Locals love to tout Ocean Grove as New Jersey’s best beach—Asbury Park’s quieter, less frequented counterpart.While you may not find hawker stalls and craft biergartens here, you will find a much less crowded, clean stretch of white sand.The Garden State has diverse options for singles to socialize or pursue their interests.From the singles bars that dot the New Jersey shore to social clubs and fancy ballrooms, there's no shortage of places to go solo for a good time.
Speed dating first evolved over a decade ago, but it has become much more popular in recent years, especially among baby boomers and seniors.
Events are organized by age group and take place at the Mount Laurel Aloft hotel, at the WXYZ Bar.
NJ First Dates (njfirstdates.com) holds speed-dating events in Hoboken, usually meeting at the Room 84 Bar.
Another highlight of the list is Bamboo Bar (bamboobar.com), a nightclub located in Seaside Heights. Busy single men and women can condense the dating process at an organized "speed-dating" event.
At Pre-Dating Speed Dating (pre-dating.com), participants spend several minutes chatting with each of the other attendees.