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Where I can go for social dancing In Long Beach or Orange county?

Updated: Sep 19, 2023

My students have asked for this section, so here is a list of places and events where you can practice salsa, Bachata, cumbia, and reggaeton if you're lucky. I've included the most popular ones in Orange County and Long Beach, but if you know of any others, please share in the comments below. Your input is greatly appreciated, so let's spread the word and help others find great places to dance.

Please note that the places or events mentioned are not sponsoring me, and I cannot be held responsible for any of the events. Nonetheless, I have provided a link for you to check out at your convenience.

1. Café Sevilla on Costa Mesa, you don't need to reserve a table. Pay for the cover, which costs $15, including the class. Locate: 1870 Harbor Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

-On Wednesdays: Salsa & Bachata Nights Social dancing from 9 pm - 1.30 am

-On Sunday: Bachata Day Party social dancing 5 pm - 12:00 am

The Café Sevilla in Long Beach does not have a specific Latino night, but they do offer Sevilla Thursdays with a mix of Reggaeton and Hip Hop music, and occasionally salsa and Bachata. This is why it's included in the list of recommended places. You can find the café at 140 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA.

2. Thursday for Golden Rose, an exciting event featuring social dancing at Golden Roses International Cuisine. The dance starts at 9:30 pm and lasts until closing time. No need to reserve a table; simply pay the $15 cover charge, which includes the class. The venue is located at 7115 Beach Blvd in Buena Park, CA. Come and enjoy an evening of fun and dancing!

Looking for a fun night out? Check out Legacy Nightclub and Lounge's Bachata, Salsa, & Zouk Night every Tuesday and sometimes on Fridays. Social dancing starts at 9:35 pm and goes until 1 am. The cover charge is $15, which includes the classes. You can find the club at 4647 MacArthur Blvd. in Newport Beach, CA 92660. Before heading out, make sure to check the details on

4. Fridays 22 of September at 8:30 pm QD Avenue 7722 Garden Grove Blvd, Westminster, CA 92683, including classes & social. The performance is not every Friday, and let him know to come from Andrea Elmore Dance to receive a discount.


salsa: Andrea Elmore and Kamran Shirazi

mambo: Andrea Elmore & Even Yeh

4. Bachata & Salsa Dancing on the streets of Santa Ana! This event typically takes place on the last Saturday of each month. Come early for a free Bachata lesson at 6 pm, followed by dancing from 7-10 pm with DJ ARAGON.

Free parking is available for one hour at the parking structure located at 300 E 5th St, Santa Ana, CA 92701. The event takes place at 305 E. 4th St #106 Santa Ana, CA 92701 (next to WURSTHAUS), so be sure to wear comfortable flats as the dancing takes place on concrete. All ages are welcome to attend, and there are plenty of bars, restaurants, and galleries to explore in the area. Take advantage of this fun-filled evening!

5. Every last Saturday of the month, Unified On2 Fusion Social hosts workshops and classes. You can find more information about the event by clicking on this link. The social starts at 10:00 pm and ends at 4:00 am. There is an intermission at 11:45 pm until the close of the event, and the cost is $20. The location is 1502 E Warner Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705-5420, United States.

Attending any of these events can be daunting if you are not familiar with dancing. However, I can assure you that it can be an enjoyable experience once you learn how to dance. If you are a beginner or struggling to keep up with the rhythm, remember that it is important to work on mastering the basics. Our classes or private lessons might be the right fit for you! Our instructors will guide you through the steps and build your confidence. Our ultimate objective is to help you become a skilled dancer, and with our help, you definitely can! Click here for more details.

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