Discover Latin Dance

Unlock the secrets of salsa and step into a world of pure excitement.

We are a free Latin Dance event happening at Ottawa City Hall! We are excited to be returning for Summer 2023!



General Schedule
6:30pm-7:15pm – Beginner Level Salsa Dance Class
7:15pm – 8:00pm – Beginner Level Secondary Dance Class (Bachata, Zouk or Kizomba)
8:00pm – 11:00pm Social Dancing (Mix of Salsa, Bachata and Zouk/Kizomba)

Salsa at City Hall Dates:
July 12, July 19, July 26
August 2, August 16, August 30

Some Clicks From City Hall Salsa 2022

Frequently Asked Questions

Salsa at City Hall happens on select Wednesdays in July and August, at Ottawa City Hall starting at 6:30pm until 11pm. This year Salsa at City Hall will be taking place on: July 12, July 19, July 26, August 2, August 16 and August 30.

All Salsa at City Hall events are free!

No, we’ll teach you! Each event starts with an absolute beginner salsa lesson, followed by an absolute beginner lesson in another latin dance style.Β 

No, you’ll meet lots of other dancers here! You can ask anyone to dance, but if you’re feeling shy, ask one of our volunteers!

Comfortable, casual summer clothes, and shoes that will stay on your feet (avoid flip-flops or open-back shoes).

The concrete rink might wreck suede or other delicate soles, so we recommend street-soled shoes.

Children are very welcome, but be aware that prolonged exposure to loud music can lead to hearing damage. Please keep your little ones far away from the speakers.

There are water fountains on site, so bring a reusable water bottle! Feel free to bring your own snacks or soft drinks. Absolutely no alcohol is allowed on site.

We do not have a coat/bag check or any secure storage area. We recommend leaving valuables at home.

Check out the Parkopedia map. The City Hall underground parking lot and street parking are both available.

No registration required! Absolute beginner classes start at 6:30pm and 7:15pm. No need to sign in, just join in when the class begins!

We will be releasing this information very soon! Make sure to follow us on FB and Instagram for updates. A formal programming schedule will be posted on our website in the coming weeks.

Please note that the programming schedule is subject to change at any time.

Programming Schedule

July 12

Beginner Salsa Class byΒ Vibe Salsa
Beginner Bachata Class byΒ Ritmo Baile
DJ Squared

July 19

Beginner Salsa Class byΒ Barbara Bondaruik
Beginner Kizomba Class byΒ Toca Kizomba
DJ Alan

July 26

Beginner Salsa Class byΒ Salsa Fever
Beginner Bachata Class byΒ Studio X Ottawa
DJ Chris Feist

August 2

Beginner Salsa Class by Golden Flame Dance Co.
Beginner Brazillian Zouk Class by Navi Dance
DJ Luis

August 16

Beginner Salsa Class by UOSalsa
Beginner Bachata Class by Dance with Stephane
DJ Cayo & DJ Charanguero

August 30

Beginner Salsa Class by Aguanile
Beginner Bachata Class by Capital Kizomba
DJ La China & DJ Aquarius Jones

Get ready to salsa your way to joy and confidence!