Traditional Austin Area Dance Association

Howdy! Welcome to the Traditional Austin Area Dance Association. We're an umbrella organization for several Austin area Contra and English Country dance events and organizations. We think that people who care about Contra and English Country dancing are the best people anywhere!

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Brand New to Contra?

Contra and English Country dancing are fun and easy to learn, no partner or experience necessary. A caller leads the dancers through a series of moves, and the pattern repeats. If you can walk, you can dance. Learn more about contra dancing here.

Upcoming Traditional Dance Events

Where to park at the 3rd Saturday Contra

The third Saturday Austin contra is held at Life in the City, 205 East Monroe Street, Austin, TX, 78704, one block east of South Congress.

There is free parking is available on neighborhood streets; however, please be mindful of any and all parking restrictions. There is also a pay for parking garage on the southeast corner of South Congress and Monroe Street.