Albuquerque Latin Dance Fest – Aug 22-25
Albuquerque is counting down until the LDF – the Latin Dance Festival! It’s a celebration that not only brings music but gives you the chance to learn some skillful moves as well. This multiple-night (August 22-25) event gives everyone the chance to party.
If you want to learn a bit of Latin dancing, there are several workshops that you can attend that showcase all sorts of Latin dance styles, from the salsa to the bachata. It doesn’t matter if you’re an advanced dancer or a novice – there are classes set up to suit everyone. You can learn a little, or keep on going and learn even more until you and your partner absolutely own the dance floor. Even if you are just visiting Albuquerque, it can be great fun to discover how to salsa – especially when there is more music to come! Don’t feel like dancing yourself? Don’t worry, there are live performances that you can watch right on the plaza.
But the Latin Dance Festival isn’t just about watching people dance or learning to dance yourself. There are also different films played every night that relate to these themes and have a wide range that give you a glimpse into the culture as well as the history of Latin dance.
After every dance session and movie screening at the end of the night, you can expect to have a blast at the after-party! Different locations and restaurants host the parties and feature live DJs for fresh music and delicious food that can go well into the wee hours of the night. It’s hard to avoid such a lively place while in Albuquerque, so it’s a great idea to check it out and make a point to visit everywhere you want to go during the festival. There’s plenty of information to be had, so discover the Latin Dance Fest and try something new!