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Speed Dating Chicago - Local singles events

Smart matching at live events. CitySwoon is the most successful way to date.
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Speed Dating 2.0 - see also, online speed dating

Cityswoon Chicago: it's speed dating's cooler, more adventurous cousin.

  • Brace yourself, it is time to meet someone amazing.
  • Experience a new era of speed dating in Chicago, where you meet your best matches, selected out of the crowd.
  • At every event, you have a 95% chance of meeting someone who you are attracted to, and a 90% chance of finding one or more mutual ★★★★★ five star matches.
  • CitySwoon Chicago also offers online dating, with matches powered by the real-world event machine learning, enhancing your online matches astronomically.
  • Fueled by by a patented algorithmic matching technology exclusive to CitySwoon.
  • This is the ultimate dating experience with the highest success rate ever statistically recorded.

Real Life Speed Dating 2.0

Very different to regular speed dating in Chicago - think algorithmic matching meets live events! Extremely fun and very friendly - don't settle for ordinary dating.

Singles Bars Near Me

With events all over Chicago - and with an even bigger pool of peeps than ordinary speed dating, your odds are looking amazing! You'll be matched with some seriously awesome people nearby.

Online Dating Portal

Supercharge your dating success. Our matchmaking AI selects your best matches every day, and with feedback from our in-person events, it only gets better. Prepare for an unbeatable dating experience!

Single giving a testimonial about a CitySwoon singles event
"Amazed at how well I was matched and how fun and easy it was! Really great hosts and fun dates."

Sarah M, 23 star

Single man's testimonial about a CitySwoon singles event
"Awesome night with amazing people!"

Denis C, 30

Singles testimonial about a CitySwoon singles event
"I like the flow of the event. The pace was perfect. I would definitely come to another one of your events, if I am not in a relationship by then :)"

Diana L, 33

The CitySwoon Dating Algorithm

Imagine this: You go out to a local singles bar, and you have a 90% chance of meeting someone, where you both feel the chemistry, and want to see each other again. That's what happens on average to every person at every CitySwoon singles event.

Which means, you could stay home in your slippers, or you could get out there and meet that person who makes your heart race faster!

Over half a million people have come to a CitySwoon event, and that's because they are amazing! CitySwoon is the most successful dating site, in terms of match outcomes, and we want to share the stats with you.

Click to see more on why CitySwoon is the most successful way to date.

Speed Dating FAQ

Where can I meet singles near me in?

Chicago is teeming with singles who are keen to meet up. Your options are as diverse as the city itself - from salsa dancing classes to rooftop bars, and everything in between. But if you're looking for a turbo-charged way to meet like-minded peeps, CitySwoon's speed dating events are where it's at. With a mix of fun venues and algorithmic matching, you'll be ready to trade in your quiet nights for an epic dating adventure!

How effective is speed dating in Chicago?

Speed dating in Chicago is like a dating buffet - you get to sample multiple potential matches in one sitting. Not every dish may be to your taste, but you'll certainly find a few that tantalize your taste buds. It's an efficient way to meet new people and potentially find that special someone. And with CitySwoon's algorithmic magic, you'll be matched with folks who share your interests, making your speed dating experience that much more effective and enjoyable!

Click here to see why speed dating is more effective than online dating.

How long do the dates typically last during a speed dating event?

Picture speed dating in Chicago as the espresso of dating events - short, sweet, and to the point. Dates typically last around 10 minutes, giving you just enough time to see if you click with the other person without committing to a full-blown dinner date. It's like a teaser trailer for a potential romantic comedy!

How many people will I meet during a speed dating event in Chicago?

Speed dating is your own personal romantic roulette - you'll typically date around 8 potential matches at each event in Chicago. With CitySwoon's algorithmic wizardry, you'll be matched with a curated selection of singles to maximize compatibility and enjoyment. Who knows, you might just hit the dating jackpot!

CitySwoon events also tend to be bigger than traditional Speed Dating events, as you date a selected 8 people out of a larger crowd. You will most likely chat with more single people at the event, after the official dating part of the night is over.

How do I sign up for a speed dating event?

Sign up for a speed dating event in Chicago like you'd sign up for the latest blockbuster movie. Just click here to see the Chicago events coming up near you, choose one you like, and book your ticket. It's that simple! Get ready to walk down the red carpet of your dating life and enjoy the show.

What should I wear to a speed dating event in Chicago?

Dress to impress, but keep it comfy! Think of it as a first date with multiple people (all in one night). Your outfit should reflect your personality and make you feel confident, but also allow for the fact that you'll be sitting, standing, and potentially doing a bit of light socializing. So, maybe leave your six-inch stilettos and super-tight pants at home, but do show off your style!

Can I bring a friend with me to a speed dating event?

You sure can! Bringing a friend to a speed dating event is like having a trusty sidekick by your side during a romantic adventure. They can provide moral support, exchange notes on potential matches, and even join in on the dating fun. Just make sure they're also single and signed up for your event in Chicago!

What age groups typically attend speed dating events in Chicago?

Speed dating events cater to a wide range of age groups, much like a choose-your-own-adventure novel for romance. Some events are tailored for specific age brackets, while others have a more open age range. So, whether you're a youthful 20-something or a silver fox in your 60s, there's a speed dating event out there waiting for you!

What if I don't feel a connection with anyone during the event?

If you don't feel a connection with anyone during your event Chicago, it's not the end of the world. Just like trying new ice cream flavors, not every scoop is going to be your favorite. But hey, there's always another ice cream parlor (or speed dating event) around the corner. Keep your chin up, and remember that dating is a numbers game - you never know when you'll find your perfect scoop in Chicago!

What happens if I match with someone during a speed dating event?

Congratulations, this is a great feeling! You'll be able to log into CitySwoon, after your Chicago event, and message all of your matches. From there, it's up to you to reach out, set up a date, and continue your adventure in the world of romance. Who knows, you might even end up with a rom-com-worthy love story to tell!

Can I exchange contact information with someone I meet during a speed dating event?

If you feel a spark with someone and would like to keep the conversation going, you will be able to connect with each other on CitySwoon after the event.

Speed Dating Chicago with CitySwoon: Relaxed, Friendly and Fun

Question: Where are Chicago's most eligible single people (i.e., YOU), most likely to meet and fall in love?

  • a) Out with colleagues at Friday night after-work drinks in the vibrant River North?
  • b) At a Sunday brunch in Wicker Park with your married friends and their kids?
  • c) In a crowd of weekend adventurers in West Loop or Lincoln Park?
  • d) On the couch with your phone swiping left, left, left and sending emojis to strangers?
  • e) At a CitySwoon party in a stylish venue where you are matched to several new amazing like-minded Chicago singles outside of your standard two degrees of separation?

Correct, CitySwoon is your best bet for finding love.

Why Cityswoon?

What sets CitySwoon apart from any other speed dating out there, making it the must-try experience in Chicago? It's their cutting-edge approach to matchmaking that truly distinguishes them. Utilizing a smart algorithm, CitySwoon matches you with a handpicked group of compatible individuals from a larger pool.

This means you'll be more likely to connect with those who truly resonate with you, transforming the entire experience into a match made in heaven (or at the very least, in a super-intelligent AI!). But that's not all! CitySwoon events aren't confined to the dimly lit corner of a bar. Instead, you'll be immersed in a variety of vibrant venues, soaking up the city's lively atmosphere, and contributing to the electric energy of each gathering. Picture yourself exploring historic locations, chic rooftop lounges, or even iconic Wrigley Field, all while meeting intriguing Chicago singles in a fun and relaxed environment.

Speed Dating Chicago Revitalised!

We know you're over the drag of online dating, and instant photo-inspired meetups haven't helped much in the quest for your true match. That's why CitySwoon has taken the classic local speed dating concept and elevated it with a sophisticated patented algorithmic matching system to create an incredible experience for dating in Chicago.

Singles Events Chicago, Tailored Just For You

The acclaimed date nights aren't just great fun and a refreshing change; you are matched on targeted dates, increasing your chances of meeting your perfect match! Love is definitely in the air at our events; check out our success stats for yourself. From cozy pub gatherings to swanky rooftop soirees, CitySwoon's singles events in Chicago cater to all tastes and preferences, making it easy to find an event that suits you.

Unlocking the Chicago Singles Scene: Your New Adventure Awaits

CitySwoon has put the sparkle back into dating for Chicago singles. With a variety of events and venues to choose from, there's never been a better time to dive into the exciting world of speed dating 2.0 in Chicago. So whether you're a sports enthusiast from Wrigleyville or a creative soul from Logan Square, there's a CitySwoon singles event tailor-made for you.

Dating in Chicago

The city's dating scene is as diverse as its vibrant neighborhoods, ensuring you find your perfect match. CitySwoon's Chicago speed dating events cater to all types of singles from mid-twenties, 30’s and 40’s right up to 55+. Connecting you with those who share your interests and values. It's time to move past endless swiping and dive into the thrilling world of speed dating with Cityswoon