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

Welcome to Swing Toronto!

We are the friendly producers of some of the most established and terrifically fun dance events in the city of Toronto, including Saturday Night Swing!
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!
  • 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) are usually 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.

Special Swing Events!

  • Yuletide/Christmas/Holiday Swing Ball Saturday December 8 features Alex Pangman & Her Alleycats, and beginner classes. Dressing up and wearing Yule colours (red, white, green, silver, gold) is encouraged but optional. Some seasonal snacks and treats will be served (no charge), and you may also bring your own seasonal snacks/treats to share if you like. 7pm to 1am. Facebook.
  • New Years Swing Ball 2019 features Bertie & The Gents! Lindy Hop beginner class before the Party at 8pm. Dressing up is encouraged. Party favours included with admission. DJ Nomad when the band is on break. Light snacks served at 12:15am. 8pm to 3am. Facebook.
  • Swing Toronto presents workshops in air steps, lifts, dips and tricks from time to time. None presently scheduled

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!
  • Yuletide Waltz Dance Party + beginner classes Friday December 7! Dressing up and wearing Yule colours (red, white, green, silver, gold) is encouraged but optional. Bringing seasonal snacks to share is welcome but optional. 7pm to 11:30pm. Facebook.

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.

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