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Saturday Night Salsa

A listing of Saturday Night Salsa Events, Dance Lessons, and Socials in the Bay Area.

Note: Event times are subject to change. Always double check with the event organizer before making plans.


3rd Saturdays Live Salsa & Bachata Party

Event Type: Bachata & Salsa Lessons, Live Music, Performances
Cost: $15
Location: Emeryville
Description: Salsa class and dance party at Emeryville's popular Allegro dance studio, hosted every third Saturday of the month. Featuring live music and dance performances, as well as complementary food and drinks.
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Afrocuban Rumba Salsa Classes

Event Type: Afro Cuban Lessons
Cost: $13
Location: Berkeley
Description: Afro-Cuban Rumba lessons taught by veteran dance instructor Erick Barberia at The Beat in Berkeley, every Tuesday night and Saturday morning. The class explores the the roots of Afro-Cuban dance from Cuban Son, Rumba, and it's heavy African influences all the way to present day Timba, pushing you to improve your body movement and expression.
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Cafe Cocomo

Event Type: Lessons, Live Music, Social Dancing
Cost: $12 Thursdays, $15 Saturdays
Location: San Francisco
Description: Cafe Cocomo is a popular spot in San Francisco featuring a huge dance floor, live salsa bands, full bar, and salsa lessons taught by Jake Jacobs.
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Cesars Latin Palace

Event Type: Salsa Dancing Social
Cost: $15-$20
Location: San Francisco
Description: Dancing to live music on Saturday nights at Cesar's Latin Palace in San Francisco. Band followed by music from DJ Lionel Chartrand playing the hottest salsa, merrengue, boleros, and cumbias. Enjoy dancing on a 5000 square foot dance floor. Plenty of free parking. Saturday, July 19th is a special celebration of Colombian & Peruvian Independence Day, with special performance by Johnny Polanco y su Conjunto Amistad. For Friday nights, see Tumbao Fridays (also held at the same location).
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Cigar Bar

Event Type: Music & Dancing
Cost: $7
Location: San Francisco
Description: Salsa night at The Cigar Bar & Grill, a unique San Francisco restaurant & bar located in historic Jackson Square, featuring salsa dancing every Friday and Saturday night. Live salsa music every night, and free before 9:30pm.
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Cuban Salsa Dance Party

Event Type: Cuban Salsa Lesson, Live Music
Cost: $15 in advance, $20 at the door
Location: Alameda
Description: A Cuban style salsa party at Rhythmix Cultural Works in Alameda. Salsa dance lessons at 7:30pm by Alvaro Batista followed by dancing all night to music by DJ EldelaClave and a live performance by Edgardo Cambon and "Latido". You won't want to miss this rare opportunity to see and hear this amazing line up of young and veteran Bay Area Latin music and dance masters in an intimate setting!
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Hot Salsa Saturday

Event Type: Beginner Lesson, Intermediate Lesson, Dance Party
Cost: $12 General, $10 Student
Location: San Jose
Description: Salsa lessons and dancing every 1st and 3rd (and sometimes 5th) Saturday of the month at Dance Boulevard in San Jose. Beginner & intermediate salsa lessons by world salsa champion Michelle Castro and Orlando Felix from 8-10pm, followed by dancing until 2am. Music by DJ BoriQua.
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Roccapulco Salsa Saturdays

Event Type: Lessons, Live Music, Social Dancing
Cost: $10 before 10pm
Location: San Francisco
Description: Salsa dancing every Saturday night at Club Roccapulco in the heart of San Francisco, featuring a large dance floor, two floors, and a full bar. They also offer live salsa music every Thursday night. Upcoming concerts: July 12th - Live salsa music with Avance
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Rodchata Mega Party

Event Type: Salsa Dancing Lesson, Salsa Dancing Social
Cost: $15
Location: Emeryville
Description: A dance party hosted by Rodchata at Allegro Ballrom in Emeryville every 4th Saturday of the month. Salsa, bachata, kizomba, and cha cha cha lessons early in the evening followed by dancing to live Latin music (different bands every month). 3 rooms for dancing salsa & timba, kizomba, and bachata.
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Sabados de Rumba

Event Type: Salsa Dance Party
Cost: $10
Location: San Mateo
Description: Salsa, bachata, and merregue to the music of some of the hottest DJs in the Bay Area at Club Level 236 in San Mateo, held on the 2nd Saturday and 4th Friday of every month.
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Salsa & Bachata Mega-Party at Allegro

Event Type: Salsa Dancing Lesson, Salsa Dancing Social
Cost: $20 general, $15 students
Location: Emeryville
Description: A mega dance party at Allegro Ballroom in Emeryville. 3 dance lessons in casino rueda, bachata, and kizomba and 3 rooms for dancing bachata, kizomba, and timba. Live bachata music by Grupo Invasion Latina and dancing until 1am. - Bachata Room (Main Room 1) GRUPO INVACION LATINA BACHATA BAND from Los Angeles Special Guest DJ MIgz 7:30PM SALSA LESSON 8:30PM BACHATA LESSON - Salsa/Timba (Room 2) DANCE PARTY w/ Dj Antonio 7:30 KIZOMBA LESSON - Kizomba Room (Room 3) SEPCIAL GUEST DJ Antonio FROM ATLANTA DOOR $20 all night @ the Door (Includes 3-Dance Lessons, Bachata Concert, and 3-Party Rooms)
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Salsa Festival on The Fillmore

Event Type: Salsa Lessons, Live Music, Salsa Festival
Cost: See ticket website
Location: San Francisco
Description: A two night music & dance event in the Fillmore district of San Francisco. Held at multiple venues on Fillmore Street including Yoshis, The Fillmore Center Plaza, Sheba Lounge, Westbay Conference Center, the Lushlife Gallery and Brunos. Starts with a free outdoor concert and dancing under the stars to two of the best Bay Area salsa bands (Andy Callao on Friday and N'Rumba on Saturday). The party then moves to the West Bay Conference Center and Yoshi's for even more live salsa music by Pacho Orquesta Evolucion, Mazacote, Grupo Bakkan, and Avance.
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Salsa Rendezvous

Event Type: Salsa Lessons, Dance Social
Cost: $10 for Social, $15 - Workshop + Social
Location: San Francisco
Description: A monthly salsa social at the Dance Loft in San Francisco organized by Tianne Frias. Lessons from 9-10:30pm with Tianne and Vimal, followed by dancing until 1:30 in the morning to the music of DJ Hong.
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Salsa With Tiffany

Event Type: Beginner & Intermediate Salsa Lessons
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
Location: Oakland
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 progressive series in the first 4 Saturdays of every month. Every month, a new Salsa dance sequence is taught and reviewed through the 4-week period. Body movement and styling tips are incorporated to the sequences, and so are leading and following techniques (what makes a true social dancer).
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San Jose Jazz Summer Fest

Event Type: Outdoor Salsa Festival
Cost: See event website
Location: San Francisco
Description: The San Jose Jazz Summer Fest (formerly known as the “San Jose Jazz Festival”) is the largest outdoor music festival in San Jose. Held every year in downtown San Jose by the Plaza de Cesar Chavez, the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest is a massive music event that spans multiple city blocks, and features musicians from around the world playing a wide variety of genres including Jazz, Swing, Blues, and Salsa. The salsa dancing takes place at the Salsa Stage, and is one of the largest outdoor salsa dancing events of the year. The music spans the gamut of salsa genres from Latin Jazz to Salsa Dura and Cuban Salsa. This year’s lineup of salsa musicians include: Pacific Mambo Orchestra, Jimmy Bosch Sextet, Futuro Picante, Edgardo Cambon y su Conjunto LaTiDo, Avance, Conjunto Chappottin y sus Estrellas, Orquesta Con Sabor, Pasion Havanera, Orquesta Borinquen, Jesus Diaz y su QBA and Johnny Polanco y su Conjunto Amistad.
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South Bay Mambonova Social

Event Type: Salsa Lessons, Dance Competition, Dance Social
Cost: $12 at the door , $10 Student ID
Location: San Jose
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..
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Stanford Salsa

Event Type: Salsa Lessons, Salsa Dancing
Cost: Free
Location: Stanford
Description: A salsa dancing social organized by Los Salseros de Stanford on the Stanford University campus. This is an all ages that's open to both students and non-students. The exact location of their social can change from week to week, so be sure to check out their Facebook page for the latest location.
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Studio 1924 Salsa Class & Social

Event Type: Salsa Rueda Lessons, Salsa Dancing
Cost: $15 w/class, $5 between 10-10:30pm, $8 after 10:30pm
Location: Oakland
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 to BART and easy street parking.
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The Ramp

Event Type: Live Music
Cost: $10 after 4 Pm
Location: San Francisco
Description: Live music & outdoor barbecue at a local waterfront spot, located in Mission Bay, one of the sunniest parts of San Francisco. During the cooler months there is a heated tent with dancing every Saturday, weather permitting.
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Tropical Night with N’Rumba and Fuego Latino

Event Type: Live Salsa Music
Cost: $15
Location: San Rafael
Description: A night live salsa music and dancing at Club Fogata (located in the Yet Wah Restaurant) in San Rafael. Dance the night away to the sounds of salsa, merrengue, cumbia, and bachata, with live music by Orquesta N'Rumba. Plenty of free parking.
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Yerba Buena Social Club

Event Type: Social Dancing, Dance Performances, Live Music
Cost: $15
Location: San Francisco
Description: A monthly salsa social at Cesar's Latin Palace in San Francisco held on the first Saturday of the month. Beginner friendly dance lessons by Jesus Cruz and Kristen Nowakowski and special performances by local and professional dancers included. August's theme is "HIPSTERS", so be sure to bring your beard and skinny jeans! Live salsa music by Clave Del Blanco, DJ Hong and DJ Guaguanco. Plenty of free parking nearby.
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