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Bon Temps Cajun/Zydeco

Theo & Zydeco Patrol

Saturday, December 9th, 2023
Dance Lesson Begins at 6:20
Live Music 7:00 – 7:45PM
DJ Music 7:45 – 8:15PM

Cost: $10
War Memorial Building
3325 Zoo Drive, San Diego

Contra Community Dance

Wed 12/13/23, 7:00-10:00pm

Balboa Park Club Ballroom

Host: SD Intl Folk Dancers

Frannie Marr calling with the

San Diego Community Band

flyer below for more details


Feb 3, 2024 Night in Vienna - Balboa Park Club Ballroom

Afternoon dance workshop.  Evening Viennese Waltz Ball.

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IDA Flyer in PDF format - updated 06/02/23



The International Dance Association of San Diego County is a unique non-profit organization supported by the San Diego Park and Recreation Department, and is dedicated to promoting and encouraging dancing as a social recreation for the public. 

Yearly events with IDA club participation

February 2023

Sat 2/4/23 9:30-4:30pm San Diego 'N' Line workshop

Sat 2/4/23 12-2pm Viennese Workshop Recital Hall

Sat 2/4/23 5:30-9:30pm Viennese Ball – Waltz & Such

Sun 2/5/23 12-5pm Balboa Park Folk Dance workshop

March 2023

Sat 03/11/23 St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Pride of Erin

Parade from 10:30am-1pm Irish Festival 1pm-6pm

Sun 03/12/23 House of Ireland Lawn Program

Pride of Erin

Sat 03/25/23 International Dance Assn Festival

Sat 03/25/23 Evening dance - 1970's Disco Dance

Sun 03/26/23 International Dance Assn Festival

April 2023

April 1, 2023 RSCDS (Scottish) Anniversary Ball


May 11-14, 2023 Gator by the Bay – Bon Temps Cajun 

June – San Diego County Fair -          Jun 7 2023 - Sun July 4, 2023

Sat Jun 10 - Folk Dance Clubs 12:30-1:30pm Coors

Sat Jun 25 - N Line Dancers 11:30-12:30pm Coors

Sun July 2 - Waltz & Such 4-5pm Funville Infield

Scottish Highland Games – San Diego Scottish Country Dancers  Jun 24/24 2023

Sep – FREE Harvest Festival at the Balboa Park Club

Sat 9/16/23 12-5pm Folk Dance Clubs workshops

Sun 9/17/23 12-5pm Folk Dance Clubs workshops

Oct – Oktoberfest: Performing Folk Dancers

Sat 09/30/23 and Sun 10/01/23 6:00-7:00pm

Fri/Sat/Sun Oct 6/7/8, 2023 from 6:00-7:00pm 

Dec – December Nights - BTSC - Cajun/Zydeco Stage  Fri/Sat Dec 1 & 2, 2023

Holiday Parades & Festivals in San Diego

  • Six popular Holiday LIGHT Shows:

  • 1 – Postcard Lane in Rancho Penasquitos

  • 2 – Christmas Park in Clairemont near Balboa Ave &

  • 3 – Belardo Lights in Tierrasanta

  • 4 – Candy Circle in Chula Vista

  • 5 – Candy Cane Lane in Poway

Twice a month, on Thu afternoons from 12:30 - 2:30pm, the San Diego Park and Recreation Dept hosts a dance in the Balboa Park Club for only $5.  John Nagel, from the Balboa Park Dancers will be teaching different ballroom dances from 11:30am-12:30pm.

Most of the time it will be a live band, with an occasional DJ music.

More details can be found The Scroll, the quarterly newletter:

Thu Dec 7, 2023 12:30 - 2:30 Holiday theme - John Nagel Foxtrot & Rumba  

teaching Waltz & West Coast Swing

Grand March from Harvest Festival Regency Ball 09/22/18

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