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.

35+ Artists

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.






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

Bailame Dance Festival Hotel

615 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA


  • Book your room by October 13th to get the Bailame Dance Festival discount!

  • Make your reservation online

  • Call to make a reservation and mention "Bailame 2022" to get the festival discount

Self Parking

$25/night for overnight guests. 

Additional parking lots and ramps are available near the hotel 

Public Transit

The MetroTransit light rail is right outside of the hotel

Light Rail Directions from MSP airport

  • Follow Ground Transportation signage

  • Continue following toward Light Rail

  • When on the platform, take the Blue Line towards Downtown Minneapolis

  • Stay on rail and get off at Downtown East Metro Dome Station (also called Bank of America Stadium)

  (9 stops from terminal 1 or 10 stops from terminal 2)

  • Stay on the same platform and get on the Green Line towards Downtown St. Paul

  • Stay on rail for 2 stops and get off at East Bank Station

  • Hotel is located across the street

Light Rail from MSP: $3

(ticket is good for 2 hours for both Green and Blue lines)

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