The city comes alive in the summer with a lineup of affordable festivals, concerts, and events. One of the most vibrant, is free outdoor dancing in Vancouver! Take a lesson, watch some pros, enjoy music and movement at the Vancouver Art Gallery’s plazas, Robson Square, and Jim Deva Plaza. Here are the two main organizers:
Free Outdoor Dancing in Vancouver
Dance in Transit Schedule
When: Fridays and Saturdays, July 5 to August 9, 2019
Where: Robson Square, VAG South Plaza, VAG North Plaza (šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énk Square) and Jim Deva Plaza on Davie
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Friday, July 5 @ 6:30pm to 9:00pm at Jim Deva Plaza
The first outdoor event of this season features the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence on July 5th at Jim Deva Plaza. Warm up with some Zumba and DJ MiXXX playing Top 40, some oldies, and some requests.
Saturday, July 6 @ 8:00pm to 11:00pm at Robson Square
Carnaval del Sol Bachata edition
Friday, July 12 @ 7:00pm to 10:00pm at VAG South Plaza
Saturday, July 13 @ 8:00pm to 11:00pm at Robson Square
Friday, July 19 @ 7:00pm to 10:00pm at šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énk Square
Saturday, July 20 @ 8:00pm to 10:00pm at Robson Square
Saturday, July 27 @ 8:00pm to 11:00pm at Robson Square
Friday, August 9 @ 7:00pm to 10:00pm at at šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énk Square
Urban Kiz edition with Zumba warmup
Sunday Afternoon Salsa at Robson Square
When: July 7, 14, 21, 28 and August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2019
Where: Robson Square
Sunday Afternoon Salsa at Robson Square is an annual series of FREE outdoor salsa dances held at Robson Square in downtown Vancouver (since 2006) during the summer months of July and August.
Each event starts with a free beginner dance lesson at 3:00pm, followed by social dancing 3:30pm to 5:00pm and performances 5:00pm to 5:30pm. Then it’s a free dance for all from 5:30pm to 7:00pm.