Bars or pub- Bars are one of the best places to find a date. Many single men and women go around in groups and it's easy to go up and talk to them. Although it's easy to connect with people but it can be a fairly expensive as you might have to spend money on drinks.
Public Gym- It sounds more like a fitness place than a meeting place but lately public gym's have started to attract big crowds. With the increasing awareness among the masses about fitness there a buzz among to them to remain fit. You can always go up and socialize with anyone in a public gym and might find a possible date in the process.
Speed dating- It is a special event organized whereby single people from all areas of life collect under one roof with an aim to find a potential date. The process is fairly simple. Single men or women are made to sit on a table whereby people of the opposite sex rotate from one table to another. This way you get to meet hundreds of people within a very short period of time and it becomes easy for you to make a choice.
Coffee shops- People love to stop by for some coffee including single people. There are big chains of coffee shops almost across any city on this planet. You can always go up to anyone and talk to them over a cup of coffee.
Church- If you prefer people with spiritual interests you can always find a potential date at a nearby church. Spiritual people have been known to be more trust worthy in a relationship in the long term. Moreover it is attended by thousands of people daily most of whom are single.
Online dating sites- This is the best and the fastest new age way of getting a date. This process is fairly simple. You just sign up for some dating sites write a small profile upload your picture and bingo you're on your way. It gives you a very large choice as compared to offline dating as you can search across millions of members. Additionally you can make a search based on what you are actually looking for which gets you more targeted results. Online dating process is comparatively cheaper to offline dating as you don't have to buy those expensive drinks and dinners. But online dating might or might not work for you. It mostly depends on the way you present your profile online.
Go to parties- Try and attend all sorts of parties. Parties attract big chunks of people including single people who also might be looking for a potential date and it is fairly easy to talk and socialize with people in parties than any other place.