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The Avalon Ballroom, Boulder's Social Dance Venue

welcome to the Avalon Ballroom

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... to the Avalon, Boulder's new venue for social dancing!

Dances at The Avalon

Come and enjoy contradance, swing dance, salsa, waltz, and other dances on a large cushioned dance floor at the Avalon! All events include a dance lesson. No partner or experience needed.
Click here to see current dances.

SPECIAL EVENTS within the next 30 days:

Saturday September 5th 2015
Ernest James Zydeco with Colorado Friends of Cajun and Zydeco
CajunZydeco Dance, 7:00 PM
Cost: $15.00
Location: The Avalon, 6185 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder, CO, 80303
Contact: Dan Willging: 303-870-1156 - dwillging@mho.net, or William J. Johns: 303-808-5562 - wjohns@mho.net

CFCZ is proud to announce an evening with Ernest James Zydeco (EJZ) at the Avalon Ballroom, Saturday, September 5. James comes highly recommended by Jesse Lege and Joel Savoy who EJZ opened for in Kansas City on last fall's Pokey LaFarge tour. 
 Boulder Zydeco will teach a zydeco dance lesson beginning at 7:15 p.m. Doors are at 7:00 p.m.  
This will be a great evening of zydeco dancing on a great hardwood dance floor.

From Friday September 11th 2015 through Sunday September 13th 2015
Tango Lesson, Fr: 4:30 PM-2 AM/ Sat: 2:30 PM -2 AM /Sun: 1-6PM
Cost: $400 single -$700 couple
Location: The Avalon, 6185 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder, CO, 80303
Contact: Gustavo & Giselle: 720-278-4213 - BoulderTangoStudio@hotmail.com, or : -

12 hours intensive tango classes: Subject: "Milonguero Style",11 hours Tango Class & 1 hour Tango Technique. These Seminars are intended for: Advanced and experience dancers. Intermediate dancers who are willing to deeply study the tango. Friday evening Practica and Saturday night Milonga included. More info:

Friday October 2nd 2015
Boulder Community Contra Dance with Colorado Friends of Old Time Music and Dance
Contra Dance, 8-11pm (7:15pm lesson)
Cost: $10 general, $8 members, and $5 students
Location: The Avalon, 6185 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder, CO, 80303
Contact: Teri Rasmusson: 303-827-3844 - boulderdance@cfootmad.org, or Paul: 970-353-6340 -



**Special Dance**

Presenting  "Great Bear Duo" with Patricia Danscen calling.

 As one of the hottest and most influential dance bands in the country, The Great Bear Duo continues to push the boundaries and set the standard for modern contra dance music. 

The driving rhythm, epic dynamics and uniquely rocking style have given the multi-instrumentalist brothers Andrew and Noah VanNorstrand a loyal following of all ages.









From Friday October 2nd 2015 through Sunday October 4th 2015
Boulder Tango Festival with Gustavo Naveira and Giselle Anne
Tango Multi-Day Event, from 9 PM to 2 AM
Cost: classes/practicas/milongas $10 to $40
Location: The Avalon, 6185 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder, CO, 80303
Contact: Giselle Anne: 720-278-4213 - mail@gustavoygiselle.com

Classes and Workshops for all levels all day, Milongas (dance parties) in the evenings will include teacher demonstrations, traditional Argentine food, Argentine clothes and shoes for sale and a grand time dancing and/or observing for all.

Registration open


Work Parties

We are still underway with renovations at the VAC Avalon building and would like your help. There is still much work to be done before everything is completed. We hope you will help us in the upcoming months.

Click here for information on the work parties.

The Ballroom can be leased for private dances, parties and classes

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Please go towww.boulderdancecoalition.orgfor information on participatory events hosted by Boulder Dance Coalition groups and others.


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