Salsa Dancing in San Jose
Looking for places to go salsa dancing in San Jose? Here's a complete list of salsa events happening in San Jose compiled by the Salsa By The Bay Team.
For a listing of more events in the Bay Area, see our Salsa Events Calendar.
Date: Every Wednesday
Time: Beginner Lessons – 8pm
Cost: $5 most nights, $10 with live band
Description: A Wednesday night salsa dancing spot in downtown San Jose, featuring salsa lessons, dancing until 2 in the morning, and a full bar. Some nights feature a live band and/or performances.
Date: Every Monday
Time: 8:30pm-9:30pm Lesson, 9:30pm-12am Dancing
Cost: $5-10 for salsa lesson, free after the lessons. Cover charge may vary on live band nights.
Description: Salsa lessons and dancing every Monday night at the Azucar Bar & Bistro in downtown San Jose. Beginner salsa lessons with Jesse JazzyJez Giovanni and guest instructors from 8:30-9:30pm followed by dancing until midnight to salsa, bachata, and merrengue music.
Date: Every 2nd & 4th Friday of the month
Time: 9pm-10pm - Salsa Lesson, 10pm-2am - Dancing
Cost: $10 before 10:30pm, $15 after
Description: Salsa dancing every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month at Club Milano in downtown San Jose. Salsa dancing lessons from 9-10pm with world renowned dancers from Grizzly Dance Company and bachata lessons by Kristin La Chinita. Live Latin music every week and separate bachata room for sensual dancing.
Date: Every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month
Time: 7-9pm Lessons, 9pm-2am Dancing
Cost: $12 General, $10 Student
Description: Salsa lessons and dancing every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at Dance Boulevard in San Jose. Beginner & intermediate salsa lessons by world salsa champion Michelle Castro and Isidro Corona from 7-9pm, followed by dancing until 2am. Music by DJ EldelaClave.
Date: Sunday, December 29th 2013
Time: 6pm - Doors Open, 6:30pm-7:30pm - Bachata Lesson, 7:30pm-Midnight - Dancing
Description: A fundraising event for the family of Randall Carvajal-Quiros, a local salsa dancer who recently passed away, held at the Playa Bonita restaurant in San Jose. There will be bachata lessons at 6:30pm followed by dancing until midnight. Special floor shows by JC & Helen, Ryan "The Bachata Rockstar", and Hector Reyes. $10 minimum donation at the door.
Date: Every Monday
Time: 7pm - 8pm
Description: Sexy ladies styling lessons every Monday night with salsa world champion Michelle Castro at Dance Boulevard in San Jose. Learn techniques for spins, arm & hand styling, body rolls, and head whips. Previous dance experience required. All ages welcome.
Date: Every 2nd Saturday of the month
Time: 8:30pm-9:30pm - Salsa Lesson On2, 9:30pm-1:30am - Social Dancing
Cost: $12 at the door , $10 Student ID
Description: A monthly salsa social hosted by Mambonova Dance Company at Dance Boulevard in San Jose. Beginner salsa lessons On2 by Hector Reyes at 8:30pm, followed by dancing until 1:30am in the morning. Two rooms for dancing, salsa and bachata..
Date: Every Friday
Time: 8:00 pm
Cost: $15 Lesson + Dancing, $10 Just Dancing
Description: Salsa lessons and social dancing every Friday at Top Dance Ballroom in San Jose. Lessons are at 8pm followed by dancing, no partner necessary. Lessons by Ricki Anaya of Salsa Dance Now every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, and lessons with David every other Friday. The cost is $15 for the lesson and party or $10 for just the dancing/party without the lesson. Open to all ages.
Did we miss any salsa events in San Jose? Let us know about it!