Folk dancing in Vermont

These listings show the regularly scheduled social dance series of recreational folk dance groups in Vermont. Check each group’s link or contact for updates, special events, and cancellations. Please help us to keep this page accurate – contact the FAC office or the FAC web editor to add or update listings of folk dance series in Vermont.

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Balkan and international folk dance in Vermont

Brattleboro International Folk Dance (802-257-9513)
4-7 pm on 1st Sundays: Balkan Cafe,
118 Elliot, 118 Elliot Street, Brattleboro, VT

Adaptive Folk Dancing (802-863-6713)
1-2 pm on Mondays,
North End Studio, 294 North Winooski Avenue, Burlington, VT

Balkan Folk Dancing (802-540-1020; email)
3:30-6:30 pm on Sundays twice monthly,
Ohavi Zedek Synagogue, 188 North Prospect Street, Burlington, VT

Upper Valley International Folk Dance (802-436-2151)
3-6 pm on monthly Sundays,
Tracy Hall, 300 Main Street, Norwich, VT

English country dance in Vermont

Burlington Country Dancers (802-899-2378)
7:30-9:30 pm (basic or advanced instruction 7 pm) on 1st and 3rd Fridays, October-May,
Elley-Long Music Center, 223 Ethan Allen Avenue, Colchester, VT

Upper Valley English Country Dancing (802-785-4121)
1-4 pm (fall series), 3-6 pm (winter series) on monthly Sundays, October-April,
Tracy Hall, 300 Main Street, Norwich, VT

Israeli dance in Vermont

Israeli Folk Dancing (802-888-5706)
7:25-9:30 pm on Sundays twice monthly,
Ohavi Zedek Synagogue, 188 North Prospect Street, Burlington, VT

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New England contra and square dance in Vermont

Vermont Contra Dance, Square Dance, and Waltz Schedule
List of traditional dance series, camps, weekends, and special events in Vermont


Montpelier Contra Dance (updated November 2023)
Montpelier Contra Dance Committee series (802-225-8921) or Email Tim Swartz
8 pm (instruction at 7:30) on 1st, 3rd, and 5th Saturdays,
Capital City Grange, Northfield Road, 6612 VT Route 12, Berlin, VT

Queen City Contras (802-371-9492, 802-343-7165)
8-11 pm (instruction at 7:45 pm) on 2nd Fridays, year round,
Edmunds Middle School, 299 Main Street, Burlington, VT
(alternate location: Shelburne Town Hall, 5420 Shelburne Road, Shelburne, VT)

Cabot Old Time Family Contra and Square Dance (802-426-3225)
7:30 pm on 2nd Saturdays, September-May,
Willey Building (town hall), 3084 Main Street, Cabot, VT

Cornwall Contra Dance (802-462-3722, 802-453-2856)
7-9:30 pm on 2nd Saturdays, September-April,
Cornwall Town Hall, 2629 Vermont Route 30 at Route 74, Cornwall, VT

East Putney:
East Putney Community Contra Dance (802-387-5357)
8 pm (instruction at 7:30) on last Saturdays, January-November,
Pierce's Hall, 121 East Putney Falls Road, East Putney, VT

Contra Dance with Northern Spy (603-448-2950)
8 pm on 2nd Saturdays, September-June,
Tracy Hall, 300 Main Street, Norwich, VT

Fourth Saturday Contras (802-785-4607)
8-11:30 pm on 4th Saturdays, September-June,
Tracy Hall, 300 Main Street, Norwich, VT

Tinmouth Contra Dance (802-881-6775)
8-11 pm on 3rd Fridays, September-May,
Tinmouth Community Center, 573 Route 140, Tinmouth, VT

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Scottish country dance in Vermont

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, Boston Branch
List of classes sponsored by RSCDS-Boston and others in Vermont

Burlington dance (802-355-5901)
7-9 pm on Mondays,
The Champlain Club, 20 Crowley Street, Burlington, VT

Fairlee Class (802-439-3459)
7-9 pm on Wednesdays, September-June,
Fairlee Town Hall, 75 Town Common Road off Main Street/Route 5, Fairlee, VT

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Listings for contras, folk dance, and other traditional dance forms in the US and Canada

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