First Friday Salsa Socials

Join Mezclando Milwaukee and “DJ Mateo” for a night of good times, good friends, and great dancing at Milwaukee’s premier Latin social every first Friday of the month at the beautiful Delaware House Studio in Bay View, just minutes from downtown.  Enjoy dancing to the best in Salsa, Mambo, Cha Cha, Boogaloo, Bachata, Cumbia, Merengue, Kizomba, and more in a spacious, air-conditioned venue; no experience or partner required!

For a little taste of what First Fridays are all about, check out out this cool video from our friends at Eventerro:

(Scenes from our February 2017 social)


  • Cost is $10 at the door (cash and credit cards accepted)
  • A beginner dance lesson is offered at 8:00PM followed by open dancing and refreshments after 9:00PM.
  • No partner or experience required, partners rotate during lesson.
  • Socials occasionally feature performances by local amateur dance teams.
  • Dancers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Attire is casual to semi-formal
  • First Fridays are non-alcoholic events; food and refreshments are included (while supplies last)
  • Attendance currently averages 150 dancers/social

Birthday Parties

Planning a birthday or other milestone? Enjoy cake service, a reserved table, and a special song and dance for you and your friends! Contact Betsy for details. (Minimum 5 days lead-time required for cake orders.)

What are people saying?

Real words from real dancers!
  • "Just Amazing!! Solo asi se puede describir este magnifico evento!"
    Erasmo GuerreroFirst Friday Salsa Socials Attendee
  • "My favorite night of the month!"
    Grace D'AmoreFirst Friday Salsa Socials Attendee