Lindy in the Park in the News!

Hey Dancers!

Check out this article about Lindy in the Park recently posted on the San Jose Mercury news website.



Lindy in the Park is cancelled this Sunday, May 17, 2015 due to Bay to Breakers

Hi Everyone,

Due to the Bay to Breakers race, which runs along JFK Drive next to our dance area, Lindy in the Park is cancelled this Sunday, May 17, 2015.

Lindy in the Park will return the following Sunday, May 24, at its regular time (11:00AM-2:00PM) and location (weather permitting, of course) and resume its normal weekly schedule.



Do the Hop this Easter Sunday!

Yes, Lindy Hoppers!

We WILL be having Lindy in the Park this Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015, at our regular time (11:00am-2:00pm) and place (JFK Drive, Golden Gate Park), unless it’s rained out (unlikely, but we’ll post a cancellation announcement on our website and facebook page by 10:00am Sunday if we cancel–otherwise, you can assume it’s happening).

Hop to see you there!



REMINDER: Daylight Savings Time starts tonight (Sun, Mar 8, 2015, 2:00 AM)

Hey Everyone,

Daylight Savings Time starts tonight, Sunday, March 8, 2015, at 2:00 AM!

So remember to reset all your clocks and watches forward 1 hour (“Spring Forward”) Saturday night, and don’t be late for LitP Sunday morning! We hope to see you all at the park, on time!

Lindy in the Park: Every Sunday, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, weather permitting.

Lindy in the Park
Organizer, DJ, Instructor, Co-founder


Lindy in the Park

San Francisco’s free outdoor swing dance since 1996!

Lindy in the Park (LitP) is a fun, free, friendly, public outdoor swing dance in San Francisco’s beautiful Golden Gate park. Free beginning swing dance lesson with Hep Jen & Ken Watanabe: 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm. No partner or experience required. DJ’s Ken Watanabe, Naomi Walenta, and guests provide the music; you provide the happy feet!

Lindy in the Park is open to the general public (all ages) for anyone who enjoys dancing or listening to swing music.

LitP takes place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, near the Music Concourse and the de Young Museum, on the wide, south sidewalk area of John F. Kennedy Drive, between the 8th Ave. and 10th Ave. park entrances.
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Every Sunday, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, year-round, weather permitting (no rain), even on holiday weekends (unless posted otherwise, here, on our website).
11:00 am – 2:00 pm: DJ’ed Music & Dancing
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm: Free Beginning Lesson with Hep Jen & Ken Watanabe
~1:00pm: Free Jazz Step of the Week

How to get here:
If arriving by car, we recommend parking on or near Fulton St. (the northern border of Golden Gate Park) and walking into the park using the 8th or 10th Ave. park entrances from Fulton to reach JFK Drive. (Note that the 8th Ave. entrance and JFK Dr. are closed to traffic on Sundays.) The following Muni lines are also a great option: N-Judah, 5-Fulton, 28-19th Ave, 31-Balboa, 33-Stanyan, 38-Geary, 43-Masonic, 44-O’Shaughnessy, 71-Haight/Noriega.

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