Cape Fear Swing Dance Society was started in 2015 by long time swing lovers Candi & Stephen Terry. Avid swing dancers at their alma mater, the two were sad to find that the port city lacked a swing scene upon moving here in 2012. Wanting to spread the love of Swing dancing and its history/culture the two decided to start one.


What began as a fun get together in their garage has grown to be Wilmington's swing scene. Located in the beloved WWII Hannah Block USO in historic Downtown Wilmington, NC the club meets every Thursday for lessons and social dancing. Made up of volunteers, the society hosts regular swing dances with live music and DJ's, provides community outreach through lessons at community events, schools, and supports the new UNCW affiliate Swingin' Seahawks. Regardless of where or when, Cape Fear Swing has one mission...to have fun!