Guelph Lake: Saturday, Aug 11th

Guelph Lake Conservation Area

- Saturday, Aug. 11th  '18 

Welcome to the FDFest at the Guelph Lake Conservation Area

This is the 4th year we are hosting FDFest in Guelph lake and we have a lot in store for you.  

New this year:  4 dance socials in Latin, rain or shine

1. Saturday Night - Latin social dancing
                                        - Belly Dance Hafla (party)
2. Sunday nights - Argentine Tango
                                      - Kizomba Groove

3. CAMPING AVAILABLE FOR SATURDAY & SUNDAY NIGHT.  Click for details

We will also have two dance areas (Dance Pavilion and the Dance tent).  You will get to enjoy dance workshops taught by local dance schools, and lots of social dancing in Music from around the world.

We also have  Kid's Cafe Area!  (link above on navigation bar) 

We have an amazing line up of instructors who will be attending and performances.  Below is the schedule for the day.  Please note, the event is FREE for everyone, though there are some details about the park that you should all be aware of.  Please click for more information.  

Schedules

12:00 -       Festival Opens with music

1:00 -       Stretching    (Dance Tent)
                    w/ 

1:45 -        Nia Dance Workshop
                      w/    (Dance Pavilion)
1:45 -        Drumming Workshop   (Dance Tent) 

2:30 -       Kizomba Dancing Workshop
                    w/   (Dance Pavilion)
2:30 -       Contact Improv Workshop
                    w/   (Dance Tent)

3:15 -      Liquid Lead Workshop
                   w/  (Dance Pavilion)
3:15 -     Flamenco Dance Workshop
                   w/  (Dance Tent)

4:15 -     Casino Rueda Workshop
                    w/   (Dance Pavilion) 
4:15 -     Belly Dance Workshop 
                   w/   (Dance Tent)

5:15 -      FDFest Dance Games
                   ('wtf' is this Nico? lol)  (Open Field)

6:30 (ish) -   Performances
                    

7:00 (ish) - Social Dancing to Latin, Ballroom, 
                        Swing, Kizomba and more.  Dancing is opened to
                        everyone.  4 hours of dancing in the dark
                        
                      Dance Tent  - Belly Dance Hafla (party)

11:00  -  Closing for the evening.  FDFest 2018 continues tomorrow,
                    Sunday, August 12th.  

Please donate, thank you

The FDFest is a free event open to everyone in the community.  We are able to do this through the generosity of our sponsors and the communities around us.  If you would like to support the festival, Please Click Here To Donate.  Thank you.  See you soon on the dance floor, cheers    
      - FDFest Committee

 

We would like to thank all the instructors who volunteered their time and passion for sharing with everyone, the volunteers who helped during the festival (special shout out to Bill Hutt and Martin Teeter), all the supporters who helped us raise money for our outdoor dance floor, all our sponsors, the instructors and all their students, the DJ's, our amazing committee members, Jennifer Redmond, Joy Sammy and Roblynn Hunnisett, and lastly all the dancers, promoters and enthusiasts of dance.  Without you, none of this would be possible.  Thank you all.  See you in the summer of 2018

A huge thanks to our 2018 partners!


Flying Dance Company Ontario Arts Council