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Salsa Night Fever: Saturday Party

Come down, drink and have a dance! It's the most popular Salsa & Latin Dance event in Christchurch. Anyone can come, this night is for everybody at all levels, dancers and non-dancers. It's Not just Salsa either, there is all styles which include, Cha, Bachata, Merengue & Kizomba. Please do support the night by joining Dance Classes at Salsa Latina to help keep this a Free dance night


Dates 2024:

 Saturday 20 July (Regular Night)
 Saturday 03 August (Regular Night)
 Saturday 31 August  (Showcase Night)

We strive to maintain a consistent schedule every two weeks. However, occasionally, due to significant events  or orangisers being away, there may be adjustments. So we recommend to join our newsletter & become a member on this website.

Regular Schedule:

 Doors Open from 8:15pm
 Workshop (Salsa/Bachata Intermediate) 8:30pm - Paid

 Social Dancing Starts 9:30pm - Free Entry
 Finishing Time 12:15am

Showcase Schedule:

 Doors Open from 8:45pm
 Social Dancing Starts 9:00pm - Free Entry
 Showcase 9:30pm
 Finishing Time 12:15am

Social Latin Dance Party Nights:

DJ Reuben from Salsa Latina - Playing best Latin mixes around, with 2 decades of experience in organising these kinds of events. In-fact One of the few in New Zealand who has been running regular non-stop events since 2003 for the Latin dance scene in Christchurch.

The ratio of dance styles like Salsa, Bachata & Kizomba played will be based on who is dancing at the event, it's not a strict formula.

 Free Entry - for Party Entry
BYO Drinks welcome (bring your own cup/glass) Yes you may bring your own Alcohol

Everyone Welcome - including Non-dancers

Saturday Intermediate Workshops 

We have now included Dance classes for Intermediate dancers on regular party nights, starting from 8:30pm, these will alternate between
Salsa & Bachata. These Special pre-party classes will have non-syllabus content just like normal workshop, Gradings or assessments are required to join - beginners are welcome to watch. ..Find out the details here >

 Workshop Entry - Concession cards or Casual price apply
 Grading or Assessment required 

Intermediate Dancers Only!

More about the Workshops here >



• Any Beginner Dance Classes?
Not for beginners on Saturdays at this point in time, but we do recommend joining our Free  beginner classes during the week at Salsa Latina. If you can't join our beginner courses, do consider Private lessons to get to Intermediate.​ You are also welcome to come watch the class prior to the party.

• I'm a beginner dancer, should I come to the party? 
Absolutely!.. it's the fastest way to learn when mixing social dancing with regular Salsa & Bachata classes you'll learn up 10 times faster. It's like practice on steroids!

• Bring my own Drinks?
Yes, for the party only - BYO alcohol welcome, but do bring your own glasses & please throw away your own trash to help keep this a free event.

• Drinks Available?

Drinks inc water are available for purchase from reception - Cash / Paywave accepted (when someone present)
Generally this is a BYO Bring-Your-Own drinks night, no Alcohol available for purchase, this is BYO only.

• Can I bring my friends?

Yes everyone is welcome including non-dancers.

• Is it a Latin Night or a Salsa Night? 
This is a Partner dance based Salsa Latin Night not a Reggaeton Latin Night .... Find out the difference >

• How come the party is Free?

We do this to support & grow the Salsa & Bachata community in Christchurch and New Zealand, our dance Classes help offset the cost of running this Latin Dance Event. So please do support our dance school & Salsa Classes, & Bachata Classes.


Salsa Latina: 12 Bath Street

Christchurch, New Zealand.

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