”

Speed Dating Social starts with a brief introduction, followed by 5-minute dates where you rotate through 12 people. Use the Speed Dating Matching App 4.0 to note your matches, which you can update until 8 AM the next day.

Typically, around 40 attendees from nearby suburbs like Coburg, Fitzroy North, and Parkville. It’s easy to break the ice by asking, β€œWhereabouts do you live? I’m from [your suburb],” which can help find common ground.

Brunswick’s diversity means you might meet people of various backgrounds including Asian, gay, and lesbian singles. Asians often use Tantan, LGBTQ+ individuals might be familiar with Grindr, and Christians may use Christian Mingle.

Consider Howler for its vibrant beer garden and live music, The Spotted Mallard for a retro vibe and gourmet pub food, or Bar Oussou for its eclectic music and cozy ambiance.

Mention local schools like Brunswick South Primary School or child care centers such as Brunswick Creche & Day Nursery. Talking about family-friendly spots can help you build rapport with single parents.

  • Howler: Offers an industrial-chic environment with live performancesβ€”great for sparking lively discussions.
  • The Retreat Hotel: Its rooftop and live music create a relaxed, romantic setting.
  • The Spotted Mallard: Known for its retro dΓ©cor and live music, it fosters a fun and engaging atmosphere, ideal for connecting over a delicious meal.

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

Β Pakenham

Ringwood

Bendigo

Cranbourne

Northern Suburbs

Victoria

Hawthorn

Windsor

port melbourne

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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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