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2020 Festival Canceled and Postponed to 2021

Due to the increasing risk posed by the coronavirus, the San Francisco Salsa Festival scheduled for April 23-25, 2020 has been canceled.

When?

April 22-24, 2021

Friday & Saturday Evenings

Workshops All Day Saturday

Where?

Park Central Hotel San Francisco

50 3rd Street

San Francisco, CA

Thursday April 22nd

Welcome Party

Location: TBD

Location: Ashkenaz Music & Dance

1317 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA

Cover fee: $20 ($15 with student ID)

8pm: Doors Open

8:30pm: Free Introductory Salsa Lesson by John & Liz

11pm: Performance Showcase (call time 10pm)

2am: Doors Close

Performance LineupPerformance showcase and social dancing all night to Cabanijazz Project and DJ Mundo!

*NOTE: The welcome party cover fee is separate from festival registration fees and is NOT included with any of the festival passes. Welcome party attendees must be at least 21 years old.*

 SF Salsa Festival 2018 Welcome Party

Friday April 23rd

Theme: Purple Royalty!

Location: Park Central Hotel

5pm: Performers tech rehearsal

7:00pm: Doors open with dancing to the best Bay Area DJs

7:30pm: World Latin Dance Cup Qualifier Competition (Call time 6:30pm)

9pm: Performance Showcase (Call time 8:30pm)

10:30pm-2am: Social dancing to SF All Stars (some of the best SF musicians playing together 🔥). Plus the best Bay Area DJs.(DJ Super Chino, El DJX)

Enjoy 3 rooms: Salsa (main room), Bachata and Kizomba (smaller rooms)!

2am-4am: Social dancing in the smaller mixed Salsa, Bachata, and Kizomba room

Pacific Mambo Orchestra

*Please note: dance space is very limited in the smaller rooms, especially after 2am.

Saturday April 24th

 Theme: Gala Night!

Location: Park Central Hotel

9:00am-4:00pm: Workshops & Bootcamps (Beginner, Intermediate, & Advanced/Master)

5pm: Performers tech rehearsal

7:00pm: Doors open with dancing to the best Bay Area DJs

9:30pm: Performance Showcase (Call time 9pm)

10:30pm-2am: Social dancing to la-33 (directly from Colombia 🇨🇴). Plus the best Bay Area DJs!(DJ Super Chino + guest DJs)

Enjoy 3 rooms: Salsa (main room), Bachata and Kizomba (smaller rooms)!

2am-4am: Social dancing in the smaller mixed Salsa, Bachata, and Kizomba room

Jimmy Bosch & Hernan Olivera

*Please note: dance space is very limited in the smaller rooms, especially after 2am.