Denver Westies

Denver Westies is dedicated to building the West Coast Swing Dance community in Denver, Colorado. For the most up-to-date information on all of the dance events, social activities, and other info, find us on Facebook at Denver Westies.

The best night of West Coast Swing dancing in all of Colorado happens every Wednesday night, downtown Denver at the Mercury Cafe. The Mercury Cafe is a colorful venue with a restaurant, full bar and spacious dance floor and is located at 2199 California St, Denver, CO 80205.

 ‘Westie Wednesdays’ at The Mercury Cafe

MercuryCafe3Denver Westies hosts a weekly dance every Wednesday night, downtown at The Mercury Cafe. This is THE place to go for West Coast Swing Dancing in the Denver area.

Our very own All-Star instructors, Haider Khan and Aly Yorek, teach the intermediate lessons each week.

If you’re new to West Coast Swing or dancing in general, then come try the beginner lesson with Dani Botello and Derek Newman. The beginner lesson is included in the dance, so afterwards you can dance the night away.

Please be sure to check the Denver Westies Facebook page for more information and other events.

Time Cost
Beginner Lesson 7:00pm – 8:00pm $8 Includes Dance
Intermediate Lesson 7:00pm – 8:00pm $8 Includes Dance
Dance 8:00pm – 12:30am $5

The Mercury Cafe is located at
2199 California St Denver, CO 80205
(303) 294-9281





Free Mini-Privates!!

In an effort to help grow the Denver WCS community, we have decided to start a limited time promotion to enable students of the Westie Wednesday intermediate class an opportunity to have some one-on-one time with an instructor. If you attend 2 (subject to change) intermediate classes, you may earn entrance to a free ‘Mini-Private’ session where you will get 15 minutes with an instructor to help you improve on your dancing.

Sessions will be run aperiodically at the Mercury Cafe from 5:45-6:45.

1) Must sign attendance roster each week BEFORE the start of the intermediate lesson.
2) Must arrive AT LEAST 5 minutes prior to your scheduled time for Mini-Private
3) Material covered is 100% decided on by the instructors
4) Students must be respectful to instructors
5) Mini-Privates will generally be held at the Mercury Cafe on Wednesdays from 5:45 – 6:45
6) Cancellation notifications will be made through ‘Westie Wednesday’ Facebook page
7) Terms may be changed at any time
8) Promotion may be cancelled at any time

Monthly Workshops!!


We are excited to announce a special workshop with two of Denver’s all-star instructors Patrick Toepel and Kat Carstensen!!!! We are so lucky to have these amazing instructors share their knowledge with us!

The workshop will be on Saturday, September 24th at the Denver Turnverein. Attendees should be comfortable with WCS basic 6 and 8 count footwork.

Instructors: Patrick Toepel and Kat Carstensen
Cost: $30
Date: Saturday, September 24th
Time: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: Denver Turnverein
Don’t forget to wear comfortable shoes (preferably not rubber soled).

12:00pm – 1:00pm Connection
1:00pm – 2:00pm Rock-And-Go
2:00pm – 3:00pm Fun Patterns
There will be short breaks between classes.
*Class topics subject to change