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Emerald City Hoedown

You Should Be Dancing
Saturday, March 23 • 7 pm to midnight
200 Grand Ave. • Oakland

Join your friends from SwingOut, Starlight Strut, and Explore WCS for a benefit to support Lake Merritt Dance, the nonprofit organization that works behind the scenes to keep the Lake Merritt Veterans Memorial Building open for dancing. Includes WCS and two-step lessons 7–8 pm. General admission starts at $25. More info & tickets ...


Emerald City Hoedown

Emerald City Hoedown
Aptil 4–7, 2024
Seattle, WA

The Rain Country Dance Association presents four days of dancing, 30+ dance workshops, and more! Early registration is open – just $129 for the weekend. The host hotel is the Renaissance Hotel ($172/night). More info:


Hoedown In The Dunes

Hoedown In The Dunes
May 17–19, 2024
Douglas/Saugatuck, MI

"The BIGGEST little LGBTQ+ Hoedown In The Midwest!" Three days of country-western dance fun at the beautiful rustic Dunes Resort. Registration is open at just $65. More info:


Hoedown In The Dunes

Spring Stomp
April 19–21, 2024
Provincetown, MA

A Hoedown in P-town! Gay’s for Patsy‘s annual LGBTQA+ (queer) spring dance weekend featuring with three dances, multiple dance workshops, and a whole bunch of socializing. More info:



Wrangler Weekend LA
August 22–25, 2024
Los Angeles, CA

Four days of all-inclusive dancing, with dance workshops, social dancing, plus a line dance choreography competition. This year the annual convention of the IAGLCWDC will take place during the WWLA. Early advance registration is open ($149). The host hotel is the LA Marriott Burbank Airport. More info:




Note: Information may not be up to date. Always check the event's website for the latest information.


B Street Boogie
Wednesdays, 7:00 - 10:00 pm
Peninsula Italian American Social Club
100 North B Street, San Mateo

Weekly West Coast Swing classes and dancing with Michelle Kinkaid. Lessons 7:00 - 8:30 pm. Open dancing 8:30 - 10:00 pm includes WCS and a mix of styles. $15. More info: website


Dance Ranch Palm Springs
Fridays, 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Step By Step Dance Studio
316 N. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs

Dancing weekly in Palm Springs, featuring two-stepping, waltz, shadow, west coast swing, and line dances. Lessons 7:00-7:30 pm. Admission $5. More info


Muscle Rock Cloggers - Clogging Classes
Thursdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
1275 Connecticut St., San Francisco

The Muscle Rock Cloggers (a.k.a Barbary Coast Cloggers) present lessons on Thursday evenings, starting with beginning lessons at 6:00 and progressing to intermediate and advanced levels. $15 drop-in or $35/month. Covid vax and masks required. Additional info:


OutWest LGBTQS Country Western Dance
Third Saturday of the month, 6:30 - 10:00 pm
Wischemann Hall
465 Morris St., Sebastopol

Enjoy 2 Step, East & West Coast Swing, Waltz, Nightclub 2 Step, & Line Dancing in a friendly, fun, and inspiring dance space. Lessons 6:30 - 7:30 pm. Usually the third Saturday of the month. $10 admission. Info:


Starlight Strut
2nd Saturday of the month, 6:30 - 10:30 pm
Lake Merritt Dance Center
200 Grand Avenue, Oakland

Country-Western Two-Step, Waltz, West Coast Swing and Line Dance for women, non-binary, and trans people. Beginner and intermediate lessons, mask optional (mostly), all ages. $15 Admission. More info:


3rd Saturday of the month, 6:30 - 11:30 pm
Lake Merritt Dance Center
200 Grand Avenue, Oakland

Gender-neutral West Coast Swing dance party, no partner necessary, beginners welcome. 6:30 pm - doors open; 7:00 pm - beginning and intermediate WCS Lessons (2 rooms); 8:00 pm - open dancing. Masks required during lessons, optional during open dancing. $10-15 suggested donation. More info: facebook page


Western Star Dancers
Thursdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Harvey Milk Recreation Center
200 Grand Avenue, Oakland

LGBTQ square dancing. Come alone or bring a friend. Wear casual, comfortable attire. New? Try square dancing with a fun group of adults. Covid vax and masks required. More info: website


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