Westies on the Water 2023

Thursday, November 9, 2023 thru Sunday, November 12, 2023

Dance styles: West Coast Swing

Event Details

Event Details

Join us at Westies on the Water, a retreat-like weekend focused on West Coast Swing, from November 9th to 12th, 2023. Immerse yourself in a dynamic dance experience with a wide range of workshops catering to both newcomers and advanced dancers. Enhance your skills and technique through expert instruction and practice sessions. Whether you're a seasoned dancer or just starting your West Coast Swing journey, there's something for everyone at this exciting event. And when the sun goes down, get ready to hit the dance floor at our lively social dancing nights, where the music keeps playing until you can't move your feet any longer.

Experience the new Westies on the Water hotel located at the Embassy Suites in downtown Huntsville, connected to the Von Braun Center. This modern and convenient venue offers a host of exciting perks to enhance your stay. Wake up to a delightful full American breakfast, included with your hotel reservation. Each evening, join the Manager's Reception for delectable tapas and two drink tickets, creating the perfect atmosphere for socializing and connecting with fellow dancers. The hotel also features a spa for those seeking relaxation, and every room is a spacious two-room suite with a pull-out couch, ensuring maximum comfort and convenience. Take in the scenic views of the downtown park, Duckpond, and cotton channel, and enjoy easy access to a variety of downtown restaurants and bars. The hotel restaurant has wonderful farm-to-table food. Unwind in the indoor pool or stay active at the fitness center, making your stay both rejuvenating and enjoyable.

Prepare for an unforgettable lineup of activities and entertainment at Westies on the Water. Engage in thrilling competitions such as the Pirate Challenge and showcase your talent in the highly anticipated WSDC Competitions. On Friday evening, indulge in a captivating show while savoring the delicious offerings of hors d'oeuvres available at the bar. Step outside the dance floor and explore the area with a hiking excursion, adding an extra dose of adventure to your weekend retreat. This year, we're introducing exciting new features, including the option to participate in prepaid intensives with PJ Turner and Michael Kiehm, where you can delve deeper into the intricacies of West Coast Swing. Additionally, unleash your creativity with Tie Dye T-shirt and T-shirt Braiding Classes (additional cost), for a unique and personalized touch to your dance apparel.

Don't miss out on the ultimate West Coast Swing experience at Westies on the Water! Mark your calendars and secure your spot for a weekend filled with dance, learning, and unforgettable memories. We can't wait to welcome you to this incredible event!

Embassy Suites by Hilton Huntsville

Our suites are connected by sky bridge to the Von Braun Center, and within a mile from the heart of Huntsville. Huntsville Hospital is a five-minute drive away. Enjoy our indoor saltwater pool, our fitness center featuring a Peloton® Bike with toe cages, and our Spa Botanica. Free made-to-order breakfast and an evening reception are served daily.

Refund Policy

Westies on the Water has a no refund, no exchange policy. You may sell or transfer your pass to someone else. Please inform the Event Director of any pass changes ASAP, BEFORE the event. Thank you.

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