If you live in San Francisco and love salsa dancing, then you're in luck-- there are a ton of Halloween themed salsa events coming up over the next week and a half. If you haven't gotten your Halloween costume yet, then you may want to stock up on a couple, because it's going to be a busy week!
Here is an overview of some of the Halloween salsa parties going on this year:
Friday, October 25th 2013
TASTE Fridays Halloween - TASTE is a popular salsa event that features salsa and bachata lessons, as well as drinks and appetizers. This Friday they will be hosting a Halloween themed party with a Halloween costume contest and live music Edgardo y Candela.
Saturday, October 26th 2013
SalsaCrazy International Halloween Ball - This is one of the biggest Halloween parties going on in the City this weekend. The event features three rooms for dancing with top DJs, and a salsa room with live salsa music by Julio Bravo. If you're looking for a huge Halloween party with a touch of salsa, this is the place to go. Tickets sell out, and can only be purchased in advance.
Salsoween Halloween Salsa Party - The annual Salsoween salsa party at Cafe Cocomo in San Francisco. Dance lessons, dance performances, Halloween costume contest, and live salsa music by Mazacote and Orquesta Evolucion.
Sunday, October 27th 2013
Hot Bachata Nights Halloween - A Halloween party at one of SF's most popular dance events, featuring salsa, bachata, and kizomba lessons with dancing on 3 separate dance floors. Also features a Halloween costume contest with cash prizes.
Monday, October 28th 2013
SalsaCrazy Mondays Halloween - A Monday night Halloween salsa party and lesson hosted by SalsaCrazy at the Neck of the Woods bar in San Francisco. Beginner & intermediate salsa lessons followed by dancing to the live sounds of Mazacote, as well as (you guessed it) a Halloween costume contest.
Wednesday, October 30th 2013
El Valenciano Halloween Ball - The annual Halloween Ball organized by Mambo Romero Dance Company at El Valenciano restaurant and bar in SF. This is the dancer's social, drawing the best On2 dancers from around the Bay Area. Also features dance performances and yet another Halloween costume contest!
Those are just a few of the Halloween salsa events going on this week. If you are willing to drive out to the East Bay or South Bay, there are event more Halloween events going on! See this list from Salsa By The Bay for a full listing of all the events going on.
If there are any Halloween salsa parties going on in the City that we missed, let me know in the comments!