If you are a ballroom dancer or even if you just like to watch others dance, and if you plan to be in Orlando during the summer of 2015, check out these special events hosted by local ballroom dancers and professionals!
Orange Blossom Dance Festival, June 5-7. Orlando’s best Country and Western annual event, go to www.orangeblosomdance.net for ticket info.
Nursing scholarship fundraiser sponsored by Femmes de Coeur. Each of the designated local nursing programs nominate a faculty member for a “dance challenge” There will also be 5-6 local “celebrity dancers” competing and raising money for the event. General admission tickets are $85. All Ticket price includes silent auction, dinner, general dancing for attendees, the spectacular “dance challenge” and a pro show. Proceeds go to the scholarships. If you are affiliated with a business and wish to donate something for the silent auction, contact Linda at firstname.lastname@example.org, or cell 407-325-8295. Benefiting NURSING PROGRAMS at Adventist University, Seminole State College, UCF College of Nursing, Valencia College Sunday, June 14, 4:00-9:00 p.m., Church Street Ballroom 225 S. Garland Ave., Orlando
Las Vegas Extravaganza on Saturday, June 20, hosted by Eddie Rivera, owner of Dance It Studio. The event will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel in downtown Orlando, 60 South Ivanhoe Blvd. Spectator packages available. Call 407-730-6996 for tickets and information. www.danceitstudio.com
Orlando Salsa Congress, July 2-5. Join the best Salsa dancers in the country at the best Salsa event of the year in Orlando, at the World Center Marriott in Orlando. Go to www.orlandocongress.com for more info!
9th Annual Orlando Dance Classic, hosted by Rick and Jennifer Elliott, Saturday July 18. A one-day Pro-Am ballroom dance competition that has become a favorite for the best ballroom dancers in Orlando, but also from around the entire state of Florida and beyond. The event promises elegance, serious competitors, professional live music entertainment and lots of dancing, formal dinner and show and much more! Spectator packages are available, click on the link to the website for more information.
Eddie River’as Summer Splash Dance Cruise. August 14-17 www.summersplashdancecruise.com
To find local Ballroom, Tango and Latin dances in Orlando, or any additional special dance event not listed in this article, check out www.orlandoballroom.com.