Des Moines is excited to welcome dancers to the Heartland Swing festival, Iowa's biggest dance festival! Our swing weekend features some of the world's finest instructors and the region's most exciting swing bands! It is three days of non-stop Lindy Hop that includes classes for all levels, dances with live music and is home of the Collegiate Jitterbug Championships! Please join us next March to experience the joy of swing dancing in Central Iowa.
All evening dances are open to the public. No partner required. Join us!
College Jitterbug Championships
The Collegiate Jitterbug Championships is the best opportunity for Amateur dancers to compete on a National level. There is an opportunity for every Amateur dancer to show their stuff. The Team competition is always the highlight of the weekend as teams from all over the US battle it out for the Cutters' Cup. So, come to Des Moines in March and show us what you got! Learn more here.