January 30-February 2

Line up, schedule and ticket information coming soon!

A Celebration...

of the lives and legacies of three rock legends lost too soon.

Who are these legends?

Buddy Holly, J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson and Ritchie Valens.

What is the

Winter Dance

A pilgrimage...

for thousands of rock 'n roll fans from across the nation and world!

Remember and reflect...

during a 4-day celebration of rock 'n roll music and memories.



Join us for the Midwest's premiere 50s and 60s rock 'n roll event.
Pass includes admission to all Thursday-Saturday events at the Surf Ballroom.


Join us for the 3-day event as a VIP.
VIP Package includes:
- WDP event pass
- Family Sock Hop ticket
- Access to VIP area
- 8 complimentary drinks
- hors d-voures


Guided tour with video to the memorial site when the plane went down that fateful night in February.
Charter bus will depart from Surf lobby.

What can I expect?

Questions & Answers

No, at this time we do not offer tickets for individual evenings for Thursday through Saturday.

Yes! Your 3-day event pass grants you admission to the Surf Ballroom during our museum hours including any events during those hours.

All tickets sold at the Surf Ballroom are non-refundable. We also do not replace misplaced or stolen tickets, so please be sure to keep your passes in a safe place.

If you are not able to attend, please call the Box Office, and we will assist you if we can in reselling your tickets.