Syracuse International Folk Dancers


Syracuse, New York


We are back!

The Syracuse International Folk Dancers have started up again with inside dancing!
Please join us from 7:30-9:30pm in the First UU Fellowship Hall. 109 Waring Rd., Syracuse, NY

Covid Protocol

We managed through Covid by dancing outside, winter and summer!

Winter group Winter dancing

Summer dancing Summer group Snow group

Come join a fun and welcoming social dance group.
The majority of our dances do not require a partner!

Chilili Lines
Andrea Group Couple

*** Fun Stuff ***

Check out our Periodic Table of Dances!
Thanks to our resident dancing chemistry professor :)


We have added video links to some of the dances we do on our new Dance Links page. Take a look!

Information about SIFD

Covid Protocol:

• Proof of vaccination required.
• Masks optional if CDC rates Onondaga County low or moderate for COVID risk, required if high.

We expect all dancers to stay home when they are not feeling well and not to return until after all their symptoms have left. For COVID specifically, we ask all dancers to observe CDC guidelines.

Gathering with any group involves risk of illness. By attending the dances you accept that risk.

Thursdays from 7:30 - 9:30 pm, except major holidays.
Generally 7:30 - 8:30 is dance and teaching, 8:30 - 9:30 is request dancing.
$5.00 fee. (First night free!)
Students dance free!

First Unitarian Universalist Church
109 Waring Rd. (Corner of Nottingham Rd.)
Syracuse, NY 13224

Circle, line, and couple dances from around the world, especially Eastern Europe, The Balkans, Israel, Scandinavia, Greece, Russia and The British Isles.

Anyone looking for the fun of a dancing challenge with a friendly group of people!

To enjoy the beautiful music
To learn a wide range of styles of dance
To socialize with other people who love to dance
And you can have a great time while getting exercise!

Come join us!

Links to other Syracuse and regional dances

Syracuse Country Dancers (Contra & English Country)
Ithaca International Folk Dancers
Roberson Folk Dancers (Binghamton)
Dancing Around Western New York
Dance Tymes Calendar (For Ithaca and Central New York)
Bassett Street Hounds (Morris)

Other related links

Hudson-Mohawk Traditional Dances, Inc. (Dance Flurry)
Mainewoods Dance Camp

How to contact us

For more information about the Syracuse International Folk Dancers, please contact:
Patty 315-471-6399
Carmen 315-632-4992
or e-mail:

Last update: Sep. 28, 2022