Tap Attacks - National Tap Dance Day

Each year the ATDF produces various public events where ATDF students (youth, teens & adults) and the general public can come together in honor of National Tap Dance Day which falls on May 25 every year and is a celebration of tap dancing as an American art form. The idea of National Tap Dance Day was first presented to the U.S. Congress on February 7, 1989 and was signed into American law by President George H.W. Bush on November 8, 2004.

See below for detailed information on this years events!


Saturday, May 20, 2017 (1pm)
NYC Dance Parade

ATDC YOUTH, TEEN & ADULT Students participate! Let's support the ATDF and the dance community in New York City! All ATDF students welcome.

Come wearing any ATDF T-Shirt and your tennis shoes. We will stop every so often and perform the Shim Sham Shimmy.

If you are a student at the American Tap Dance Center please reserve your place by contacting us at: registration@atdf.org or call us at: (646) 230-9564

For additional Information vist the Official Dance Parade Site at: Dance Parade

Sunday, May 21, 2017 (1-2pm)
Tap Attack/National Tap Dance Day


All ATDC YOUTH, TEEN & ADULT Students participate!


FREE public performance by ATDF Adult and Youth Program students, the Tap City Youth Ensemble and various special guests from the tap dance community.

Master of ceremonies: ATDF Artistic Director Tony Waag.

Hudson River Park/Pier 45 (Christopher Street & Hudson River)


All are welcome. Stay tuned for details!