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Blue Skies and Yellow Fields

2024 Monthly Contra Dances

Wednesdays, 7:00-10:00pm

Balboa Park Club Ballroom

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2024 Monthly English Country 

Wednesdays, 7:00-10:00pm

Balboa Park Club Ballroom

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Note: April 24 cancelled.

New date = April 3, 2024 for the April Wed E. C. D.

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. 

February 2024

Sat 2/3/24 11:00am-1:00pm Survival Waltz workshop

Sat 2/3/24 6:15-9:15pm Viennese Ball – Waltz & Such

Sun 2/4/24 12-5pm Balboa Park Folk Dance workshop

March 2024

Sat 03/16/24 St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Pride of Erin

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

Sun 03/17/24 House of Ireland Lawn Program

Pride of Erin

April 2024

April 6, 2024 RSCDS (Scottish) Anniversary Ball

Sat 04/13/24 San Diego 'N'Line Dancers Workshop

Sat 04/13/24 Contra/English Country dance

Sun 04/14/24 International Dance Assn Festival - hosted by all 12 Intl Dance Assn Dance Clubs


May 2024

May 9-12, 2024 Gator by the Bay – Bon Temps Cajun 

June 2024 San Diego County Fair -          Jun 12 2024 - Sun July 7, 2024

Scottish Highland Games – San Diego Scottish Country Dancers  Jun 22-24 2024

Sep 2024 Harvest Festival at the Balboa Park Club

Sat 9/14/24 12-5pm Folk Dance Clubs workshops

Sun 9/15/234 12-5pm Folk Dance Clubs workshops

Oct 2024 Oktoberfest: Performing Folk Dancers

Fri/Sat/Sun Sep 27/28/29, 2024

Fri/Sat/Sun Oct 4/5/6, 2024 

Dec 2024 December Nights in Balboa Park  Fri/Sat Dec 6 & 7, 2024

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 Ballroom 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.

Thu Apr 11, 2024 12:30 - 2:30pm Bunny Hop theme.  Good company and music performed by the “Janet Hammer’s Rhythm Express”. 11:30am John Nagel teaching Tango & Jitterbug.

Thu Apr 25, 2024 12:30 - 2:30pm Garden Party theme.  Wear your floral attire while enjoying the rhythms of the “Blue Zone”. 11:30am John Nagel teaching Waltz & Rumba.

Thu May 9, 2024 12:30 - 2:30pm Fiesta theme.  Come festa with friends while enjoying music performed by the “Sophisticats”. 11:30am John Nagel teaching Foxtrot & Cha Cha.

Thu May23, 2024 12:30 - 2:30pm Western theme. Dress in your favorite western attire and enjoy the sounds of the “Janet Hammer’s Rhythm Express”. 11:30am John Nagel teaching Foxtrot & Cha Cha.

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

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