The Portland Country Dance Community (PCDC) is a volunteer-run organization of community dancers, musicians, callers, and teachers, who promote country dance and music traditions through regular dances, workshops, and other events in the greater Portland, Oregon, area. Our current focus is contra, English, and community dance and music with influences that include African American, Celtic, English, French Canadian, North American, Scandinavian, and other related living traditions, expressed through live performance and participation.


Read our COVID-19 information (updated October 25, 2022) before attending any event. Don’t be turned away at the door.  If you develop COVID systems after a PCDC event, please use our contact form or email us at to tell us when you tested positive, what event you attended, and any symptoms you might want to mention. We’ll summarize exposures on the COVID-19 information page.  We will never reveal your identity.

Footnotes: The November-December 2022 issue of our newsletter is out. Submissions for the November-December newsletter are due in by October 12th.


Also see the Upcoming Dances list, or go to our Monthly Calendar page. Be sure to check whether an event requires or recommends pre-registration.

Photos by Doug Plummer