5 Places to Dance with Your Sweetheart

Kick up your heels with your sweetheart over the Valentine’s Day weekend at these Chicagoland dance clubs.

Country Western and Line Dancing
Sundance Saloon
300 Lakehurst Rd.
Go with your date on Friday nights from 8 to 9 p.m. for Line Dancing lessons, and then spend the night dancing to your favorite country/western songs!

Ballroom Style
Ballroom Dance Studio
4187 Dundee Rd.
847-272-4202 (call ahead to make reservations)
Social dance takes place from 8 to 9:30 p.m. every other week on Fridays.
Sign up for classes with your date and test out your skills at any of the places on this Chicago-area ballroom dance website: ballroomchicago.com.

Salsa and Merengue
351 W. Hubbard St.
Dine here on a Friday or Saturday with Salsa and Latin dance lessons to follow at from 10 to 10:30 p.m. Live music daily from 8 to 11 p.m.

Fizz Bar and Grill
3220 N. Lincoln Avenue
Swing the night away with your sweetie at Swing Night on Valentine’s Day! You can dine at Fizz, and then the fun begins upstairs in the loft at 9 p.m. (In the summer, the beer garden, voted best in Chicago, is a great place to cool off after dancing).

Local Dancing
94th Aero Squadron
1070 S. Milwaukee Rd.
If you are looking for a place to dance after dining at one of the many restaurants on Milwaukee Avenue, the dance floor is open here on Fridays and Saturdays, 4pm-2:30am and Sundays from 4-11pm. Latin dance classes offered from 8:30-9:30pm on Friday nights.  $10 cover charge.

About the author: Kathy Paleczny lives in Northbrook with her husband, Mike, and three teenage and college-age children. She spent four wonderful years at the University of Colorado and then was happily employed at Leo Burnett before she started to raise her family. Now Kathy is active with the Northbrook Women’s Club, the LEARN Charter School and Glenbrook North Grad Night.