Light of foot, light of heart!  Dancing opps in DC-Baltimore.


Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom – it’s enchanted!
– 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD  20812  MAP

Hollywood Ballroom
– 2126 Industrial Parkway, Silver Spring, MD  20904  MAP

Mobtown Ballroom
– 861 Washington Blvd, Baltimore, MD  21230  MAP


Contra & Square Dances
Friday Night Contra at Glen Echo  |  Friday Night Contra on facebook
Sunday Night Conta at Glen Echo

Silver Spring Contra – 2nd Thursdays
DC Square Dance Collective – 2nd Saturdays

Waltz Time Dances – 1st & 3rd Sunday afternoons at Glen Echo

Cajun / Zydeco
Dancing by the Bayou
Dancing By the Bayou facebook page
Somebody Scream Productions
Wolf Trap’s Annual Louisiana Swamp Romp – 1st Sunday in June

Washington Swing Dance Committee

West Coast Swing
Ken Roesel, dance instructor

Salsa & Samba
Ooh Salsa

Samba Jig Happenings (DC,MD,VA) – calendar

tango meet-ups
Capital Tangueros – calendar

USA Dance

Scandinavian Dances – dizzying fun!
Hambo DC – Tuesday evening lessons
Mid-Atlantic Norwegian Dancers – monthly dance/potluck house parties
Scandia DC 3rd Saturday lessons & dances

International Folk Dancing
International Folk Dances – Fridays in Greenbelt
World Music & Dance Institute – Thursday evenings in Bethesda

Family Dances
Folklore Society of Greater Washington – 2nd Sundays at Glen Echo, 3PM

MORE to explore!
Folklore Society of Greater Washington  (FSGW)
Baltimore Folk Music Society  (BFMS)

Fool’s Night Out – dance & music calendar
Sapphire Swan – comprehensive nationwide dance site
mid-atlantic dancing venues


To dance well and comfortably, consider getting appropriate shoes.

– 938 Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring, MD  20910  |  301.326.4351
Les Gals Activewear
– 2337 Distribution Circle, Silver Spring, MD  20910  |  301.608.3237
Premier Dance Gear
– 7185 Columbia Gateway Drive #K, Columbia, MD  21046  |  410.418.8804
Washington Dancewear
– 43 Yost Place, Seat Pleasant, MD  20743  |  240.437.7422
The Cinnamon Tree
– 1108 Herndon Pkwy, Herndon, VA  20170  |  703.435.3255

Other options:
•  For a quick, inexpensive fix, slip a pair of The DanceSocks over your shoes!
•  Add suede soles to comfy shoes with good support.

Happy dancing!