Swing Riot Dunedin runs a range of different events.

We run some of the top national Swing and Blues dance events in New Zealand. We also run regular workshop weekends and events plus a bunch of great social dancing opportunities that pop up through the year. As well as the events listed below, one-off gigs are posted on our facebook page. All are welcome – join us for a chat and have a dance!

The Dunedin Swing Festival

Formerly the Midwinter Swing Festival, our annual dance exchange over Queen’s Birthday weekend. Featuring international instructors teaching workshops over three days, and top local musicians, this event is all you’ll need to keep you warm this winter! A Lindy, Blues, Solo and Bal event with a great vibe, perfect for newer or more advanced dancers.

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Monthly End of block Socials

End of Block/Meet the Scene Social Dance – reward all that hard work you’ve put in and bust out your new moves at our end of block parties! Bringing together all levels, this is the perfect opportunity to get to know more dancers in Dunedin while having great fun using your new skills to dance the night away. These are held the last Tuesday of the month. Keep an eye out for event details on Facebook as they come up!

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