About Us

The Portland Country Dance Community is a non-profit organization that promotes, preserves, and teaches traditional English and American music and dance in metropolitan Portland, Oregon. Our activities include:

English Country Dances: Every Friday evening at the Burlingame Water Tower Dance Hall
 2nd Sunday afternoons from September thru June, for an Advanced Dance at The Renaissance School
Contra Dances: PCDC hosts the 2nd, 4th and 5th Saturday evenings of every month at the Fulton Community Center
Family Dances: The 2nd Saturdays in October, November, January, February, March and April at the Fulton Community Center
Special Dances: Portland Megaband Benefit Contra Dance, 2nd Saturday in March.
Portland English Country Ball in November.
New Year’s Contra Dance.
Dance Weekends: Portland Raindance, our spring in-town dance weekend, the last weekend in April.
Northwest Passage, the Labor Day Dance Camp.
PCDC Grants: PCDC Grants Fund – to help PCDC members attend dance and music camps and workshops.

Please be aware of our Safe Dancing Policy.

A more complete description of PCDC can be found in the PCDC bylaws.

Financials are available by request and a summary P&L will be found in the Sept-Oct newsletter for that year.