2016 San Francisco Salsa Festival Schedule

Welcome Party: Thursday March 24

Club Verdi
2424 Mariposa St
San Francisco, CA

8:00pm-2:00am

  • 8:30pm: Salsa Lesson with John Narvaez & Liz Rojas
  • 10:00pm: Performers Call Time
  • 11:00pm: Performance Showcase

Theme Night: "Get Wild". Wear your best animal print!

Social Dancing to live Band Montuno Swing and DJ El De La Clave until 2:00am!

*Please note that entry to the Welcome Party is NOT included with festival tickets. Welcome Party tickets will be available at the door.*

Friday March 25

Park Central Hotel

  • 5:00pm: Tech Rehearsal for Friday night performers
    Deadline for competition registration
  • 6:00pm: Registration opens
  • 6:30pm: Doors open with dancing to the best Bay Area DJs
    Competitors call time
  • 7:00pm: World Latin Dance Cup Qualifier Competition
  • 9:00pm: Performers call time
  • 9:30pm: Performance Showcase
  • 10:30pm-2:00am: Social dancing to live band Salson and DJ Super Chino, DJ Hong, and DJ EL DJX
    Theme Night: "Naughty but Nice"
  • 11:00pm-4:00am: Bachata and Kizomba Room with DJ Guapo

Saturday March 26

Park Central Hotel

  • 8:00am-5:00pm: Registration Open
  • 9:00am-4:00pm: Workshops/Boot camps
    Beginner Boot Camp
    Bay Area Instructors
    Intermediate Boot Camp
    Bay Area and International Instructors
    Advanced / Masters Boot Camp
    International Instructors
  • 5:00pm: Tech Rehearsal for Saturday night performers
  • 6:30pm: Registration re-opens
  • 7:00pm: Doors open dancing to the best Bay Area DJs
  • 9:00pm: Performers call time
  • 9:30pm: Performance Showcase
  • 10:30pm-2:00am: Social dancing to live band New Swing Sextet from New York and DJ Super Chino and DJ Hong
    Theme Night: "Total Elegance"
  • 11:00pm-4:00am: Enjoy Bachata and Kizomba Room Hosted by Corey of Taste and BB of Reno; Music by DJ Guapo