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    Speed Dating Sydney | Ages 26-40 | Encounter Dating

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    Event description

    Encounter Dating are hosting a Speed Dating event exclusively for singles aged 26-40 at The Crows Nest Hotel.

    Expect to meet eligible singles from across Sydney for a night of fun and flirtation!

    You'll go on a series of mini-dates with around 12 singles of the opposite sex, with the ladies remaining seated and the guys moving tables every six minutes. You get to decide who you would like to contact further after the event through our matching platform.

    Speed Dating is all about having a fun night out and meeting new people, face to face in the easiest way possible and as everyone’s single and up for meeting people the success rate is very high.

    What's Included

    * Experience 3 months worth of dating in 1 night

    * Welcome glass of wine, beer or soft drink

    * Pizzas served on arrival

    * Exclusive use of private bar

    * Live Matches - receive your matches as they happen on Encounter Match

    Tickets only $55 + booking fee

    Please be aware that places are limited and our events always sell out, so book early to avoid disappointment.

    Event Itinerary

    7.30pm - Guest arrivals, welcome drink and pizza served

    8.00pm (approx) - Speed dating begins

    10:00pm (approx) - Speed dating ends and post event socialising begins

    Once you arrive our friendly hosts will greet you and sign you in. Collect your welcome drink from the bar while we wait for all guests to arrive.

    First Time With Us?

    You're in good hands! We've been running events in Sydney since 2017. Click here to read our recent reviews on Google.

    About Us

    Encounter Dating is one of Australia's leading Singles Events and Matchmaking Companies. We host regular Singles Parties, Speed Dating, Singles Dinners, Trivia Nights and arrange Blind Dates for people wanting a one-on-one dating experience.

    With over 20,000 singles in our database, you'll have the best chance of meeting other like-minded singles and in finding love.

    Why choose Encounter Dating?

    * 85% of our guests receive at least 1 match

    * Only people you mutually match with can get in contact

    * Excellent value with a welcome drink and food included

    * More dates per event - date everyone of the opposite sex

    * No membership fees or monthly subscriptions

    * Our events are always held in premium venues with private areas

    Why not give us a try? Many of the matches made at our events have led to long-term relationships, engagements and marriages!

    View all upcoming Singles Events here


    Register for free here to receive invitations to our exclusive Singles Parties and Speed Dating Events!

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is your cancellation policy?

    Please email us at at least 48 hours before the event to receive a 12 month credit that can be used towards a future event. If you cancel within 48 hours of the event, you will only receive a credit if we are able to fill your place with someone on the waitlist.

    I am older or younger than the specified age group – can I still attend?

    This event is for singles aged 26-40, however we do allow guests to be outside of this age group by a maximum of 12 months. Please ensure you have photo ID with you to show on request.

    Can I transfer my ticket to a friend?

    We offer free name transfers as long as your friend is of the same sex and within the specified age requirement for the event. Simply email us at with your booking details and your friend’s full name, age and email address.

    How do I select my matches?

    After the event, log in to Encounter Match and select who you would like to see again. If they have also selected you, your preferred contact details will be shared with each other instantly on the My Matches page. You will have 24hrs to select your matches after the event.

    Do many people attend by themselves?

    Many of the guests at our events come by themselves as they don't always have a single friend available to bring along with them.

    What type of people go to your events?

    Our events attract a lot of quality singles who are over online dating and are now wanting to meet singles in real life at fun social events outside of their usual group of friends and work colleagues.

    How can I contact Encounter Dating with any questions?

    Simply email us at or text us on 0444 555 857

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