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Speed Friending

September 12, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Speed Friending

EVENT START-END | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm ET
DOORS OPEN | 6:45 pm ET
WHERE | Short Path Distillery, 71 Kelvin St, Everett, MA 02149 (map)
FOOD/DRINKS | Spirits, cocktails, and nonalcoholic beverages and light snacks will be available for sale. See their full menu here.
PARKING / PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION | There is free street parking available and there are several bus options.
ACCESSIBILITY & OTHER VENUE DETAILS | Wheelchair accessible, gender-neutral bathrooms available. This venue has asked that if you are a wheelchair user, that you let them know in advance (feel free to e-mail rovner@shortpathdistillery.com to let them know) so that they can make sure the accessible venue entrance is unlocked for you and you don’t have to wait to enter upon your arrival. This venue is next door to a peanut factory, so folks with severe peanut allergies may want to attend one of our dating events at a different venue. For ASL and any other accommodations not listed, please see more info here.
COVID-19 PROCEDURES | Masks will be strongly encouraged.


What’s It Like?

Hear from real attendees in the videos at the bottom of the page!

Do you wish you could have more of the kinds of conversations you have late at night where for some reason, you feel safe talking about the things you actually care about?

Bring your friends (or come by yourself) and spend your Monday night at an event where you know everyone else is there for the same reason.

We’ll be offering “big talk” conversational prompts on them to get you started, and we’ll have lots of structure to make sure that you actually talk to people and that it’s not awkward. Not feeling like answering a particular question? No worries, we’ll have plenty to choose from, like, “When are you the happiest?” and, “If you were going to become close friends with me, what would I need to know about you?” We’ll give you ground rules to make sure you feel comfortable and safe sharing as much of yourself as possible while still feeling in complete control of how much you divulge.

Since this is a distillery, only spirits, cocktails, and nonalcoholic drinks will be served in addition to snacks.

Check-in for this event will begin around 6:45 pm. Please do your best to arrive before 7:00 pm so we can begin as close to on time as possible.

Skip the Small Talk is dedicated to providing an inclusive, welcoming environment for everyone. Check out our safety policy here: tinyurl.com/ststSafety


Ready to skip the small talk with us?

Grab a ticket since entry is on a first come first serve basis and we tend to sell out in advance for these– once we are out of tickets, we will NOT be able to accommodate folks at the door.

Want to check out what else is going on at Short Path Distillery? Check out their full event calendar here.

If you want to be the first to hear about our events so you don’t miss out on tickets before we sell out, feel free to join our mailing list at Skip the Small Talk Mailing List Sign-Up.


September 12, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Short Path Distillery
71 Kelvin Street
Everett, MA 02149
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(617) 830-7954


Short Path Distillery
(617) 830-7954
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