Singles Events &

Speed Dating Sydney

Encounter Dating hosts singles events in Sydney including speed dating, singles parties, singles dinners and singles trivia

nights. We have held more than 80 events bringing many couples together, including a few marriages. We also offer a personal matchmaking service arranging one-on-one dates for those who would like our matchmaker's help to find that someone special.


Our singles events offer a fresh alternative to online dating in a fun and relaxed environment. We bring singles together to meet, mingle and see if there's any chemistry as we believe that flirtation is best done in real life not online. The result is a completely energetic and fun-filled event which offers you the best chance in finding love, friendships or something in-between.

We've also created an event matching app Encounter Match that allows you to match with ease by letting you discretely choose who you would like to see again after attending an event. If it's a mutual match your preferred contact details will be shared with each other. There’s never been a better chance of meeting your match at one of our events.

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Our singles events and matchmaking have been recommended by

Encounter Dating is Sydney's #1 singles events company and we specialise in running singles parties and speed dating events in Sydney. With the largest database of singles, you'll have the best chance of meeting other like-minded singles and in finding love.  ​

Singles Events for Sydney's Singles

Our singles events are all about having fun and meeting new people while hopefully finding a potential partner. Compared to online dating, we tend to know in a matter of minutes if we 'click' with someone when meeting face-to-face. ​We've partnered with Sydney's best venues to host our singles events in private areas reserved exclusively for our guests.

Encounter Match

We understand it's not always easy or possible to ask for someone's contact details at an event, so we've created a matching app Encounter Match that allows you to match with ease by letting you discretely choose who you would like to see again after attending an event. You get to choose which contact details you would like to share, either your mobile number, email or both, with any mutual matches you receive.

Singles Parties 

Our under 39s singles parties have between 100-150 singles attending while our over 40s singles parties have between 60-70 singles attending. Everyone is free to mingle and chat with anyone they wish and we often include an optional icebreaker to help you to meet as many of the other guests as possible. 

Speed Dating Events

We've taken the traditional Speed Dating format and re-invented it by getting rid of all the boring parts and only keeping the best bits. Gone are the name tags, the 'interview style' pens and papers and the pressure of having to mark your date as a 'yes' or a 'no' right there on the spot. Instead, at our Speed Dating events you can just relax and focus on getting to know each of your dates and at the end of the night in your own time, you can easily and discretely select who you would like to see again through our matching platform that displays the names and photos of each of your dates. 

Singles Trivia Nights

Our singles trivia nights are loads of fun and people are often more relaxed than traditional Speed Dating. Each table of male and female team mates will have some fun trivia questions and puzzles to solve as a group. At the end of each round, the men stand up and move on to a new table to meet a new group of ladies to team up with for the next round of trivia questions and so on. There will be prizes for the winning male and female teams and time to socialise with everyone at the end. You'll be able to select anyone you would like to see again using our matching platform after the event. 

Singles Dinners 

Our singles dinner parties start with a drinks reception, where you will be introduced to everyone by our host. You will then join all the guests for a sit down dinner. After the main course the men swap places to different seats. This way you sit next to four people of the opposite sex during dinner. If you would like to meet a fellow guest again at a later date, you can make your own arrangements. But if the opportunity does not arise over dinner, that is not a problem. You can use our matching platform after the event to select those you would like to see again. 


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