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. 

Daily classes and IDA host club  Check IDA calendar for updates

Sunday classes

Balboa Park Dancers – Latin/Ballroom

International Folk Dancing – Folk clubs

San Diego ‘N’ Line Dancers

Monday classes

San Diego Scottish Country Dancers

San Diego Folk Dancers

Tuesday classes

Cabrillo International Folk Dancers

Moreton Bay Fig Morris Dancers

San Diego Scottish Country Dancers

Wednesday classes

Performing Folk Dancers

Pride of Erin Irish Ceili Dancers

San Diego International Folk Dancers

Thursday classes

Playford Plodders – English Country

Friday classes

Balboa Park Dancers - Latin/Ballroom

San Diego Scottish Country Dancers

Waltz &Such Vintage Social Dancers

Saturday classes

San Diego ‘N’ Line Dancers

Special International Dance Workshops at Balboa Club 

Tentative :  Monday, November 4,  2019, 7:00 to 9:3O  p.m. Balboa Park Club.   Moldavian Dance workshop with Elena Macovei CANCELLED - teacher sick, Reg Mon class

Save the afternoon:  Sunday Feb 16, 2020:  International Couple and Kolo folk dances workshop with Maurits &Tineke Van Geel,  Balboa Park Club.  More to follow.

Videos from the San Diego County Fair in June 2018:    Union Tribune IDA Festival article (with 9 professional pictures)

Yearly events with IDA club participation

Feb – Viennese Ball – Waltz & Such   Sat Feb 1, 2020  More details soon.

Bon Temps evening Dance   Sat Feb 8, 2020

IDA Festival – All IDA Clubs   Sat/Sun Feb 8/9, 2020 

Mar – St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Pride of Erin         Sat Mar 14, 2020

House of Ireland Lawn Program - Pride of Erin   Sun Mar 15, 2020

RSCDS (Scottish) Anniversay Ball   Sat Mar 7, 2020

Apr – Spring Festival – Folk clubs - Apr 4 & 5 2020

1920's Roaring 20's dance after the Spring Festival

May – May Faire Ball – Playford Plodders     Sat May 2, 2020 


Gator by the Bay – Bon Temps Cajun      May 7-10, 2020

June – San Diego County Fair - All IDA clubs          Jun 3 - July 4, 2020

Highland Games – San Diego Scottish Country Dancers  Jun 22/23

Sep – Harvest Festival – folk clubs Sep 19 & 20, 2020

Harvest Masquerade Regency Ball Sat 09/19/20

Oct – Oktoberfest: Performing Folk Dancers Sep 27-29   Oct 4-6, 2019

Nov – Esc Fall Ren Faire – Playford Plodders    Nov 2 & 3, 2019 


Fiesta de la Cuadrilla –          Nov 1, 2, 3 2019

Dec – December Nights - Various IDA clubs          Dec 6 & 7, 2019

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

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