Austin International Folk Dancers (AIFD)

Upcoming dance workshops and other special events

A list of non-AIFD events we think you should know about

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Wednesday, January 29, 7:30-9:30Multi-culti

Multi-Culti Tanchaz!!!

Join us for a fun and eclectic evening of mostly-couple dances from a variety of places -- Hungary, Transylvania, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, the USA, Argentina, and who knows where else! We'll have fun recorded music, and anticipate being blessed with beautiful live music from local talented musicians. Bring your smiles, and bring your friends! Feel free to bring snacks or drinks to share if you're so inclined. Backroom of Hancock Recreation Center.                          

Saturday, February 29Slavic Marti Gras

Slavic Marti Gras!!

Maslenitsa is an Eastern Slavic holiday, that among other things, celebrates the end of Winter with festivities and fun. All are invited to come to enjoy the rich cultural offerings of this Slavic holiday, where there will be music, food, colorful costumes, games, and more. This event is FREE and family-friendly! Moontower Saloon, 10212 Manchaca Rd, Austin, TX, 78748. Full details here.                                                          

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Austin Barn Dancers

7:30 - 10, Free, Hancock Rec Center

Love contra dancing? Drop by on Wednesday evenings and enjoy this American dance form. All dances are taught and called. Live music provided by LOCO (Local On-Call Orchestra) - an open band where anyone is welcome to come and play.  Contact Dale Rempert at or visit for more information.


Csárdás Hungarian Dancers

Hungarian couple, men’s and women’s dances. Mondays at Hancock Rec Center in the back room.  Free!  7-8 PM is a basics class and 8-9:45 PM is for performance rehearsal and free dancing.  Come with or without a partner; we rotate frequently for teaching.  For more information, please see and contact

2nd and 4th


Scandinavian Dance & Music Jams

7:30 - 9:45, Free,

Musicians meet for Scandinavian music jam sessions most 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month, in the back room at Hancock Rec Center. Come on out and join the jam or just dance to the music! For anyone interested in getting notices about and participating in upcoming Scandi dance and music events, please check out the Austin Scandinavian Folk Music and Dance yahoo group.

3rd Saturday

Austin 3rd Saturday Contra Dance!!

@ Life in the City, 205 E Monroe St (off south congress).

1:30 - 4:30 pm.

$10 | $8 for TAADA Members | $5 for Students.

Visit for more information, including caller and band.

4th Sunday

San Marcos 4th Sunday Contra Dance!!

@ United Campus Ministry Wesley Center, 510 N Guadalupe St, San Marcos, TX 78666.

1:30 - 4:30 pm.

$10 | $9 for TAADA Members | $6 for Students.

Visit for more information, including caller and band.