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Upcoming Speed Dating Events in Cranbourne

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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
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Diesel Bar & Eatery
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Sat, 3 August, 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, 9 August, 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, 10 August, 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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Diesel Bar & Eatery
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Sat, 17 August, 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, 23 August, 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, 24 August, 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, 28 August, 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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Diesel Bar & Eatery
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Sat, 31 August, 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, 6 September, 7:00 pm AEST
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313 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD

Speed Dating Social Events In Cranbourne

Discover the thrill of speed dating in Cranbourne, Victoria, where love might be just five minutes away! This bustling suburb, located in Melbourne’s southeast, offers a unique blend of urban charm and country vibes, making it the perfect backdrop for your romantic endeavors. High Street, the main thoroughfare and nightlife hub, is where most speed dating events take place, surrounded by an array of trendy bars and pubs that set the mood for connection.

Getting to your speed dating adventure is a breeze with public transport options aplenty. Hop on the Cranbourne line train and alight at Cranbourne Station, just a short stroll from the action. As you arrive, you’ll feel the buzz of anticipation in the air, with singles from neighboring suburbs like Narre Warren and Lyndhurst joining the mix, creating a diverse pool of potential matches.

Our events typically kick off with a lively mingle at 7pm, giving you a chance to break the ice before the main event. At the sound of the bell, ladies take their seats while gents rotate every five minutes, giving you 12 mini-dates to spark that connection. Don’t worry if you’re feeling nervous – our Matching App 4.0 makes it easy to keep track of your encounters. Simply scan in, select ‘Match’ or ‘Friend’ for each person you meet, and voilà! Your matches will be revealed at 8am the next day, adding an element of excitement to your morning coffee.

Wondering what to wear? Cranbourne’s laid-back vibe calls for smart-casual attire. For ladies, a cute cocktail dress from local boutique Cranbourne Park Shopping Centre will have you turning heads, while gents can’t go wrong with a crisp button-down and well-fitted jeans. Remember, confidence is your best accessory!

When it comes to conversation starters, why not chat about the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne? This local gem is perfect for a second date, offering stunning Australian landscapes and a chance to continue your connection amidst nature’s beauty. Suggest a romantic walk through the gardens, followed by a picnic – it’s a surefire way to score that coveted second meetup!

Our Venues

Our first venue, The Cranbourne Hotel on High Street, is a local institution that’s been serving up good times since 1860. Originally a coaching inn for weary travelers, this historic pub has been lovingly restored by owner Sarah Thompson, who’s injected a modern flair while preserving its colonial charm. The venue’s rich history adds depth to your speed dating experience, with vintage photos adorning the walls providing perfect conversation starters. The intimate lighting in the speed dating area creates a cozy atmosphere, encouraging closer connections. And don’t miss the outdoor courtyard, where you can catch your breath between rounds under the stars. For liquid courage, try their signature ‘Cranbourne Crush’ cocktail – it’s sure to add some sparkle to your evening. Pro tip: arrive early to snag a spot near the fireplace for extra coziness during your mini-dates.

Next up is Groove Bar, a sleek and modern hotspot on Sladen Street that’s quickly become Cranbourne’s go-to for singles events. Opened in 2019 by local entrepreneur Mark Chen, this venue was transformed from an old warehouse into a stylish bar that perfectly balances industrial chic with warm ambiance. The expansive dance floor, complete with state-of-the-art sound system, adds an energetic vibe to your speed dating experience – perfect for those who want to show off their moves during the intermission. The custom-designed speed dating booths offer privacy without isolation, allowing for intimate conversations while still feeling part of the larger event. And don’t forget to try their famous ‘Love Potion’ martini – it might just be the secret ingredient to a successful match! To make the most of your Groove Bar experience, come ready to let loose and embrace the fun, party atmosphere.

Last but not least, we have The Settlers Run Golf & Country Club on Settlers Run Golf Links Drive. This upscale venue, established in 2007 on the grounds of a former cattle station, is owned by golf enthusiast and businessman John Roberts. The club’s elegant setting elevates the speed dating experience, offering breathtaking views of the golf course that serve as a picturesque backdrop for your mini-dates. The spacious function room, with its floor-to-ceiling windows, creates an open and inviting atmosphere that puts daters at ease. The venue’s signature ‘Hole-in-One’ cocktail is a must-try – it’s the perfect icebreaker to get the conversation flowing. Speed dating at Settlers Run feels more like a sophisticated soirée, so come prepared to impress and don’t be afraid to discuss your passions and aspirations – the refined setting encourages deeper connections.

What To Expect At Our Events

What to expect at our events? It’s simple – fun, connection, and maybe a dash of romance! Upon arrival, you’ll receive your name card and scan the QR code to access the Matching App 4.0. This nifty tool lets you see a list of all attendees, making it easier to keep track of your encounters. After some initial mingling at the bar, ladies take their seats while our friendly hosts guide the men through rotations every five minutes. You’ll have 12 five-minute mini-dates, typically running from 7pm to 9pm, with a 10-minute intermission halfway through for a breather and some ice-breaker games. 

Use the app to select ‘Match’ or ‘Friend’ for each person you meet, and wake up the next morning to see who you’ve matched with – it’s like Christmas morning for singles! With 40 attendees (20 men and 20 women), you’re guaranteed equal ratios and plenty of opportunities to connect. Compared to popular dating apps, our events offer a refreshing change of pace – real-life interactions beat swiping any day!

Speed Dating Social

Speed Dating Social, founded by the charismatic Darcy Todd in 2020, has been playing cupid for Melbourne singles with over 787 events under our belt. We’ve introduced more than 37,423 singles, always ensuring equal ratios of men and women – because nobody likes being the odd one out! Snag an early bird ticket for just $29.90, or grab a last-release spot for $34.90. Why no refunds within 30 days of an event? We’re committed to maintaining those perfect ratios, ensuring everyone has a fair shot at love. Got questions? Drop us a line at matches@speeddatingsocial.com.

Who You'll Meet

Who will you meet at our Cranbourne speed dating events? Expect a delightful mix of local professionals, single parents juggling work and family life, university students in their 20s exploring the dating scene, and mature singles over 40 and 50 looking for meaningful connections. You might chat with a teacher from Narre Warren, a business owner from Lyndhurst, or a nurse who’s attended our events before and can’t get enough of the fun atmosphere. The diverse crowd creates a vibrant energy, with conversations flowing as easily as the drinks. Pro tip: come with an open mind – you never know who might surprise you!

For single parents, we understand the challenges of dating with kids. Consider leaving your little ones at Cranbourne Park Early Learning Centre while you mingle. Afterward, why not suggest a follow-up date at Cafe Eleven40 in Cranbourne Park Shopping Centre? It’s kid-friendly, so you can continue your connection while the children play.

Post Event Cranbourne Date Night Ideas

Post-event date night ideas? Take your speed dating match to the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne for a romantic walk through the Australian Garden. Pack a picnic and find a secluded spot to continue your conversation surrounded by native flora. For a more active date, try your hand at mini-golf at Mazescape. The playful atmosphere is perfect for breaking the ice and showing off your competitive side. Remember, the key to a great follow-up date is choosing an activity that allows for both conversation and shared experiences.

From singles events to Melbourne speed dating, from romantic kisses to long-term relationships, Speed Dating Social is here to help you navigate the dating scene in Cranbourne and beyond. Whether you’re fresh out of a relationship, a single parent, or an LGBTQ+ individual looking for love, our events cater to all. So why waste time swiping on dating apps like Tinder or Bumble when you can make real connections face-to-face? Join us for a night of laughter, flirting, and who knows – maybe you’ll find your soulmate over a ‘Cranbourne Crush’ cocktail. Your love story starts here!

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

For a speed dating event in Cranbourne, men might consider wearing a smart casual outfit—think a nice pair of jeans or chinos paired with a crisp shirt. Women could opt for a stylish yet comfortable dress or a chic blouse with tailored pants or a skirt. Remember, first impressions matter, so aim for neat and polished. For a great outfit, check out Cranbourne Park Shopping Centre, which has a variety of stores like Just Jeans and Noni B for trendy options.

While speed dating, it’s great to discuss hobbies, favorite activities, and local interests. In Cranbourne, you could talk about the Cranbourne Botanic Gardens—a beautiful spot that’s perfect for a potential second date. Sharing thoughts on nature and favorite outdoor activities can reveal commonalities and help break the ice.

LGBTQ+ speed dating events in Cranbourne are often held at “The Rainbow Lounge,” a vibrant gay bar located in the heart of Cranbourne. This bar, owned by a local couple since 2010, is known for its welcoming atmosphere and diverse crowd. Features like its colorful decor and inclusive events make it a popular spot for queer singles, including trans, bi, and genderqueer individuals, to meet and mingle.

For fitness enthusiasts, speed dating events sometimes take place at local gyms or health clubs. Asking your date if they’ve been to Cranbourne Fitness Centre or what their favorite workout is can be a great conversation starter. And just by meeting someone who shares your health-conscious values can lead to a strong and supportive relationship.

Speed dating events for animal lovers are sometimes held at dog-friendly bars like The Wagging Tail Bar”. Here, you can gauge your date’s love for pets by chatting about your favorite animals or pet stories. You can even bring your dog to the event or suggest a second date at the Cranbourne Dog Park, for a relaxed outing with your pets.

Speed Dating Social events involve booking a ticket and signing into our Matching App 4.0, where you can mark attendees as a “match” or “friend.” You’ll have 12 fun, five-minute dates to get to know each person and tick anyone you fancy. After the event there’s plenty of time to mingle at the bar and you’ll get your matches at 8am the next day. 

To find common interests, just ask about local sports, dance, or activity clubs. For example, if you mention the Cranbourne Cricket Club could create shared bonds if they also love sports. 

Our speed dating events in Cranbourne typically attract 30-40 attendees from surrounding suburbs like Narre Warren, Berwick, and Dandenong. Knowing this helps you understand the dating pool and meet more locals who live near you. Just asking where they’re from can help you find nearby singles, and makes setting up those post dates easier. 

Our Asian speed dating events are often held at Lotus Lounge, a stylish venue known for its signature drink, the Lotus Blossom Martini, and delectable Peking Duck dishes. The venue’s elegant decor and cultural ambiance enhance the dating experience when Asian singles like Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, or Koreans connect while looking of a relationship.

Our Christian speed dating events are hosted at Faith Hall, a venue built in 1925 known for its historic charm and serene atmosphere. Discussing faith-your centered values, prayer, and biblical principles is common at these events. You can also mention the Cranbourne Community Church as a place for Sunday services, which could be a great follow-up date.

For singles over 40, our events are often held at The Vintage Room on High Street. This venue, known for its sophisticated ambiance and excellent wine selection, provides a comfortable setting for meeting mature singles, who have also tried Meetups like the Over 40s Social Club.

Our over 50s dating nights are hosted at the Golden Years Bar, which boasts a cozy atmosphere and classic decor. Singles in this age group are often looking for companionship and might be tired of using the dating site, OurTime.  Alternatively, the Cranbourne Over 50s Meetup group offers various social activities for those preferring in-person interactions.