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Calling all social dancers who want to find other dancing friends in San Diego! This meetup will feature information on all different styles/types of social dance venues including ballroom, swing, tango, salsa & Bachata, Latin, Hustle, West Coast swing and more! Let's get dancing!

We have combined with the International Dance Assn of San Diego, 13 different dance clubs in Balboa Park that have weekly dance events (Ballroom, Scottish, International, Irish, Cajun/Zydeco, English Country, Squares, Contra, Morris, and Vintage Ballroom). See the calendar for daily meetings - every day of the week you could go out and do a different style of dance. Check out all the clubs at https://www.idasdc.com/

For even more dance styles, links to 17 other groups in San Diego at: https://www.idasdc.com/links

If you have other local studios you know about, let us know so we can include them in our link page.

Upcoming events (5+)

FREE International Social Dance

Balboa Park Club

Sunday FREE Social Dances are open to dancers and spectators. The programs consist of couple dances, kolo/line dances and mixers. Singles & couples welcome. Join us for some dancing or come and watch the fun! Family friendly, all ages welcome. Sunday International dance programs are hosted alternately by the Cabrillo International Folk Dancers, the San Diego Folk Dancers, and the San Diego International Folk Dancers. https://www.idasdc.com/intl-folk-clubs

Balboa Park Dancers – Ballroom Dance

Balboa Park Club

Balboa Park Dancers meets weekly on Friday and Sunday nights at the historic Balboa Park Club in Balboa Park. We provide an inspiring environment and huge hardwood dance floor for learning and improving dance skills. Couples and those without partners are welcome. Lower-heeled, closed-toe and closed-heel shoes are recommended for dancing. Classes in waltz, foxtrot, tango, cha-cha, swing & other ballroom and social dances (15 dances in total taught). Free party night each month for members / $6.00 for non-members. http://www.balboaparkdancers.org/ Teachers: John Nagel, Stephen Showers, Kurt Popp.

Jitterbug Club at Dance for 2 - San Diego

7528 Clairemont Mesa Blvd

We are now featuring the Jitterbug Club at Dance For 2 on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Sundays of the month! Check calendar for current schedule: http://www.dancefor2.com/dance-parties-events/ Going strong for over 35 years, the Jitterbug Club has made Dance For 2 its home. We welcome you to a night of Jitterbug, East Coast Swing and many other types of swing dancing. We also mix in other dances as well as take requests. The dancers are all ages and there will be a mixture of fast swing and slower swing music as well as a few slow songs and requests. The Jitterbug Club has a reputation in San Diego as one of the friendliest and liveliest dance parties in the dance community.

San Diego Scottish Country Dancers

Balboa Park - Casa Del Prado, Room 103

Traditional social dancing of Scotland taught at all levels. Scottish country dance is an exciting and energetic social dance form, related to contra dancing. Danced all throughout the world, the basic steps and formations are easy to learn. You don't need to be Scottish to dance Scottish! Meetups every Monday and Friday from 7:30 - 9:30 pm in Balboa Park. Plus a Tuesday social dance in North County. Check website for info: www.dancescottishsd.org

Past events (625)

Bons Temps Social Club Cajun & Zydeco

War Memorial Building in Balboa Park

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