Salsa in the City

Fun, fast-paced and friendly, welcome to Glasgow's dance scene. We run events every week plus lots of special events throughout the year.

Regular Events


Weekly Social Events: Free events every week

Thursday: Salsa Sin Fronteras

Arta, 62 Albion St, G1 1PA

20:30-00:00, Free entry

NB. classes and socials stop for Christmas in Arta on the 21st November and at the STUC on the 18th Dec and all recommence the week commencing 6th January 2020. 

Monthly Events:

Friday Fiesta 
1st and last Fridays of the month. 

Barca, Princes Square, G1 3JX
21:00-00:00, Free entry

Sunday social at The Record Factory

First & Third Sunday of the month

The Record Factory, 17 Byres Rd, Glasgow G11 5RD

18.00-21:00, £2 entry




  • 62 Albion Street, G1 1PA

  • Every Thursday

  • Free

Bringing to you a tropical holiday atmosphere that is highly sociable and celebrates living life to the fullest! Join us every Thursday night for our free Salsa sin Fronteras Social 8.30pm-12am . See class timetable for classes which operate from 6pm-10pm.


  • Princes Square, G1 3JN

  • 1st and last Fridays of the month

  • 21:00-00:00

  • Free

Intimate, informal and friendly night which is perfect for newcomers to the scene!

The Record Factory

  • 17 Byres Rd, Glasgow G11 5RD

  • First & Third Sunday of the month as of April 2019

  •  18:00-21:00

  • £2 entry

Conveniently located in the West End on Byres Road The Record Factory is an upbeat venue with an extensive menu. It is sure to hit the spot for dancing and socialising, ​


Special Events

  • Charity Masked Ball (May)
    Fri, 15 May
    Classic Grand
    Dance the night away with Academia De Salsa's Charity Masked Ball. We will be raising money to support mental health. Salsa, bachata and kizomba all night.

Seasonal Events 

Save the date for our upcoming events. These are the biggest salsa parties in town. Look out for tickets nearer the time. 

*SUPERSAVER TICKET: £30 available online only HERE

*Day of the Dead Halloween Party:

£11 adv/£12 door

Friday 8th November 2019, Barony Bar, Strathclyde Uni, 90 John St, G1 1JH

20:00- 1:00

*Vintage Christmas Ball:

£16 adv/£17 door

Sunday 8th December 2019, Classic Grand, Jamaica St, 21:00-02:00 

*Tartan Ball: Salsa- Ceilidh

£15 adv/£16 door
Saturday, 25th January 2020, Classic Grand, Jamaica St,


Valentines Salsa Sin Fronteras: 
Thursday 13th February 2020, Arta, Albion St 



Carnival Charity Masked Ball: Raising Money for Mental Health £15 adv/ £18 door
Friday, 15th May 2020 , Classic Grand, Jamaica St,


Summer Salsa Ball : £15 adv /£17 door

Sunday, 28th June 2020

18:30- 00:00