New in 2017:
The DownEast Country Dance Festival is an annual celebration of traditional music and dance in Maine. At the festival you can: contra, folk and swing dance; attend dance, instrumental and singing workshops and family activities; play in the festival orchestra and jam sessions; and enjoy performances in the auditorium and bistro. Come and join us at Mount Ararat Middle School, Topsham, Maine (get directions)!
Check out photos and videos of past festivals and events!
This year's Festival will feature Pete's Posse (Pete Sutherland, Tristan Henderson, and Oliver Scanlon) with Mary Wesley, caller; Sassafras Stomp with Chrissy Fowler, caller; and T-Acadie with Maggie Robinson, caller.
Come and join us at Mount Ararat Middle School, Topsham, Maine (get directions).
The Comfort Inn in Brunswick is offering a discounted rate for Festival attendees. Let them know that you're attending the DownEast Country Dance Festival to get the discount.
You can also connect with local dancers on our Facebook page.