Belly Dance Festivals in the United States

ARIZONA

 

March/April: Spring Workshop (Tucson)

July: Cool Summer Workshops & Showcase (Sedona/Flagstaff)

November: Fall Festival of Music and Dance (Phoenix)

 

 

ARKANSAS

 

July: ShimmyFest (Fayetteville)

 

 

CALIFORNIA -- SOUTHERN

 

February: Belly Dancer of the Universe Competition (Long Beach)

March: Gothla (Pomona)

April: Market at the Casbah (Fullerton)

April: Raqs L.A. (Glendale)

June: Cairo Caravan (Long Beach)

October: Bedouin Bazaar (San Diego)

 

 

CALIFORNIA -- NORTHERN

 

March: Rakkasah West (Vallejo)

February: Winter Moon (Richmond)

May: Tribal Fest (Sebastopol)

December: Tribal Fusion Faire (San Luis Obispo)

 

 

COLORADO

 

April/May: Elevation

May/June: Al Mafra Presents (Durango)

June: Shimmy for the Cure (Denver)

 

 

FLORIDA

 

May: Spirit of the Tribes (Ft. Lauderdale)

September: Miami Bellydance Convention

October: Joharah Hafla & Seminar (Miami)

October: Festival on the Nile (Orlando)

 

 

GEORGIA

 

February: TribalCon (Downtown Decatur)

 

 

ILLINOIS

 

June: Tribal Revolution (Elk Grove Village)

July: Chicago Shimmyfest

September: Hiptastic (Round Lake Beach)

October: Midwest Tribal Mafia (Chicago area)

 

 

MARYLAND

 

November: Belly Dance Nationals Competition (Linthicum)

 

 

MICHIGAN

 

November: Great Lakes Belly Dance Convention (Ann Arbor)

 

 

MONTANA

 

May: Montana State Belly Dance Festival (Helena)

August: Yellowstone Valley Bellydance Festival (Billings)

 

 

NEBRASKA

November: Tribal Dreams (Lincoln)

 

NEVADA

 

July: Wiggles of the West Belly Dance Competition (Las Vegas)

September: Las Vegas Belly Dance Intensive & Festival (Las Vegas)

 

 

NEW JERSEY

 

April / May: Spring Caravan (Somerset)

October: Rakkasah East (Somerset)

 

 

NEW YORK

 

May: Festival of the East (Long Island)

November: Strong Island Raqs (Long Island)

 

 

NORTH CAROLINA

 

March: Shimmy for a Cause (Wilson)

October: TribOriginal (Hendersonville)

 

 

OHIO

 

April: Belly Flea Agora (Toledo)

April: Raks Mystique Arts Festival (Dayton)

August: Cincinnati Raqs (Cincinnati)

 

 

OREGON

 

April: Saqra's Annual Belly Dance Showcase Festival (Portland)

October: Fall Festival of Dance (Eugene)

November: Saqra's Annual Fall Festival & Competition (Portland)

 

 

TEXAS

 

January: 3rd Coast Tribal Festival (Dallas-Fort Worth)

May: Shimmy by the Sea (Corpus Christi)

 

 

WASHINGTON

 

March: Cues & Tattoos (Seattle)

July: Mediterranean Fantasy Festival (West Seattle)

 

 

WISCONSIN

 

October: Northern Lights Belly Dance Festival

October: Full Circle Belly Dance Festival (Cable)