Dancing

Dancers in Seattle's Avalon Ballroom in the 1940s

Dancers in Seattle’s Avalon Ballroom in the 1940s, which was torn down in 2013.

Whether you realized it or not, Seattle is arguably one of the top dancing destinations in the United States! We’re blessed to have a very strong and healthy swing dance scene.


Check out the links below for information on happenings around the city, helpful information for beginners, and Hot Rhythm Club dance events!


For Beginners Only
A helpful infographic (designed by Robin Nunnally) to get you started

Seattle Swing Calendar
A calendar which shows the regular weekly & monthly swing dances happening within the fabulous city of Seattle.

Balboa, Blues & Booze
The Hot Rhythm Club’s twice-a-month dance, happening the 2nd & 4th Mondays at the Tin Lizzie Lounge. You don’t need to know how to dance Blues or Balboa to come and enjoy the fun and ambience!

South Lake Union Swing
A seasonal dance run by the Hot Rhythm Club on the 1922 Steamship Virginia V, permanently docked at the Museum of History and Industry in South Lake Union.

One O’Clock Jump! – Seattle’s Swingin’ NYE Ball
Info Coming soon… save the date – New Year’s Eve 2016