It’s almost time to get outside and dance, Buffalo. Thanks to the unwavering efforts of Buffalo’s biggest salsa enthusiast – Sarah Haykel (Salsa for the Soul) – the 10th Annual Salsa in the Park dance event will take place at The Rose Gardens Pavilion at Marcy Casino in Delaware Park on the 1st and 3rd Mondays, June through August.
This summerlong salsa dance series has become highly anticipated for people who are looking to learn a new dance step, or for those who want show off their expert moves. Beginners, singles, groups of friends, and families are welcome to participate and encouraged to join in on the fun.
Each dance event kicks off with a beginner’s dance lesson, followed by open social dancing to Salsa, Timba (Cuban Salsa), Bachata, Merengue, Cha Cha Cha, and Kizomba.
And as you can imagine, after hosting this event for upwards of a decade, there are some real enthusiasts out there who simply can’t wait to bailar, bailar, bailar!
Salsa in the Park: Outdoors Summer Dance Party
When: 1st and 3rd Mondays June – August.
June 5th and 19th, July 3rd and 17th and August 7th from 6:30-9 PM.
August 21st, Grand Finale Party, 6:30 – 9:30 PM.
Host: “Salsa” Sarah Haykel of Salsa for the Soul, a part of Love Is Real LLC, and Jerome Williams
Weather Permitting: may be canceled due to inclement weather by 4 PM on the day of the event). Please bring your own water in reusable water bottles.
$15 includes dance lesson for beginners and dance social to follow, so you can practice your new moves.
$20 for Grand Finale Party August 21st with live Latin music by Sol y Sombra.
Children under 10 years old free of charge and must be supervised by an adult at all times.
Ticket Sales: ONLINE TICKET SALES ONLY THIS YEAR.
Tickets will be released at 4 PM the day of each event. Go here to purchase tickets the day of the event.
Where: The Rose Gardens Pavilion at Marcy Casino, Delaware Park, 199 Lincoln Parkway, Buffalo, N.Y., 14222
Food and drink: Lloyd Taco Factory will have a taco truck at every Salsa in the Park event
2023 Salsa in the Park is sponsored by West Herr Ford