Tickets for each session are $10. They are available with cash at the door the day of the event.

Travel Advice


Union Depot
214 East 4th Street
Saint Paul MN 55101 (Map)


Ample paid parking is available at the event and in the surrounding downtown area.

Just a reminder:

Schedule (this may change a bit)

Saturday: Day Session

7:30 AM Welcome!
Registration opens
8:30 AM Latin Syllabus begins
9:45 AM Seminar: Jive with Gene Bersten
10:30 AM Latin Syllabus continues
11:45 AM Lunch Break
12:30 PM Smooth Syllabus begins
2:30 PM Seminar: Arm Styling with Elena Bersten
3:15 PM Smooth Syllabus continues
5:00 PM Dinner Break

Saturday: Evening Session

6:00 PM Welcome Back!
General Dancing
6:30 PM Open Rhythm, Latin, Smooth and Standard
8:00 PM Team Events
10:00 PM Good Night!

Sunday: Day Session

7:30 AM Good Morning!
Registration opens
8:00 AM Standard Syllabus begins
09:00 AM Seminar
09:45 AM Standard Syllabus continues
11:00 AM Lunch Break
12:15 PM Rhythm Syllabus begins
1:30 PM Seminar
2:15 PM Rhythm Syllabus continues
4:30 PM Strictly Dances
5:15 PM Good Evening!
See you at Minnesota Ballroom Blast On Oct 26th

Dance Fest is

a low-cost, beginner-friendly dancesport competition where:

  • Dancers and Spectators alike can enjoy an atmosphere of friendliness, comraderie, and fun unlike any competition in the Midwest
  • New Competitors can see all that dancesport has to offer in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere without breaking the bank.
  • Experienced competitors can compete against some of the nation's best dancers in all styles and levels
  • All competitors and spectators can sharpen their skills with free seminars held throughout the event