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Upcoming Speed Dating Events in Baulkham Hills

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Shark Hotel
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Sat, 3 August 2024, 6:00 pm AEST
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127 Liverpool St, Sydney NSW 2000
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Crows Nest Hotel
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Fri, 9 August, 7:00 pm AEST
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1 Willoughby Rd, Crows Nest NSW 2065
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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The Noble Hops
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Sat, 17 August, 5:00 pm AEST
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125 Redfern St, Redfern NSW 2016
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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The Argyle
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Fri, 23 August, 7:00 pm AEST
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18 Argyle St, The Rocks NSW 2000
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Crows Nest Hotel
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Fri, 30 August, 7:00 pm AEST
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1 Willoughby Rd, Crows Nest NSW 2065
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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The Argyle
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Fri, 6 September, 7:00 pm AEST
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18 Argyle St, The Rocks NSW 2000
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Hideout Bar
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Fri, 14 September, 6:00 pm AEST
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41 Grosvenor Ln, Neutral Bay NSW 2089
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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The Argyle
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Fri, 20 September, 7:00 pm AEST
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18 Argyle St, The Rocks NSW 2000
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Crows Nest Hotel
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Fri, 27 September, 7:00 pm AEST
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1 Willoughby Rd, Crows Nest NSW 2065
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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The Noble Hops
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Sat, 5 October, 5:00 pm AEST
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125 Redfern St, Redfern NSW 2016
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD

Speed Dating Social Events In Baulkham Hills

Looking for love in the bustling suburb of Baulkham Hills? Speed Dating Social has you covered with our exhilarating events that redefine the dating scene in this vibrant corner of Sydney’s northwest. Picture this: a whirlwind evening of 12 five-minute mini-dates, each one a potential spark for romance or friendship. Our events typically unfold along Old Northern Road, the pulsing artery of Baulkham Hills’ nightlife, where bars and pubs set the stage for magical encounters. Getting there is a breeze – hop on the 601 bus or catch a train to nearby Castle Hill station.

As you arrive, the air buzzes with anticipation during our pre-event mingle. At 7 PM sharp, the dating dance begins, punctuated by a refreshing 10-minute intermission at the halfway mark. By 9 PM, you’ll have met a diverse array of singles, all neatly cataloged in our cutting-edge Matching App 4.0. Simply scan, swipe ‘Match’ or ‘Friend’, and wake up to your connections at 8 AM the next day. It’s like Tinder come to life, but with the added thrill of face-to-face chemistry!

Wondering what to wear? For ladies, Wildflower Boutique on Old Northern Road offers chic outfits perfect for making a stellar first impression. Gents, don’t stress – smart casual is the way to go. You’ll be mingling with singles not just from Baulkham Hills, but also from neighboring Castle Hill and Kellyville, creating a melting pot of potential partners.

Booking couldn’t be simpler – head to Eventbrite, choose your age bracket (20s to 70s), and select from our diverse range of events, including LGBTQ+, Christian, and Asian-focused mixers. When the big night arrives, break the ice by chatting about local hotspots like the Baulkham Hills Sports Club. Pro tip: suggest a follow-up date there to keep the conversation flowing!

Our Venues

The Hills Tavern, nestled on Windsor Road, sets the stage for unforgettable encounters. This charming pub, with its exposed brick walls and warm lighting, was built in the 1980s on the site of an old dairy farm. Now owned by the vivacious Sarah Thompson, her passion for connection infuses every corner. The circular bar encourages smooth transitions between dates, while cozy booth seating provides intimate spaces for deeper conversations. An expansive outdoor area offers a breath of fresh air during intermission. Don’t miss their signature “Hills Harmony” cocktail – it’s the perfect ice-breaker. Pro tip: arrive early to familiarize yourself with the layout and chat with the friendly staff for insider knowledge.

The Fiddler, a Baulkham Hills institution at the corner of Windsor and Commercial Roads, boasts a rich history dating back to the 1820s. Now under the Lewis Hotel Group’s ownership, this sprawling venue seamlessly blends modern and rustic elements. Multiple themed areas allow for diverse conversation settings as you rotate, while live music creates a lively yet not overpowering atmosphere. Craft beer enthusiasts will find plenty to discuss with the extensive selection on offer. Try the famous “Fiddler’s Fizz” cocktail to kick off your evening. To maximize your chances of connection, take advantage of the venue’s varied spaces – you might find you click better with someone in the garden area versus the main bar.

The Bull & Bush Hotel on Windsor Road is a true Baulkham Hills landmark, blending history with modern flair. Established in 1810 as one of the area’s first inns, it’s now owned by the Laundy Hotel Group. The renovated heritage-listed dining room provides a sophisticated backdrop for meetings, while the spacious sports bar area allows for easy movement between dates. A tranquil beer garden offers a perfect spot for quieter conversations during breaks. Don’t forget to try their signature “Bush Tucker Martini,” featuring native Australian botanicals. For the best experience here, arrive with an open mind and be ready to share your favorite historical tidbits – it’s a great way to break the ice!

What To Expect At Our Events

Upon arrival, you’ll receive a name card and scan a QR code to access the Matching App 4.0, where you can view all attendees. After some casual mingling, ladies take their seats while gents rotate every 5 minutes, guided by our attentive hosts. Throughout the evening, you’ll use the app to indicate your interest in each person you meet. With 12 mini-dates packed into two hours, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to find that spark. We typically host 40 attendees – 20 men and 20 women – ensuring everyone has an equal chance at connection. Many attendees find our events far more engaging and less pressure-filled than swiping through dating apps like Tinder or Bumble.

Speed Dating Social

Speed Dating Social, founded by the visionary Darcy Todd in 2020, has become a matchmaking powerhouse, hosting over 787 events and introducing more than 37,423 singles. Our commitment to equal gender ratios sets us apart, ensuring a balanced and fair experience for all. 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 ratios!), we’re always here to help at matches@speeddatingsocial.com.

Who You'll Meet

Who will you meet? Baulkham Hills attracts a diverse crowd of singles. You might chat with young professionals fresh out of university, single parents balancing work and family, or mature daters in their 50s embarking on new adventures. Many attendees come from neighboring Castle Hill and Kellyville, adding to the mix. First-timers often express surprise at how easy it is to connect, while regulars rave about the quality of conversations. 

For single parents, consider leaving the little ones at Baulkham Hills Child Care Centre while you mingle. Afterward, why not suggest a follow-up date at the family-friendly Castle Towers Shopping Centre?

Post Event Baulkham Hills Date Night Ideas

Post-event date night ideas abound in Baulkham Hills. The Baulkham Hills Sporting Club offers a relaxed atmosphere for a post-speed dating rendezvous, with its bistro, bar, and entertainment options ideal for continuing conversations in a low-pressure environment. For a more nature-oriented second date, The Australian Botanical Garden Mount Annan is just a short drive away. Stroll through the beautiful landscapes, enjoy a picnic, or take part in one of their guided tours – it’s the perfect setting for deeper conversations and budding romance.

In the ever-evolving world of dating, Speed Dating Social stands out as a refreshing alternative to the endless swiping of dating apps. Whether you’re fresh out of a long-term relationship, a seasoned single, or anywhere in between, our events offer a chance to make real connections in a fun, pressure-free environment. So why wait? Your next great love story could begin with just one evening in Baulkham Hills. Book your ticket now and get ready to experience the magic of face-to-face chemistry!

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 cocktail dress or smart casual outfit works wonders. Gents, opt for a nice shirt and slacks. Avoid anything too revealing or overly casual. For a stylish ensemble, check out Wildflower Boutique on Old Northern Road. They’ve got a great selection of date-night outfits that’ll help you feel confident and comfortable. Remember, the goal is to look like your best self while still feeling at ease – you’ll be doing a lot of mingling and chatting, after all!

Keep things light and engaging! Ask about hobbies, travel experiences, or favorite local spots. Speaking of which, the Baulkham Hills Sports Club is a great talking point. You could ask if they’ve ever been to a game or event there, which could lead to discovering shared interests in sports or community activities. If you hit it off, suggesting a casual drink or meal at the club for a second date is a smooth move. Pro tip: Have a few go-to questions ready, but let the conversation flow naturally. Your genuine interest in getting to know your date will shine through.

The Rainbow Lounge on Windsor Road is the go-to spot for our queer speed dating nights. This inclusive venue, owned by the fabulous drag queen Donna Fabulous, was converted from an old cinema in 2015. Its history as an entertainment hub adds a unique charm to the events. The spacious dance floor allows for easy mingling, while the cozy booths provide intimate spaces for one-on-one chats. Whether you’re gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, or anywhere on the LGBTQIA+ spectrum, you’ll find a welcoming atmosphere here. These events are a refreshing alternative to apps like Grindr or HER, offering a chance for genuine face-to-face connections in a supportive environment.

Our fitness-focused speed dating events are perfect for health enthusiasts! When chatting, mention Fitness First on Old Northern Road. Ask about their workout routine or favorite classes – it’s a great way to establish common ground and potentially set up a gym date. You could say something like, “I’ve been thinking about trying out the HIIT classes at Fitness First. Have you ever been?” This opens the door to discussing fitness goals and possibly planning a shared workout session. It’s a win-win: you might find a romantic connection and a new workout buddy!

Dog lovers, rejoice! The Barking Lot on Windsor Road hosts our pet-friendly speed dating events. To suss out a fellow animal enthusiast, try asking, “Are you a pet person? I’m thinking of adopting a dog and would love some advice.” If sparks fly, suggest a second date at the Balcombe Heights Estate Dog Park. Picture this: a sunny afternoon, playful pups, and engaging conversation – it’s the perfect recipe for puppy love to blossom into something more!

Confidence is key, and looking good can give you that extra boost. Book an appointment at Scissors & Sass on Old Northern Road. Their pre-date packages include a stylish cut and style that’ll have you turning heads. For men, ask for a clean, modern cut that suits your face shape. Ladies, consider a bouncy blowout for that extra oomph. Remember, the goal is to enhance your natural features and feel like the best version of yourself.

Shared passions are a great foundation for any relationship. During your speed dates, mention the Baulkham Hills Art Society. Whether you’re an artist or just appreciate creativity, it’s a fantastic way to gauge mutual interests. If you hit it off, suggest attending one of their workshops together for a unique second date. Imagine bonding over brushstrokes and discovering hidden talents – it’s the perfect recipe for a budding romance!

We typically host around 40 attendees – that’s 20 men and 20 women – ensuring a balanced mix of potential matches. You’ll meet locals from Baulkham Hills, of course, but also singles from neighboring Castle Hill and Kellyville. This diverse crowd increases your chances of finding someone compatible who’s conveniently located. It’s like having the best of local dating with a sprinkle of excitement from nearby areas!

Our Asian singles events at Golden Dragon on Seven Hills Road are always a hit! The venue’s modern Asian fusion decor sets the perfect mood for making connections. Don’t miss their signature lychee martini – it’s a great conversation starter. Compared to apps like EastMeetEast, our events offer a more personal touch. You’ll get to experience real chemistry and cultural connections that just can’t be replicated online.

Christian mingles come alive at The Blessed Bean Café on Windsor Road. It’s a warm, welcoming space where faith-based connections flourish. While apps like Christian Mingle have their place, nothing beats face-to-face interactions when it comes to sharing your faith journey. Topics often revolve around church involvement, favorite Bible passages, and personal testimonies. If you click with someone, why not suggest attending a service together at St. Michael’s Church? It’s a beautiful way to deepen your connection.

The Vintage Lounge on Old Northern Road is our go-to spot for over-40s events. It’s got a sophisticated vibe that resonates with mature singles looking for meaningful connections. At this stage in life, many are seeking partners who share their values, life experiences, and future goals. Beyond our events, check out the “Baulkham Hills 40+ Social Club” on Meetup. It’s another great way to expand your social circle and potentially meet that special someone.

Our 50+ events at The Golden Years Bar on Windsor Road are always a hit! The venue’s classic decor and relaxed atmosphere create the perfect setting for mature singles to connect. Many attendees are looking for companionship, shared interests, and someone to enjoy life’s adventures with. While apps like SilverSingles have their merits, our events offer that irreplaceable in-person chemistry. Pro tip: Be open about your passions and life experiences – that’s what makes these connections so rich and rewarding.

For a memorable evening, head to Bella Vista Farm Park. This historic site offers a unique blend of nature and culture. Pack a picnic, take a stroll through the beautiful gardens, and catch a sunset over the Sydney skyline. To make the most of it, bring a cozy blanket and some mood lighting (battery-operated candles work great). It’s the perfect setting for deep conversations and creating that magical romantic connection. Who knows? It might just become “your spot” as your relationship blossoms!