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Contra Dances

Our contra dances are held on the 4th Saturday of most months at the Anaheim Downtown Community Center, 250 E. Center St., in Anaheim (in the heart of Orange County).  Free parking

For general information about our dances, click Dance Overview

Recommended Donations

Unless otherwise noted, the recommended donation is $15 per person; $12 for Anaheim residents, Living Tradition members, seniors, and full-time students.  Children under 18 FREE with paid adult. 


For additional information, contact Lynn_Ricketts@yahoo.com.

Contra Dance Video

You can see Robert Unetic's short video about The Living Tradition's 4th Saturday events on YouTube: 


Our Covid-19 Policy has been Updated

Our Covid protocols are intended to promote the health and safety of our community.  As of July 1, 2023, masking has become optional but is encouraged at all our events.  In addition, a Covid vaccination and booster are not required, although they are recommended.  Attendees of our events must:

Click here to view our Covid Policy webpage.

Our New Schedule

5:30 PM  Doors open
5:30 PM  Potluck
6:10 PM  Contra dance introduction lesson
6:30 to 9:20 PM  Contra dance
9:20 PM  Final Waltz
Clean-up. Volunteers welcome!

Nov. 25, 2023

Caller:  Frannie Marr  
Stepwise, with Liam Lewis (mandolin, guitar), Olivia Breidenthal (fiddle), and Jeff Spero (keyboard).


Dec. 23, 2023

No dance in December.  Happy Holidays!


Additional dance details will be added as info become available. 

The schedule is subject to change.