10 years of FREE dancing in the parks!
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Dancing in Westlake Park to Swingin’ in the Rain with Dina Blade

Dancing Greg Ruby and the Scofflaw Quintet in Occidental Park

Join us for Dancing til Dusk 2016, 14 summer evenings of free music, dance lessons and dancing in downtown Seattle parks!

1st hour is a beginning dance lesson, no experience or partner required!

Rain Hotline: 206-264-5646

Tuesdays in Occidental Park

Jul 5 — Barrelhouse Jive Cats | 20s and ’30s-era Swing

Jul 12 — Greg Ruby and the Scofflaw Quintet | Swing

Tuesdays in Westlake Park

Jul 19 — Folichon / DJ Gatorboy | Cajun & Zydeco

Jul 26 — Ranger and the ‘Re-Arrangers’ | Gypsy Swing

Aug 2 — DJ Koichi Tsunoda | West Coast Swing

Aug 16 — Jenny and the Tomcats | Country & Western

Aug 23 — Swingin’ in the Rain with Dina Blade | Variety

Tuesdays in Freeway Park

Aug 9 — Solomon Douglas Quintet | Swing

black couple swinging to big band music in Seattle parks

Thursdays in Freeway Park

Jul 21Portage Bay Big Band | Big Band Swing

Jul 28 — Buena Vibra | Salsa

Aug 4 — Ben Thomas Tango Quartet | Tango

Aug 11Kevin Buster’s Lunch Money | Swing & Blues

Aug 18 — Waltz Café Orchestra | Waltz and More!
This is a Ball Rouge — wear something RED!

Thursdays in Bell Street Park

Aug 25 — DJ Chris Jones | West Coast Swing


Tuesday, Aug 30 —
A Dancing til Dusk Fundraiser Celebration and Ball Blanc

KGB | Waltz, Swing, Foxtrot, Polka, Tango, Blues
7–9:30pm at Bell Street Community Center
$15/person, but $20 or more is even better!

Any amount over $15 will receive a receipt for taxes.

(This is a Ball Blanc — wear something WHITE!)

Come out for this evening dance to support this amazing Dancing til Dusk dance series!

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Help support Dancing Til Dusk!

You can support these fun Dancing Til Dusk events:

  • Come to our Tuesday, August 30th Fundraiser and Waltz to KGB!
  • To contribute to Dancing Til Dusk, go to the Associated Recreation Council. They handle donations for Seattle Parks and Recreation, who produces DTD. Under "Donation Amount" you must select "Downtown Parks" and then under "Additional Details" enter DTD2016 in the text box.

Our Dancing Til Dusk  special donors

These folks donated more, in some cases a lot more, than the $15. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts and soles! You folks rock!

Robert Pretlow, Dave and Vicky Smith, Paul Griffin, Christine Sampson, Isabel Lin, Lauren Larkin, Craig Kreuger, Yana Vinko, Kenneth and Kim Schiewetz, Peter Shaw and Kathie Kelly, Ronald Cross, and MaryLou Harris.

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