List of U.S. state dances

This is a list of non-official U.S. state dances

This is a list of non-official U.S. state dances:[1]

State State dance Year &
Alabama Square Dance 1981[2]
Alaska Yup'ik dance
Arkansas Square Dance
Arizona Square dance 2017
California West Coast Swing [3]
Square dance (official folk dance)
Colorado Square Dance
Connecticut Square Dance
Delaware Maypole Dance

Square Dance (Folk Dance)

Florida Square Dance (official folk dance) 1986
Georgia Square Dance
Hawaii Hula
Idaho Square Dance
Illinois Square Dance 1990[4]
Kentucky Clogging 2006[5]
Louisiana Square Dance 1999
Maryland Square Dance
Massachusetts Square Dance 1990[6][7]
Minnesota None (Proposed Square dance)
Mississippi Square Dance 1995[8]
Missouri Square Dance
Montana Square Dance
Nebraska Square Dance
New Jersey Square Dance
(official folk dance)
New York Lindy Hop
North Carolina Clogging
(official folk dance)
Carolina Shag
(official popular dance)
North Dakota Square Dance
Ohio Charleston
Oklahoma Square Dance
Oregon Square Dance
Pennsylvania Polka
South Carolina The Shag
Square dance
(State American Folk Dance)
Richardson waltz
(State waltz)
South Dakota Square Dance
Tennessee Square Dance
Texas Texas Two-Step
Utah Square Dance 1994[10]
Virginia Square Dance 2011[11]
Washington Square Dance 1979[12]
West Virginia Square dance Folk Dance 1986
Wisconsin Polka 1993[13]

References change

  1. Official State Dances,, accessed April 21, 2006.
  2. "Official American Folk Dance of Alabama". Alabama Emblems, Symbols and Honors. Alabama Department of Archives & History. 2001-07-12. Archived from the original on 2008-01-10. Retrieved 2007-03-18.
  3. "History and Culture - State Symbols". The California State Library. State of California. 2007. Archived from the original on 2019-01-05. Retrieved 2008-03-31.
  4. "Illinois official Dance". State Symbols. Illinois State museum.
  5. "Kentucky State Symbols". Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives. 2007-03-30. Archived from the original on 2007-07-31. Retrieved 2007-07-02.
  6. Folk dance of the Commonwealth, General Laws of Massachusetts, Chapter 2, Section 32.
  7. "State Symbols". Citizen Information Service. Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2007-03-18.
  8. Official State Dances from NETSTATE
  9. "Official State Symbols of North Carolina". North Carolina State Library. State of North Carolina. Archived from the original on 2018-12-24. Retrieved 2008-01-26.
  10. Utah State Folk Dance - Square Dance Archived 2012-09-04 at the Wayback Machine from "Pioneer - Utah's Online Library" page. Retrieved on 2008-09-08
  11. "Virginia Eblems And Designations". Virginia State Legislature. Retrieved 2011-01-19.
  12. "Symbols of Washington State". Washington State Legislature. Archived from the original on 2007-03-05. Retrieved 2007-03-11.
  13. "Wisconsin State Symbols". State of Wisconsin. Archived from the original on 2010-01-12. Retrieved 2007-07-11.