friends of Greenfield Dance

Where to Stay

If you are visiting the Greenfield contra dances and looking for a place to stay, we have listed a few ideas below for you to check out. This list does not indicate our recommendation, but is simply a list of options in the area. Please keep in mind that Western MA is home to a vibrant academic community of five colleges (Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mt. Holyoke College, Smith College, UMass Amherst), numerous community colleges, and private boarding schools. During move-in weekends and graduations weekends, lodging may not be available.

We also encourage you to explore listings on AirBnB, couchsurfing, or Hipcamp.

Please be advised that campgrounds in Western MA fill up early for holiday weekends. We recommend planning your travels in advance.

Traveler’s Woods of New England, Bernardston, MA

Country Aire Campground, Charlemont, MA

Mohawk Park Campground, Charlemont, MA

Barton Cove Campground, Gill, MA

Tully Lake Campground, Royalston, MA

Northampton/Springfield KOA, Westhampton, MA

White Birch Campground, Whately, MA

The Brandt House, Greenfield, MA

Stonehouse Farm Bed and Breakfast, Amherst, MA

Additional hotels are located in Hadley, MA.

Days Inn by Wyndham, Greenfield, MA

Red Roof, South Deerfield, MA

Fairfield Inn & Suites, Northampton, MA

Hampton Inn, Hadley, MA

Deerfield Inn, Historic Deerfield, MA

Black Walnut Inn, Amherst, MA

Inn at Boltwood, Amherst, MA

Hotel Northampton, Northampton, MA

Autumn Inn, Northampton, MA

If you are looking for lodging within the contra dance community, we might be able to help connect you to dancers in our community, with some advanced notice. Please send us an email to inquire.

FGD Events


24th Annual Fall Frolic


Three callers: Alex Deis-Lauby, Bob Isaacs w/ Guest Caller Showcase, and Ron Blechner Three bands: Polaris, Russet Trio, and Calico Admission: Dance for FREE with FGD membership sign up or renewal (membership costs $25) Non-member admission: $20 Sunday, November 3, 2019 2-10pm Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield, MA


New Year’s Eve Contra Dance


Playing: Center Street and Guiding Stars
Calling: George Marshal and TBA


Contra PROMenade 2020


Save the date! Contra Prom 2020 will feature Gaye Fifer and Eloise & Company! More details to come…