LUNCHBEAT is back!

Join us on Tuesday, March 8 from noon to 1pm to dance around the monumental installation disappear here, created by L.A. artist Jenene Nagy especially for GOCA 1420. We're also thrilled to feature food from The Flying Carrot, a UCCS food literacy project that brings awareness in food system, nutrition, and sustainability.  


click HERE to BUY TICKETS | $5 presale | $10 at the door | FREE for UCCS students with valid ID (Limit 1 per registration - register HERE!)

The Deal: we provide water, a 1-hour DJ set and a takeaway healthy lunch. You show up and dance. We guarantee, you'll leave feeling happier, smarter, and like you just had your best lunch ever. Come dance UCCS and Colorado Springs!

Lunch Beat was founded by Molly Ränge in June 2010, and the first event was arranged in the Fabel garage under Hötorget in the city of Stockholm, Sweden. 14 people attended the event. Now it's an international phenomenon, with a basic concept. 
The rules are simple:

1st rule: If it's your first lunch at Lunch Beat, you have to dance.
2nd rule: If it's your second, third or fourth time lunch at Lunch Beat, you have to dance.
3rd rule: If you are getting too tired to actually dance at Lunch Beat, please have your lunch at some other place.
4th rule: You don't talk about your job at Lunch Beat.
5th rule: At Lunch Beat everyone present is your dance partner.
6th rule: Any Lunch Beat are to be no longer than 60 minutes long and set during "lunch time".
7th rule: Lunch Beat always serve their guest with a 1 Dj-set and 1 take away meal.
8th rule: Water is always served during a Lunch Beat for free.
9th rule: Lunch Beat is a drug free environment.
10th rule: Lunch Beat can be set up anywhere by anyone as long as they are announced as public events, are nonprofit arrangements and are directed by this manifesto.


Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

No age limits as long as everyone knows they MUST DANCE. The music can be loud and young children may benefit from headphones to protect their ears (or anyone can do this if they wish). ID's are not required - your name will be a list at check-in but since this is an alcohol-free event ID's are not required to be presented.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Guests may park on campus on the third level of the Parkway Garage, the first level of the Alpine Garage, or in parking lot 220. Parking is $2.00/hour; pay kiosks accept both cash and credit cards.

Guests may park for FREE in 500 series lots which are located at and near the former Four Diamond Sports Complex, 5025 N. Nevada Avenue (across the street from the University Villiage shopping center). A free shuttle service transporting passengers to and from the main campus runs every 15-20 minutes (we recommend allowing yourself 20+ minutes). The free shuttle drops off directly in front of Centennial Hall- you will find GOCA1420 on the second floor in room 201.

Will the lunch have gluten-free and vegetarian options? 


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?


Can I buy my ticket at the door?

Yes, but the price goes up so please buy in advance if possible. Ticket portal will be open until 5 pm DAY BEFORE EVENT. 

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

If you email us we will do our best to transfer the ticket to the person who will be taking your place. 

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? 

Please call 719.255.3504, email gallery@uccs.edu, or stop in to either gallery Wednesday-Saturday | 12-5pm.


12:00 - 1:00 pm