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Places to dance West Coast Swing on the Monterey Peninsula (and beyond!)

 There are several locations on the Monterey Peninsula for west coast swing social dancing. There are also several dance venues outside of Monterey (all north of Monterey) that we recommend if you are in those areas. We encourage our students to go out social dancing so they can practice and, well, be social! One of the most fun aspects of learning this dance is the opportunity to meet new dancers (and make new friends) while dancing.

West Coast Swing Monterey Peninsula

Sly McFly’s
700 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940


Live music and dancing 7 nights a week! Most bands start playing around 8:30pm and can go as late as 11:00pm or midnight.

Santa Cruz Swing Club

Santa Cruz Swing Club
Mid County Center
829 Bay Ave.
Capitola, CA 95010


Monthly dance party every fourth Saturday of the month. From 7:30pm to 10:30pm.

Fuse
Carmel Mission Inn
3655 Rio Road
Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923


Live music Fridays and Saturday night from 8:30pm to 11:30pm.

Cibo Italian Restaurant
301 Alvarado St.
Monterey, CA 93940

Live music six nights a week, Tuesday-Sunday. Not a real dance floor, but there is room to squeeze in some dancing.

Dance Boulevard west coast swing

Dance Boulevard
1824 Hillsdale Ave.
San Jose, CA 95124


Monday and Wednesday nights. Check their website for exact times www.danceboulevard.com.

Allegro Ballroom west coast swing

Allegro Ballroom
5855 Christie Ave.
Emeryville, CA 94608


The Next Generation Swing Dance Club monthly dance the first Saturday of each month.