Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association (PBDA)

Los Angeles East / Pasadena / Whittier
Last updated on: July 10th, 2021
New Year's dance at PBDA, January 2nd, 2011 with Stompy Jones

The Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association (PBDA) is a large, friendly, non-intimidating, family-run weekly event that has been going on for years. There are plenty of partners of varying skill levels. The people here are novice to intermediate dancers with a few advanced if the band is good. There is a wide variation of ages, from high school to retired folks. Happens nearly every Saturday night. They also have a large number of swing and Lindy classes throughout the week.

For more information on the thirty-year history of PBDA, check out my exclusive interview with Tami Stevens, who founded it with her sister Erin.


Quick Facts

When: Most Saturdays, free lesson at 7:30-8PM, dancing at 8:00-11:30PM.
Cost: $15-$20
Crowd: All-ages crowd with mostly beginner-intermediate dancers with some advanced
Dress: Mostly casual; a few might dress vintage.
Floor: Huge wooden dance floor
Website: www.pasadenaballroomdance.com
Facebook Page

Grace Hall (behind the church)


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