MCDC's 6-Hour Dance Extravaganza
Saturday, April 8th
3:30pm - 10pm
At Carmel Youth Center
in gorgeous Carmel-by-the-Sea
Featuring Music by ...
Larry Unger, Elizabeth Desquine & Sean Wood!
and local favorites
Calling by ...
6 Hours of
3:00pm: Doors Open
3:30pm-10pm: Contra Dancing
Advance tickets will be available soon, check back here!
FT Students & Military: $18
After March 31st,
tickets may only be available at the door
on the day of the event and prices will be:
FT Students & Military: $20
Location: Carmel Youth Center (directions)
4th & Torres Street, Carmel
Doors Open: 3:00pm
Parking: Free public parking is available across the street and Torres and 2nd, and on the Street
Housing for Out-of-Town Dancers:
In addition to area hotels/motels:
Stay tuned for more information ...
MCDC holds contra dances most first and third Saturdays (in December, our dances may vary due to the holiday season) at the Monterey YMCA, unless otherwise noted in our schedules and calendars. Come alone or bring a friend – beginners are always welcome! If you'd like to support MCDC, please consider becoming a Member (a minimum $20/year sponsorship helps us to continue these wonderful dances).
Dances begin at 7:30pm (unless otherwise specified), with a highly recommended newcomers' orientation 20 minutes before the dance begins. Admission for regular dances is (click here for more details):
Check out our Current Schedule for details and dates.
Not sure what Contra Dance is? See videos and learn more by checking out our About Contra Dance page. If you're feeling nervous about learning how to contra dance, we even have links to beginning dancers' training videos on YouTube – they are a wonderful help, though nothing replaces dancing as a way to learn.