Return to our Dance for Joy! website for other great dance classes and events!

Event times vary;
1st hour is a beginning
dance lesson.

Rain Hotline: 206-264-5646


* There was an error in the postcard handed out at Folklife; please note Tuesdays are in Westlake Park.

Tuesdays in Westlake Park

Jul 16—Swamp Soul | Zydeco

Jul 23—Solomon Douglas Quintet
East Coast Swing

Jul 30—DJ Chris Jones
West Coast Swing

Aug 6—Tangabrazo | Tango

Aug 13—Kevin Buster | Swing & Blues

"Fire on the Bricks"
Salsa Thursdays in Occidental Park 6-9:30pm

Jul 11—Cambalache | Salsa

Jul 18—Tumbao | Salsa

Thursdays in Freeway Park

Jul 25 Swingin' in the Rain
w/ Dina Blade

Vintage Swing; pull out your zoot suit and vintage attire for this one!

Aug 1 Portage Bay Big Band
Big Band Swing

Aug 8 Leify Green — West Coast Swing & Fusion Blues

Aug 15 Maia Santell and House Blend
Variety '60s Night

Aug 22 KGB — Waltz and More! (It's a Ball Rouge, wear something red!)

Thursday Finale at
SAM Olympic Sculpture Park

Aug 29—Valse Café Orchestra
Waltz, Swing, Foxtrot, Polka
(It's a Ball Blanc, wear something white!)

Dancing Till Dusk Contributors

The following dancers have generously contributed to replacing the existing worn dance floor. You are all rock stars and we all appreciate you! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts and the soles of our feet!

$50 or more

  • Kathryn Baker
  • Robert Bernstein
  • Dina Blade
  • Marina Bovenkamp
  • Christine Cash
  • Karen Shaw and Larry Holm
  • Laura Jaeger
  • Jane Kendall
  • Isabel Lin
  • Scot and Kara McKay
  • Sydney Collier and Christine Mustelier
  • Dan O'Conner
  • Chris and Nicole Sharp

$100 or More

  • Ricardo Ceja
  • Ron Cross
  • Paul Griffin
  • Sheila Park
  • Peter Shaw and Kathie Kelly
  • Dave and Vicki Smith
  • Terri Williams

If you want to contribute, go to the Associated Recreation Council. They handle donations for Seattle Parks and Recreation, who produces DTD. You must select CCP-Downtown Park Support and then click on the “on behalf” button and enter DTD2012 in the text box.