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Sat March 25 and Sun March 26, 2023 

International Dance Association Festival 


Sat March 25, 2023

12:00 – 12:45 Performing Folk Dancers (Wed Folk club)

12:45 – 01:30 Swing & Salsa San Diego 

01:30 – 02:15 Waltz & Such Vintage Social Dancers

02:15 – 03:30 San Diego Intl Folk Dance Club  (Wed Folk Club)

03:30 – 04:30 San Diego ‘N’ Line Dancers

04:30 – 05:30 Bon Temps Social Club (Cajun/Zydeco)


Saturday Night Dance * Sat March 25, 2023 * 5:30-9:30pm 

1970's Disco Dance, only $10, all money donated to Ukrainian relief

1970's music from every year in the 70's, 1970’s outfits, many 1970's dances

including the Hustle, 1 step, 2 Step, Foxtrot,  Waltz, Cha-Cha-Cha, NC 2-Step, Swing, Salsa. Look at this 1970's playlist, many of the songs will be included:

Sun March 26, 2023

12:00 – 12:45 San Diego Scottish Country Dancers

12:45 – 01:30 San Diego Folk Dancers (Mon Folk Club)

01:30 – 02:15 Moreton Bay Fig Morris Dancers (English)

02:15 – 03:00 Pride of Erin Irish Ceili Dancers

03:00 – 04:00 Cabrillo Folk Dancers (Tue Folk club)

04:00 – 05:00 Balboa Park Dancers (Ballroom)

San Diego Scottish Country Dancers

April 2023 Workshop & Dance

Information and Online Registration for our April 1, 2023 Workshop and Dance is now available at the Workshop & Tea Dance Page. The event will be in Balboa Park and include an afternoon workshop, afternoon Tea for refreshments, and an evening Dance. Music provided by the SO-CALedonians. Cost for the full event $60 for RSCDS Members, with a $5 surcharge for non-members.

Special Dance Workshop

Join Us for a Folk Dance Workshop with Group Anatolia!
Learn about the rich cultural heritage of Türkiye through music and dance.

Free - but donations being collected for earthquake victims.

Date: April 2, 2023   ---> download Group Anatolia workshop flyer --->>
Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Balboa Park Club, Balboa Park, San Diego

Group Anatolia was established in San Diego in 2002 with the goal of celebrating the
rich cultural heritage of Türkiye by performing Turkish music and folk dance and sharing
Turkish culture with the San Diego County and Southern California community.
At the upcoming Folk Dance Workshop, Group Anatolia will be instructing dances
from the region that was hit hard by the recent devastating earthquake in Türkiye to
honor the region's historical heritage spanning thousands of years and colorful
musical and folk culture. Join us for an unforgettable experience as we
celebrate the vibrant and diverse Turkish culture through music and dance and also
contribute to the ongoing efforts to help the victims and survivors of the earthquake.

Senior Dances - Age Well Services

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 has been teaching dances from 11:30am-12:30pm.

Most of the time it will be a live band, with an occasional DJ music.

More details can be found The Scroll, the quarterly newletter:

Thu March 23, 2023 12:30 - 2:30 World Wildlife featuring Rhythm Express - John Nagel/Balboa Park Dancers 11:30-12:30 lesson: Tango & Cha Cha

Thu Apr 13, 2023 12:30 - 2:30 Bunny Hop featuring Sophisticats - John Nagel /Balboa Park Dancers 11:30-12:30 lesson: Foxtrot & East Coast Swing

Thu Apr 27, 2023 12:30 - 2:30 Garden Party featuring Blue Zone - John Nagel /Balboa Park Dancers 11:30-12:30 lesson: Foxtrot & East Coast Swing

Thu May 11, 2023 12:30 - 2:30 Fiesta featuring Rhythm Express - John Nagel   /Balboa Park Dancers 11:30-12:30 lesson: Waltz & Rumba

Thu May 25, 2023 12:30 - 2:30 Western featuring Sophisticas - John Nagel      /Balboa Park Dancers 11:30-12:30 lesson: Waltz & Rumba

IDA Flyer in PDF format - updated 03/14/23



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. 

Yearly events with IDA club participation

February 2023

Sat 2/4/23 9:30-4:30pm San Diego 'N' Line workshop

Sat 2/4/23 12-2pm Viennese Workshop Recital Hall

Sat 2/4/23 5:30-9:30pm Viennese Ball – Waltz & Such

Sun 2/5/23 12-5pm Balboa Park Folk Dance workshop

March 2023

Sat 03/11/23 St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Pride of Erin

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

Sun 03/12/23 House of Ireland Lawn Program

Pride of Erin

Sat 03/25/23 International Dance Assn Festival

Sat 03/25/23 Evening dance - 1970's Disco Dance

Sun 03/26/23 International Dance Assn Festival

The FREE 2 day festival will showcase all IDA clubs on Sat and Sun from 12 - 5pm in the Balboa Park Club

April 2023

April 1, 2023 RSCDS (Scottish) Anniversary Ball  Sat Mar 12, 2022


May 11-14, 2023 Gator by the Bay – Bon Temps Cajun 

June – San Diego County Fair - All IDA clubs pending          Jun 7 2023 - Sun July 4, 2023

Scottish Highland Games – San Diego Scottish Country Dancers  Jun 24/24 2023

Sep – FREE Harvest Festival at the Balboa Park Club

Sat 9/16/23 12-5pm Folk Dance Clubs workshops

Sun 9/17/23 12-5pm Folk Dance Clubs workshops

Oct – Oktoberfest: Performing Folk Dancers - 2023 pending

Dec – December Nights - BTSC - Cajun/Zydeco Stage  Fri/Sat Dec 3 & 4, 2022

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

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