Contra and English Dances

Admission Prices

Regular PCDC dances

All English dances and the
2nd, 4th, and 5th Saturday
contra dances
$9 - Non-memnbers
$7 - Members
$6 - Students and Seniors
$1 off on contra dances
before 7:30
PCDC Family Dance $6 per adult, $5 per child,
$20 maximum per family

Other Portland-area Contra Dances

1st Wednesday Joyride Dance $7, $6 students
1st Saturday Contra Dance $8, $6 students
2nd Friday Dance in the Couve $7, $5 students and
children under 12
3rd Saturday Contra Dance $8, $6 seniors and students

Dance Times

Unless otherwise listed, English dances are 7:30-10:30pm; Contra dances are 8-11pm with a beginner lesson at 7:30pm.

April Event Caller Music
18  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT Mary Devlin Lori Shaffer, Sarah Goss and Carl Thor
19  (Sat) Portland Third Saturday Contra at FCC Susan Petrick Jigsaw (Dan Compton, George Penk and Heather Pinney)
25  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT Erik Weberg Sean Nolan, Seth Goldman, Alan Rutherford and Marjorie Millner
26  (Sat) No dance at Fulton this week on account of Portland Raindance (registration required).
27 (Sun) Post-Raindance at NH   (open to all)
$15; $12 Members; $10 Stdnts/Snrs
Nils Fredland,
Maggie Jo Saylor
Elixir, Perpetual e-Motion


BGC Boys & Girls Club 409 NE Anderson St, Vancouver, WA (map)
BWT Burlingame Water Tower Dance Hall

English country dancing every Friday evening
7:30–10:30 pm

8936 SW 17th, Portland, OR 97219 (map)

From the North, head South on I-5. Take the Barbur Blvd. exit, Number 296A, and turn right. Turn right onto SW Spring Garden Street. Turn right onto 17th Avenue and look for the dance hall near the top of the hill.

From the South, head North on I-5. Take the Taylors Ferry exit, number 295, and keep left at the fork in the ramp. Merge onto Taylors Ferry, turn left on 17th Avenue and look for the dance hall near the top of the hill.

No street shoes permitted on the dance floor.

FCC Fulton Community Center

Contra dancing every Saturday evening
Beginner's session    7:30–8:00pm
Dance                            8:00–11:00pm

68 SW Miles Street, Portland, OR 97219 (map)

Off of Barbur, at the traffic light just East of Terwilliger

HDG Hazel Dell Grange 7509 Northeast Hazel Dell Avenue, Vancouver, WA (map)
PH Polish Hall

Contra dancing on the First Wednesday
7:30–10 pm

3916 N Interstate Ave, Portland OR (map)
PSU PSU Smith Memorial Hall 1825 SW Broadway, Portland OR (map)