• Wed - Dec 13 — Gainesville: Irish
  • Wed - Dec 13 — Tampa: Scandinavian
  • Fri - Dec 15 — Jacksonville: Contra
  • Fri - Dec 15 — Melbourne: Contra
  • Fri - Dec 15 — Sarasota: Contra
  • Sat - Dec 16 — Gainesville: Contra
  • Sun - Dec 17 — Boca Raton: Contra
  • Mon - Dec 18 — Gainesville: English Country
  • Tue - Dec 19 — Melbourne: English Country
  • Tue - Dec 19 — Venice Area: English Country
  • Tue - Dec 19 — Lake Worth: Irish Céilí
  • Tue - Dec 19 — Fort Walton: Contra
  • Wed - Dec 20 — Gainesville: Irish
  • Wed - Dec 20 — Tampa: Scandinavian
  • Fri - Dec 22 — Orange Park: English Country
  • Sat - Dec 23 — Gulfport Casino: Contra
  • Sat - Dec 23 —Davie: Contra
  • Mon - Dec 25 — Gainesville: English Country
  • Tue - Dec 26 — Melbourne: English Country
  • Tue - Dec 26 — Venice Area: English Country
  • Tue - Dec 26 — Lake Worth: Irish Céilí
  • Tue - Dec 26 — Fort Walton: Contra
  • Wed - Dec 27 — Gainesville: Irish
  • Wed - Dec 27 — Tampa: Scandinavian
  • Fri - Dec 29 — Orange Park: English Country
  • Dec 39-31 — Gainesville: New Year Contra
  • Tue - Jan 2 — Melbourne: English Country
  • Tue - Jan 2 — Venice Area: English Country
  • Tue - Jan 2 — Lake Worth: Irish Céilí
  • Tue - Jan 2 — Fort Walton: Contra
  • Wed - Jan 3 — Gainesville: Irish
  • Wed - Jan 3 — Tampa: Scandinavian
  • Fri - Jan 5 — Orange Park: English Country
  • Fri - Jan 5 — Pinellas Park: Contra
  • Sun -Jan -7 — Gainesville: New Year Contra
  • Mon - Jan 8 — Gainesville: English Country
  • Tue - Jan 9 — Melbourne: English Country
  • Tue - Jan 9 — Venice Area: English Country
  • Tue - Jan 9 — Lake Worth: Irish Céilí
  • Tue - Jan 9 — Fort Walton: Contra
  • Wed - Jan 10 — Gainesville: Irish
  • Wed - Jan 10 — Tampa: Scandinavian
  • Fri - Jan 12 — Tallahassee: Contra
  • Fri - Jan 12 — Melrose:
  • Fri - Jan 12 — Orange Park: English Country
  • Sat - Jan 13 — Pinellas Park: Contra
  • Sat - Jan 13 —Davie: Contra - spended
  • Sun - Jan 14 — DeLand: English Country
  • Mon - Jan 15 — Gainesville: English Country
  • Tue - Jan 16 — Melbourne: English Country
  • Tue - Jan 16 — Venice Area: English Country
  • Tue - Jan 16 — Lake Worth: Irish Céilí
  • Tue - Jan 16 — Fort Walton: Contra
  • Wed - Jan 17 — Gainesville: Irish
  • Wed - Jan 17 — Tampa: Scandinavian
  • Fri - Jan 19 — Jacksonville: Contra
  • Fri - Jan 19 — Melbourne: Contra
  • Fri - Jan 19 — Sarasota: Contra
  • Sat - Jan 20 — Gainesville: Contra
  • Sun - Jan 21 — Boca Raton: Contra
  • Mon - Jan 22 — Gainesville: English Country
  • Tue - Jan 23 — Melbourne: English Country
  • Tue - Jan 23 — Venice Area: English Country
  • Tue - Jan 23 — Lake Worth: Irish Céilí
  • Tue - Jan 23 — Fort Walton: Contra
  • Wed - Jan 24 — Gainesville: Irish
  • Wed - Jan 24 — Tampa: Scandinavian
  • Fri - Jan 26 — Tallahassee: Contra
  • Fri - Jan 26 — Orange Park: English Country
  • Sat - Jan 27 — Gulfport Casino: Contra
  • Sat - Jan 27 —Davie: Contra
  • Mon - Jan 29 — Gainesville: English Country
  • Tue - Jan 30 — Melbourne: English Country
  • Tue - Jan 30 — Venice Area: English Country
  • Tue - Jan 30 — Lake Worth: Irish Céilí
  • Tue - Jan 30 — Fort Walton: Contra
  • Wed - Jan 31 — Gainesville: Irish
  • Wed - Jan 31 — 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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