Your Communities. Your Traditions. Your Folklife.
Northwest Folklife aims to strengthen our communities through arts and culture. This calendar brings together our greater community’s events and gatherings. Here, you will find events ranging from cultural celebrations to music and dance performances and traditional gatherings.
Together, we can contue to celebrate the rich arts, cultures, and traditions that thrive in the greater Pacific Northwest.
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5th Annual Eugene Salsa Festival
February 23 @ 8:00 pm - February 25 @ 5:30 pm$15 – $140
The 5th Annual Eugene Salsa Festival is a weekend of salsa live music, workshops, and performances. On Friday and Saturday night, there will be a one-hour beginning salsa lesson, an hour of performances by local and world-class groups, and live music and dancing until 2am. Saturday and Sunday will feature a full day of workshops taught by world-renowned instructors as well as an all-day beginners’ bootcamp on Sunday. No previous experience is necessary to attend the festival, and you can come by yourself, with a partner, or with friends.
The festival is sponsored by Salseros Productions, the Lane County Cultural Coalition, the Oregon Cultural Trust, Lane Arts Council, the City of Eugene, the University of Oregon Division of Equity and Inclusion, and the University of Oregon Department of International Studies.
Tickets for an evening range from $15-25, and tickets for a day of workshops range from $55-65 – get your discounted pass online at: www.eugenesalsafestival.com