Friday Night Contra & Square Dance

co-sponsored by FSGW and the Friday Night Dancers

We are holding in person dances! Come dance with us to live music Friday nights - no partner necessary. Arrive early at 7:30 pm for a free lesson. All dances are taught

Newcomers; bring a water bottle, wear comfortable shoes, and weather-appropriate attire as the venue at Glen Echo is not heated or cooled! We encourage masking.

Plan to have loads of fun dancing to great music!

    When: Every Friday Night at 8 PM, with a lesson at 7:30 PM

    Where: The Spanish Ballroom OR The Bumper Car Pavilion, Glen Echo Park, MD (check individual events for location) 

    Admission: $15 dance admission. Registration is required of all participants. Pre-registration is preferred but you can register in person at the door. Credit Cards and cash and checks are accepted at the door. To pre-register, click on an event below.

    Questions? Contact the Dance Chair

    Covid Protocol:

    Masks and vaccination encouraged but not required. Learn More


    Montgomery County's Bus 29 connects from the Friendship Heights Redline to a bus stop next to the Exxon gas station near Glen Echo Park. The last bus back to Friendship Heights metro is scheduled to leave Glen Echo before the end of the dance at 10:18 pm. If you would like to stay at the event longer, car rides to the nearest metro station are available. We will NOT leave anyone stranded. 

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