In Washington, D.C., National Dance Day is celebrated with free, family-friendly events open to all. Beginning at 2 p.m. and featuring special guest dancers, interactive dance lessons, and performances in a wide variety of dance styles, as well as the official National Dance Day routine for this year’s event, is led by a well-known dance star, to be announced. This performance coincides with the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, the Center’s free, daily performance series. At 7:30 p.m., Dancing Under the Stars begins with Afro-Colombian beats and beginner-level Soukous and Champeta dance lessons, followed by two hours of dancing with The Soukous Bazurto All Stars.

All are free and open to the public.


Saturday July 28, 2018


The Kennedy Center
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566

2017 National Dance Day at The Kennedy Center