Dance and the world dances with you

Events generally in Northern California

Statewide 2022

Hermann Sons Hall 860 Western Avenue, Petaluma, CA, United States

Statewide 2022 - Pastoral Fandango "Pastoral Fandango" is a weekend festival of folk dance workshops and parties including Dance workshops with Ahmet Lüleci, Gergana Panova and Bruce Hamilton Live Music Played by Chubritza Dance performances by Gradina, Chinese Performance Group with Rebecca Tsai, and more.. Parties and Luncheon Request Dancing Middle Eastern dinner catered by […]

$25 – $135

San Antonio Folk Dance Festival

Online CA, United States
Online Event

The San Antonio Folk Dance Festival (SAFDF) celebrates dancing, music, costumes, and friendship of cultures from all over the world. Come celebrate with us for a wonderful, special weekend of international folk dancing and culture! Join SAFDF online for a special three-day virtual festival! Instructors The San Antonio Folk Dance Festival features world-renowned master teachers […]


Festivals of Light

Del Oro High School Theater 3301 Taylor Rd, Loomis, CA, United States

Last year I started a non-profit called International Dance Arts Collective. We have many cultures represented in this folk dance performance with both adults and children performing. Cristian Floresci and Sonia Dion came during the summer and choreographed our Romania suite. Please join us. It’s going to be a wonderful show. Alexandra Shadle Director, International […]


Stockton Folk Dance Camp Winter Weekend

Online CA, United States
Online Event

Instead of making you wait all the way to July to enjoy the wonders of Stockton Folk Dance Camp, enjoy the 2023 Stockton Folk Dance Winter Weekend with Dance - Music - Presentations - Videos - Games - Parties - Virtual Hugs All online via Zoom Featuring an all-star faculty with more than 70 […]


Festival of the Oaks

Live Oak Recreation Center 1301 Shattuck Avenue (at Berryman), Berkeley, CA, United States

The 74th annual international Festival of the Oaks features a morning international folk dance workshop, a hot lunch, exhibition dance performance, and a program of afternoon recreational dances. Includes a pre-owned folk dance costume sale in the dance hall. Fun for all ages! No partner needed. Schedule All Day — Institute and Folk Dancing, $30.00 […]

$10 – $30

Bay Area Dance Week

San Francisco Bay Area CA, United States

To help promote folk dance, several Bay Area Folk Dance Federation member groups are generously opening their folk dance classes free to the public during Bay Area Dance Week, April 21 to 30, 2023. Bay Area Dance Week Bay Area Dance Week, an inclusive celebration of movement and dance, returns in 2023 after a three-year […]


2023 Blossom Festival

City College of San Francisco, Wellness Center 50 Frida Kahlo Way, San Francisco, CA, United States

Blossom Festival 2023The annual Blossom Festival includes a folk dance party, short dance workshops, and more. Free! Dance activities will be held in the Wellness Center, 3rd Floor, Studio 301 Schedule TimeActivity 12:30 - 1:30 PMDancing for All Ages 1:30 - 5:00 PMGeneral Dancing COVID policy Vaccinations and all boosters required. Masks strongly encouraged but […]


Statewide 2023

Wigwam Hall 543 Shepherd St., San Pedro, CA, United States

The 2023 Statewide Folk Dance Festival, HARBOR VIEW, is a weekend festival of folk dance and parties on May 19 to 21, 2023 including: Dance workshops with Bata Marčetić (Serbian) and Joan Hantman (Israeli) Live Music Played by Sans Frontières (Friday), Veselba (Friday), and Tzidia (Saturday) Dance performances by Bata's 15-member youth ensemble (The Academy […]

$25 – $135

Encore: Dance Around the World

Our Lady of Guadalupe School Parish 40374 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA, United States

An hour of world folk dance performances followed by a folk dance workshop for all to participate! Includes refreshments: snacks, desserts, fruits, and more... Hosted by Smile Folk Dancers, Repentance Prayer Community, the Aloha Hula Dancers, Laura Noel, Pragathi Prashanth, Fr. Gabriel Augustine, and Folklorico Santa Paula. Master Instructors Rebecca Tasi Evan Chu Raul Herrera […]


San Francisco Free Folk Festival 2023

Golden Gate Park Golden Gate Park Music Concourse, San Francisco, CA, United States

The San Francisco Free Folk Festival, live and in-person, returns July 8 to the Golden Gate Park. All ages and musical interests are welcome at the festival. All events and workshops are open to anyone who wants to participate or just listen. Admission to everything is free! The San Francisco Free Folk Festival has been […]

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