Norwegian Folkdance

Folkdance opportunities abound in the Puget Sound region.  If you enjoy a good polka, waltz or schottis, consider taking lessons or enjoying a night out of dancing with one of these groups.


Skandia Folkdance offers instruction in all levels of folk dancing, and coordinates several special folk dance events each year. 

The Leif Erikson Sons of Norway lodge in Ballard has a Leikarringen that meets every Tuesday.  If you've been to the Ballard 17. mai parade, you will have seen them perform!

Barneleikarringen of Greater Seattle offers instruction in Scandinavian folkdance for children on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month at the Nordic Heritage Museum in Ballard.

The Norsk Folkedans Stemne is held each year at Camp Brotherhood.


The Poulsbo Sons of Norway has one of the largest Norwegian youth dance groups in the country, and also offers adult dance lessons.