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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

Over 70s Speed Dating Events In Melbourne

Our speed dating for over 70s is a structured event where seasoned singles, retirees, or mature daters have the opportunity to meet multiple potential partners in a short amount of time. Many participants in this age group have tried dating apps like SilverSingles or OurTime and are looking for kindness and reliability in a partner.Β 

Upon arrival, participants check in, receive their name cards, and scan a QR code to access our Matchmaking App 4.0, which lists all attendees. The event starts with mingling at the bar, followed by 12 five-minute dates where ladies stay seated and men rotate. Participants use our matching app to mark their preferences, your matches are revealed at 8 AM the next day.

Our Venues

In South Yarra, the Temperance Hotel offers an elegant setting with its cozy ambiance, enhancing the intimate atmosphere ideal for meaningful conversations. Signature drinks like their classic martini provide a sophisticated touch to the experience.Β 

In Fitzroy, The Night Cat’s vibrant atmosphere and live jazz performances add a lively twist to the dating process, with unique features such as spacious dance floors encouraging participants to enjoy their time between mini-dates. The Night Cat’s signature drink, the espresso martini, is a favorite among attendees.Β 

In St Kilda, The Espy, with its stunning ocean views and relaxed vibe, offers a picturesque setting that makes conversations flow easily. Ordering a refreshing gin and tonic can be the perfect start to a pleasant evening at The Espy.

What To Expect At Our Events

This age group typically values stability and shared life experiences. Many are homeowners or live in retirement communities, providing a stable environment for dating. Activities such as gardening, volunteering, or joining local clubs are common among this demographic. Apart from singles nights, local clubs like the Melbourne Seniors Club and the Victorian Ballroom Dance Club provide further opportunities for socializing and meeting potential partners.Β Speed dating stands out as a refreshing alternative to dating apps by offering face-to-face interactions that foster genuine connections.Β 

Speed Dating Social

The event includes 12 five-minute dates, typically starting at 7 PM and ending at 9 PM, with a 10-minute intermission for icebreaker games and conversation cards. Attendees often feel a mix of excitement and nervousness as they rotate and meet each new date. With a two-year tolerance either side of the age range, participants meet singles close to their own age, ensuring compatibility.Β 

Our events are well-attended, usually booking 40 participants with an equal ratio of men and women. Founded by Darcy Todd in 2020, Speed Dating Social has hosted over 787 events, introducing more than 37,423 singles. Tickets are priced at $29.90 for early birds and $34.90 for last release, with a no-refund policy within 30 days of the event.. You can contact us atΒ matches@speeddatingsocial.comΒ for any queries.

Post Event Epping Date Night Ideas

After the event, many attendees look forward to planning their second dates. Two romantic destinations in Melbourne perfect for this are the Royal Botanic Gardens, where couples can enjoy a leisurely walk amidst beautiful landscapes, and a dinner cruise on the Yarra River, offering stunning views and an intimate setting. These experiences foster deeper connections and create lasting memories, making the journey of finding love later in life both exciting and fulfilling.

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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Frequently Asked Questions

For speed dating in your 70s, aim for a smart-casual look that makes you feel comfortable and confident. Men might consider a well-fitted blazer with a nice shirt, while women could opt for an elegant blouse and slacks or a casual dress. A great place to shop for suitable attire is David Jones, located on Bourke Street. Dress in a way that reflects your personality and ensures you feel at ease.

When speed dating, discussing your interests can spark engaging conversations. Melbourne singles in their 70s might enjoy talking about local history or their favorite cultural activities, such as visits to the Melbourne Museum or the National Gallery of Victoria. These topics not only reveal shared interests but can also lead to second dates at these locations.

Looking your best for speed dating involves grooming and dressing well. Visiting a local hairdresser or beauty salon can be beneficial. Try heading to Heading Out Hair & Beauty on Bourke Street and ask for a fresh haircut or a styling session to ensure you look polished. A little self-care can boost your confidence significantly.

Our over 70s singles events typically attract around 40 attendees, ensuring a balanced ratio of 20 men and 20 women. Participants often come from various Melbourne suburbs, including South Yarra and Fitzroy. This diversity increases your chances of finding local and compatible matches.

Absolutely! Many attendees at these events are in a stage of life where they are termed “seasoned singles” or “mature daters.” They often have a wealth of life experiences, having had past relationships, and are typically looking for companionship, long-term relationships, or even romance. Meeting others with similar experiences can be deeply fulfilling.

Dating in your 70s comes with many advantages. Financial stability, extensive life experience, and a clear understanding of what you want in a partner are significant benefits. At this stage of life, people often seek meaningful connections, companionship, and shared activities. Knowing what you want makes it easier to find a compatible partner.

Singles in their 70s often gravitate towards places and hobbies that foster community and engagement. Popular spots include local clubs like the Melbourne Seniors Club, cultural venues such as the National Gallery of Victoria, and gardening groups at the Royal Botanic Gardens. To get involved, attend events, join groups, or participate in community activities related to these interests.

Three popular meetup groups in Melbourne for singles in their 70s are the Melbourne Seniors Social Group, Active Retirees Melbourne, and Melbourne Cultural Enthusiasts. These meetups offer various activities from casual coffee gatherings to museum tours and active outings. To get involved, join the group online, RSVP to events, and actively participate in the activities. Engage with others, be open to new experiences, and enjoy the social opportunities these groups offer.