Live swing bands every Saturday night in Toronto, brought to you by Swing Toronto

Welcome to Swing Toronto!

We are the friendly producers of terrifically fun dance events in Toronto including Saturday Night Swing every week, along with other special  dance events. Check our calendar for the latest updates.
We take pride in offering a welcoming atmosphere to everyone, from the most inexperienced novice to long time social dance enthusiasts.

Saturday Night Swing!

  • Every Saturday Night at Dovercourt House featuring Toronto’s best swing bands and excellent beginner swing dance classes with Southern Ontario’s best Lindy Hop teachers!
  • Live music, no experience necessary, no need to bring your own dance partners, a welcoming social atmosphere and an absolutely memorable night out… Toronto’s best kept secret! Licensed bar.
  • Beginner dance classes 7pm to 9pm, Charleston 7pm, Lindy Hop 8pm. Dance Party 9:10pm to 1am. The prices (unless it is a special event with different prices listed) are Party $15, $17 with one class, $20 with both, $5 off for full-time students.
  • Lindy Hop, the classic joyful dance of the Swing Era, is the most popular swing dance at Saturday Night Swing and around the world.
  • The official alcoholic beverage of Saturday Night Swing is the Charlie Foster, invented by a Saturday Night Swing bar-tender years ago.

Roaring 20s New Years Eve Ball 2020!!

  • This New Years Eve, celebrate the 100th anniversary of Roaring 20s, Jazz Age and Harlem Renaissance!!
  • Come to Toronto’s Roaring Twenties New Years Eve Ball! Facebook. Webpage.
  • Dovercourt House, 805 Dovercourt Road, Toronto. Double Decker: First Floor Ballroom + Basement Speakeasy! Subway and parking are close by.
  • Live music: Ben Harvey & His Ornamentals! This is a great band steeped in the music and spirit of the 1920s (and the 1930s).
  • Learn great fun partner dances of the 1920s! Lindy Hop, Charleston, One Step, Two Step, Early Fox Trot, Peabody! Take as many of the lessons as you like.
  • Snacks, favours and midnight bubbly are included with admission!
  • Full licensed bar, with 1920s drinks!
  • Come dapper or as a flapper, or as you like. Modern attire is perfectly fine.
  • Lessons 7pm to 9pm, Ball 9:10pm to the wee hours.
  • Tickets on sale at Saturday Night Swing starting November 23, and online soon as well.

Air Steps, Lifts, Tricks and Drops Workshop!

  • Saturday November 23, Air Steps, Lifts, Tricks and Drops Workshop! Teachers: Simon & Carlynn. 3pm to 5:30pm. Page.

Waltz Events!

  • Waltz Dance Parties with beginner classes one Friday night a month at Dovercourt House, usually on the first Friday! Do some of the best and most fun partner dancing ever. No prior experience is needed, and there is no need to bring your own dance partners.
  • In depth beginner and intermediate waltz workshops some Saturday afternoons at Dovercourt House, 3pm to 6pm!
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Performances, workshops, courses and lessons for special events!

  • Swing Toronto and Mostly Waltz are happy to give performances, workshops, courses and lessons for special events and for schools. We do Swing Era, Jazz Age (Great Gatsby), Waltz, Ragtime Era, and Victorian Era social dance, and we do air steps, lifts and tricks for swing and other dancing. See our performances and classes page.

Swing Schedule

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Waltz Schedule

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