COVID-19 protocol-face coverings are now optional when dancing, hand sanitizer at all tables and every 20 minutes the air is replaced 100% from outside air. Limited seating, must RSVP to attend at this time.
Parris Dance hosts monthly dance parties usually on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month. The dance parties are open to the public and held at Rena’s Ballroom. The venue has a large floating bamboo floor, surround sound, and plenty of free parking. Rena’s Ballroom is located at 720 NW 23rd Ave. Gainesville, FL.
The dances gives everyone in Gainesville & the surrounding area an opportunity to dance at a beautiful venue. We play a wide variety of music at each dance. Here’s a small sample of some of the dances: Fox Trot, Waltz, Tango, Rumba, Cha Cha, Swing, Salsa, Bachata, and Country Two Step.
We have lots of themed dance parties throughout the year. Some are Valentine’s Day, Mardi Gras, St. Patrick’s Day, Fiesta, Ballroom meets Country, Tropical, Retro (50’s-80’s music), Red, White & Blue, Oktoberfest, and Halloween. Cost is typically $15/person or $25/couple(cash or check). Special parties are: Parris Dance Anniversary in April, National Ballroom Week in September, Holiday & New Year’s Eve in December, which gives you a chance to dress up & go dancing. Light refreshments are served at all the parties. Parties run from 7:45-10:00pm.
ANNUAL SHOWCASE is held in the fall every year. 2021- December 5th