Madison Contra Dance

The Return of Saturday Dances!

February 10, March 9, and May 11 at Wil-Mar. 

See calendar below for details!


As of our January 23, 2024 dance, masking or testing for COVID is no longer required, unless Dane County's CDC hospital admission level is high or red. Check this map to see the CDC level (updated by Friday evening). People on our email list will also receive a notice if the level becomes high or red.


If it is red or high, participants must either wear an effective mask - N95, KN95, KF94 - or have a negative self-administered rapid antigen test after 5 pm on the day of the dance.


Please do not attend if you are having symptoms of respiratory illness. We encourage all to keep up-to-date on vaccinations.

Tuesday Dances

Almost every Tuesday, year-round, hall open at 7:15, dancing to begin promptly at 7:30 to about 9:30 pm, at the Wil-Mar Center.

Your donations are the sole source for our hall rentals. Please give what you can — many folks give about $5. For students, $3 is typical. If you're coming regularly, you could consider paying $50 for three months of dancing.

If you are interested in calling or sitting in with the band, please contact us and introduce yourself. The music for the co-op band (MadCoCo) is available here.  

News articles about Tuesday dances:

Dance Weekends

We hope to see you September 20-22, 2024! Usually held around the 3rd weekend in September at Folklore Village in Dodgeville, WI