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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.
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SPECIAL EVENTS within the next 30 days:

Friday August 26th 2016
Bulgarian Mini-Workshop with Boulder International Folk Dancers
International Dance, 7:30-11:00 pm
Cost: $10/members; $12/Non-members
Location: The Avalon, 6185 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder, CO, 80303
Contact: Jane : 720 500 FOLK - president@boulderfolkdancers.org, or Susan : 303 880 3409 - asci@comcast.net

This is a mini-workshop of Bulgarian dances and dancing with internationally re-knowned dancer and teacher Iliana Bozhanova.  She will be accompanied by Todor Yankov, accordion.  Iliana and Tudor are on a tour through the USA and we were fortunate that they could stop for a night in Boulder. 

From Friday September 9th 2016 through Sunday September 11th 2016
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: "The eternal close embrace up to any combination",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:

Saturday September 17th 2016
Saturday Swing Dance with Live Music! with American Vernacular Dance
Swing Dance, 7 PM dance lesson; music 8 - 11 PM
Cost: $15 General; $10 Students
Location: The Avalon, 6185 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder, CO, 80303
Contact: Jim X. Borzym: 720-317-3946 - , or : -

Swing Dance Party with the eighteen-piece Colorado Swing Big Band! Get ready to dance the night away to the swingin’ sounds of Basie, Miller, Ellington and Goodman, plus a variety of show tunes and contemporary numbers.

This is one of our favorite swing dance bands, and one that plays the classics with a full ensemble. They have that Big Band Era sound seldom heard anymore.

Please join us for the fun!


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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