February 28 to March 2, 2014

Learn to Swing Dance!

Dance ClasssesDance with us in Des Moines, Iowa. We are excited to announce our one-day introductory track for those individuals that have never tried lindy hop, but want to see what all the hubbub is about. There will be five classes on Saturday held at the Des Moines Social Club's Firehouse in downtown Des Moines and the best part is no experience necessary! Instructors will introduce dancers to the lindy hop, the granddaddy of all swing dances. This weekend offers a peek into the culture that has taken the world by storm. Beginners will be inspired by all the incredible dancers, instructors and competitors that have traveled from all over the country to dance with us in Des Moines.

Visit our registration page to learn about our packages and be sure to check out the weekend schedule to see all the great activities we have planned. Hope to see you on the dance floor!

All evening dances are open to the public. No partner required. All ages welcome. Join us!


Heartland Swing Festival

Des Moines, Iowa is excited to welcome dancers to the Heartland Swing festival, an event dedicated to the preservation of lindy hop and jazz music! Our swing dance weekend features some of the world's finest instructors and the region's most exciting swing bands! It is three days of non-stop Lindy Hop that includes dance classes for all levels, evening dance socials with live jazz music and it is home to the Collegiate Jitterbug Championships! Please join us next March to experience the joy of swing dancing in Central Iowa.


College Jitterbug Championships

College jitterbug championships

The Collegiate Jitterbug Championships is the best opportunity for Amateur dancers to compete on a National level. Amateur dancers from all across the country travel to Iowa to compete in six dance divisions. There is an opportunity for every Amateur dancer to show off their skills. The Team competition is always the highlight of the weekend as amateur teams battle it out for the Cutters' Cup. So, come to Des Moines, Iowa in March and show us what you got!
Learn more here.