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Upcoming Speed Dating Events in Fairfield

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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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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 Fairfield

Experience the thrill of speed dating in Fairfield, a vibrant suburb in Sydney’s western region. Our social events offer a unique opportunity to meet like-minded singles in a fun, pressure-free environment. Ware Street, the bustling heart of Fairfield’s nightlife, hosts most of these exciting gatherings. And you can reach the venue easily by catching the T2 or T5 train to Fairfield Station, just a short walk from the action.

Upon arrival, mingle with fellow participants before the main event kicks off at 7pm. The evening unfolds with 12 mini-dates, each lasting 5 minutes, as men rotate between tables. A 10-minute intermission at the halfway point allows for a quick breather before diving back in. As the clock strikes 9pm, scan the QR code to access the innovative Matching App 4.0, where you can select ‘Match’ or ‘Friend’ for your favorite encounters. Anticipation builds as you await your matches, revealed at 8am the next day.

For the perfect outfit, visit Fairfield Forum Shopping Centre, where you’ll find a range of stylish options to make a great first impression. You’ll meet singles not just from Fairfield, but also from neighboring Cabramatta and Canley Vale. As an attendee, you’ll experience a whirlwind of emotions – excitement, nervousness, and maybe even a spark of chemistry.

Secure your spot through Eventbrite, choosing from age groups spanning 20s to 70s. Special events cater to Gay, LGBTQ, Christian, and Asian communities. When conversation flows, consider discussing Fairfield’s cultural diversity, perhaps suggesting a future date exploring the vibrant Fairfield Markets.

Our Venues

The Crescent Bar, located on The Crescent in Fairfield, exudes a warm, rustic charm. Built in 1950, this former general store now owned by local restaurateur Maria Chen creates an intimate atmosphere perfect for speed dating. The exposed brick walls encourage a cozy vibe, while the vintage jukebox adds a playful touch to break the ice. The spacious outdoor courtyard provides a breath of fresh air between rounds. Try their signature “Fairfield Fizz” cocktail to calm those first-date jitters. To make the most of your experience here, arrive early to familiarize yourself with the layout and chat with the friendly staff.

Oasis Lounge, situated on Smart Street, offers a modern twist to Fairfield’s nightlife. This sleek establishment, opened in 2015 by nightlife mogul James Patterson, was previously a warehouse. Its industrial-chic decor, featuring high ceilings and ambient lighting, creates an air of sophistication that elevates the speed dating experience. The central bar allows for easy mingling, while intimate booths provide privacy for deeper conversations. Their “Smart Street Sour” is a must-try. To maximize your time here, use the venue’s layout to your advantage by positioning yourself centrally for quick transitions between dates.

The Clocktower Hotel, a Fairfield institution on Station Street, boasts a rich history dating back to 1886. Originally a coaching inn, it’s now owned by the Harris family, who’ve maintained its historic charm while adapting it for modern socializing. The grand clock tower serves as a conversation starter, while the renovated interior seamlessly blends old-world elegance with contemporary comfort. The charming beer garden offers a relaxed setting for post-event mingling. Sip on their famous “Timeless Tonic” as you navigate the evening. A top tip: use the venue’s historical elements as conversation starters to break the ice with your dates.

What To Expect At Our Events

Upon arrival, receive your name card and scan the QR code to access the Matching App 4.0, where you’ll find a list of all attendees. After some initial mingling, ladies take their seats while gentlemen rotate every 5 minutes, guided by our attentive hosts. Use your phone to select ‘Match’ or ‘Friend’ for each date, with contact details for mutual matches sent at 8am the next day. With 12 five-minute mini-dates, you’ll have ample opportunity to connect. Ice breaker games and conversation cards during intermission help keep the energy high. Our events typically host 40 attendees – 20 men and 20 women – ensuring equal ratios and a diverse mix of potential matches. Many find this face-to-face interaction more genuine and exciting compared to popular dating apps like Tinder or Bumble.

Speed Dating Social

Speed Dating Social, founded by Darcy Todd in 2020, has successfully hosted over 787 events, introducing more than 37,423 singles. We pride ourselves on maintaining equal ratios of men and women, guaranteeing a match for everyone. Early bird tickets are available at $29.90, with last-release tickets priced at $34.90. Our no-refund policy within 30 days of an event ensures committed attendance. For any queries, contact us at matches@speeddatingsocial.com.

Who You'll Meet

Expect a diverse crowd of singles from various walks of life. You might chat with young professionals fresh out of university, single parents balancing work and family, or mature daters over 50 seeking companionship. Many attendees are first-timers, while others are speed dating veterans. The mix of ages and backgrounds creates a vibrant atmosphere, with participants from Fairfield, Cabramatta, and Canley Vale bringing their unique perspectives. To make the most of your evening, approach each mini-date with an open mind and genuine curiosity.

For single parents, Fairfield Early Learning Centre offers reliable childcare while you enjoy your night out. After making a connection, consider a follow-up date at Fairfield Adventure Park, where kids can play while you continue getting to know each other.

Post Event Fairfield Date Night Ideas

For a casual yet engaging second date, visit Fairfield City Museum & Gallery. This cultural hub offers a perfect blend of history and art, providing plenty of conversation starters as you explore exhibits together. Enhance your experience by researching current exhibitions beforehand and planning a picnic in the adjacent Fairfield Park afterward.

Alternatively, spice things up with a cooking class at Fairfield’s Culinary School. This hands-on activity allows you to work together, creating delicious dishes while getting to know each other better. To make the most of this date, choose a cuisine you’re both curious about and arrive with an adventurous spirit. Don’t forget to bring containers to take home your culinary creations – a perfect excuse for another meetup!

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

When it comes to speed dating attire, opt for something that makes you feel confident and comfortable. Smart casual is usually the way to go – think a nice shirt or blouse paired with slacks or a stylish skirt. For a fresh outfit, check out Fairfield Forum Fashion on Ware Street. They offer a great selection of trendy yet approachable looks perfect for making a good first impression.

Keep the conversation light and engaging. Ask about hobbies, favorite local spots, or recent experiences. A great Fairfield-specific topic is the Fairfield Markets – you could discuss favorite food stalls or unique finds, potentially leading to a second date exploring the markets together. This shared local experience can help establish common interests and create a foundation for future conversations.

Rainbow Lounge on Smart Street is the go-to venue for LGBTQ+ speed dating events in Fairfield. Built in 2010 and owned by local queer activist Sam Chen, this inclusive space features a vibrant mural wall and a cozy outdoor garden, creating a welcoming atmosphere for the LGBTQ+ community. These events attract a diverse crowd, including genderqueer individuals, WLW (women loving women), MLM (men loving men), trans, and bi singles. The mix of identities and experiences makes for rich, meaningful connections that go beyond typical dating app interactions.

Fitness-focused speed dating events are gaining popularity. During these events, you could mention FitLife Gym on Station Street as a conversation starter. Discussing favorite workout routines or fitness goals can help establish a mutual interest and potentially lead to a gym date or shared workout session. This approach combines socializing with a shared commitment to health and wellness.

Absolutely! Many speed dating events in Fairfield are held at The Paw Pub, a dog-friendly bar. To gauge your date’s love for animals, ask about pets or favorite dog breeds. For a pet-friendly second date, consider Fairfield Park. This spacious, dog-friendly area allows you and your date to enjoy a relaxed walk with your furry friends, creating a natural, laid-back atmosphere for getting to know each other better.

To boost your confidence, consider visiting Glamour Cuts on The Crescent. They specialize in quick style upgrades that can make you feel fresh and attractive. Ask for a trim and style that enhances your natural features – sometimes a small change can make a big difference in how you present yourself.

During speed dating, mention local hobby clubs or activities. For instance, the Fairfield Photography Club is a great talking point. If you find a shared interest in photography, you could suggest a photo walk around Fairfield’s scenic spots as a unique second date idea. This approach allows you to pursue your passion while getting to know someone in a relaxed, creative setting.

Our events typically host around 40 attendees, with an even split between men and women. Many participants come from Fairfield, but we also see a significant number from neighboring Cabramatta and Canley Vale. This diverse mix increases your chances of finding compatible matches within a reasonable local radius, enhancing the likelihood of successful follow-up dates.

Asian speed dating events are often held at the Golden Dragon Restaurant on Harris Street. Their signature dish, the Dragon’s Pearl Dumplings, is a great conversation starter. These events offer a more culturally specific experience compared to apps like EastMeetEast, allowing for face-to-face connections and immediate chemistry assessment.

Christian speed dating events frequently take place at the Blessed Bean CafΓ©. Unlike Christian dating apps such as Christian Mingle, these events provide an immediate sense of community. Conversations often revolve around faith, values, and involvement in local parishes. You might discuss attending a service together at St. Brigid’s Church as a potential second date.

The Vintage Lounge hosts popular over-40s speed dating events. Singles in this age group often seek partners with similar life experiences and future goals. Beyond speed dating, the “Fairfield Forty-Plus Social Club” on Meetup.com offers additional opportunities to connect with like-minded individuals in a less structured setting.

Over-50s events are regularly held at The Silver Lining Bar. This venue’s relaxed atmosphere and classic decor create a comfortable environment for mature daters. Participants often discuss retirement plans, hobbies, and family. While apps like OurTime cater to this demographic, many find the in-person interaction at speed dating events more genuine and enjoyable.

For a memorable date night, consider the Fairfield Drive-In Cinema. This nostalgic venue offers a unique blend of retro charm and modern movie-watching. To make the most of your experience, arrive early to secure a good spot, bring cozy blankets, and pack some gourmet snacks. The shared experience of watching a film under the stars can create a romantic atmosphere perfect for deepening your connection.