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2024 Monthly Contra Dances

Wednesdays, 7:00-10:00pm

Balboa Park Club Ballroom

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2024 Monthly English Country Dances 

Wednesdays, 7:00-10:00pm

Balboa Park Club Ballroom

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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. 

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 Bon Temps Cajun/Zydeco 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 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 Feb 8, 2024 12:30 - 2:30pm Cupids Ball.  Come celebrate love and friendship and enjoy the sounds of the “Sophisticats”.  11:30am John Nagel teaching Salsa & Night Club 2-Step.

Thu Feb 22, 2024 12:30 - 2:30pm Groovy 70's.  Come in your 70s attire and enjoy the groovin’ vibes of the “Janet Hammer’s Rhythm Express”. 11:30am John Nagel teaching Salsa & Night Club 2-Step.

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

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