Two-steppin' & line dancing
every Sunday and Thursday
Country-western dancing for the LGBT community and its friends.
SUNDAYS: 5:00–10:30 pm THURSDAYS: 6:30–10:30 pm
550 Barneveld Ave., San Francisco
$5 admission • 21+ with ID
New to Sundance?
We welcome everyone! You'll find a friendly and diverse crowd: men, women, trans, young, old, gay, and straight friends of the LGBT community. Don't know how to dance? No worries: we'll teach you – no partner needed!
October 19-22, 2017
Our huge country-western dance extravganza, featuring four nights of dance parties, three days of dance workshops, and hundreds of attendees from all over the country (and beyond).
The Sundance Association for Country-Western Dancing is the all-volunteer community-supported 501c3 nonprofit organization that runs Sundance Saloon, the Sundance Stompede, and our many other projects.
San Francisco Pride with Sundance Saturday/Sunday, June 24–25
Celebrate San Francisco Pride with your boots on! Three glorious back-to-back events make this a weekend to remember! VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
Sundance Pre-Pride Dance. Saturday, June 24, 7:30 pm to midnight. Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Market St. $12.
Sundance Festival Pride Dance. Sunday, June 25, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. NEW LOCATION Golden Gate near Larkin.
Sundance After-Pride Dance. Sunday, June 25, 6:00 to 10:00 pm. Entertainment with Jana & Rob, and the Barbary Coast Cloggers. Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Market St. $8.
San Francisco Pride with Sundance
(Remember: Sundance Saloon will not be held at our Barneveld Avenue location June 25.)
Celebrate San Francisco Pride with your boots on! Three glorious back-to-back events make this a weekend to remember!
Sundance Pre-Pride Dance. Saturday, June 24, 7:30 pm to midnight. Beginning lessons 7:30-8:30. Dance in the gorgeous ballroom of this historic hotel. Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Market St., San Francisco. Admission $12.
Sundance Festival Pride Dance. Sunday, June 25, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. An amazing experience you don't want to miss! We'll be in a NEW LOCATION this year, on Golden Gate Avenue, near Larkin. We will teach a line dance at 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm, and then the Barn Dance at 4:00 pm. The Sundance Bandits will perform shortly after 3:00 pm. We will have a "boot-check" so you can leave your items with us while you dance. Note: There will be screening at the entrance gates to the Civic Center festival. No bags over 18"x18", no glass bottles, no coolers, no alcohol, and of course no hazardous materials and nothing that could be construed as a weapon.
Sundance After-Pride Dance. Sunday, June 25, 6:00 to 10:00 pm. Just steps away from the Civic Center Festival, you can close out your Pride weekend in style! Beginning lessons 6:00 to 7:00 pm, and open dancing from 7:00 to close. Pizza available starting at 6:00 pm! Special entertainment with Jana & Rob, and the Barbary Coast Cloggers. Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Market St., San Francisco. Admission $8.
If you need a place to freshen up between dances on Sunday, visit our new Hospitality Room at the Whitcomb Hotel, where you can rest, and even shower (bring your own towel)! Open 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Included with your After-Pride Dance admission. Check in at the hotel ballroom.
Intermediate West Coast Swing Sundays, July 9, 16, 23: 5:30 pm
Sundance Saloon: Red Room
Sundance Saloon presents a three-week series of intermediate-level instruction in west coast swing with Shin Aoki. This series of workshops assumes you familiar and comfortable with basic moves including left side pass, underarm pass, push break, starter step, and 8-count whip.
Advance registration is required. The class is limited to 8 leaders and 8 followers. The cost for the entire 3-week series is $20 payable in advance.
Intermediate West Coast Swing with Shin Aoki
This is a 3-week series: July 9, 16 and 23. The class will progress from one week to the next.
Advance registration is required. The class is limited to 16 (8 leaders and 8 followers). The cost for the entire 3-week series is $20 payable in advance (or $25 if paying at the first lesson, space permitting). Note that this is in addition to the regular admission charge each week at Sundance Saloon.
No one will be turned away for lack of funds: if you are unable to afford the extra charge, please let us know.
Country Dance-A-Thon Saturday, August 19, 2017: 1:00–4:00 pm
Sign up or donate now!
The Country Dance-a-Thon is a two-stepping and line dancing marathon taking place Saturday, August 19, at Jane Warner Plaza in the heart of San Francisco's Castro district! A joint project of Sundance Saloon and the Bare Chest Calendar, participants will dance for three hours to support the AIDS Emergency Fund, Positive Resource Center, and Sundance Association with a portion of the proceeds earmarked for our performance group, the Sundance Bandits.
Sign up now to participate and raise funds. Or donate to the event on behalf of a participant.
Raffle to Win a Cruise RSVP Caribbean Cruise: February 11–18, 2018
Drawing: Oct. 21 at the Hoedown 2017
Win an oceanview cabin on RSVP’s Caribbean cruise, sailing February 11-18, 2018, sailing from Ft. Lauderdale and visiting St. Thomas, Amber Cove, and Half Moon Cay, with all of RSVP's renowned activities and entertainment, including country-western dancing provided by Sundance Saloon!
Raffle tickets are $5 each, or five for $20, available at Sundance Saloon or by mail. Drawing to be held October 21, 2017 at the Sundance Stompede. Winner need not be present to win. Proceeds benefit the beneficiaries of the Sundance Stompede.
Sundance Stompede October 19–22, 2017 • www.stompede.com
Early bird registration ends July 31
Advance registration is now open for the 2017 Sundance Stompede, our incredible four-day LGBT+ country-western dance weekend, with four nights of awesome dance events and three days of equally awesome dance workshops for all levels.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Hoedown, and we're going to make this weekend extra special, starting with Grammy-nominated country singer Ty Herndon performing at the Hoedown. Recently out and proud, Ty has had 20 Billboard-charted singles and three #1 hits.
10 Ways To Give To Sundance
The Sundance Association is a 501c3 nonprofit, and we depend on the generosity of the community to sustain us, especially as our expenses continue to mount.
There are many ways to give, and not all of them involve monetary contributions. Check out our Top 10 ways to give here:
Or donate on-line now:
10 Ways To Give To Sundance
Here are easy 10 ways to give to Sundance:
• Come on down! Support us just by showing up.
• Introduce someone new to Sundance Saloon.
• Use our coat-check on Sundays. This also keeps our club neat and keeps your coat clean and secure.
• Put a dollar or two in one of our tip jars.
• Become a member of the Sundance Association
• If you're already a member, consider an extra donation.
• See if your company offers matching donations or grants for volunteer time served.
• Remember Sundance in your estate planning.
• If you shop on Amazon, use their parallel Amazon Smile site instead. Same products and same prices, but 0.5% of your purchase price is donated to Sundance.