Ready to step out of the classroom and onto the dance floor? Or just looking for an amazing social experience? Join us for the best social dance events in the DC, Maryland, Virginia area!

GottaSwing brings you the best in weekly, monthly and special event dances with recorded and live music featuring local, national, and internationally recognized swing bands. Dancers of all ages, all styles, and all levels of experience are welcome. You never need a partner and many dances include a beginner swing lesson in the price of admission. Check out our Calendar and Special Events for our full schedule.

Social dancing is all about experiencing the joy of dancing to wonderful music with friendly dancers of all skill levels and backgrounds. It’s time to kick up your heels and have a great time!

Diverse & Historic Venues

Dancers in the DC, Maryland, Virginia area are blessed to have many different venues to choose from. From small intimate settings to the historic Spanish Ballroom, we offer dance events that are some of the most fun things to do in the DC area! Discover swing bands, meet new dancers, and go dancing nearly every day of the week should your heart desire.

One of the most spectacular dance venues is without a doubt the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park. You’ll feel like you’re stepping back in time to the swing era as you enter the fully restored Art Deco ballroom and experience the 1930s glamor firsthand. Spin around the gorgeous dance floor while the band sets the beat or take a stroll through the grand lobby and along the promenades.

DC is also host to a number of swing dance exchanges which bring in dancers from all over the world for a glorious weekend of dance.


Browse our Upcoming Events

Use the sorting features below to browse our upcoming social dance events. Search by social dance, location, and also class level, type of class, and more! Scroll through the categories, tags, and venues to find exactly what you’re looking for on our busy swing dance schedule.