The Thirty-First Annual


Harvest Moon Dance Festival
Santa Barbara, California

October 9–11, 2015

The Carrillo Ballroom will yet again ROCK all weekend long.

Featuring two not-to-miss bands,



Great Bear Trio

and two fantastic callers

Cis Hinkle


Sarah VanNorstrand

To attend this amazing weekend, please download and fill out the Harvest Moon flyer/application when it becomes available in April.

The Harvest Moon flyer/application will also appear at a dance near you.

Registration starts May 4. This dance camp is expected to fill very fast, but please do not send applications postmarked before this date.
Cost is $165 Friday evening through Sunday evening!

Special deal: If you are an experienced contra dancer under the age of 29, we are offering a $100-off youth scholarship. Please enclose a note with your application if you are interested in this offer.



StringRays: Rodney Miller, Sam Bartltt, Stuart Kenney, Max Newman, and Mark 'Pokey' Hellenberg

Great Bear Trio: Three members of the talented VanNorstrand family.

Cis Hinkle

Sarah VanNorstrand: a member of the talented VanNorstrand family.


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

Join fellow dancers 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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