• Fri - Oct 20 — Jacksonville: Contra
  • Fri - Oct 20 — Melbourne: Contra
  • Fri - Oct 20 — Sarasota: Contra
  • Sat - Oct 21 — Gainesville: Contra
  • Mon - Oct 23 — Gainesville: English Country
  • Tue - Oct 24 — Melbourne: English Country
  • Tue - Oct 24 — Venice Area: English Country
  • Tue - Oct 24 — Lake Worth: Irish Céilí
  • Tue - Oct 24 — Fort Walton: Contra
  • Wed - Oct 25 — Gainesville: Irish
  • Wed - Oct 25 — Tampa: Scandinavian
  • Fri - Oct 27 — Tallahassee: Contra
  • Fri - Oct 27 — Orange Park: English Country
  • Sat - Oct 28 — Pinellas Park: Contra
  • Sat - Oct 28 — McIntosh: Contra
  • Sun - Oct 29 — Coconut Grove: Contra
  • Sun - Oct 29 — Coral Gables: Contra
  • Mon - Oct 30 — Gainesville: English Country
  • Tue - Oct 31 — Melbourne: English Country
  • Tue - Oct 31 — Venice Area: English Country
  • Tue - Oct 31 — Lake Worth: Irish Céilí
  • Tue - Oct 31 — Fort Walton: Contra
  • Wed - Nov 1 — Gainesville: Irish
  • Wed - Nov 1 — Tampa: Scandinavian
  • Fri - Nov 3 — Pinellas Park: Contra
  • Fri - Nov 3 — Orange Park: English Country
  • Sat - Nov 4 — Cocoa Beach: Contra
  • Sat - Nov 4 — Boca Raton: Contra
  • Sun - Nov 5 — Gainesville: Contra
  • Mon - Nov 6 — Gainesville: English Country
  • Tue - Nov 7 — Melbourne: English Country
  • Tue - Nov 7 — Venice Area: English Country
  • Tue - Nov 7 — Lake Worth: Irish Céilí
  • Tue - Nov 7 — Fort Walton: Contra
  • Wed - Nov 8 — Gainesville: Irish
  • Wed - Nov 8 — Tampa: Scandinavian
  • Fri - Nov 10 — Tallahassee: Contra
  • Fri - Nov 10 — Melrose:
  • Fri - Nov 10 — Orange Park: English Country
  • Sat - Nov 11 — Pinellas Park: Contra
  • Sat - Nov 11 —Davie: Contra - spended
  • Sun - Nov 12 — DeLand: English Country
  • Mon - Nov 13 — Gainesville: English Country
  • Tue - Nov 14 — Melbourne: English Country
  • Tue - Nov 14 — Venice Area: English Country
  • Tue - Nov 14 — Lake Worth: Irish Céilí
  • Tue - Nov 14 — Fort Walton: Contra
  • Wed - Nov 15 — Gainesville: Irish
  • Wed - Nov 15 — Tampa: Scandinavian
  • Fri - Nov 17 — Jacksonville: Contra
  • Fri - Nov 17 — Melbourne: Contra
  • Fri - Nov 17 — Sarasota: Contra
  • Sat - Nov 18 — Gainesville: Contra
  • Sun - Nov 19 — Boca Raton: Contra
  • Mon - Nov 20 — Gainesville: English Country
  • Tue - Nov 21 — Melbourne: English Country
  • Tue - Nov 21 — Venice Area: English Country
  • Tue - Nov 21 — Lake Worth: Irish Céilí
  • Tue - Nov 21 — Fort Walton: Contra
  • Wed - Nov 22 — Gainesville: Irish
  • Wed - Nov 22 — Tampa: Scandinavian
  • Fri - Nov 24 — Tallahassee: Contra
  • Fri - Nov 24 — Orange Park: English Country
  • Sat - Nov 25 — Pinellas Park: Contra
  • Sat - Nov 25 —Davie: Contra
  • Mon - Nov 27 — Gainesville: English Country
  • Tue - Nov 28 — Melbourne: English Country
  • Tue - Nov 28 — Venice Area: English Country
  • Tue - Nov 28 — Lake Worth: Irish Céilí
  • Tue - Nov 28 — Fort Walton: Contra
  • Wed - Nov 29 — Gainesville: Irish
  • Wed - Nov 29 — Tampa: Scandinavian
  • Contra Dance
    Scheduled Dances

    Contra Line

    Dates and Times are Subject to Change


    Check Group Website for Latest Schedule

    Florida Contra Schedule


    Tallahassee - Tallahassee Community Friends of Old Time Dance
    2nd Fridays, 7:30-10:30 pm, Tallahassee Senior Center
    4th Friday or Saturday, 7:30-10:30 pm
    - Interactive Map
    Jacksonville - Dance Florida
    3rd Fridays 7:00-10:00 pm
    Riverside Avenue Christian Church
    2841 Riverside Ave
    Info: - Interactive Map

    Gainesville - GODS
    1st Sundays, 4-7 pm, Thelma Boltin Center
    3rd Saturdays, 7-10 pm - Thelma Boltin Center
    5th Sundays, 4-7 pm, Thelma Boltin Center — Advanced Contra
    - Interactive Map
    Melrose Contra
    2nd Fridays 7:30-10:00 pm
    Mossman Hall
    Melrose, 301 State Road 26 & Grove St
    (352) 473-7761 - Interactive Map

    Orlando English and Contra Dances
    Series suspended
    Pinellas Park - Tampa Friends of Old-Time Dance
    1st Fridays 8-11 pm, Pinellas Park Auditorium
    2nd Saturdays 8-11 pm, Pinellas Park Auditorium
    - Interactive Map

    Tampa - Tampa Friends of Old-Time Dance
    4th Saturdays 8-11 pm
    Usually at Rhapsody Ballroom, 2101 N 56 St,Tampa
    - Interactive Map
    Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center
    525 Kumquat Court
    Sarasota FL 34236
    Suspended

    Cocoa Beach - Cocoa Beach Contra
    1st Saturdays 8:00-11:00 pm, Cocoa Beach Recreation Center
    - Interactive Map
    Melbourne - Tropical Haven
    3rd Fridays 8:00-11:00 pm
    Tropical Haven Center, Eddie Allen Rd
    - Interactive Map

    Boca Raton Contra Dance
    1st Saturday 7-10:30 pm
    3rd Sundays 2-5:30 pm
    Michael's Body Scenes
    5994 SW 18th Street, Boca Raton
    Around the back of the shopping center
    Info: Interactive Map
    Davie (Ft Lauderdale/Miami) - Broward Contradance
    2nd Saturdays 8-11 pm
    River of Grass Unitarian Universalist Congregation
    11850 West St. Rd. 84, Davie
    Info: 954-431-0690 / 954-296-0025 -
    Interactive Map

    Coconut Grove - The Barnacle Society
    September through April
    4th Sundays, 7-10 pm
    The Barnacle Historic State Park, 3485 Main Highway
    Info: 305 442 6866 - Interactive Map
    Dice House Contra
    No longer scheduling but may have occasional dance
    Historic Dice House
    10000 SW 82nd Avenue, Miami 33156
    Info:
    305 331-1500
    Interactive Map

    Contra Dancing in the Keys
    Key Largo - Long Key
    Various dates and locations During winter and spring
    Check Info for activities:
    - 512-970-4919 Sylvia Kaplan - 973 477-1330
    McIntosh Contra
    Saturday, March 26th
    McIntosh United Methodist Church
    Fellowship Hall
    20632 NW 8th St, McIntosh 32664
    Info:
    352 872-1627
    Interactive Map


    Sand Spurs
    Tuesdays 7:15-9:15 pm
    PASARDA Hall
    17 Industrial Street, NW
    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
    Info: 85-974-0091
    Interactive Map



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    St Petersburg Times - Contra Dancing

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