Step back into the 1940s and experience an era of live music and dancing, surrounded by original WWI and WWII memorabilia!
For those looking to learn the basics of swing dancing, a beginner’s lesson will be held from 7-8 pm, followed by 3 sets of live music and a DJ’d set that’ll keep running into the late night – all held inside the Museum of The American GI. Swingout in front of a Sherman or Stuart tank, Charleston past a Chaffee, or watch performances from the VIP lounge area with beverage stations (non- alcoholic) and hor ‘d oeuvres. No partner required. Original 40s style dress is welcome, but not required.
Adult Admission – Dance + VIP Lounge: $35 prepurchase or $45 at the door
Student / Child Admission – Dance + VIP Lounge: $30 prepurchase or $40 at the door
Adult Admission – Dance Only : $20 prepurchase or $25 at the door
Student /Child Admission – Dance Only: $15 prepurchase or $20 at the door
For college students, student ID required for entry. Children 6 and under are free with paid adult.
Schedule of events:
7-8 pm: Beginner’s lesson
8-8:30 pm: Social dancing to live music
8:30-8:45 pm: Performances by collegiate swing dance organizations from all across Texas
8:45-9:45 pm: Social dancing to live music
9:45-10:15 pm: Watch advanced swing dancers battle it out in a mix & match competition
10:15-midnight: Social dancing to live and DJ’d music
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