Hey Fever!

Hey Fever! is back!

Hey Fever! is a full weekend of contra dancing from Friday night to Sunday afternoon. We love that so many out of town dancers join us for this total blast of a weekend – register early!

Hey Fever! 2024

Hey Fever! 2024 is happening!! Reserve November 1st to 3rd 2024 in your calendar!

Past Hey Fever! weekends (pre Covid) were a pure joy that were hugely enjoyed by EVERYONE who attended! And now Hey Fever! 2024 is going to happen!

The 2024 bands are Elixir and Peach Jam.

The 2024 callers are Nils Fredland and Alexandra Deis-Lauby.

Registration will open on May 1st, 2024.

More information will be available here soon.

Hey Fever! 2018 Photo: Nonni Iler

Hey Fever 2018: Genticorum with Lisa Greenleaf calling:

Here’s what dancers said about some past Hey Fevers!

2019: “It was the epitome of fun.” “We had a 7 hour drive to and from the dance but it was totally worth it.” “I HAD SO MUCH FUN AT HEY FEVER!!! You changed my life.” “I finished the weekend feeling like I’d been away on vacation.” “I never once felt like an outsider.” “very community minded.

2018: “Amazing bands, wicked callers, awesome crowd, smooth organization” “superb event.” “Great dance! This was my first year and I’ll definitely be back!!” “This was such a spectacular Hey Fever!” “some of the highest quality talent at an event;” “already looking forward to the next one.”

2017: “Was fabulous from start to finish.” “Everyone had a blast.” “I cried a little when it was over.” “My first full weekend dancing, I couldn’t imagine better.” “Hey Fever is becoming one of our favorite dance weekends. It’s a long way from central New Hampshire to Ottawa, but well worth the trip.”

2016: “Hey Fever is one of my favourite dance weekends.” “I can’t imagine a better time.” “Your community in Ottawa is so incredibly wonderful!” “I *love* Hey Fever.” “Totally worth traveling 3000 miles!” “It just gets better every year!” “It was perfect.”