Nearby Contra dances
- Berea, KY
- Granville Barn Dance
- Lexington, KY
- Louisville, KY
- Oberlin, OH
- Yellow Springs
Nearby Contra Dance Weekends
- Contra Swing Shift January
- Pigtown Fling March
- Dandelion Romp April
- Whitewater Whirl May
- Dance Trance June
- River Rendezvous July
- Sugar Hill August
- Foot Fall Dance Weekend September
- Columbus Country Dance Weekend October
- Hoosier Partner Dance Weekend October
- Pittsburgh Fall Dance Weekend November
- Winter WarmUp Dance Weekend December
- Contra Dancers Delight December
Google Contra Dance Calendar for the region
Local Dancing that’s not Contra
There are many other forms of social dancing available in Columbus; it’s quite possible to dance every day of the week!
- Square Dance Columbus
Third Monday each month, 8:00-10:00 PM. Rambling House, 310 E. Hudson St. 43202
- Recreational Folk Dancers of Columbus
A group including Big Scioty and several other area folk dance groups. A Dance Calendar is available.
- English Country Dancing
First, third and fifth Sundays at 7:30 pm.
Clinton Heights Lutheran Church, at the corner of N. High St. and Clinton Heights Avenue.
Live Music. Third Sunday only during Summer. Country Dance Weekend in October during even years.
- Columbus Folk Dancers – International folk dancing
Wednesdays 7:30-10:00 pm.
Summit on 16th United Methodist Church, 82 East 16th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43201-1617
- Hillel International Folk Dancers – Israeli and International folk dancing
Tuesdays 8-11 pm, 46 E. 16th Ave.
- Whetstone International Folk Dancers
Thursdays 7:30-10 pm
Whetstone Recreation Center 3923 N. High St.
- Scottish Country Dancing
Thursdays 7:30-9:30 pm
Gates-Fourth United Methodist Church, 1234 South Fourth Street, Columbus.
- Irish Set Dancing
Various Sundays, 4-6 pm, live music.
Riverside United Methodist Church, 2701 Zollinger Rd., Upper Arlington OH
- Balkan Dance
Monthly, last Saturday 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
St. John’s Township Hall (formerly known as Sharon Township Hall)
67 East Dublin-Granville Road (State Route 161), Worthington, Ohio 43085
- Swing Columbus
Beginner lesson: 7:30 PM – 8:00 PM; DJ (or live band): 8:00 PM – 10:15 PM
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 404 South 3rd St, Columbus OH, 43215
Music and Dance Festivals