Guelph Lake: Saturday, Aug 4th

Guelph Lake Conservation Area

- Saturday, Aug. 4th  '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

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.  


Saturday, August 4th 2018
Dance Tent   Pavillion
11:00am - Festival Opens with Music
11:30am - Chinese Dragon Dancing  
12:00pm - Nia Dance
 1:00pm - Contact Improve  1:30pm - Argentine Tango level 1
 2:00pm - African Dance  2:30pm - Argentine Tango level 1
 3:00pm to 4:00pm -Break / Mini Social  3:30pm to 4:30pm -Break / Mini Social
3:30pm - 4:30pm - Drumming Session (opened to all - bring your drums)
 4:00pm - Army of Sass  4:30pm - Liquid Lead Dancing
 5:00pm - Belly Dance  5:30pm - Waltz Dancing
 6:00pm to 7:30pm - Social Dancing (Hafla -Belly Dance Party and Improv) 6:45pm - Performances 
  7:00pm - Social Dancing (Ballroom and Latin)
10:00pm - Festival Closes for the evening  



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