Updated July 1, 2016


Country Dance and Song Society summer camps

Cumberland Dance Week June 19–24, 2016, NaCoMe Camp & Conference CenterPleasantville, Tennessee

Contralab Convention June 21 & 22, 2016, Energizer Trail In Dance, Tuesday June 21, Iowa Events Center Room 317, from 7pm to 10 pm with the Melon Farmer Band.  Wednesday June 22, Contralab Convention beginning at 9:30 a.m.

57th Wisconsin Square & Round Dance Convention August 12 - 14, 2016, Ho-Chunk Hotel & Convention Center, S3214 County Rd BD, Baraboo, WI  53913Square dance, round dance, contra dance

 NEW HAMPSHIRE - New Hampshire's Community Social Dances

TEXAS - For information on contra dances in Texas go to: link to the San Antonio website is:

San Antonio--2nd Saturday, 7:30-10:30 pm  $6 per person.  Local bands and callers.  International Folk Culture Center, 411 SW 24th St. 78207.  Contact Lissa 210-867-0692

Austin--3rd Saturday, 8 - 11 pm $9 per person.  Balance Dance Studio, 4544 S. Lamar Blvd, 78745

San Marcos -- 4th Sundays, 2-5 pm $9 per person.  Wesley Center, 510 N Guadalupe St. 78666

Houston -- 2nd and 4th Saturdays, 7:30-10:30 pm,  St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 1819 Heights Blvd, 77008

Dallas -- almost every weekend either contra or English.  See  $9 per person at various locations.

Bryan/College Station--1st Saturdays, 7 - 10 pm  $5 per person. Aldersgate Church,Stan

Huntsville-- 4th Saturdays.  New dance series, email Stan Swanson for info:  swanson.stan@gmail.

NEW MEXICO - 3rd Fridays; 7:30 to 10:30 PM; Southern New Mexico Music & Dance Society, Mesilla Community Center, 2251 Calle de Santiago, Mesilla (Las Cruces)Contact (505) 521-7586 or

OHIO - 1st Friday, Kettering - City Folk; holds dances on the 1st Friday of the month from September to May (except December) with waltzing at 6:30pm, instruction at 7:30pm, and contra dancing at 8:00pm. The dances are held at the Michael Solomon Pavilion, 2917 Berkley Avenue (behind the Community Golf Course off Dorothy Lane).  Web site:

CANADA - Monthly (Sept. to May) 8:00 to 10:30 PM, Contra Time Dancers,  Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Resurrection.  2096 Windsor Street, Halifax, NS B3K 5B1.  Live Music, Prompter - Dottie Welch.  Instruction as needed - new dancers welcome; $10.00 per person.  Info: Dottie Welch (902) 435-4544, email Check for dates. Halifax Contra Dancers dance at All Nations Christian Reformed Church, 2535 Robie Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Dances are monthly on a Saturday, 7:30 pm for new dancers and 8 pm for dance. Leader: Shannon Lynch & others.  Contact: Katherine Kitching, 5685 Bloomfield St., Halifax, NS, B3K 1T1 (902) 455-1723 


66th National Square Dance Convention®Cincinnati, OhioJune 21-24, 2017

67th National Square Dance Convention®Kansas City, MissouriJune 27-30, 2018

68th National Square Dance Convention®Atlanta, GeorgiaJune 24-29, 2019