Festival Overview

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Follow our Facebook Page and Instagram for details of upcoming promotional and fundraising events throughout 2022-2023, as well as updates to the Festival weekend!

Detailed Festival Workshop schedule to be released in early January 2023!


Feb 9

Pre-Party event at Ritmo Baile Dance Studio located in the Byward Market, Ottawa. 

Includes workshops, social dancing + fun activities!


Feb 10

Doors open at 6pm at Palais des Congrès for Workshops.

Performances + Social dancing in the evening until 3AM.


Feb 11

All Day Workshops at the Palais des Congrès starting at 10AM!

Performances and social dancing in the evening until 3AM


Feb 12

All Day Workshops at the Palais des Congrès starting at 11AM!

Social dancing until 1AM

Note: Above is a draft event schedule, details subject to change. 

Latin Dance Pop Ups

To introduce more of our local community to the world of Latin Dance, and more specifically, the joy of Bachata, we will be hosting a few Latin Dance Pop Ups throughout the year. Information on each pop up can be found below. We recommend you follow our Facebook Page and Instagram for the most up to date information!

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SUNDAYS: July 17, 31 & Aug 14, 28
Cost: FREE


  • 12pm-1pm Bachata Dance Class

  • 1pm-4pm Social Dancing

Come join us on Parliament Hill for a free dance class and some social dancing! Come meet the organizers of the Capital Bachata Festival and enjoy the nice weather! No partner required!!

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