Ballroom Dance Styles Paired with Christmas Music

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… That’s right; we are officially in the Christmas season! 

We know your social schedule is fully loaded with holiday parties to attend. So, we have created a list of Christmas music and the ballroom dance style it pairs perfectly with! Before you know it, you’ll be dancing the night away to your favorite holiday tunes.

paired Christmas Music and ballroom dances

Christmas Music for Dancing

Rumba

  • Fa La La – Justin Bieber
  • Wrapped in Red – Kelly Clarkson (Rhythm)
  • Our Love Is Like a Holiday – Michael Bolton (Latin)
  • Do They Know It’s Christmas? – Band-Aid (Rhythm)
  • Last Christmas 
  • Santa Baby

Waltz

  • Sending You a Little Christmas – Jim Brickman
  • Christmas Time Is Here – Charlie Brown Christmas
  • Silent Night – CMH (Slow)

Foxtrot

  • Candy Cane Kisses – Lyn Lapid
  • Winter Wonderland – Clay Aiken
  • Let It Snow – Dean Martin
  • White Christmas – Michael Buble and Shania Twain
  • Santa Baby – GLEE
  • Sleigh Ride – Ella Fitzgerald (Faster)

Swing

  • Little Saint Nick – the Beach Boys
  • Jingle Bell Rock – Bobby Helms
  • Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – Michael Buble
  • Christmas in the Sand – Colbie Caillat
  • Jingle Bells – Dean Martin’s

Cha-Cha/Hustle

  • Run Rudolph Run – Norah Jones
  • Light of Christmas – Owl City feat. Toby Mac
  • Extraordinary Merry Christmas – GLEE

Swing/Jive (faster Swing tempos)

  • Boogie Woogie Santa Clause – Colin James
  • All I Want for Christmas is You – Mariah Carey
  • Run, Run Rudolph – Whitney Wolanin
  • My Only Wish (This Year) – Britany Spears

Samba

  • Drummer Boy – Debi Nova’s
  • Love On Layaway – Gloria Estefan
  • Wonderful Christmastime – Paul McCartney
  • Deck The Rooftop – GLEE

Viennese

  • Happy Xmas (War is Over) – John Lennon
  • Peppermint Winter – Owl City
  • We Three Kings – Dolly Parton

Tango

  • Christmas Tango – Bob Curtis Trio +2
  • Let It Snow – Various Artists, Tango Christmas
  • Never Do a Tango with an Eskimo – Alma Cogan

Mambo/Salsa

  • Santa Claus is Coming to Town – Musicos de Navidad
  • Mambo Gospel Mix – Merry Christmas Party
  • Mambo Santa Mambo – The Enchanters

Westcoast Swing

  • Christmas Vacation – Pointer Sisters (Westcoast, also sounds like it could be a Samba)
  • Winter Wonderland – Eurythmics
  • Shake Up Christmas – Train

Quickstep

  • Jingle Bells 
  • Christmas Dance – by Darren Criss
  • Up On the Housetop
  • Here Comes Santa Clause

Arthur Murray Orlando – Ballroom Dance Styles Paired with Christmas Music

Waltz your way into the studio and learn how to dance! You’ll soon be showing off all your latest dance moves at every holiday party you attend! Click here to schedule your lesson today and dance tomorrow!