Contradance, Old Time and Barn Dances
Dance at Two Historic Miami Sites


September thru April Old-Time/Barn or Contradances

are held at the historic Barnacle State Park from 6:30 to 10 pm,

right off the main street of Coconut Grove.The dance is the only

outdoor venue in South Florida, a covered pavilion with wood floor

on Biscayne Bay.

All dances have a dance review and caller Anita Mason to coach

new dancers, plus a live acoustic dance band, Cornbread,to

provide a foot-stomping beat. As a community event, dancers

may contribute snacks and goodies, enjoyed at the break.

                                      New for 2017  

      per dancers requests-- Dancing continues May thru August

                 We go indoors during summer months! Ahhhhh AC

 at John Martin's Restaurant and Pub  3-6 pm Sunday afternoons

 253 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, Fl, 33134,  upstairs banquet room.

Come to dance at Miami's oldest Irish pub, stay for dinner and

Open Mic performers 8-10 pm        phone 305-445-3777

 Summer Schedule          May 21     June 18,    July 23,      August 27 

(In lieu of donated snacks we order tasty appetizers at the break)

Parking Garage right across the street on Aragon Avenue, 1 block north

Irish Proverb  

"There are no strangers here, only friends we haven't met yet"

    Our social dances keep the tradition of welcoming newcomers.

More info?   call/text Dance Hosts Patrick and Anita Mason  954-431-0690

954-260-0938  email

The Barnacle features an Historic House with guided tours and plus lots of open grass area for blankets and picnic tables.There are several parking lots in Coconut Grove close to the Park.Admission is $10.

3495 Main Highway   Coconut Grove, FL 33133       

Park Office 305-442-6866 

LAST Barnacle DANCE  April 24 

Barnacle Dances restart September 24th       



 Ongoing dances in Broward and Boca   (see next page in menu)                                               Note: In case of stormy weather the Barnacle Dances may relocate to

John Martin'S Irish Pub and Restaurant

253 Miracle Mile Coral Gables, 10 min from Park PH 305 445-3777



                                      lively acoustic music by Cornbread Dance Band

Other cool Park Events are listed on The Barnacle website:

For more information:

Dance Hosts     Patrick and Anita Mason  954-431-0690,  954-260-0938      email

Caller, Hospitality, and Band Scheduling:  Ricky Sill coordinator  

Check out  Barnacle and Broward contra dance pics  on Facebook's Cornbread Dance Band page and "like us"




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