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Dances at Colvin Run

Ballroom - Social ballroom dances are held 1st & 3rd Saturdays of each month preceded by a lesson.  Mix of live band or DJ music to include Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, Swing, Quickstep, Mambo, Samba, Viennese Waltz, ChaCha & Polka. 

Tuesday Dance for Everyone- These weekly dances feature a DJ music mix suitable for a wide variety of dance styles.  The Tuesday dance is preceded by two lessons: The first is a sequential class in the “dance of the month,” which is determined by popular vote (see calendar for details), and the second is a stand-alone intermediate west coast swing pattern.

Second Saturday Dance-  follows one of two formats; one similar to the Tuesday Dance for Everyone, and the other a 50/50 mix of west coast swing and hustle (DJ).  See calendar for details.  The 2nd Saturday Dance usually features a guest instructor teaching beginner and intermediate level lessons.

Hustle/West Coast Swing- Held on the 4th Saturday of every month features a guest instructor teaching beginner and intermediate hustle, and a 50/50 DJ music mix of hustle and west coast swing.

Tango- Blue Moon Milonga held 5th Saturday of the month.  DJ music.


Colvin Run Dance Hall is unique as it is the only landed dance venue in the Washington Metropolitan area.  The Dance Hall has been maintained and preserved as an historical building since 1931.  The interior is charming with its beadboard vaulted ceiling, special lighting creates a glowing ambience and the dance floor is the highest quality 1,200 sq. ft. sprung oak. 

We welcome people of all ages and all levels of dance.   You don’t need to be a pro to dance at Colvin Run.   We provide dance instruction prior to all our dances by professional, outstanding and fun instructors.  So, no matter what your level of ability, this is the place for you!  This is your great opportunity to learn that dance for your son or daughter’s wedding, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, or other celebration. 

We invite you to come out and join the fun here at Colvin Run, where you will meet many warm and friendly people.

Colvin Run Dance Hall is run by the Colvin Run Citizens Association, an IRS designated 501(c)(3) public charity.  All donations are deductible in accordance with IRS rules and regulations.

Colvin Run Board of Directors
Great Falls | Colvin Run Dance Hall |  703-759-2685