Hanmer Salsa Winter Fest 2022

The 25th Annual Hanmer Hot Springs Alpine Salsa Winter Festival

New Date: 26-27 August 2022

- x3 Friday Night Workshops
- Friday Warmup Party
- x7 Saturday Workshops
- Saturday Salsa Ball
- x8 Dance Teachers

- x150 Full Passes Sold Out (2021 Tickets automatically transferred to 2022)
- New Tickets for 2022 are on Sale Now (Note: Only refunded ticket go back in the store full price)
- Party Passes Available Online Until 24th Aug 2022

Latin Dance Party & Workshop Winter Weekend Getaway

Dancers from all around New Zealand inc; Christchurch, Dunedin, Westcoast, Blenheim, Nelson, Wellington, Auckland & further abroad will combine this year and spend an awesome snowy winter holiday dance weekend in Hanmer to move to the rhythms of Salsa, Bachata, Zouk, Kizomba, Merengue & Cha at the Alpine Hanmer Springs Memorial Hall in New Zealand. Come join us for the "Road Trip to Hanmer Springs", which is a beautiful alpine village, where you can enjoy the hot pools and snow. "It's hot both inside the pools and hotter at the Salsa Ball". Everyone is welcome to join in, no matter if you're a beginner, seasoned dancer or have never danced before, there is something available for you. All ages are welcome too, including kids, which also have Free entry to the parties. 

Accomodation & Travel Tips:

A great way to cut costs down, is to share rides & Accomodation with other dancers. We recommend contacting Hanmer Holiday Homes or Air Bnb and share a house.
If you are posting to share rides, or have a room to advertise for this event so you can share a house, or if you are looking for these, please join or add your ad in this facebook group www.facebook.com/groups/hanmersalsa ............ Read more tips & Faq's on this page here >

Latest News:

New Full Passes Restocked 31/8/21

20 New Full Passes for 2022 are now available in the store, from those refunded from 2021 postponed event. Any recenly refunded will be added in the future so do check back again if they all sell out. We would recommend joining our new newsletter for future releases.
So secure your full pass now and buy them from our online store here >


Unfortunately, due to the current alert level restrictions we have had to cancel this year’s Hanmer Salsa Festival for 2021.
Good news is the Festival has been rescheduled for 26/27th August 2022 with the same star studded line up!
This year’s Hanmer Salsa Festival was a sold-out event. For all those who have purchased tickets we have automatically transferred it to next years event. There by securing your spot at 'Hanmer Salsa Winter Festival 2022'.
Or if this does not suit, you can choose to have your ticket refunded. Any refunded tickets will then become available for sale at the full price on the website store for new people to purchase. (please use the contact page for refunds)

All 150 Full Passes SOLD OUT

• Incredibly, 50 Early Bird passes sold out in the 1st Day! Full Passes in Wave#1 & Wave#2 are now also sold out in June 2021

• At the Door prices Available on the day for some workshops (if there is space) & party will be available on the day
• Party Passes are still available online until a week prior to the event, we dont have a party limit at this stage.

You don't want to miss out on this amazing event. This year we have 8 Teachers lined up with some of the best workshops/classes in Salsa, Bachata & Kizomba.

If you miss the workshops, join us for the amazing parties! If you are planning to stay the weekend, Now is also a good time to book a holiday house Latin dance workshops. You can read more about this here >

More News & Covid Updates:

See more about News, Updates, Covid News etc here >

Dance Teachers Lineup for 2022


Greydis -

(Cuba / Rotorua/NZ)

Reuben (Chch/NZ)

Milena (Caribbean/NZ)


Masha (Slovenia / NZ)

Lev   (Nelson/NZ)

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Bari & Wimmy




(Chile / NZ)

What's On

Salsa Dance Party Friday

 Friday Warmup Party

Salsa Warmup Party, kicking off the event with a great night of dancing:
Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, Merengue. Cha Cha. Everyone is welcome

Latin Dance Workshop Classes in Hanmer New Zealand

Friday Workshops

Latin Dance Classes or Specialised Workshops in various styles & dance levels.

Free Latin Dance Intro Class for any level
Saturday Workshops

Day time and 1 night class in Salsa Bachata & Kizomba through the day and night, something for all levels!

Salsa dance party in Hanmer Springs New zealand

Saturday Salsa Ball

The Main Salsa Party of the event, solid dancing all night, great DJ's playing the latest & greatest Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Everyone is welcome.

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