NEW YORK COCKTAIL HOUR! Video Speed Dating
Dashing Date recently collaborated with The New York Times and brought to life a unique digital dating experience! It was recorded on The NYT podcast. You can listen to the episode and read the follow-up article by clicking here.
Now the experience is open to all New Yorkers! Join us for COCKTAIL HOUR, a fun virtual evening of speed dating, flowing conversations and magical new connections. Mix up your favourite drink, set the mood with candles and some light jazz and we’ll take care of the rest! Good vibes guaranteed.
Make the most of this digital experience with our curated recommendations:
The ‘New York Jazz Vibes’ playlist on Spotify sets the mood for this event perfectly. Turn up the tunes before the event and embrace the proud New Yorker that you are! Set the volume to low while you speed date. Click here to access the playlist directly. Spotify app required.
The Manhattan, of course.
There’s no better way to celebrate the launch of Dashing Date New York than by sipping on what was once the most famous cocktail in the world!
Dress code 👗
Classy, Elegant and Black.
Optional: Your favorite locally bought accessory.
Pro Tip: People can tell when you’ve made an effort and when it comes to dating, that’s important. Looking your best will always result in more and/or better matches. You never get a second chance to make a first impression.
What's Included In Your Ticket
- Video Speed Dating with pre-screened eligible singles from New York
- All dates will be one-on-one (there is no “group” dating)
- Live Event Host to welcome you and guide you through the event, from start to finish
- Fast-Match Technology! Receive your matches soon after your event
- Live Conversation Starters provided while you speed date
- Easily connect via our private Zoom link
In order for you and everyone else to have a seamless digital dating experience, you must have the following:
- Secure internet connection
- Computer or phone with a camera
- Quiet and very well-lit room (one lamp won’t cut it!)
We also have a strict policy against poor etiquette of any kind, including leaving the event at any point once it’s started. By purchasing a ticket, you are committing to staying for the entire duration of the event and participating in each speed date, just like you would in person.
Life Stage & Age Group
Life Stage: Ready for Love
Age group: 30-42
Generally, in this Life Stage, you’ll meet other young professionals that are looking for a long term relationship, someone with whom they can explore life with! They are often open to marriage and/or starting a family for the first time. Based on our previous events, you can expect to meet women ages 28-40 and men ages 32-45 in this Life Stage.
Click here to learn more about our Life Stages.
About Zoom Video-Chat
Zoom is a secure online video communication platform that's easily accessible and a breeze to use. This event will take place on Zoom and dates will be ONE-ON-ONE (no group dating or chatting). Participating is as easy as the click of a button! Event attendees are provided with a unique link and password to access the event. We’re happy to help you get set up! For our full guide, click here.
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How long is the event?
You can expect the event to last about 90 minutes, on average. The actual duration will depend on the final number of guests. To be safe, we suggest making yourself available for two hours following the start time of the event.
How many people will I meet?
Even though this is a multi-city event, the size of your event will be the same as usual. You can expect to meet 5 to 10 guests of the opposite sex.
How strict are the age groups?
Still have a question?
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