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NYC Speed Dating (Manhattan and surrounding areas)

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It's not just Speed Dating in NYC anymore!

Our NYC singles events take place at Bryant Park Lounge in Manhattan and at other singles venues throughout the Big Apple..  Our NYC dating events have resulted in over 85 married couples so far.   We also do several virtual zoom speed dating events which are a super convenient way to meet new people from the comfort of your home.

Use the box below to search for NYC SINGLES EVENTS  Only.  The schedule to the left has everything.

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Date Ages Location Title
Upcoming Events
Sat
Sep
25
Women:  30s & 40s
Men:  30s & 40s
Manhattan
NYC Vax Indoor/outdoor singles party


Sat
Sep
25
2021
NYC Vax Indoor/outdoor singles party
Men 30s & 40s, Women 30s & 40s
Manhattan


Fri
Oct
1
Women:  40s & 50s
Men:  40s & 50s
Online
Online Tristate & NYC Speed Dating-


Fri
Oct
1
2021
Online Tristate & NYC Speed Dating-
Men 40s & 50s, Women 40s & 50s
Online


Fri
Oct
1
Women:  30s & 40s
Men:  30s & 40s
Online
Online Tristate & NYC Speed Dating


Fri
Oct
1
2021
Online Tristate & NYC Speed Dating
Men 30s & 40s, Women 30s & 40s
Online


Fri
Oct
8
Women:  30s & 40s
Men:  30s and 40s
Online
Love is Blind Online Speed Dating


Fri
Oct
8
2021
Love is Blind Online Speed Dating
Men 30s and 40s, Women 30s & 40s
Online


Fri
Sep
24
Women:  56-68
Men:  58-73
Nassau
Vax or neg test Jericho Speed Dating


Fri
Sep
24
2021
Vax or neg test Jericho Speed Dating
Men 58-73, Women 56-68
Nassau


Sat
Sep
25
Women:  30s & 40s
Men:  30s & 40s
Nassau
Long Island Date Walking (Seaford)


Sat
Sep
25
2021
Long Island Date Walking (Seaford)
Men 30s & 40s , Women 30s & 40s
Nassau


Sat
Oct
2
Women:  38-52
Men:  42-55
Suffolk
Long Island Speed Dating


Sat
Oct
2
2021
Long Island Speed Dating
Men 42-55, Women 38-52
Suffolk


Sat
Oct
9
Women:  40s & 50s
Men:  40s & 50s
Nassau
Date Walking (Seaford)


Sat
Oct
9
2021
Date Walking (Seaford)
Men 40s & 50s , Women 40s & 50s
Nassau


Sat
Oct
9
Women:  30s & 40s
Men:  30s & 40s
Nassau
OUTDOORS Long Island Speed Dating


Sat
Oct
9
2021
OUTDOORS Long Island Speed Dating
Men 30s & 40s, Women 30s & 40s
Nassau


Sat
Oct
16
Women:  45-58
Men:  48-61
Suffolk
LI Speed Dating


Sat
Oct
16
2021
LI Speed Dating
Men 48-61, Women 45-58
Suffolk


Sat
Oct
23
Women:  56-68
Men:  58-73
Nassau
Vax/neg test-Long Island Speed Dating


Sat
Oct
23
2021
Vax/neg test-Long Island Speed Dating
Men 58-73, Women 56-68
Nassau


If you are new to the singles scene, check out our guidelines for choosing the right NYC event.   Thanks to your many suggestions and feedback received over the past 4 years, it is not just speed dating in NY anymore.  Many of the events modify the speed-dating format to an activity.   

The best N.Y.C. Speed Dating and singles events are structured so that you get to enjoy the activity, but are also ensured to meet everyone who attends by incorporating a rotation factor.  This eliminates any awkward entrance to exists to conversations.    Have questions or Concerns? Call Jay at 718-757-6933 or 516-908-9638.  

We held our first New york city event for singles on Valentines Day 2003 and have since expanded to Connecticut, Long Island and other areas.  Over 85 married couples and we are still going strong! 

Why we are called Weekenddating 

 It was 2003 and I (Jay) was working in corporate america.  All of my friends were getting married, had girlfriends and it was not fun being the last single one of the group.  A co-worker named Samantha said that she saw this thing on the news called Hurry Date and it would be right up my alley.  I went to a few events and they were always held on a Tuesday or Wednesday night.  I loved the concept but wouldnt get home until 11:30 PM and had to be up for work at 6 am.    

I started looking for events that were held on the weekend, but...........  None existed.  So I decided to start my own company and hence, Weekenddating was born.  Since those days, we occassionally have a midweek event, but the focus continues to be on Weekend events.

 

Why speed dating works

How many times have you seen someone you would like to approach but did not?  Nobody wants that uncomfortable feeling.  The beauty of the NYC speed dating is that the awkwardness is removed from the equation.  No pressure getting into conversations.  Even better... No pressure getting out of conversations.  That is all done for you.

Ok, full disclosure here.. A lot comes down to some luck, who is there the night you are.  However it really does work and I know of at least 85 married couples, 10 or more kids and lots of happy couples.

Can you really get to know someone in 5 minutes?
Is it enough time to know if you will marry this person?  Of course not.. However the five minutes is plenty of time to determine if this is someone you might want to get to know more about.  If you are not sure after the mini date, they you can always give the person a yes and figure it out later. 

What goes on at the speed dating event?

Arrive about 15-30 minutes prior to start time so that you can settle in.  Check in with your host to receive your welcome packet  (We do check for proof of age to make sure we deliver what is advertised).  Once we get started, everyone is paired off into groups of two.  You spend approximately five minutues with someone and then jot down a few notes to help you remember who they are.  (If you do not take notes, it can get confusing since you are meeting a lot of people).  Next, the guys shift over one spot and we start the process again.

How many people will I meet?

The minimum number of dates is 8 and the maximum number of dates will be about 12.  It varies each time.  We adjust the amount of time per date based on the total number of dates.

 How do I let you know who I liked?

For in person events, you will hand in a scorecard to let us know your selections.  Within 24 hours, you will receive an email that lets you know who you matched with.  Both mutual matches and one way matches (they picked you, but you did not pick them), will be be provided.

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