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
Since May 1, this is an FSGW Tier 1.5 event: N95, KN95, KF94 or similar masks are required at all times. We no longer require proof of vaccination.
Starting in June, the Friday Night contra dances will move to Tier 2, with masks and vaccination encouraged but not required
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.