Welcome to the 62nd annual
San Antonio Folk Dance Festival (March 13-15, 2020)
and Fun Arts Day!

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The next meeting of the SAFDF steering committee will be on Sunday, February 23, at 10:00 a.m., at Aloha Kitchen.

A beautiful tradition

The San Antonio Folk Dance Festival (SAFDF) celebrates dancing, music, costumes, and friendship of cultures from all over the world. Come celebrate with us for a wonderful, special weekend of international folk dancing and culture!

Learn international folk dances

SAFDF features workshops in beautiful and fun dances from all over the world, taught by world-renowned folk dance teachers.

Enjoy lively dance parties

Festival evenings culminate in parties featuring folk dance favorites that keep everyone, from complete beginners to seasoned veterans, dancing for hours. This year we're delighted to feature live music by HOMEGROWN at the Saturday-night party and country-western DJ music at the Friday-night party. And there's great food too!

Experience the concert of folk dance performances

The SAFDF concert is a dazzling show of beautiful costumes, music, and motion by talented local performing groups and the occasional extra-special guests from far away. And this year we have two concerts, in honor of our big celebration!

Partake of great food at the Henry Lash Bash

Sunday features this historic SAFDF tradition - a delicious catered lunch and a great chance to catch up with friends old and new.


SAFDF is held on the beautiful campus of Our Lady of the Lake University:

See the OLLU campus map for the detailed locations of these venues.


SAFDF would not be possible without the generous financial and practical support of these wonderful benefactors:

Nelda Drury,
founder and lifetime benefactor of SAFDF

International Folk Culture Center,
Our Lady of the Lake University

City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture

Texas Commission on the Arts

Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation

Light One Candle Children's Education Fund

Aloha Kitchen
Our Friends of SAFDF:

Vonnie Brown
RosieLee Camacho Salinas
Sally Martin

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Last updated: February 2, 2020