Nearby Dances

Dance groups doing similar dance forms, or connected with Germantown Country Dancers in some way. For an up-to-date listing of a much larger range of folk and participatory dance forms in the Philadephia area, check out

Page updated July 2023

Philadelphia and North Suburbs

Mainline, Delaware County

  • Park Avenue Contra: 2nd & 4 Tuesdays, 7:30-9:30pm, in Swarthmore, PA.
  • Park Avenue Gentle English is at the same Park Avenue location on 1st and 3rd Thursday afternoons 2:00-4:00pm. ECD at a relaxed pace, mostly familiar figures and dances. (Temporary) Facebook page for both dances. Contact: Jenny Beer.
  • 18th Century English Country Dance. 1st Wednesdays, Chadds Ford, PA. Contact: George & Lynne Tolton, , ,   610-431-2359
  • Delaware Valley Scottish Dance Mondays, Clifton Heights.
  • Kingsessing Morris. Monday nights, Merion, PA.
  • Mostly Waltz. 3rd Sundays. Broomall, PA.

West of the Philadelphia Region

  • Birdsboro Contra 1st Saturdays during school year.
  • Lancaster Contra 3rd Saturdays.
  • The Tapestry Historic Dance Ensemble: Colonial, Regency, and Victorian eras. 1st, 2nd, 4th Thursdays in Royersford, PA (near Valley Forge). 3rd Thursdays in Bryn Mawr. Private venues - We welcome dancers but must have advance notice.. Information: 610-705-3568  

South Jersey


  • English & Scottish class series, several a year, Thursday evenings. In Arden. (north of Wilmington). Contact: Michael Wood
  • Delaware Valley Scottish Dance Monday nights, Newark.
  • Dover Dancers English Country and Colonial dancing. 2nd Saturdays, also demonstration group and special events.