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Chicago SummerDance In The Parks Schedule

Dance under the stars with this FREE series in neighborhoods parks Thursday and Saturday evenings.

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Explore Chicago's neighborhoods with Chicago SummerDance In The Parks, which brings the popular downtown dance festival to community parks across the city on Thursdays and Saturdays, July 9 to September 8. Join in with the locals for live music, dancing and instructional lessons — all FREE!

Programmed by the Chicago Park District, these fun evenings begin with one hour of introductory lessons led by professional instructors, followed by two hours of live music and dancing.

CHICAGO SUMMERDANCE IN THE PARKS


Thursdays

  • Dance Lessons: 6:00-7:00 pm
  • Live Music & Dancing: 7:00-9:00 pm

Saturdays

  • Dance Lessons: 3:00-4:00 pm
  • Live Music & Dancing: 4:00-6:00 pm

 

2016 SCHEDULE

 



Saturday, July 9 - Steppin
Performers: DJ Herb Kent (Steppin')
Instructors: Dawud & Lura Shareef (Steppin')
Location: Douglas Park (1401 S. Sacramento Dr.) 

Thursday, July 14 - Steppin'
Performers: DJ Myron (Steppin')
Instructors: Majestic Gents (Steppin')
Location: Washington Park Refectory (5531 S. Russell Dr.)

Saturday, July 30 - Steppin'
Performers: National Steppers Society (Steppin')
Instructors: Kenneth Watkins (Steppin')
Location: Austin Town Hall Park (5610 W. Lake St.)

Thursday, August 4 - Salsa
Performers: Rica Obsesion (Salsa)
Instructors: May I Have This Dance (Salsa)
Location: Portage Park (4100 N. Long Ave.)

Thursday, August 11 - Salsa, Mambo, Bachata
Performers: El Caobo (Latin DJ - Salsa, Mambo, Bachata)
Instructors: Denita Inez (Salsa)
Location: Ping Tom Memorial Park (300 W. 19th St.)

Thursday, August 18 - Steppin'
Performers: DJ Cross (Steppin')
Instructors: Majestic Gents (Steppin')
Location: Washington Park Refectory (5531 S. Russell Dr.)

Thursday, August 25 - Salsa
Performers: Nabori with Yoko (Salsa)
Instructors: Denita Inez (Salsa)
Location: Humboldt Park Boathouse (1301 N. Sacramento Ave.)

Thursday, September 1 - Salsa
Performers: Afinca'o (Salsa, Mambo)
Instructors: Dance Academy of Salsa (Salsa)
Location: Humboldt Park Boathouse (1301 N. Sacramento Ave.)

Thursday, September 8 - Swing
Performers: Petra van Nuis Quintet ('20s, '30s and '40s Classic Swing)
Instructors: Dancing with Class (East Coast Swing)
Location: Ping Tom Memorial Park (300 W. 19th St.)


Please note: Schedule is subject to change. For the very latest on Chicago SummerDance in downtown Grant Park and Chicago SummerDance in the Parks, visit chicagosummerdance.org or get updates on Facebook and Twitter @SummerDanceChi.


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