Exciting NYC Events For Singles This Year 2024

January 1, 2024

Start the new year with newfound love! But have you found the one? It's already January, and February is fast approaching; the next thing we know, it's already Valentine's Day. So, January is the month we should get going and get your games up. When you find the one, Gradito has a special tip to make your next dinner unforgettable. We listed here 5 NYC Events for singles to look out for in January. 

45+ After Work Party At Empire Rooftop 

Are you single, over 45, and ready to mingle? Well, mark your calendars because on January 5, 2024, the Empire Hotel Rooftop Lounge is the place to be! From 6:30 to 9:30 pm, get ready to experience an unforgettable evening at 44 West 63rd, just across from Lincoln Center.


$15 in advance for General Admission

$10 for NYSN VIP

$20 at the door or online after 4 pm on the event day for everyone.

The Empire Hotel Rooftop is turning into a hub for singles looking to have a great time, make new friends, and find a spark of romance. Secure your spot now and take advantage of the advance ticket prices. Whether you're flying solo or bringing along a friend, this event promises an evening of fun, laughter, and connections. For more details, visit their website.

Social Circles After Work Party

For the lower age bracket, look no further! The Social Circles After Work Party is a specially designed event for individuals in their 30s and 40s who are ready to mingle, make friends, and even forge valuable business connections. This unique gathering is set to take place on January 10, 2024, from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm at the Playwright Irish Pub, 27 West 35th, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001. Get ready for a night full of fun games and quick chats that will help you make lots of new friends. There are cool prizes to win, so the night will surely be a blast and something you'll remember. Their events have even been on MTV NEWS before, so you're in for a fantastic time!

Guidelines for the Social Circles After Work Party:

  1. You can share your personal or professional information but cannot request someone else's.
  2. Avoid using last names to maintain a level of privacy.
  3. Refrain from asking someone for a date during the event; save that for later if you feel a strong connection.
  4. Participants are discouraged from promoting real estate, pyramid, or Ponzi schemes or asking inappropriate questions; violators may be asked to leave.

Seize this wonderful chance to meet new friends, enjoy socializing, and have a great time. Register now at Social Circles After Work Party!

NYC Speed Dating 

Not available on the first week of January? How about on January 12, 2024? That's on Friday; NYC Speed Dating will be held at Nosh! (Courtyard Marriott NYC) 114 W 40th Street, New York, NY 10001. At this place, 2 item minimum purchase is required at this venue (food or drink). The age range for males is 48 to 63, and for females, it is 45 to 58. Get set for a big dating event in NYC where you can go on up to 13 dates in one night! The said event will start at 7:30 pm. They've been doing this since Valentine's Day in 2003, and it's been a success – more than 85 couples got married, lots of relationships started, and even some kids were born from these events. This isn't just any party, so make sure to bring your proof of age – they take their events seriously. For reservations and tickets, visit their website.

Speed Dating NYC |Single Guys and Ladies Ages 30s & 40s 

Join WeekendDating, the matchmaking experts since 2003, in their upcoming speed dating event on January 13, 2024, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at Nosh (Courtyard Marriott), located at 114 W 40th St, New York, NY 10018.

WeekendDating has successfully connected over 85 couples, and the numbers keep rising! Experience up to 15 dates in one thrilling night at this cool NYC speed dating event. Remember to bring your ID, show you're of age, and grab at least two items (food or drinks) to enhance the vibrant atmosphere.

Arrive 15-30 minutes early to settle in, enjoy a drink, and prepare for a fantastic time. While speed dating may seem daunting initially, think of it as a refreshing pool dip—there's an initial shiver, followed by a blast. Here's what to expect from this wonderful event: After each round, mark your preferences on a scorecard and take notes. Ladies remain seated, gentlemen rotate, and you get to make your choices. Hand in your scorecard at the end, and within 12 hours, receive your match results, including mutual matches and one-way matches, providing a second chance to connect.

For more event details, visit this link or call Jay at 718-757-6933. It's your opportunity to meet incredible new people. Happy dating!

Speed Dating 2.0 in the Flatiron District

This is your last chance before the Love month! On January 25th, 2024, from 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm, singles aged 37-49 are invited to join CitySwoon at The Sentry Flatiron, located at 37 W 24th St, 18th floor, New York, NY 10010. This upscale cocktail bar with small plates, situated on the 18th floor of the Henri Hotel, offers a speakeasy-like ambiance reminiscent of retro style and past summers.

The event promises a series of relaxed mini-dates, intelligently selected for each participant by an algorithm live at the event. Hosted by a friendly and professional team, the top bar creates a welcoming atmosphere for connections. Participants can freely connect with mutual matches the next day on CitySwoon and also have the opportunity to connect with others they didn't date on the night.

CitySwoon boasts a higher success rate than online and traditional speed dating, emphasizing real-life connections. With over 95% receiving a mutual match, a balanced gender ratio, and over 8 years of experience hosting thousands of events, CitySwoon has become a trusted platform for meaningful connections.

The meticulously planned events ensure a positive experience, and the system remembers past encounters, preventing participants from dating the same person twice. CitySwoon even holds the Guinness World Record for launching them!

To learn more and join the event, visit their website. Take advantage of this opportunity to meet new people and experience the CitySwoon difference!

Now, after all these events, we hope you find your match. Love month is approaching; make your first date memorable with Gradito. Imagine a perfect romantic dinner without feeling overwhelmed by all the planning and preparations. Gradito is an expert on turning your dream date into reality! Imagine a memorable evening filled with delicious cuisine, an intimate setting, and the magic of romance, all expertly crafted by the best NYC private chefs. Whether you like Asian cuisine or are impressed by Italian cuisine, Gradito's private chefs have got you! Book your reservations directly on our website or download the Gradito app for an enhanced and user-friendly experience.

Sean Kommer
Founder of Gradito
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