The Retro Beach Ball
541 Northwest 1st Avenue, Fort Lauderdale
Get ready to sweat. Summerâ€™s in session, and our hot jazz will have you jumping along to the beat. Weâ€™ll be living it up down in Fort Lauderdale at the Swing Out South Florida party of the year. The Retro Beach Ball is a vintage dance bash that will turn back the clock to the jazz age with a live grandpa-style jazz band, authentic swing dancing from the era, a vintage beachwear contest, and a shop full of retro goodies that will help you get in the mood. Not sure how to swing dance? No worries â€“ we have a free beginner lesson for attendees before the main event that will have you hopping in no time. The whole shebang takes place at C&I Studios, a great space with plenty of room to jump, jive and wail all night long. Here are all of the great things happening at The Retro Beach Ball: retro beachwear costume contest w/$150 worth of prizes, free raffle w/ private dance lesson as the prize (a $50 value), a live jazz band, a photo booth inside of a giant shark head, Vintage Clothing & Jewelry by Jayne, free beginner dance lesson, vintage swing dancing all night long, and old-timey surf movies projected on the walls for your enjoyment The dance lesson goes from 7:30-8:00pm and the dance bash goes from 8:00-11:00pm on Saturday, July 13th. This beach bash only happens once a year, so now is the time to come out and party like itâ€™s 1940. Get tickets now to score 40% OFF at-the-door prices.