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Upcoming Speed Dating Events in Woolongong

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Crows Nest Hotel
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Fri, 21 June, 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, 28 June, 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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The Noble Hops
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Sat, 29 June, 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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Crows Nest Hotel
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Fri, 5 July 2024, 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, 12 July, 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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Soultrap Bar
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Thu, 18 July 2024, 7:00 pm AEST
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70-72 Campbell St, Surry Hills NSW 2010
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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The Noble Hops
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Sat, 27 July, 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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Soultrap Bar
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Thu, 18 July 2024, 7:00 pm AEST
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70-72 Campbell St, Surry Hills NSW 2010
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD

Why Choose Speed Dating Social Events In Woolongong

Attending a Speed Dating Social event in Wollongong offers an excellent opportunity to meet new people in a fun and structured environment. With over 878 events hosted and more than 37,423 attendees introduced, means you’ll be well looked after. Located in the vibrant coastal city of Wollongong, known for its stunning beaches like City Beach, and Austinmer Beach, our events are held in popular venues such as the Illawarra Brewery, Towradgi Beach Hotel, and Pepe’s on the Beach.Β 

At Speed Dating Social we break our singles events into age groups for better compatibility and uses a modern matching app 4.0 to streamline the process. Attendees can enjoy mingling time before and after each event and event enjoy a 10-minute intermission. With age ranges from 25-36 to 40-65,we provide personalized and engaging experiences. After the event, participants can take their dates to local attractions like the Wollongong Botanic Garden or the Illawarra Escarpment for a memorable second date. Attending speed dating is not just about meeting singles from Wollongong but also from nearby suburbs like Figtree and Fairy Meadow, to broaden your social circle.

What To Expect At Our Events

When attending a Speed Dating Social event in Wollongong, NSW, you can expect a well-organized and enjoyable experience. Our events typically host around 40 attendees, ensuring a balanced mix of participants. Dress smart-casual to make a good impression; comfort is key. The event kicks off with a check-in, where you’ll sign into our matching app 4.0 using a QR code, entering your details for easy matchmaking. Each date lasts five minutes, providing just enough time to gauge mutual interest without pressure. Typically ladies stay seated while gentlemen are rotated, making the process seamless and dynamic.

Our hosts are well-trained, ensuring everyone feels comfortable and welcomed. Expect friendly, icebreaker games and conversation cards to help get the conversation flowing. Three great conversation starters I’d recommend include asking about their favorite local spots, discussing recent travels, or sharing a fun fact about yourself. And avoid topics like past relationships or financial status to keep things light and positive.

Your body language speaks volumes; so maintain eye contact, smile, and sit up straight to convey confidence and interest. After the event, you can mingle further and perhaps take your match to local attractions like the Wollongong Botanic Garden or the Illawarra Escarpment for a memorable second date. Speed Dating Social’s robust app ensures you get contact details for mutual matches. You can even upload a profile photo, so you know who you matched, making follow-ups easy. With hosts who have been running events for over a year, you can trust that our event will be professionally managed. Early bird tickets start at $29.90, offering excellent value for a night of potential connections. For the best experience, arrive early, engage actively, and keep an open mind.

Speed Dating Social

Choosing Speed Dating Social is a smart decision for anyone looking to meet new people in a structured, enjoyable setting. Founded by Darcy Todd, who has a rich background in personal training, group training, and meetups, this company started in Melbourne in 2020 and has since expanded to Sydney, Perth, and Brisbane. With each event, you can enjoy a drink at the bar, see a list of all attendees, and receive contact details whenever someone ticks you.Β 

You can expect up to 12 fun dates per event and we maintain equal ratios of participants, ensuring balanced interaction. Ice breaker games, conversation cards, and a mid-way intermissions create a relaxed atmosphere. Attendees receive name cards, are introduced to each date, and have their own table. With 40 attendees typically, and experienced hosts like Darcy in Melbourne and others across cities, you are in good hands. Speed Dating Social offers a refund policy of up to 30 days notice before an event and allows ticket transfers, making it a flexible and reliable choice for meeting new people.

Contact Us

For inquiries or more information about our events:

Website:Β Speed Dating Social

Email:Β matches@speeddatingsocial.com

Event Listings:Β Eventbrite

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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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Our Woolongong Venues

Attending a speed dating event at The Illawarra Brewery, located at Eastern Terrace, Win Entertainment Centre, Crown St & Harbour St, Wollongong NSW 2500, is a delightful experience. Established in 2010, this brewery specializes in craft beers brewed on-site. Upon arrival, you’ll feel the welcoming atmosphere with its large outdoor seating area offering stunning views of the Wollongong coastline. Start your evening with a signature Pale Ale or IPA, and perhaps some pub-style snacks featuring locally sourced ingredients.

For seating, the outdoor area is perfect for mingling, while the indoor space is ideal for more intimate conversations. There’s no specific happy hour, but the brewery often hosts live music and themed nights that enhance the experience. Parking is available at the WIN Entertainment Centre, and public transport options include bus routes 55A and 55C or the train to Wollongong Station, a short walk away.

Nearby attractions such as the Wollongong Head Lighthouse and the picturesque Blue Mile make for excellent post-event date spots. Suburbs like Figtree, Fairy Meadow, and Coniston are all within easy reach. The venue’s commitment to sustainability and community involvement, coupled with its accessibility for people with disabilities, ensures a positive singles party for all attendees.Β 

The Little Prince

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image of The Little Prince located at Globe Ln, Wollongong NSW 2500

Our speed dating at The Little Prince, located at Globe Ln, Wollongong NSW 2500, is a cozy and intimate experience. The bar, established in 2011, features eclectic and stylish dΓ©cor with vintage furnishings, creating a welcoming ambiance. Start your evening by sitting in the charming outdoor seating area in the laneway. Order the popular charcuterie board paired with one of their creative cocktails or a boutique wine. Happy hour offers discounted drinks, making it an affordable start to the night.

The venue is fully accessible and regularly hosts blind dating nights and live music events, enhancing the lively atmosphere. For parking, use nearby options or take bus routes 55A or 55C, or a train to Wollongong Station. After the event, explore nearby attractions like the Wollongong Art Gallery or Crown Street Mall. Suburbs like Figtree, Fairy Meadow, and Coniston are easily accessible. The bar’s unique dΓ©cor and community involvement will delight attendees, making it a memorable location for your next singles event.

Howlin' Wolf Bar

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Attending a speed dating event at Howlin’ Wolf Bar, located at 103/53-61 Crown St, Wollongong NSW 2500, is an exciting and intimate experience. Established in 2013, the bar offers a cozy, dimly lit atmosphere with vintage and rustic dΓ©cor, enhanced by bluesy vibes. Upon arrival, you might find the bar seating perfect for mingling or opt for an intimate table.

Order their signature Old Fashioned or any whiskey-based cocktail, and enjoy popular dishes like loaded fries or buffalo wings. Happy hour offers discounted drinks, adding to the fun. For parking, nearby options include Crown Street Mall, or take bus routes 55A or 55C, or a train to Wollongong Station.

After the dating event, the live music performances, particularly blues and jazz, will make the evening memorable, and the venue’s commitment to community involvement ensures a welcoming environment for all attendees.

How It Works

Ever wanted to try or wondered how a speed dating event in Woolongong 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

Speed dating events in Wollongong are typically held at popular bars and venues such as The Illawarra Brewery, The Little Prince, and Howlin’ Wolf Bar.

Age ranges vary by event, but there are typically different sessions for different age groups, such as 25-35, 30-45, and 40-55.

You can sign up for speed dating events in Wollongong through our website or on Eventbrite.

Yes, most venues offer parking options nearby. It’s advisable to check the specific venue’s parking facilities ahead of time.

Typically, participants will meet between 15 to 25 other singles in one night. Each mini-date lasts about five minutes, designed to provide a quick introduction and sense of whether there’s mutual interest.

Absolutely! Many participants come alone and it’s a great way to meet new people in a comfortable environment.

Prices generally range from $29.90 to $34.90 AUD, depending on the event and location.

Typically, you will have around 10-12 dates, each lasting about 5 minutes.

If you don’t find a match, you can attend another event at a discounted rate or try a different age group.

Most venues offer drinks and snacks for purchase. Some events may include a complimentary drink.

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