Thursday, November 1 • 6:30–11:00 pm Sundance Saloon • 550 Barneveld Ave., San Francisco map
Get a head start on the weekend with the Kick-Off Dance at Sundance Saloon. Beginning two-step lesson and advanced waltz lesson 7:00–7:40, line dance lesson 7:40–8:00, and then open dancing until closing. And in the Cocoa Room, west coast swing dancing with Johnny Quarto-vonTivadar 8:00 pm until closing.
$12 admission at the door.
21+ w/ ID
Friday, November 2
7:30 pm – 1:00 am
Golden Gateway Holiday Inn
1500 Van Ness Ave.
Dance Exhibitions - Sundance Stompede
Welcome to San Francisco! Get ready for a magical night with our huge dance party at the host hotel, the Golden Gateway Holiday Inn. We'll have some exhibition performances early in the evening. Then wander among three different rooms of dancing: our usual mix of country-western dancing in the Ballroom (7:30 pm-1:00 am), line dancing in the Gold Rush Room (9:00 pm-midnight) and west coast swing in the Redwood Room (9:00 pm-late).
$35 admission at the door.
Saturday, November 3
7:30 pm – 1:00 am
1300 Van Ness Ave.
HOEDOWN 2018 - Sundance Stompede
Saturday, November 3 • 7:30 pm - 1:00 am The Regency Center • 1300 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco map
The 21st annual LGBT+ gala benefit country-western dance, the largest annual event of its kind anywhere! Exhibition dance performances, entertainment, country-western dancing in two rooms of the gorgeous Regency Center, with hundreds of cowfolks from all over the country and beyond. Plus fundraising with silent auction and raffle to benefit the PRC, Q Foundation, and Sundance Association.
$60 admission at the door.
$50 in advance.
Advance single-event tickets for Hoedown 2018 will be available in October, 2018.
Sunday, November 4 • 5:00 – 11:00 pm Sundance Saloon • 550 Barneveld Ave., San Francisco map
Sunday is always a huge night out in San Francisco! You'll get so caught up in the energy, you'll forget all about your aching feet 'til you limp out the door at the end. From 5:00 to 7:00 pm we'll have a two-hour line dance marathon, while in the Cocoa Room it's beginning two-step and shadow dance lessons. Then it's open country-western dancing until 11:00 pm, taking time out for a Pat-and-Chris (a.k.a. Jack-and-Jill) dance contest. The Cocoa Room features line dancing and west coast swing.
$12 admission at the door
21+ w/ ID
Friday • 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm Saturday • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Golden Gateway Holiday Inn
Exhibition dance troupes
perform at the
Friday night Welome dance
and Saturday night Hoedown.
And Much More!
VIP Welcome Social
Sunday Brunch ... and more!
Advance Registration Now Open $129 through July 31
Register in advance for the Sundance Stompede. One low fee will admit you to all events* through the weekend – only $129 if you register by July 31. (*There is an additional charge for the Sunday brunch and for premium workshops.)
Consider supporting the Stompede and its beneficiaries by making an additional donation as a host sponsor. Last year one out of three Stompede registrants supported us in this way.
Host Hotel Golden Gateway Holiday Inn
1500 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco
We're happy to return to the Golden Gateway Holiday Inn, and at $199 per night, it's less expensive than last year by $20 per night! We love this hotel for its comfort, friendliness, and familiarity.
Hotel reservations are reserved for registrants of the Stompede. You can book your hotel room at the same time you register. All reservations must be made through the Stompede, and not directly with the hotel.
Stompede Host Sponsors
We're indebted to our host sponsors who give additional financial support to the Sundance Stompede.
(As of May 3, 2018) David Bahl • Allen Borcherding • Reuben Chong • Jed Clark • Sanjay Devdas • Mel DeVore • Mark Ellis • Mark Evans • Patrick Fanizzi • Fernando Garcia • Edwin Goei • Dave Goldberg • Wilson Hardcastle • Ming Ho • John Huebler • Phi Huynh • Ron Jenkins • Martin Kooi • Gary Ku • Kurt Lunz • Dinyar Mistry • Robert Munzer • Vera Nokham • Skip Ober Miller • Mike Phillips • Randy Pocius • Thomas Porter • Chris Ramirez • Sherry Thomas • Ingu Yun
Sponsors & Contributors
The Stompede is supported by dozens of business sponsors, host sponsors, and contributors. Sponsors from the 2017 Stompede included:
Larry Abacan • Vic Abrahams • Michael Acree • Jeff Andre • Scott Andrews • John Antoun • Shin Aoki • Arthur Baca • David Bahl • Roy Amog Baja • Adam Barrett • Peter Baty • Bethany Block • JD Brooks • Donald Burg • William Butterfras • Fong Chau • Reuben Chong • Jed Clark • James Corbett • Richard Criley • Randy Davis • Sanjay Devdas • Mel DeVore • Reginald Dugard • Matt Ellinger • Mark Ellis • Paul Ellmore • Karin Ericsson • Mark Evans • Patrick Fanizzi • Terry Felts • Rosario Fernandes • Paul Foster • Bruce Friedberg • Robert Friedman • Charles Fusco • Fernando Garcia • Edwin Goei • Kevin Grenon • David Grubbe • John Guagenti • Brian Hanson • Wilson Hardcastle • Dave Hayes • Kevin Hill • Ming Ho • Crispin Hollings • John Huebler • Cannon Hukins • Fred Hutto • Phi Huynh • Frank Ift • Ron Jenkins • Steve Kaye • Kelly Kittell • Martin Kooi • Gary Ku • Tony Labella • Jar Larsen • John Legge • S Lipsky • Warren Longmire • Kurt Lunz • Keith Macaluso • Rob Maier • Keith Manning • Jose Martinez • Jackson McKiee • Ken Mierow • Bill Mills • Michael Minarik • Dinyar Mistry • Christopher Moore • Adam Mosley • Robert Munzer • Alex Nellas • Vivien Neves • Mike Newman • Cuong Nguyen • Vera Nokham • Sheila O'Rourke • Skip Ober Miller • Rob Ollander-Krane • Tam Ongjoco • Anthony Palombit • Jhonny Patino • Joseph Patterson • Patti Patteson • Sylvain Pelletier • Mike Phillips • Randy Pocius • Thomas Porter • Nikki Raeburn • Chris Ramirez • Dirk Rapp • Allen Register • Marie Ribeiro • Cullen Ruff • Justin Sawyers • Kevin Shoemaker • Jan Stevenson • Jack Su • Liam Sullivan • Steve Sullivan • Marguerite Talley • Mario Torrigino • Jarek Trinh • William Turner • Anthony A Webb • Alan Westley • Thor Wilbanks • Steven Wissing • Clarence Wright • Ben Yokoyama • Eiki Yoshikawa • Ingu Yun
More Events With Sundance
Sundance Saloon stays busy all year long! Whenever you're in San Francisco, we hope to see you at Sundance Saloon on any Sunday or Thursday.
We also have numerous special events throughout the year. Some highlights include:
SF Pride - Jun 23–24. A full weeekend of CW dancing, including at Sunday's festival.
Castro Street Fair - Oct 7. Street fair with CW dancing.
New Year's Eve - Dec 31.
Sundance Saloon Internet Radio
Introducing our own Sundance Saloon internet radio station! Whenever you want a dose of country-western dance music, check out the streaming at Sundance Saloon Radio. Guaranteed to make your day go by faster.
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