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


2017 Barnacle Park Dance season  Suspended  pending repairs to Pavilion


We dance 2-5 pm select Sunday afternoons  in Hollywood at the Women's Club

                          see updated calendar next dance Page  

 September thru April Old-Time/Barn or Contradances

are usually 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.

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

954-260-0938  email

The Barnacle Park 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                                  

Alternate Miami dance site added in 2017  

per dancers requests-- Dancing continued May thru August

 Dance and dine indoors during summer months and rainy days

  John Martin's Restaurant and Pub  

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

dance at Miami's oldest Irish pub, then stay for dinner and...

 phone 305-445-3777

  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.






 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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