Dances are usually the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Saturdays of the month, September through May or June.

The schedule is on our home page for easy access.


7:00pm to 10:30pm
(workshop 7:00, dance 7:30)

New Year’s Eve


$10-$12 is the suggested donation to pay for the hall and performers (the band, caller, and sound).
Special dances
$15 Adults
$10 Student
New Year’s Eve
$15 Adults
$10 Student
12 and under Free

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Unless otherwise noted, dances are held upstairs in the Fairhaven Library at 1117 12th Street, Bellingham, Washington.


Feb 23   Open Band Dance

Come play in the band, call some dances, and, DANCE!
Email if you wish to play in the band for details and music. All Welcome!

WEDNESDAY Mar 6   Faux Paws from New York

Andrew Van Norstrand · Noah Van Norstrand · Chris Miller
Lauren Kriel calling
East Coast Young Adult Band and caller!
This is the kick-off dance for the Cascade Promenade weekend!
LOCATION: THE MAJESTIC: 1027 N. Forest St. in Bellingham
7:00 – 10:00pm

Start your Cascade Promenade tour here with us in Bellingham.
Dance your way down the I-5 Corridor to earn your IRON or TITANIUM dancer award!
Earn the coveted Iron Dancer Award for dancing at the Portland Roadhouse and three other events
Earn the even more highly esteemed Titanium Dancer Award for dancing at the Portland Roadhouse and four other events

Mar 9   Goldengems

Sam Vogt · Channing Showalter · Annie Schermer · Casey Connor · Clea Johnson
Bellingham Folk Festies Band meet CONTRA!
Marlin Prowell calling

Mar 23   Band TBA

Caller TBA

Mar 30   Band TBA

Caller TBA

Apr 13   Da BOMB

Marlin Prowell calling

Apr 27   Heliotrope from Bellingham

Robin Brown · Michael Hobart · Paul Englesberg
fiddle · guitar · concertina · whistles
Caller TBA

May 11   Band TBA

Caller TBA

May 24-25-26-27 NW FOLKLIFE!

See you dancing in the Roadhouse with hundreds of fabulous
contra dancers and musicians in community all weekend long!

Jun 8   Glen Echo Dance and Potluck

Glen Echo Grange · Everson · just North of Bellingham
7694 Goodwin Road · Beautiful Countryside setting!

July  Ferry Boat Dance

AND Summer Dances in Boulevard Park!

Email to get announcements about the dances.