Dance and the world dances with you

Events generally in Northern California

14th Annual Cerritos Festival

Cerritos Senior Center 12340 South Street, Cerritos, CA, United States

Help the Cerritos Folk Dancers celebrate their 14th anniversary with dance, cake, and your presence! Finger foods to share are welcome, but not necessary. Your traditional or special costume will add splendid color to the party. Each group is welcome to perform, lead, and/or request one or more dances. Party Play List


Federation Board Meeting

Online CA, United States
Online Event

Join the Folk Dance Federation Board online as they meet for their May 2023 planning meeting. Various topics such as event planning, membership, publicity, insurance, and budget are discussed. Get to see Federation meetings behind the scenes! Sunday May 7, 3pm-4:30pm, online Meeting ID: 821 4223 9442 Passcode: 147746 Join Online

Folk Dance and Tea Party

St. Bede's Church Hall 2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA, United States

Come join the Peninsula Council for their an afternoon tea and dance party! Share your favorite brew, tea time stories, and folk dances with your friends! Schedule TimeEvent 3:30 - 4:15pmTEA PARTY 4:15 - 6:30pmDANCING</td Hosted by Hollis, Lesley, and Becky. Masks strongly recommended during dancing. Up to date vaccinations are required. If you’ve already […]


Cafe Shalom Dance Party

Congregation Am Tikvah 625 Brotherhood Way, San Francisco, CA, United States

Israeli folk dancers from all over the Bay Area dance the night away at Café Shalom’s Saturday party—a monthly tradition since the 1960s! We play a wonderful mix of oldies and the latest dances based on requests. Dancers of all ages are invited to join the fun on the second Saturday of every month. Saturday […]


Death on the Nile Dance Party

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

Theme: "Death on the Nile" sponsored by BFD intermediate dancers. Be inspired! Come dressed for: Sleuthing, Adventure, Travel, or as Villain, Belly Dancer, Pharaoh, Tomb Raider, Egyptian ... Please bring finger foods to share Register online


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

Global Folk Dance Party

Online CA, United States
Online Event

As always, thank you for coming to our party and sharing your day with us. I and the Global Party team look forward to continuing our parties with all of you on the third Saturday of each month. Join The Party By Zoom Register by Zoom We've changed Zoom numbers. Here's what you need to […]


Land Dancers Folk Dance Weekend

Cliff's land in the Santa Cruz Mountains CA-9 & Skyline Blvd, Saratoga, CA

Please join the Land Dancers this Memorial Day weekend for International and Israeli folk dancing and music at The Land. Come for the day Saturday or Sunday, or camp out for the whole weekend. Anyone is welcome. Fun for families. No charge. Held every Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend. Founded by Cliff Jenkins and […]


June Camp 2023

Trinity International University 2065 Half Day Rd, Bannockburn, IL

June Camp, a mainstay of the Midwest international folk dance community, welcomes dancers from all over the U.S.A. and beyond! We especially pride ourselves on welcoming globally-known dancers and this year Tineke and Maurits van Geel will be our featured guests. See you at June Camp! Tineke van Geel Tineke van Geel Tineke van Geel […]

$30 – $200

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 […]


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