The best link for the most dance info is Seattle Folk Dancing.

SFS sponsors
the Emerald City Contra Dance – every Friday 7 – 10PM in the Community Hall of the Phinney Neighborhood Center.  (The December 1st dance will be moved to Om Culture, as the Phinney Center sets up for Winterfest)

SFS also sponsors a 5th Saturday Contra Dance in Tacoma

The Seattle Family Dance   is usually the 2nd Sunday of the month in January, February,  March, October, & November 2:30 – 4:30 in the upper building of the Phinney Center (6532 Phinney Ave N) Simple dances for kids 10 & under are featured, always with live music.
The Family Dance also presents special events at the NW Folklife Festival and in the community during the year – check their link for more info.

For email subscriptions about mostly waltz and ballroom dance events, send an email to Bejurin or call Monica or Bejurin at 206/367-1626.

To receive another dance email for many other dance events, including  any classes, email Ron Bolin or call him at 425/917-1188 or toll free 1-888/423-8635.

If you want to be part of an ongoing discussion group about contra dancing, send an email to

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