The 28th Annual
Harvest Moon Dance Festival
Santa Barbara, CA

October 12–14, 2012

Carrillo Ballroom will r-r-rock, all weekend long, once again!

Featuring several incredible bands in one,

Big Bandemonium
with guest musician Mark "Pokey" Hellenberg on percussion.

and two fantastic callers

George Marshall and Susan Petrick

Please download the Harvest Moon flyer/application, copy and distribute!

The Harvest Moon flyer/application is available here and at a dance near you soon.

Registration starts May 7th. This dance camp is expected to fill very fast, but please do not send applications postmarked before this date.
Cost is $150 Friday evening through Sunday evening! (The Sunday night dance is included, and is also open to non-Harvest Moon participants for a $15 fee, paid at the door.)


Big Bandemonium is a rockin' contra dance band which represents the best of modern traditional music. The band takes music to a new level of fun, with some of the best groove you've ever heard in your life! Big Bandemonium has a driving three piece horn section, plus fiddles, guitar, piano, and bass. When you hear them you won't be able to sit still. Big Bandemonium ROCKS!

Caller George Marshall is a true master-of-ceremonies, known for his delightful personality, and a wonderful sense of humor.

Caller Susan Petrick is a very popular caller known for her friendly manner and smooth, effective instructions.


You can request accomodations with fellow dancers on the application form when it becomes available. Alternatively, if a motel room is within your budget check here for reviews of local properties.

Join us in Santa Barbara, CA, with its "best in the west" legendary Sprung Floor for an amazing contra time...

A weekend definitely not to be missed.

Fantastic music, scrumptious food, and amazing dance energy!

For more information, contact Kelli Butler at:


The Harvest Moon Dance Festival is brought to you by the Santa Barbara Country Dance Society & the City of Santa Barbara Parks & Recreation Department.

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