About CSBF 2019

The Chicago Salsa & Bachata Festival 2019 will be held March 22nd - 25th at the beautiful Hilton Rosemont in Chicago, home of one of the Midwest's largest Latin Music and Dance Festival. CSBF is a celebration of Latin culture through live music and dance attended by a diverse international audience. Also, for attendees looking to be adventurous or take their dancing skills to the next level we provide instructional dance classes from beginner to advanced with a line-up of World class local and international dance artist.

At night, CSBF brings out the entertainment! Each evening begins with live dance showcases that are sure to wow any audience with a mix of acrobatic, sexy and high-energy performances. We then move on to live music with internationally recognized artist and then end the evening with some of the best tropical music DJs in the world to ensure you dance the entire night away. CSBF is an event that provides something for everyone and we hope you join us for the fun.

Dont forget to check out our sister event, the Chicago Kizomba Festival at the same hotel! Learn More


CSBF Regional World Salsa Summit

Sunday, March 24th, Preview March 23rd

The World Salsa Summit is a salsa & Latin dance competition held in Miami every February at the Deauville Beach Resort. The competition was started in 2013 by Billy Fajardo along with Katie Marlow and Nelson Flores. The competition runs for four days from Thursday to Sunday, and features nearly 70 categories for competitors, in genres including salsa, bachata, cha cha cha, merengue, samba, and Latin hustle. The competition features divisions for dancers of different levels, including Novice, Amateur, Rising Star (semi-pro), Professional, and Pro-Am.

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Night Themes

Friday // Dance Stoplight

Saturday // Gala

Sunday // I Love Chicago

Afterparty Themes

Friday // Alemana & Zeke BD Toga Party

Saturday // Mystical Creatures Pajama Party

Sunday // MOB Takeover