Monday, December 11.2017
760 453-8515


4 nights of non-stop dancing, 3 days of workshops, 4 days of adventures and discoveries

The Premier Cuban Dance Congress!

The San Diego dance experience that will seduce YOU with Cuban sabor!

San Diego is renowned for its idyllic climate, 70 miles of pristine beaches and a dazzling array of world-class attractions. Popular attractions include the world-famous San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park and Sea World San Diego. San Diego offers an expansive variety of things to see and do, appealing to guests of all ages from around the world. San Diego's shining jewel is Balboa Park, it is the nation's largest urban cultural park, the setting for 15 museums. And if that's not enough, the park is where you'll also find the world famous San Diego Zoo. The city's frolicking downtown Gaslamp Quarter, highlighted by its dazzling Victorian architecture, is where both locals and visitors go for shopping, dining, and nightclubbing.

San Diego has a popular Cuban dance scene with several world class Casino (Cuban salsa), SON Cubano, Afro-Cuban, Rueda de Casino, Cuban Popular and Rumba instructors. We believe everyone can learn to dance and it is our goal for each person who attends the San Diego Cuban Dance Congress to learn and improve their dancing while having fun and making new friends. We look forward to hosting you for the San Diego Cuban Dance Congress leaving you with an unforgettable experience that will bring you back for more year after year.

You will experience three nights of social dancing, world-class performances, music from Cuban spinning DJ's with a headliner band on Saturday night, over 60 workshops with top instructors, from our beginners intensive series to advanced Casino, SON Cubano, Rueda de Casino, Afro-Cuban, Cubaton, Folkloric, Cuban Popular and more in world famous San Diego California.



FULL PASS: Includes Festival Opening Reception, Friday & Saturday night concerts, more than 65 workshops (Cuban Style Salsa, Rueda de Casino, Rumba, Afro Cuban Dance, Cubano Son, Cubaton & more) to be held by national and international instructors, Mega salsa suelta and rumba experience, Timba Mob Bus (bus tour of San Diego - stopping at various San Diego locations performing flash mob rueda's), Performances, and access to all social parties from Thursday 19th to Sunday 22th.  ALL SALES ARE FINAL - NO REFUNDS


PERFORMER PASS: Same as Full Pass but only for performers. Dance Groups' Directors must send an email confirming performers names in order to grant the corresponding prices. For more details review the dance performers page on this website.  ALL SALES ARE FINAL - NO REFUNDS


BEGINNER PASS: Same as Full Pass, but only for beginner workshops. May not attend other workshops outside of beginner track.  ALL SALES ARE FINAL - NO REFUNDS


PARTY PASS: Includes four nites of dancing fun! Thursday festival opening reception and social dancing until 3:00am, Friday social dancing, performances (if present) and concert until 3:00am, Saturday performances, concert and social dancing until 3:00am,  Sunday social dancing, performances (if present) until 3:00am ALL SALES ARE FINAL - NO REFUNDS


5 CLASS PASS: Includes 5 classes to be taken from Friday 19th to Sunday 22th.  ALL SALES ARE FINAL - NO REFUNDS


Rumba Beach Party: Time to get YOUR Rumba on San Diego style! Yes, we will be organizing a Rumba Beach Party with your favorite instructors, great music, bonfires, food and transportation. In the coming months we will provide you with more details.  ALL SALES ARE FINAL - NO REFUNDS


¡TIMBA MOB BUS!: Saturday the 21st, limited to 60 attendees, bus tour around San Diego stopping at various locations preforming flash mod rueda's and rumba. THIS EVENT IS INCLUDED IN YOUR CONGRESS PASS.


2017 Pass Types

2nd Pre-sale

APR 1 - JUN 30

3rd Pre-sale

JUL 1 - AUG 31

Final Pre-sale

SEP 1 - OCT 22

Full Pass

$195 $230 $270

Performer Pass

 $110  $120  $130

Beginners Pass

$125 $150  $175

Party Pass

 $70 $75  $80

5 Class Pass

 $80  $85  $90

Rumba Beach Party

 $20  $30  $40




Admission to the nightly parties can be paid (cash only) at the door each night or purchased online until October 18, 2017.


Thursday Party: $20, Welcome reception, DJ spinning the hottest Cubano dance music, cash bar.


Friday Party: $30, DJ  spinning the hottest Cubano dance music and cash bar.


Saturday Party: $40, DJ spinning the hottest Cubano dance music, dance performances, concert and cash bar.


Sunday Party: $20, DJ spinning the hottest Cubano dance music, dance performances, and cash bar.


The Venue

An Urban Oasis

Town and Country Resort, a landmark resort hotel in San Diego, CA for over 60 years. The new Town and Country is a modern expression of the 1960’s Southern California vibe, relaxed, playful and connected, with service that is engaging, approachable yet unobtrusive, where everyone feels welcome and at home. Town and Country Resort has been dedicated to the comfort and satisfaction of its guests for over six decades. Our San Diego resort offers only the finest in family‐friendly lodging and accommodations and is the essence of style among hotels in Mission Valley. From expert staff, capable of answering your every request, to the beauty of lively California right outside the rooms and suites, your stay with us is sure to be unforgettable.

Town and Country Resort is centrally located in Mission Valley, just minutes to top attractions of San Diego, like Balboa Park and the world famous San Diego Zoo. Easy walking access to Fashion Valley Mall with many shops and great restaurants and San Diego Trolley providing easy access to old town, downtown and the Gas Lamp District for more fun, food and experiences.

Hotel Reservations

Rooms are ONLY $109 per night single/double

(Service fee $5 and overnight parking $8)


Don't wait! Call now to reserve your rooms, we have a large room block.

Mention "Cuban Dance Congress", it's better to reserve rooms early and cancel later if need too.

Reservations: 800-772-8527 Main 619-291-7131

Make your room reservations NOW! 

Town & Country Resort Hotel

 500 Hotel Circle North San Diego, CA 92108

Daily Parking: $7 per day, Overnight Parking $8


¡2017 performances to be Announced soon!





Do not miss this opportunity to be apart of the Performers Program at the San Diego Cuban Dance Congress to introduce yourself or group to show your talent as a dancer or dance group demonstrating artistic expression through dance with an international audience you or your group can offer.


For those interested to participate as a dance group and/or single performer, please consider the following requirements:

  • Maximum number of participants: 10 performers.

  • Dance genres considered for performance purposes: (SON Cubano (all forms), Rumba, Yoruba dance, Pilon, Danzon, Casino (Cuban Salsa), Rueda de Casino, Changüí, Congo, Abakuá, Conga and Comparsa dances, Cuban Popular Dances, Mambo, Cha Cha Chá, Cubaton, Cabaret). If your choreography includes other dance genres such as Hip Hop or Tango, etc., at least 60% of the choreography must include any of the above mentioned dance genres.

  • The choreography must last a minimum of 2.5 min and maximum of 8 min.

  • Performance attire is required.

  • Music in MP3 format


Please send the following info to

  • Full Name

  • Company, Academy or Group name

  • Performer’s or Dance group’s picture and description

  • Residence location

  • YouTube link of a former presentation(s)

  • All performer name(s) for registration verification
  • The music track must be sent in MP3 format at least a week before the congress starts, with the following specifications for your file name:

Company, Academy or GroupName_SongName.MP3

(e.g., RuedaAllStars_YoVengoDeCuba.MP3)


The order or day of your performance will depend on the confirmation date of your participation, so please consider that you might participate any of the 2 nights of the event.

Remember as a Performer, you will receive a special Performer fee to attend all the Congress’ workshops and activities.  Also, at the event’s closure you will receive an acknowledgment to certify your artistic participation at the San Diego Cuban Dance Congress in 2017.