COME DANCE WITH US!
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
International Folk Dancing – Folk clubs
Balboa Park Dancers - Latin/Ballroom
– A Grand Victorian Ball –
Saturday, February 1, 2020
BALBOA PARK CLUB
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.
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
http://www.stpatsparade.org 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
http://sdecd.org/thesandiegoball/ Sat May 2, 2020
Gator by the Bay – Bon Temps Cajun
https://www.gatorbythebay.com/ May 7-10, 2020
June – San Diego County Fair - All IDA clubs
https://sdfair.com/ Fri Jun 5 - Sun July 5, 2020
Highland Games – San Diego Scottish Country Dancers https://sdhighlandgames.org/ 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
http://www.germanclubsandiego.org/ Oct 4-6, 2020
Nov - Esc Ren Faire - Oct 24, 25 and Oct 31, Nov 1
Dec – December Nights - Various IDA clubs
https://tinyurl.com/y966yhnp 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 https://www.sdnld.org/
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 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, www.sdfair.com
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.
DANCE SCOTTISH SAN DIEGO > 45TH ANNIVERSARY SAPPHIRE BALL
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