Places to Dance in Connecticut

Summer in New England is such a treat.  The days are longer, the nights are perfect and since we all remember how miserably cold it was just a few months ago, we definitely want to take advantage of every moment.  Jump at the opportunity to really enhance these summer nights and your dancing skills at the same time! Here are some great places to get out and go dancing!

Central Connecticut:

Evergreen Walk:

The Promenade Shops at Evergreen host live music every Thursday through July and August.  Enjoy everything from Classic Rock to R&B.  Festivities starts at 6:30pm and goes to 9pm.  See more at:

Evergreen Walk Concerts


In a cozy spot tucked away from the commotion of the busy city you can feel a million miles away, but look across the mini-stadium to see the lights of Hartford as you enjoy great music in a relaxing atmosphere.  The East Hartford Sounds Summer Concert Series provides great music at a venue meant for picnicking, listening to great music and DANCING! Be sure to checkout the line up for the rest of the summer at:

Sounds Summer Concert Series 



One of the hottest Salsa Clubs in the Hartford area! This spot is great for testing your Salsa, Bachata and Merengue skills.  Don’t let the neighborhood fool you, once you park in one of the two parking lots and enter the club you will find the music pumping and the crowd ready to dance! Check out the nightlife and dinner options at:


Cadillac Ranch:

The spot for Country Line Dance and a place to test out all your favorite Country Western moves.  Whether it is your first time or you have been going for years, the great crowd there is always welcoming.

Cadillac Ranch Dancing

Mattabesett Canoe Club:

Formerly Harbor Park, at the Canoe Club you can drive in or boat in.  Set on the Connecticut River, come and enjoy the water side ambiance in Middletown.  If you love the Hustle or Latin sounds, the Canoe Club has nights dedicated to both.  Find out more at:

Canoe Club

Black-Eyed Sally’s:

Love rhythm and blues? This is a great location for you.  With weekly bands and a unique atmosphere and equally good eats, enjoy dancing West Coast Swing, Swing and Night Club 2-Step.  See more at:

Blacke-Eyed Sally's Bands


Washington Park in Groton

Enjoy dancing to live music every Friday at the park! Festivities start at 6:30pm.  See more at:

Summer in the City

Donahue's Restaurant

Hear the sounds of live music Friday, Saturday and Sunday all through the month of July.  Watch their calendar for more shows:

Donahue's Beach Grill



The hottest Latin dance club in New London!  Come enjoy Salsa dancing every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.  And be sure to enjoy the best mojitos in Connecticut.  Check them out on Facebook:

Mambos Latin Club

Mohegan Sun

A great destination for dining, shows, spa and other entertainment, the Mohegan Sun Casino also offers free concerts throughout the week at the Wolf Den.  Although floor space can be limited, the shows typically showcase great local and up and coming talent, along with great classic artist.  See more here:

Mohegan Sun Concerts

Whether you are new to dancing or have been dancing for years, we want to hear where you are getting out and using your dancing.  We look forward to hearing about your dance adventure! Comment below and KEEP ON DANCING!