COVID-19 protocol-hand sanitizer at all tables and every 20 minutes the air is replaced 100% from outside air. Please RSVP to attend. Tables will be at a social distance of 4 feet. Masks suggested when dancing.
Parris Dance hosts monthly dance parties usually on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month. Please check the calendar to confirm dates. 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(Lady in Red), Mardi Gras, St. Patrick’s Day, Fiesta, Country Western, Tropical, Retro (50’s-80’s music), Red, White & Blue, Oktoberfest, and Halloween/Day of the Dead. Cost is typically $15/person or $25/couple(cash or check). Special parties are: Parris Dance Anniversary(April), Black & White Ball, Holiday & New Year’s Eve, which gives you a chance to dress up & go dancing. Light refreshments are served at all the parties. Doors open at 7:30 with dancing until 10:00pm.
ANNUAL SHOWCASE is held in the fall every year. The 5th annual will be December 5, 2021 in Rion Ballroom at UF.