Parties for 2020 will be announced in beginning of 2020. This is what we did in the last edition:

Parties 2019:

Extend your stay if you wish and join this weekly Swing Dance Event:
Wednesday, July 17th 2019

Mandalay Swing Fever
– A venue with a vintage touch, that holds swing dance events every Wednesday since more than 8 years! Located in the area “Sternschanze”, where you will find a lot of bars, cafés and restaurants.

8pm – 1am (+/-)
DJ: Piet Konsul (Hamburg)
Music style: Balboa
Address: Neuer Pferdemarkt 13, 20359 Hamburg
Subway station: Sternschanze or Feldstraße
Free admission (with or without Party Pass) & “cocktail + all other drinks” Happy Hour 8pm – 10pm !


Thursday, July 18th 2019

Balboa im Elbeschiff (Balboa in a boat)
– Yes, it’s dancing on an oldtimer boat (from 1955) on the Elbe river! Enjoy the sunset outside with your friends and aperitivo before you pure bal it out on the dance floor.

7pm – 12am
(Recommended: HBX Check In from 7.30pm to 9pm)
DJ: Niels (Hamburg)

Free admission (with or without Party Pass), but buy some drinks & tip in the hat!
Address: Övelgönne Hafen, Neumühlen, 22763 Hamburg

Food for purchase on the boat until 9pm ➞

Public transport:
Neumühlen/Övelgönne, 22763 Hamburg
‣ Bus 112 (HVV Plan ➞
‣ Ferry (HVV Plan ➞
‣ Car parking spots next to the bus station Neumühlen (4€)


Video: Youtube

Friday, July 19th 2019

Hafenklang, Goldener Salon, enjoy the brand new live band and the spectacular harbor view! It will get a little bit hot and cosy during rush hour and you can show all your skills to keep your feet underneath your body! In case you really want to have space for your expressive swing outs (??!!) make sure to come early or stay late to have more space.
Right. The special look of Hamburgs harbor will be right in front of you. Party with us in this well-known location for concerts of styles from punk, rock, pop, boogie, rockabilly… to jazz. Low fare drinks, funny bartenders and a  lounge to relax round it up!

8pm – end / around 4am
8.30pm Balboa taster class / all levels / teachers: Marie & Fran

10pm Band: Toolbox Orchestra! A brand-new all-women Jazz Band from Berlin!
Andrea Schemmer: clarinet
Beatrice Jugert: singing saw
Katharina von Fintel: banjo
Hanna Franck: mandolin
Giedre Paplaityte: washtub bass
Anna Porzelt: washboard

Address: Große Elbstraße 84, 22767 Hamburg
Subway station: Reeperbahn



Saturday afternoon, July 20st 2019

Salon D’Éte Balboa Edition
– Dancing outside to a local Swing Band in one of the finest public parks of Hamburg. Read location details carefully, this park is very big! There is a Kiosk for Drinks, Ice Cream and Snacks next to the dance floor.

4.30pm – 6.30pm
DJ: Miss Skyla Belle (Hamburg)
Live: Les Cousins Germains  – A Hamburg based, german-french Swing & Chanson Band with a lot of esprit! They will add some Django tunes exclusively for HBX!
Free entrance/outside – please tip the band & DJ!

Address: Planten un Blomen (Park), Eis Pavillion, Hamburg
Google Maps:
Subway station: U2 Messehallen, walk in direction TV tower, then turn right into the park

Draußentanzen HBX

Saturday evening, July 20st 2019

Balboa @ La Yumba
– A beautiful, vintage styled Tango studio. Great floor, clear sound, and a cosy bar, easy to reach from all directions.

Perfect to take a break from the fast feet upstairs: There will be a second floor downstairs with surprise themed music! Will it be Blues? Will it be Slow Bal, Boogie or Italo-swing, Lindy Hop, Hip Hop or RnB? Maybe a little bit of everything? We call it the “Wild Floor” – hourly changing DJs will make you move your bottom!

Entry with Party- or Full Pass.

9pm – end (around 4am)
10pm Mix & Match prelims (dance contest)
DJs Balboa Floor: Chris Wild & DJ Paplaitis! 
Live Band: Shreveport Rhythm – with classic Swing tunes in finest Balboa tempi!
Helge Sachs: clarinet, saxophones and vocals
Markus Pohle: stride pianists
Andreas Nolte: rhythm and solo guitar
Matthias Friedel: drums

DJs “Wild Floor”: confirmed so far: C Water, Skinny T, Miss Viper Lil

Address: Kastanienallee 9, 20359 Hamburg (St. Pauli)
Bus station/S-Bahn: Reeperbahn (S1, S3)
Subway station: St. Pauli (U3)


Sunday, July 21st 2019

Balboa im Sein
– The café of a cultural centro will be our last stop for HBX.
Information for the hungry ones: There will be some kind of delicious veggie food available.

6pm – 11pm
DJ: Bloody Mary (Hamburg) & guest sets: Victor E. & Enric D.

Address: Hospitalstrasse 107, 22767 Hamburg
Subway station: Altona or Holstenstraße /
Bus station: Max Brauer Allee Mitte