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Hanmer Salsa Winter Fest 2022

The 25th Annual Hanmer Hot Springs Alpine Salsa Winter Festival

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.

26-27 August 2022

- x3 Friday Night Workshops
- x7 Saturday Workshops
- Friday & Saturday Parties

- x150 Full Passes Only
SOLD OUT (but x2 restocked 14-7-22)

- x100 Party Passes On SALE NOW
Until 24th Aug 2022 (Party Only Passes are less than x60 currently)

Latest News:

- If you bought a pass in 2021 & didn't refund, yes it is Valid for this event!
- Party Only Passes are Now limited to 100 persons, Buy online to save >
- Full passes have SOLD OUT, only chance to buy one is from a refunded pass in store or from someone selling theirs ...read more >
- CVC's (Vax passes) & Masks will NOT be needed. ...read more >

Event 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 >

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.