About Bailame

Bailame Dance Festival is a spectacular festival for lovers of salsa, bachata, and other afro latin dances. An annual event that brings together instructors, artists, DJs, and dancers for a weekend to learn, enjoy music, and social dance.

This is a festival for dancers of all levels. From the beginners who want to learn and build fundamentals to the more advanced dancers who want to deepen and improve their knowledge and style.

30+ Artists & 12 DJs

For this AMAZING 3-day event, we've assembled an incredible lineup of performers, DJs, and instructors from all over the world.

Social Dancing Until 6am

We offer a safe and comfortable environment for freedom, expression, and fulfillment through dance with over 25 hours of dance parties!

Amazing Experience

With over 50 workshop hours and events to choose from plus themed parties, BDF's attendees enjoy an array of unique experiences and events.

Bailame is a dance festival like no other...

There is no better place to meet new friends, network with like-minded individuals, and celebrate the joys of life and dance than Bailame Dance Festival.


Hyatt Regency

3200 E 81st St, Minneapolis, MN

Free parking

Group rate available

Transportation provided to and from MSP Airport & Mall of America

Steps from METRO Blue Line

Spacious guest rooms & indoor pool, 24/7 fitness center available

Onsite restaurant serving locally soured ingredients and vibrant bar and lounge



See What Others Are Saying...

“Bailame Dance Festival is one of my favorite festivals of ALL TIME!  You can’t miss it!”

Happy BDF Attendee

"Bailame for the win! This was one of the best dance experiences I have ever had, and I can't wait to return next year!"

Happy BDF Attendee

“I'll be honest. I had never heard of this event before and was skeptical about how it would be, but man am I glad I decided to go. It's hands down one of my favorite events and I will be in attendance every year as long as I'm dancing!"

Happy BDF Attendee

" The community was so welcoming and friendly! I've never been to a dance festival where I felt so welcomed. AND THE DANCES...OMG!! I had a blast at the last event and can't wait for the next one!"

Happy BDF Attendee

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