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Salsa Dancing in San Francisco

Looking for places to go salsa dancing in San Francisco? Here's a complete list of salsa events happening in San Francisco 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:

Cigar Bar

No image availableEvent: Social Dancing
Time: Friday, 4:00pm - 2:00am
Saturday, 6:00pm - 2:00am
Cost: $10
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 at...

Dance Fridays

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 7:30pm - 2:30am
Cost: $20
Description: Live music and dancing every Friday night at Space 550 in San Francisco. Doors open at 7:30pm followed by a beginner salsa and bachata lesson at 8pm. No experience or partner necessary....

Salsa Rueda ODC

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 7:15pm - 9:15pm
Cost: $13 a class
Description: Beginning and intermediate Miami-style Salsa and Havana-style Casino rueda moves taught every Thursday at the ODC Dance Commons by veteran Rueda-instructor Ryan Mead.

Monday Night Salsa Events:

Cuban Salsa & Rueda Classes

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: Beginning Cuban Salsa: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Intermediate Cuban Salsa & Casino Rueda: 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Cost: Drop ins per class: $15 debit/credit or $14 cash/check
Description: The Salsa Lab hosts Cuban Salsa and Casino Rueda classes in San Francisco every Monday. The progressive series begin on the first Monday of every month. Beginning Cuban Salsa Series: A progressive Cuban Salsa...

Cuban Salsa Lessons in SF

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cost: $12
Description: Cuban salsa lessons taught at the Dance Mission Theater in San Francisco every Monday and Wednesday by Ramon Ramos Alayo. In his class, Ramon teaches basic Cuban footwork, style, and musicality...

Salsa Rueda Class

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Cost: $12
Description: Salsa Rueda (aka Rueda de Casino) lessons at the Dance Mission Theater in SF taught by veteran instructor Ramon Ramos Alayo. Salsa Rueda is a dance where couples dance in a...

Salsa With Carolyn

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: Sunday:
4pm – Intermediate
5pm – Advanced-Intermediate
Monday:
8:30pm – All Levels/Beginner Friendly

Cost: $15 Drop-in, 5 for $60, 10 for $100
Description: Salsa lessons with World Salsa Champion Carolyn Barreno at Metronome Dance in San Francisco. Intermediate lesson on Sunday begins at 4pm, followed by an Advanced-Intermediate lesson at 5pm. Intermediate lesson is recommended...

SalsaCrazy Mondays

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 7:00pm - 2:00am
Cost: $20 for Lessons, $10 Afterwards
Description: SalsaCrazy Mondays features beginner & intermediate salsa dancing lessons followed by Dancing at the Neck of the Woods (formerly the Rockit Room) every Monday night in San Francisco. Beginner friendly atmosphere, no...

Tuesday Night Salsa Events:

Echale Mas Salsa

No image availableEvent: Social Dancing
Time: 9:00pm - 2:00am
Cost: $10
Description: Salsa dancing every Tuesday night at Playa SF (the new home of Cafe Cocomo). Doors open 9pm and dancing all night until 2am, to the rhythms of salsa, mambo, and guaguanco. Music...

Freestyle Salsa Tuesdays

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 7:45pm - 8:45pm
Cost: $15
Description: Learn social dancing from the dance worlds of Salsa, Timba, Son, Cha Cha Cha (depending on who shows up) with experienced “freestyle salsa” instructor Garry Johnson. Classes every Tuesday @7:45-8:45 PM at...

Hot Zouk Tuesdays, San Francisco

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 8:15pm - 12:00am
Cost: $12 - 1 class + social, $17 - 2 classes + social, $6 - social only
Description: Zouk Lambada lessons taught every Tuesday night at City Dance Studios in San Francisco. Two levels of zouk lessons from 8:15pm-10:15pm by Nicolas & Susan, followed by dancing until midnight.

Latin Vibe Tuesdays

No image availableEvent: Social Dancing
Time: 9:00pm
Cost: $10
Description: Salsa dancing and live music every Tuesday night at Bar Fluxus in San Francisco. Bar opens at 4pm and Happy Hour is 4-7pm. Some musical acts during Happy Hour too. Live music...

ODC Salsa

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 7:30pm - 10:15pm
Cost: $14 for one class ($1 cash discount)
Description: New York style mambo classes by Gabriel Romero, taught at the esteemed Oberlin Dance Collective School of Rhythm and Motion in San Francisco.

Pick School Salsa Lessons

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cost: $16 drop-in
Description: Salsa dancing lessons at the Pick School of Ballroom Dancing in San Francisco. Cost is $16 for drop-ins, with discounts available if you purchase multiple weeks at once. First class is free,...

Wednesday Night Salsa Events:

Bachatalicious

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 8:00pm - 1:00am
Cost: $10 Lessons and Social
$5 Social only (after lessons)
Description: A weekly Bachata social with a hint of Salsa held at Fort One SF (formerly The Parlor SF) in North Beach – near Fisherman’s Wharf – in San Francisco. Bachata Fundamentals Lessons...

Bissap Baobab

No image availableEvent: Social Dancing
Time: 10:30pm - 1:45am
Cost: $5
Description: A Wednesday night Timba salsa party at Bissap Baobab in San Francisco. $5 cover, and dancing until 1:45am.

Cuban Salsa Lessons in SF

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cost: $12
Description: Cuban salsa lessons taught at the Dance Mission Theater in San Francisco every Monday and Wednesday by Ramon Ramos Alayo. In his class, Ramon teaches basic Cuban footwork, style, and musicality...

El Valenciano

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 9:00pm - 2:00am
Cost: $12
Description: El Valenciano Latin Wednesdays is a weekly salsa social hosted by the Mambo Romero Dance Company in San Francisco, featuring salsa lessons On2 and dancing until 2 in the morning.

Latin Symbolics Salsa On 1 Wednesdays

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Cost: $14 one class or $20 both classes
Description: Beginner and Intermediate level salsa lessons taught “On 1” with Ava Apple & Rodolfo Guzman, the directors of the Latin Symbolics. Beginner lessons at 7:30pm, intermediate at 8:30pm.

Salsa Rueda Class

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Cost: $12
Description: Salsa Rueda (aka Rueda de Casino) lessons at the Dance Mission Theater in SF taught by veteran instructor Ramon Ramos Alayo. Salsa Rueda is a dance where couples dance in a...

Thursday Night Salsa Events:

Balançoire Salsa Thursdays

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 7:00pm - 10:30pm
Cost: Free
Description: Free salsa lessons and live salsa music every Thursday night at Balançoire Restaurant & Club in San Francisco. Beginner salsa lessons from 7-8pm followed by live music by local salsa band, Adelante....

On2 Salsa Classes w/ Luis Aguilar

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: Thursday, 9PM-10:30PM
Sunday, 12PM - 4PM

Cost: $20
Description: Beginner & intermediate on2 salsa lessons taught every Sunday by 2-time World Champion Luis Aguilar at DSG Dance Studios in San Francisco. The focus of the class is on building strong social...

Friday Night Salsa Events:

Cigar Bar

No image availableEvent: Social Dancing
Time: Friday, 4:00pm - 2:00am
Saturday, 6:00pm - 2:00am
Cost: $10
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 at...

Dance Fridays

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 7:30pm - 2:30am
Cost: $20
Description: Live music and dancing every Friday night at Space 550 in San Francisco. Doors open at 7:30pm followed by a beginner salsa and bachata lesson at 8pm. No experience or partner necessary....

La Tropi-Cal

No image availableEvent: Social Dancing
Time: 10:00pm - 2:00am
Cost: $10
Description: La Tropi-Cal is the original Timba spot in San Francisco, held every last Friday of the month at Il Pirata. Music played at the social includes Timba, classic Timba, Cuban salsa,...

Metronome Salsa Social

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 4pm - 8pm
Cost: $15
Description: The Metronome Salsa Social is typically held every 3rd or 4th Sunday of the month at the Monte Cristo Club in San Francisco. Salsa, Mambo, and Bachata played by popular Bay Area...

Salsa Festival Fillmore

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Cost: Free!
Description: The Fillmore Salsa Festival is an annual, outdoor salsa festival held in the Fillmore Center Plaza in San Francisco. The festival features salsa lessons, live salsa music by Koketos All Star Band...

Salsa Rueda ODC

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: 7:15pm - 9:15pm
Cost: $13 a class
Description: Beginning and intermediate Miami-style Salsa and Havana-style Casino rueda moves taught every Thursday at the ODC Dance Commons by veteran Rueda-instructor Ryan Mead.

Saturday Night Salsa Events:

Afro-Cuban Dance Party with CMC’s Cuban Charanga Ensemble

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Cost: Free
Description: Enjoy a night of Cuban charanga music and dancing at Community Music Center. CMC’s own Cuban Charanga Ensemble will be performing as part of the Mission Arts Performance Project (MAPP). There will...

Cigar Bar

No image availableEvent: Social Dancing
Time: Friday, 4:00pm - 2:00am
Saturday, 6:00pm - 2:00am
Cost: $10
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 at...

Dance Vita Salsa/Bachata Intensive & Social

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 12:00 PM – 11:59 PM
Cost: $15 – $80
Description: A full day of workshops by Dance Vita social dance instructors, Carolyn Barreno and Maria Joukovskaya. Designed to level up your dancing, these comprehensive workshops will cover fundamentals, body action, partnering skills,...

iLoveMambo Adolfo Weekender

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: Saturday:
Workshops - 1pm-5pm
Social - 8pm-2am

Sunday:
Workshops - 2pm-6pm
Social - 7pm-11pm
Cost: $15 for Social
Description: A weekend-long dance workshop and social with the world-renowned Adolfo Indacochea from Italy hosted by iLoveMambo. 4 hours of workshops on Saturday and Sunday afternoon, followed by dancing in the evening. Space...

iLoveMambo Yamulee Weekender

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: Saturday:
Workshops - 1pm-5pm
Social - 8pm-2am

Sunday:
Workshops - 2pm-6pm
Social - 7pm-11pm
Cost: $15 for Social
Description: A two-day long salsa weekender hosted by iLoveMambo featuring Yamulee dance company from New York City. 4 hours of salsa workshops on Saturday and Sunday afternoon, followed by dancing in the evenings...

Mambo in the City

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 9:00pm - 2:00am
Cost: $15
Description: A monthly salsa dancing social organized by Mambo Romero Dance Company every of the month at LEVYstudio in San Francisco. Salsa lessons by Gabriel and Victoria followed by a night of dancing...

Sabroso SF

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 8:00pm - 2:00am
Cost: $15 before 10:30pm, $20 after. More for special events.
Description: A new live music event held at Space 550 in San Francisco on Saturday nights. Salsa and bachata lessons from 8:30pm – 10pm followed by dancing until 2am in the morning. Live...

Salsa Festival Fillmore

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Cost: Free!
Description: The Fillmore Salsa Festival is an annual, outdoor salsa festival held in the Fillmore Center Plaza in San Francisco. The festival features salsa lessons, live salsa music by Koketos All Star Band...

Salsamania 17th Anniversary Party

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 8:00pm - 2:30am
Cost: $20 at the door
Description: A special dance party hosted at Space 550 in San Francisco celebrating the 17-year anniversary of Salsamania Dance Company. Doors open at 8pm, with beginner salsa lessons form John & Liz of...

Space 550 SF Salsa

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 8:00pm - 2:30am
Cost: $20 at the door
Description: Live salsa band every Saturday night at Space 550 in San Francisco with Team Fuego. Salsa Lessons with Beto and Noelani from Tri Valley Salsa start at 9pm. Multiple rooms for dancing...

The Ramp

No image availableEvent: Social Dancing
Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Cost: $10 after 4 Pm
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...

Sunday Night Salsa Events:

Chevere Sundays

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Cost: $10, Guest List Available
Description: Afro Latino party with Timba/salsa, Reggaeton, bachata & merengue at the Cigar Bar & Grill every Sunday. Some nights feature live music from Cuban bands. Get on the guest list to get in...

El Rio Salsa Sundays

No image availableEvent: Social Dancing
Time: 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Cost: $8
Description: Same sex salsa and live bands every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month at El Rio in San Francisco. Full bar, patio, and a relaxed vibe.

Hot Bachata Nights

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 7:15pm - 1:45am
Cost: $10 for social, $20 for lesson & social
Description: Salsa, bachata, and kizomba lessons once a month at HUE Nightclub (formerly Atmosphere) in San Francisco. The event features dance lessons followed by dancing in two rooms for dancing with bachata...

iLoveMambo Adolfo Weekender

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: Saturday:
Workshops - 1pm-5pm
Social - 8pm-2am

Sunday:
Workshops - 2pm-6pm
Social - 7pm-11pm
Cost: $15 for Social
Description: A weekend-long dance workshop and social with the world-renowned Adolfo Indacochea from Italy hosted by iLoveMambo. 4 hours of workshops on Saturday and Sunday afternoon, followed by dancing in the evening. Space...

iLoveMambo Social

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Cost: $15
Description: The iLoveMambo Social (formerly known as iHeartMambo) is a social typically held every 3rd Sunday of the month at the Women’s Building of San Francisco. Classic salsa, mambo, cha cha cha, and...

iLoveMambo Yamulee Weekender

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: Saturday:
Workshops - 1pm-5pm
Social - 8pm-2am

Sunday:
Workshops - 2pm-6pm
Social - 7pm-11pm
Cost: $15 for Social
Description: A two-day long salsa weekender hosted by iLoveMambo featuring Yamulee dance company from New York City. 4 hours of salsa workshops on Saturday and Sunday afternoon, followed by dancing in the evenings...

Impala Lounge Sundays

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 6:00pm - 2:00am
Cost: $10 Just party
$15 Party and one lesson
$20 Party and both lessons
Description:

La Havana Salsa Caña Sundays

No image availableEvent: Social Dancing
Time: 4:00pm - 12:00am
Cost: Free before 6pm
Description: Sunday salsa dancing at the Slate Bar in San Francisco. Dancing from 4pm-Midnight and no cover before 6pm. DJs playing the hottest salsa, merengue, bachata, and reggaeton all night. Drink specials from...

Latin Symbolics 25th Anniversary Party

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 7:00pm - 12:00am
Cost: $20
Description: The 25 year anniversary party for the Latin Symbolics, the longest running salsa team in the Bay Area. Salsa lessons at 7:30pm followed by dancing until midnight. Special performances by World Champions...

On2 Salsa Classes w/ Luis Aguilar

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: Thursday, 9PM-10:30PM
Sunday, 12PM - 4PM

Cost: $20
Description: Beginner & intermediate on2 salsa lessons taught every Sunday by 2-time World Champion Luis Aguilar at DSG Dance Studios in San Francisco. The focus of the class is on building strong social...

Salsa With Carolyn

No image availableEvent: Salsa Lessons
Time: Sunday:
4pm – Intermediate
5pm – Advanced-Intermediate
Monday:
8:30pm – All Levels/Beginner Friendly

Cost: $15 Drop-in, 5 for $60, 10 for $100
Description: Salsa lessons with World Salsa Champion Carolyn Barreno at Metronome Dance in San Francisco. Intermediate lesson on Sunday begins at 4pm, followed by an Advanced-Intermediate lesson at 5pm. Intermediate lesson is recommended...

SF Mambo Socials

No image availableEvent: Lessons & Dancing
Time: 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Cost: $10
Description: A monthly Mambo/Salsa social for dancers by dancers on every 2nd Sunday of the month, from 6pm – 9:30pm at the Symbolic Dance & Fitness studio is San Francisco. Dance lessons from...

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