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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:

Friday December 29th 2017
Waltz Dance, 8-11pm (7:00 lesson)
Cost: $10 general, $8 members, $5 students
Location: The Avalon, 6185 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder, CO, 80303
Contact: Viki Lawrence: 303-913-2534 - waltznight@cfootmad.org, or Paul: 970-353-6340 -

An evening of waltzing to live music by local ensembles playing traditional music from a variety of countries including the British Isles. You may come alone or bring a partner, but in this relaxed evening people generally dance with a different partner for each dance. Dress can be casual to dressy, vintage to modern! A free lesson is provided at 7pm for people just (or still) learning to waltz. Light refreshments are provided during the breaks.

 Band - Balance & Swing

   (7:00 p.m. lesson:  Robert Warden)

Sunday December 31st 2017
New Years Eve Dance Party with American Vernacular Dance
Swing / Sala / Bachata / Kizomba / Ballroom Dance, 7:00 PM to 2:00 AM
Cost: $40 advance; $45 door, cash or credit
Location: The Avalon, 6185 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder, CO, 80303
Contact: Jim X. Borzym: 720-317-3946 - avd@columbine.net, or Joseph Snowhawk: 303-668-0473 - snowhawk@juno.com

New Years Eve
Dance Party!

Ring in the New Year in Style – with Music and Friends!

The Avalon Ballroom in Boulder, Colorado.

THE LARGEST Social Dance Event of the year!

Buy tickets in advance - check your name at the door and walk in!

Buy Tickets Here!

Ring in the New Year with an AMAZING night of friends, fun, food, and dancing to FABULOUS music in our fine Avalon Ballrooms. A long-time local tradition!

Swing, Ballroom, Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, Zouk and more! – 3 Rooms of Great Music & Dancing!

DAVID BOOKER SWINGTET in the Ballroom 7:30 to 10:00 PM.

AFTER MIDNIGHT JAZZ BAND in the Ballroom 10:30 to 1:30 AM.

DANCE PERFORMANCES in the Ballroom at 10:00 PM.
Watch Your Step and others to be announced.


SALSA ROOM: DJ Nelson. Salsa Lesson by Joseph and Kasie at 7:15. Dancing until 2:00 AM.

BACHATA/ZOUK ROOM: DJ Arias. Bachata lesson by Subbu & Reid at 7:15 PM. Dancing until 1:30 AM.

DANCE LESSONS at 7:15 PM - Salsa and Batchata

WALTZING AND BALLROOM DANCE in the Ballroom 7 to 7:30 PM.

CASH BAR - benefits the Romanian American Freedom Alliance.




$40 advance through 12/30 at 9:00 PM. Buy on line.

$45 at the door, cash or credit.

Please purchase your tickets on line in advance if you can!

Free parking.

Doors open at 7:00 PM.
(Please, no "early-birds". Access to the ballroom will begin at 7:00 PM to allow our staff to finish our set-up.)
Dancing ‘til 2:00 AM.


The Avalon, 6185 Arapahoe Road, Boulder, Colorado.


Want to stay in Boulder after the Ball? Here is a list of hotels that have published rates ranging from $73 to $144 (in increasing order)

Days Inn

Courtyard Boulder

Boulder Marriott

Millennium Harvest House

Homewood Suites

Hyatt Place

(We will soon post new hotels that will be opening soon in Boulder - Embassy Suites, Hilton Garden Inn and Marriott Residence Inn.)

American Vernacular Dance and Snowhawk Productions – Members of the Boulder Dance Coalition

Many thanks to the Romanian American Freedom Alliance for hosting the cash bar.

Special thanks to Halina and Chuck Palmer

Special thanks to the Boulder Dance Coalition

Jim X. Borzym, Joseph Snowhawk, and Halina Palmer.

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

Lease the Ballroom

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


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