The Dance Gypsies have been hosting contra and folk dances in the Charlotte area since 1973.
Dances are held every Monday night at Caldwell Memorial Presbyterian Church,
1609 5th Street, Charlotte, NC 28204, in the Belk Hall building entrance off Park Dr. There is parking on the street, a small lot by the hall and directly across the street at a school.
A Saturday dance/potluck is held once a month, as well as Waltz Wednesdays. See our Upcoming Dances page for upcoming dances.
All dances start at 8pm, and are preceded by a free beginner’s lesson at 7:30pm.
NEW PRCING: Monday dances are $8 for all adults, seniors and students – $6 for teens 18 and younger. Saturday dances are $9 ALL admission. We will run specials from time to time. All Wednesday waltzes are free.
Newcomers are welcome and you don’t need to bring a partner!
Charlotte also hosts a New Years Eve dance, occasional electro- or techno-contras, and the annual Gypsy Meltdown dance weekend held in March.