Speed Dating

Where instant connections are made and sparks are ignited! The FanimeCon Speed Dating events are for 18+ singles who are interested in meeting new people and potentially finding love!


All Speed Dating events will be held at rooms 211B/C/D in the SJCC.



  • Saturday: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Sunday: 10:00 am – 11:00 am


  • Saturday: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Saturday: 2:00 pm -3:30 pm (LGBT only)
  • Saturday: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Sunday: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Sunday: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm (LGBT only)
  • Sunday: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm


What IS Speed Dating? How does it work? Speed Dating 101 is designed for those that want to find out more about our events before participating. Learn the basics, practice with us, and get out all those butterflies before “the real deal!” Experience low-stakes “friend-dating” under the guidance of Speed Dating staff.

Join us Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am – 11:00 am.


Speed Dating sessions are offered only for 18+ attendees. Please bring valid picture ID (e.g. passport, driver’s license, state ID, etc.). Rotate conversing with other singles while the Speed Dating staff coordinates your mutual matches! We also offer LGBT sessions daily.

Join us Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm and 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

LGBT sessions are Saturday and Sunday from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm.


Speed Dating registration will be open Friday for Saturday sessions, and Saturday for Sunday sessions. Forms will be available online at date.fanime.com. Participants will be selected via lottery and receive email confirmation at around 12:00 am the day of.

Please email us at speeddating@fanime.com for any questions/concerns or see us during our operating hours!