Cincinnati National Square Dance Convention in 2017

Square Dancing at Cincinnati National Square Dance Convention


Here’s some information about the 66th National Square Dance Convention coming to Cincinnati in 2017 on Yahoo News .

The National Square Dance Convention will take place June 21st – June 24th, 2017 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in 2017 as a major event for the year in the state of Ohio. “Cincinnati – Your 2017 Destination Vacation”

The Duke Energy Convention Center will provide a great amount of area for square dancing with 750,000 total square feet and is backed by several great hotels that total more than 3,000 hotel rooms within walking distance of the center.

The City of Cincinnati has a very thorough bus system. You may contact the Metro System by calling (513) 621-4455. Of course there are taxi and other ground transportation options available.

2,500 parking spaces are located in close proximity of the center, whether you choose to use private flat parking lots, metered street spaces, or locally managed parking garages. The garages offer direct entry into the Duke Energy Convention Center via Cincinnati’s Skywalk System. Further, there are several parking lots or parking garages located around the Duke Energy Convention Center . For more details about the Duke Energy Convention Center parking systems contact these numbers:

Central Parking: (513)345-4461
Systems Parking: (513) 684-9341

The 66th National Square Dance Convention provides two ATMs in the convention center. They are both located on Level 1 near the main entrance (Fifth Street and Elm Street) and in the Fifth Street Concourse near Hall B.

If you are flying in to the convention, The Dayton International Airport (DAY) is 66 miles north of the Duke Energy Convention Center. The Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport – CVG is just 13 miles away.

The Greater Cincinnati USA Convention and Visitors Bureau is a great resource for more information about available restaurants and dining in the downtown area of the “Queen City”

There will be lots of dancing and, of course, square dance calling at the “national.” Hope to see you there! Enjoy the event.

Shaun Werkele




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