Watch this space for Weekend Schedule availability
The Thirty-Third Annual


Santa Barbara Harvest Moon Dance Festival

October 12–14, 2018

The Carrillo Ballroom is once again going to ROCK all weekend long!
Join us in Santa Barbara, California, with its “best in the west” legendary Sprung Floor, on October 12-14, 2018, for an amazing contra time…

Featuring Great Bear, a six-piece band you'll love.

And Buddy System, another great band.

Calling by Sarah VanNorstrand and Gaye Fifer!

To attend this amazing weekend, please download and fill out the Harvest Moon flyer/application, available here.

Registration starts May 7. This dance weekend often fills very fast, but please do not send registration forms postmarked before this date.

Cost is $170 Friday evening through Sunday evening!

Includes two catered lunches, many delicious snacks, and opportunities for local housing.

Special deal: If you are an experienced contra dancer age 30 or under, we are offering registration discounts as much as $100 off, bringing the price down to as little as $70. Please enclose a note with your registration if you are interested in this "30 and under" scholarship offer.


You can request accommodations 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.

[ Previous year's page ]     [ Last update ]