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Salsa Dancing in Oakland

Looking for places to go salsa dancing in Oakland? Here's a complete list of salsa events happening in Oakland compiled by the Salsa By The Bay Team.

For a listing of more events in the Bay Area, see our Salsa Events Calendar.


Events Happening Today:

Kizomba Class & Social at mOOv Studios, Oakland

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 8:00pm - 12:00am
Cost: $12 for lesson, $8 for just social
Description: Kizomba classes and dancing every Thursday night at mOOv in 1924 Studios in Oakland. Beginner and improvers kizomba lessons taught by Nika & Emile 8-10pm, followed by social dancing. The event is...

Monte Negro Salsa con Timba Party

No image availableEvent: Social Dancing
Time: 8:00pm - 1:00am
Cost: $10 for lessons, $5 for the party
Description: A salsa and Timba party every Thursday night at the Shashamane Bar & Grill, hosted by DJ JuanLove. Monte Negro is a fun atmosphere, where you can relax, enjoy a great cocktail...

Salsa With Juan

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Cost: $15
Description: Beginners, pre-intermediate, “bridge”, and pre-advanced salsa lessons held every Thursday in Oakland taught by Salsa With Juan. The studio is open for salsa and bachata practice from 9-10pm, with DJ music. Free with...

Monday Night Salsa Events:

Cuban Salsa and Rueda de Casino

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: Varies
Cost: $12 for one class, $45 for four classes
Description: Cuban salsa lessons held at the Malonga Casquelourd Center in Oakland throughout the week. Beginner classes cover the basic steps, with the intermediate and advanced classes focusing on improving your skills. $12 per...

Rueda and Rhythm

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Cost: $14 per class or $30 for a 4-class card
Description: A two hour-long salsa and rueda class held every Monday night in Oakland with a special focus on Rhythm and Musicality. Classes start at 7:30pm and 8:30pm with four instructors who teach...

Salsa Rueda Mondays

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Cost: $5 per 30 min class
Description: Salsa rueda classes with Karen and Michael taught at the Lake Merritt Dance Center in Oakland every Monday night. Level II from 8:15pm, Level III from 8:45pm, and Level IV at 9:15pm....

Salsamania Salsa Mondays

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 7:00pm - 12:00am
Cost: $12 drop-in (one level), $18 drop-in (both levels), $40 4-week series (one level), $60 4-week series (both levels), $5 social dancing only (after 9 pm)
Description: Salsa lessons taught by John & Liz of Salsamania Dance Company at the Just Dance Ballroom in Oakland every Monday. There are classes of two difficulty levels, beginner and intermediate, followed...

Tuesday Night Salsa Events:

Lunchtime Salsa at Studio 1924

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cost: $12 w/o lunch, $18 w/lunch
Description: A 45-minute salsa lesson during lunchtime at Studio 1924 in Oakland. Taught by experienced salsa dancer Garry Johnson. The class is aimed at beginner dancers, but can be tailored to the people...

Salsa With Juan

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 7:00pm - 10:30pm
Cost: $15
Description: Beginning and intermediate level salsa lessons taught by Juan Gil & Ruth Caspary in Oakland every Tuesday night.

Wednesday Night Salsa Events:

Cuban Salsa and Rueda de Casino

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: Varies
Cost: $12 for one class, $45 for four classes
Description: Cuban salsa lessons held at the Malonga Casquelourd Center in Oakland throughout the week. Beginner classes cover the basic steps, with the intermediate and advanced classes focusing on improving your skills. $12 per...

Cuban Salsa at Studio 1924

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Cost: $12 for one class, $17 for 2 classes (on Mondays)
Description: Cuban salsa lessons every Monday and Wednesday night at Studio 1924 in downtown Oakland with Miguel Vazquez. He is full of energy and can break down fun moves for you within one...

Ladies Salsa Styling with Bellydance

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Cost: $12, $18 with lunch
Description: Sexy, empowering and fun class aimed at women. Held at Studio 1924 in Oakland every Wednesday during lunchtime, the class covers belly dance body and hip work, along with salsa dancing basics,...

Salsa With Rebecca

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Cost: $15 drop-in or $50 for 4 week series
Description: Beginning and intermediate salsa lessons by Rebecca Chehalis Miller every Wednesday at the Conscious Health Studio in Oakland. No partner necessary and drop-ins welcome.

Thursday Night Salsa Events:

Kizomba Class & Social at mOOv Studios, Oakland

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 8:00pm - 12:00am
Cost: $12 for lesson, $8 for just social
Description: Kizomba classes and dancing every Thursday night at mOOv in 1924 Studios in Oakland. Beginner and improvers kizomba lessons taught by Nika & Emile 8-10pm, followed by social dancing. The event is...

Monte Negro Salsa con Timba Party

No image availableEvent: Social Dancing
Time: 8:00pm - 1:00am
Cost: $10 for lessons, $5 for the party
Description: A salsa and Timba party every Thursday night at the Shashamane Bar & Grill, hosted by DJ JuanLove. Monte Negro is a fun atmosphere, where you can relax, enjoy a great cocktail...

Salsa With Juan

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Cost: $15
Description: Beginners, pre-intermediate, “bridge”, and pre-advanced salsa lessons held every Thursday in Oakland taught by Salsa With Juan. The studio is open for salsa and bachata practice from 9-10pm, with DJ music. Free with...

Friday Night Salsa Events:

Cuban Salsa and Rueda de Casino

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: Varies
Cost: $12 for one class, $45 for four classes
Description: Cuban salsa lessons held at the Malonga Casquelourd Center in Oakland throughout the week. Beginner classes cover the basic steps, with the intermediate and advanced classes focusing on improving your skills. $12 per...

Dancing Under The Stars

No image availableEvent: Special Event
Time: 8:30pm - 10:00pm
Cost: Free
Description: Free dance lessons and social dancing every week in July at the historic Jack London Square in Oakland. Lessons from 8:30pm-9pm every night taught by Vanessa and Bradley Montoya of VM Dance....

Funky Fresh First Fridays

No image availableEvent: Social Dancing
Time: 10:00pm - 2:00am
Cost: $5 Before 11pm, $10 after
Description: A monthly Fiesta series organized by Social Diversity Entertainment. Party music by Latin Sound Productionz, spinning the best hip hop, salsa, reggae, merrengue, cumbia, bachata and more. Casual / Stylish Attire. ...

Saturday Night Salsa Events:

Noche Bailable Son Party

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 8:00pm - 12:00am
Cost: $10
Description: A Cuban Son party held at Studio 1924 in Oakland. Son lesson by Roberto Borrell starting at 8:15pm, followed by dancing to classic and popular Cuban music by DJs Garry Johnson and...

Salsa With Tiffany

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Cost: Beginner: $10 drop-in. New students $30 for 4 classes
Intermediate: $12 drop-in. New students $35 for 4 classes
Practice: open and FREE for all
Description: Begining Salsa Lesson and Intermediate Salsa Lesson by Tiffany Wu, with the focus of leading and following skills, which enables one to dance with anyone with ease and style. Classes are held as...

Salsamania Dance Competition

No image availableEvent: Social Dancing
Time: 12:00pm - 3:30pm
Cost: $5 - General Admittance, $35 - Competitor Registration
Description: Join Salsamania Dance Company on Saturday, October 4, 2014 for an exciting weekend of competition. Invite your family and friends to come watch you dance your heart out!

Son Party (Noche Bailable)

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 8:00pm - 1:00am
Cost: $10
Description: This first one was such a hit, that we’re doing it again! We are overjoyed to announce that on Saturday, November 22nd, Garry Johnson and Roberto Borrell are going to throw THE...

Studio 1924 Salsa Class & Social

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 9:00pm - 1:30am
Cost: $15 w/class, $5 between 10-10:30pm, $8 after 10:30pm
Description: A monthly social held at Studio 1924 in Oakland, featuring salsa rueda de casino lessons with Miguel Vazquez and dancing until 1:30am in the morning to the music of DJ Freaky. Close...

Sunday Night Salsa Events:

Birdland Salsita Social Club

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Cost: $10-15
Description: Weekly Sunday salsa lessons and live music social at the new Birdland Salsista Social Club in Oakland, the new salsa meet-up in the East Bay.

Cuban Salsa and Rueda de Casino

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: Varies
Cost: $12 for one class, $45 for four classes
Description: Cuban salsa lessons held at the Malonga Casquelourd Center in Oakland throughout the week. Beginner classes cover the basic steps, with the intermediate and advanced classes focusing on improving your skills. $12 per...

Salsa by the Lake

No image availableEvent: Social Dancing
Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost: Free
Description: A Sunday afternoon salsa social held at Lake Marritt in Oakland. The event happens irregularly throughout the year, depending on the whims of the weather and the organizers. Join their Facebook group...

Salsa Workshop @ Studio 1924

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 11:30am - 2:00pm
Cost: $15 pre-pay, $20 drop-in
Description: This workshop will cover basic fundamentals, footwork and partner work taught by longtime Salsamania Angie Seminario & Big Rob Herrera. Together they have many years of performance, social dance and teaching experience....

Did we miss any salsa events in Oakland? Let us know about it!

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