Welcome to the 59th annual
San Antonio Folk Dance Festival (March 17-19, 2017)
and Fun Arts Day!

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The SAFDF concert showcases the beautiful talent and energy of local performing folk dance groups, plus special guests from further away. These performances, together with the fabulous ambiance and professional stage of OLLU's Thiry Auditorium, combine for an unforgettable evening of music, song, and dance.

In 2017, SAFDF is proud to showcase these performing groups:

  • Academy of Serbian Folk Dancing (Toronto, Canada)
  • Uzori Folk Dance Group (Houston, TX), presenting dances from Russia
  • Panamanian Folklore Dancers (Killeen, TX)
  • School of Science and Technology (SST) Turkish Folk Dance Team (San Antonio, TX)
  • Alamotion Dance Troupe (San Antonio, TX), presenting Scottish and modern dance
  • Serbian Cultural Association Zavicaj (Houston, TX)
  • Fandango Dance Troupe (San Antonio, TX)
  • Hula Halau Ohana Elikapeka (San Antonio, TX), performing Polynesian dances
  • Komenka Ethnic Dance Ensemble (New Orleans, LA), performing Filipino and American disco dances
  • Alegria Dance Company (San Antonio, TX), performing Mexican folklorico dances


  Ticket prices are as follows:
In advance At the door
Adults: $10 $15
Military and seniors: $13
Children 12 and under: $5 $7
Lap children: Free

Advance ticket sales are now closed. Purchase your tickets at the door on Saturday!

Videos of past concerts





Information for performing groups


The SAFDF steering committee selects groups for the concert a few months before the festival. Performances at the concert are by invitation and application only.

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Last updated: March 17, 2017