The Best Places to Swing Dance in Chicago this Summer


You’ve danced all through the winter; now don’t let those sweet moves go stale. You just got your inside turn feeling good, so it's time to hit the social dance floor! Where to go dancing? We've made a list of all the best weekly and monthly swing and blues dance events happening this summer, so that you can keep your Jitterbug, Charleston, Balboa, and Lindy Hop fresh all summer long. 

Weekly Events:

Swing Mondays @ The Apartment in Lincoln Park 8pm - 12am

Swing Tuesdays & Thursdays @ The Green Mill 9pm - 1am

Swing/Ballroom Fridays & Saturdays @ The Drake Hotel 9pm - 12:30am

Monthly Events:

Swing on 2nd Wednesdays @ Untitled Supper Club

Traffic Jam Swing on 3rd Saturdays @ Forteza Fitness

Swing on last Wednesdays @ Alhambra

Fusion on last Fridays @ Forteza Fitness

Bluetopia on last Saturdays @ Fred Astaire West Loop

Other Events:

Chicago Blues Fest

Chicago Underground Blues Experience (CUBE)

Chicago Summer Dance Series
Dance with the best live music in Grant Park from June - September. Full schedule here.

Have more awesome swing dances happening in Chicago 2017? Let us know by shooting us an email at! If you need more instruction before you take your moves to the streets, check out our private lessons and group classes, and start dancing today!