US Events

Earth Day – Sunday, April 22nd 11am
Lake County Planetary Dance
Austin Park, 14077 Lakeshore Drive, Clearlake, CA
Theme: Acknowledge and Heal
Contact: Casey Carney,

Sunday, June 3rd 2018
38th Annual Planetary Dance
Mt. Tamalpais State Park, Mill Valley, CA
Check back for more information.
Location directions – same as for 37th event below.

38th annual event

Join Anna and friends for the 37th annual Planetary Dance – Sunday, June 4th at Mt. Tamalpais State Park, California, USA

Past Events – 2017

Monday, October 30th
California State University, Fullerton

ECS Lawn (behind Pollak Library)
Contact: Lisa D. Long

Saturday, July 29th 10:30am
Portland, Oregon – Kelley Point Park
Contact: Tamara Gilbert

Past Events

December 2016

Sunday, December 18
Tongvu Park, Santa Monica, CA
Meet at: Gathering Hill Amphitheater (free event)
Contact: Jennifer Hong,

September 2016

Saturday, October 1 (Residency program Sept. 18 – Oct. 1st)
Madison, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Contact: Jamie McHugh 415.250.4133

July 2016

Sunday, July 17 10:30am – 1:30pm
Portland, OR
Kelley Point Park
Contact: Tamara Gilbert 503.891.4747

Sunday, June 12 4:00pm (open rehearsal: Saturday, June 11 4-6pm)
Boulder Creek, CO
Scott Carpenter Park (upper lawn above creek)
Contact: Melinda –

Sunday, June 5 11:00am
Plainfield, MA
Earthdance Retreat Center, 252 Prospect St.
Contact: or

Past Events – 2015

Please visit – a Worldwide Celebration of Anna Halprin in her 95th year!

August 2015

Thursday, August 27:
Fort Flagler, WA
Dance Camp Northwest
Contact: Jamie McHugh
Websites : and

July 2015

Sunday, July 26 10:30am
Portland, OR – Kelley Point Park
Contact: Tamara Gilbert

Sunday, July 26 5:00-6:00 pm
Portland, OR – Reed College – BMCA Conference*
Contact: Claudia Cuentas
*The Planetary Dance at Reed College is open to the public.

June 2015

Sunday, June 7:
Asheville, NC
Contact : Cameron Richardson (

Sunday, June 14th:
Portland, OR
Contact: Siere Munro ( or Karri Winn (

Thursday, June 18
Dallas, TX – Dallas County Jail
Contact: Ana Shoemaker

Saturday, June 20th:
Old Manse in Concord, MA
Contact: Elisabeth Osgood-Campbell (

Dallas, TX – Cottonwood Park
Contact: Ana Shoemaker

May 2015

Sunday, May 31st
Boulder, CO
Contact: MelindaHarrison (303-442-3026)

Past Events – 2014


Dallas, Texas
Saturday, June 21st 9:30-11:30am
BYO picnic following event
Location: Cottonwood Park, 1301 W. Belt Line, Richardson

Past Events – 2013

Olympia, Washington
June 21, 7-10pm
Waves Studio, 232 Division St., NW
Leader: Jamie McHugh
Click here for more information

San Francisco Bay Area Planetary Dances

Fri April 19 Forest Meadows Field, Dominican University, San Rafael, 2:30pm

Fri April 26 Front of Zellerbach Playhouse, UC Berkeley, 4:30pm

Sun May 5 Yerba Buena Gardens, San Fran, 2pm, close Bay Area Dance Week

Please support the 38th annual PLANETARY DANCE with a donation of $25 or more.

Sunrise Ceremony: Gather at parking lot below peak at 5:20am, ceremony at the top 5:45am
Sunrise Ceremoney Map - Click for larger view Click map for larger view
  Main Event at Santos Meadow: 11am - 2pm Location Map (jpg)
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Videos and Photos from Past Events

Banner Photos on this Website by: photographer John Kokoska Click here to see John Kokoska's photo slideshow of the 30th Annual Planetary Dance Celebration Produced by EarthAlive Communications - 27th Annual Planetary Dance - Procession & Prelude to the Earth Run - Planetary Dance - Sunrise Ceremony 2008 Photos of 29th Planetary Dance by Bruce Bagnoli - Photos of 29th Planetary Dance, Mt. Tamalpais, June 20th, 2009 Planetary Dance Poetic Offerings Click here for Jahan Khalighi's poem "Rebirth" honoring the event and his grandmother, Anna Halprin. The Place From Which We Came by Jahan Khalighi Of the Earth by James Hurd Nixon