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. 

Viennese Nights

– A Grand Victorian Ball –

Saturday, February 1, 2020


2150 Pan American Rd W • San Diego 92101


Experience the enchantment of a traditional Waltz Ball!
Join us as we celebrate the music and dances 

of the 19th and early 20th centuries!  Tickets are $35 per person prepaid. Tables of 8 are $240 prepaid before January 26.  Tickets at the door are $45.  Discount at the door for students/active military with proper ID.

Discount tickets are also available at any Friday Waltz & Such session.

Ms Walton, an authority on historic vintage dances, will also teach a "Survival Waltz" workshop, including the specialty dances of the evening, in the same venue just prior to the ball.   (12-2pm; $20 at the door). 

Yearly events with IDA club participation

Feb – Viennese Ball – Waltz & Such   Sat Feb 1, 2020  Details below-left

Bon Temps evening Dance   Sat Feb 8, 2020

IDA Festival – All IDA Clubs  Sun Feb 9, 2020 see below

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

Escondido Ren Faire - Apr 25 & 26 Playford Plodders

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          Fri Jun 5 - Sun July 5, 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, 2020

Nov - Esc Ren Faire -  Oct 24, 25 and Oct 31, Nov  1

Dec – December Nights - Various IDA clubs  Fri/Sat Dec 4 & 5, 2020

IDA Holiday Party Sun Dec 15, 2019- Playford Plodders

Pre-NYE Party - Mon Dec 30, 2019 - Waltz & Such

Julia Wetzel - San Diego 'N' Line Dancers

Saturday, Feb 8th 2020 9:30 am - 4:30pm - Balboa Park Ballroom

Our event DJ will be Jody Kravitz.  Plan on staying for lunch - contribute to our Pot Luck or feel free to bring your own.

Cost: $30  members, $40 non-members, $50 at the door

David Sousa & The Zydeco Mudbugs - Bon Temps Social Club

Saturday, Feb 8th 2020 6:00 pm - 9:30pm - Balboa Park Ballroom

**6:00 pm – Doors open  **6:15 pm – Partner Dance lesson
**6:45 pm – Band/Dance until 9:30 pm  Cost: $10 ($5 for first-timers)

IDASDC Festival - - - - Balboa Park Club

Sunday, Feb 9, 2020       11:30 am – 5:00 pm

2150 Pan American Rd. W. 92101

Enjoy dance exhibitions and participation dancing (with teaching) presented by the IDA clubs. There will be food available for purchase, and vendors selling crafts, international, and folk/dance related items.

11:30 Parade  #1 - all clubs to participate

12:00 International Folk Dancers

12:30 Balboa Park Dancers (Ballroom)

1:00   Playford Plodders English County

1:30   Bon Temps Social Club (Cajun/Zydeco)

2:00 Parade #2 - all clubs to participate

2:00 Waltz & Such Vintage Ballroom dances

2:30 Scottish Country Dancers

3:00 Pride of Erin Irish Ceili Dancers

3:30 San Diego 'N Line Dancers

4:00 Moreton Bay Fig Morris Dancers

4:30 Balboa Park Dancers (Ballroom)

Videos from last year's IDA February Festival

Videos from the San Diego County Fair in June 2018:

The planning has started for the 2020 San Diego County Fair!
The Entertainer Application is now on-line on the SD County Fair website,
Fill one out today and be sure to tell your friends and family!
Most of the IDA clubs participate in the San Diego County Fair.  We will post the dates, times, and stages here as they are assigned.


45th Anniversary Sapphire Ball

We are celebrating our 45th Anniversary with a Sapphire Ball on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The event includes a catered dinner and music by the Reel of Seven Scottish Country Dance Band! Register for the dinner and dance, or to just listen to the wonderful live music!  Click on the link for the full schedule.

4:30 pm Registration opens 

5:15 pm Seating for Dinner

5:30 pm Dinner Service in Ballroom 

7:00 pm Ball begins in Ballroom

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

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