Schedule » Friday Party

The Friday Night Dance Party

“The Best Place to Dance in New York City”

Our dance parties are open to the public -- All are welcome!

The Manhattan Ballroom Society offers something for everyone, especially on Friday nights! 
Join us for the Brush-Up Class at 7:30,
then stay for the Social Dance from 8:30-11:00 PM.
Admission is $20, which includes the lesson, the dance, and coffee/tea/refreshments. 

Open to the public -- All welcome!
Every Friday Night
in the spacious and elegant Ballroom at St. Jean Baptiste
Lexington Avenue & 76th Street
Check out our beautiful new dance floor!

Take the #6 train to Lex Ave/77th St, then walk 1 block to 76th Street.
Plenty of free street parking after 7 PM. 
Use the side entrance to the church -- it's on 76th St, near the corner, downstairs.


7:30 - 8:30 PM  Brush-up Lesson
Brush-Up Classes in all popular dances --  see the schedule at right.
Lessons are taught on a single-unit basis with basic, intermediate, and advanced variations included. No prior dance experience is necessary. Ideal for those who cannot register for a course. Class is followed immediately by a Social Dance from 8:30-11:00 PM.

                         (See schedule at right)

8:30 - 11:00 PM  Friday Night Dance Party
Dance in our elegant ballroom to a nice mix of music from the '40s to today.  We play only the best Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Salsa, Tango and Hustle for your dancing pleasure.

Special Events and Dates

  November 10,
 January 12
                                   Guest Nights
   New guests come for free to the 7:30 class and the dance. Welcome!



 November 10   Veterans Day   --  All veterans welcome as our guests -- Thank you for your service!
  November 17      The 20th Anniversary Manhattan Ballroom Society Anniversary Ball 
                 Help us celebrate our Twentieth Anniversary in Grand Style!
                          Special Gourmet Buffet -- Champagne Punch
                 Exciting Free Raffle for Fabulous Prizes -- Admission $30
 December 15

     The Manhattan Ballroom Society Holiday Ball 
                  Delicious Home-cooked Food and Fun!
                  Our Famous Grab Bag!  Admission $25


7:30 Brush-up Lesson

We're back dancing at St. Jean
on our beautifully refurbished floor!

Oct 6 WC Swing
Oct 13 Paso Doble
Oct 20 Bolero
Oct 27 Swing
  (see Special Events)

Nov 3 Merengue
Nov 10 Salsa
  (see Special Events)

Nov 17 Cha Cha
  (see Special Events)

Nov 24 No Dance

Dec 1 Foxtrot
Dec 8 Rumba
Dec 15 Waltz
  (see Special Events)

Dec 22 Samba
Dec 29 Merengue

Jan 5 Peabody
Jan 12 Mambo   
  (see Special Events)

Jan 19 Tango 
Jan 26 Swing


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