Salsa In The Park 2024: Student Tickets



Thank you to our main Salsa in the Park 2024 sponsor, Symphony Real Estate LLC

Online tickets available at 3:30PM the day of each event at the ticket box to the right.  In-person tickets also available at each event, doors open at 6:15PM.





Thank you to our additional sponsors, West Herr Ford and The Hispanic Heritage Council of W.N.Y.


Thank you Buffalo for our 11th year of Salsa in the Park!

This year, Salsa in the Park 2024 will consist of six (6) weekly events held on Mondays between June 3rd – July 8th, plus a Grand Finale Party on Monday, August 19th!

Ticket sales will be online and in person.  Online ticket sales encouraged.  Tickets will be released online the day of each event at 3:30 PM.  “Doors” open at the event at 6:15PM to purchase tickets in person.

Each event will be held at the Rose Gardens Pavilion in Delaware Park (next to the Marcy Casino) at 199 Lincoln Pkwy, Buffalo, N.Y.  Parking on Lincoln Pkwy or Rumsey RD.

Beginner lessons offered at each Monday night event in either Salsa, Bachata, or Merengue followed by open social dancing to merengue, bachata, salsa, timba (Cuban salsa), cha cha cha and kizomba.

No partner necessary.

Beginners welcomed and encouraged.

Salsa in the Park Details:

Mondays June 3rd – July 8th 6:30 – 9PM, Grand Finale Party Aug. 19th:

June 3rd: “Salsa” Sarah’s Birthday Party & Merengue Dance Lesson

June 10th: Bachata Dance Lesson

June 17th: Salsa Dance Lesson

June 24th: Merengue Dance Lesson

July 1st: Bachata Dance Lesson

July 8th: Cuban Rueda de Casino Salsa Dance Lesson with Buffalo Rueda

August 19th: Grand Finale Party with live Latin music by Sol y Sombra (RAIN DATE AUGUST 26TH). *See stars below for details about the Grand Finale Party.

Event Details: Each event is on a Monday night and will start at 6:30pm with a beginner dance lesson for 30-minutes. No partner necessary. Open social dancing will follow from 7-9pm, where you can practice your moves and meet other dancers.

In the case of inclement weather, the event will be canceled by 3:30PM the day of the event and tickets will not be made available. 

Ticket pricing and info: $15 per person each main event, $20 per person for the Grand Finale Party August 19th. Student tickets available with current student I.D. for $10 for all main events and $15 for the Grand Finale Party. Tickets are available online and in person. Online tickets will be made available at 3:30PM the day of each event. You can purchase tickets in person at the door with cash, Venmo or Cash App starting at 6:15PM the day of each event. Tickets are non-refundable or transferable once purchased. 

For online tickets, you must bring your QR code or email proof of your ticket purchase to the event and show it at the welcome table to receive a wristband.

Children under 10 years old are free to enter and must be supervised by an adult at all times.

Purchase online tickets by going to the square box to the right on this page.  Online tickets released at 3:30PM the day of each event.  If you have trouble purchasing online tickets, you can come in person and pay at the door via cash, Venmo, Cash App or PayPal.  Doors open at 6:15PM the night of each event.  


The August 19th Grand Finale Party:

*The Grand Finale Party on August 19th (RAIN DATE AUGUST 26TH) includes a 45-minute salsa dance lesson for beginners with Sarah and Jerome starting at 6:30pm, with music by Sol Y Sombra and Salsa for the Soul and extended open dancing until 9:30pm. $20 online, $15 for students with current student I.D.*

Lloyd Taco Factory is partnering with Salsa in the Park to have a taco truck at every Salsa in the Park event to bring you tasty food and cold refreshments for purchase to refuel and keep you hydrated!

In an effort to make Salsa in the Park an Earth-Friendly event, please bring your own reusable water bottle filled with water. Water bottles will not be sold at the events.

Parking: Please park on Lincoln Parkway or Rumsey Rd and walk to the Rose Gardens Pavilion.

In the case of inclement weather, the event will be canceled by 3:30PM the day of the event and tickets will not be made available. 

We were featured in the Buffalo News in 2022.  Click here to see the photos of Salsa in the Park!

Read the article in the Buffalo News here.

Please email for any info or for press.

BE A RESPONSIBLE SOCIAL DANCER: Please follow all current CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19 best practices.  Do not attend the event if you’ve been exposed to someone with COVID-19 or feel sick at all, including runny nose,  sore throat, cough, fever, chills, body aches, headache, dizziness, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, lethargy, etc.  Please make sure you have good personal hygiene when going dancing and bring towels or a change of clothing if you typically sweat through your clothing while dancing.  Thank you, we appreciate your care for and engagement in this community.

Please share this event with your family, friends and colleagues!  For press, please contact Sarah Haykel here.

See you this summer!

By purchasing these tickets, you and everyone in your party agree to the following:

Dance and body movement are physical activities. You agree that you are engaging at your own risk and ability. You are responsible for your own health, safety and wellbeing while engaging in any class, workshop or event held by Sarah Haykel and/or Love Is Real LLC. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Love Is Real LLC and Sarah E. Haykel in addition to any location, any other instructors, or anyone else assisting with or volunteering for this class or event for any liability for damage or claims for damage for personal or physical injury, harm, death, or loss or damage to your personal goods or supplies while engaging in this dance class, workshop or event with Sarah Haykel and Love Is Real LLC. You agree to follow all current COVID protocol in the State of New York and Erie County while engaging with us. Pictures and Video may be taken of this class or event. You give us your permission to use any photos and videos taken for promotional use. Your email will be added to our email newsletter to receive important updates about Salsa in the Park and Salsa for the Soul.  You can unsubscribe at any time.


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