The 5th Annual San Francisco Salsa Festival

  • Mar 28, 2013 · 7:00 PM

The 5th Annual San Francisco Salsa Festival
March 28 - 30, 2013

Three nights of world-class performances, dancing
and workshops with top salsa instructors in the heart of downtown San Francisco.

Dancers of all levels are invited to attend the festival, which is now entering its fifth year of existence. During the day, take workshops taught by world-champion international instructors and world-class Bay Area instructors. In the evenings, watch shows from international artists and Bay Area dance companies before dancing the night away to music from top DJs and live bands.

Buy your tickets now to take advantage of the current discount rates. A full pass for the festival is only $110! Tickets are available for purchase at

Rooms are almost sold out, so book a room now at the festival hotel, the Westin San Francisco Market Street, and enjoy our discounted room rate. Reservations can be made at

Grizzly & Alien (Venezuela/Cuba)
David & Paulina (Mexico)
Omar & Nina (Los Angeles)
Ernesto & Maritza (Mexico)
Grizzly Dance Company (Los Angeles)

View the complete lineup of performers at

Orquesta Saboricua - Welcome Party / Thursday
Avance - "Glitz and Glamour" Red Carpet Night / Friday
Pacific Mambo Orchestra - Mambo Palladium Night / Saturday

DJ El de la Clave
DJ Hong
DJ Jazzy Jez

Enjoy the Bachata Room on Friday and Saturday evenings with host Corey Raynor and co-hosts BB Flanders (Reno) and Zeke Ruvalcaba (Chicago). Also be sure to check out our new Kizomba Room!

Take advantage of a full day of workshops for beginner, intermediate and advanced dancers taught by world-champion international instructors and world-class Bay Area instructors. View the full schedule of workshops at

Participate in the Salsa Musical Chairs Contest: an open-level Jack & Jill contest being held during the workshops lunch break (Saturday afternoon). This contest is open to everyone. No partner or routine is required. Simply show up ready to dance and have a good time! $250 in cash and prizes will be awarded.

Compete in one of the divisions of our annual dance competition to qualify for the 4th Annual World Latin Dance Cup. The following open divisions will be held:

Amateur Salsa Couple
Pro-Am Salsa Couple
Professional Salsa Couple
Amateur Salsa Team
Professional Salsa Team
Professional Bachata Couple

Register for the competition at

For more information, visit If you have further questions, please email [masked] or contact Liz Rojas at (510) 697-1892.

If anyone is interested, Jim (Meetup Organizer) have 2 full pass for sale at only $90 each. Please call[masked]-7246.

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