Contra dance & English Country Dance in the Washington DC Area


Baltimore - BFMS English Country Dance


Baltimore - BFMS Contra dance
Glen Echo Town Hall - FSGW English Country Dance


Silver Spring, MD - Silver Spring Contra dance


Glen Echo Park - Contra dance - The Friday Night Dancers
Charlottesville - MAC Contra dance - First, Third and Fifth Fridays


First Saturdays
Shepherdstown, WV - Contra dance - September through May
Greenbelt Contra dance - inaugural dance 10/4/2014
Washington DC - The Great American Square Dance Revival

Second Saturdays
Baltimore - BFMS Contra dance
Richmond - TADAMS Contra dance

Third Saturdays
Annapolis - ATDS Contra dance
Bluemont - Hillsboro, VA - Contra dance - October through May
Great Falls, VA - The Leesburg Assembly - English Country Dance

Fourth Saturdays
Frederick - MMFAC Contra dance
Richmond - TADAMS Contra dance

Fifth Saturdays
Annapolis - ATDS English Country Dance
Shepherdstown, WV - Contra dance - September through May


Glen Echo Park - FSGW Contra dance
Glen Echo Park - FSGW Family dance, at 3 PM in the afternoon
Charlottesville - Greenwood, VA - Contra dance - Second and Fourth Sundays


Baltimore Square Dance (on Facebook) - at Mobtown Ballroom
Club Contras - Charlottesville area (Contra to contemporary music)
Contra Sonic - Glen Echo Park (FSGW Contra to contemporary music)
The Hot Square Babes - College Park or nearby (Square dance)
Upperville, VA - Piedmont Regency Dancers - monthly English Country Dance
Washington Barn Dance Society - Barn style dances in the DC area

Dance Weekends

Chesapeake, Edgewater, MD, near Annapolis - April
Almost Heaven at Ramblewood Camp, Darlington, MD - May 14-17, 2015
Footfall at Timber Ridge - September, the weekend after Labor Day
Charlottesville Fall Festival - October

National Listings

Ted Crane's Dance DB
Upcoming Events - Country Dance and Song Society

More Dance Information

Scandinavian dancing in the Washington area
Sunday afternoon Waltz Time at Glen Echo Park
Wikipedia on Contra dance