Square dancers from SaddleBrooke Squares Dance Club along with dancers from Southern Arizona celebrated the 75th annual White Mountain Rim Rompers Cool Mountain Fling Square Dance and Round Dance Festival held Thursday, July 13 to Monday, July 16.

Over 95 dancers were spinning, swinging and weaving in the White Mountain Dance Hall in Show Low, Arizona. The caller for the festival was Andy Allemao from California who kept the crowd energetic with his dynamic calling. As one dancer commented, “He’s got more energy than the that pink bunny who keeps going and going and going!”

The Cool Mountain Fling included square dancing, round dancing, both square and round dance workshops, a barbecue lunch on Saturday afternoon, an after party with ice cream and a continental breakfast on Sunday… what more could you ask for!

At the end of the festival, dancers said ‘so long’ to old and new-found friends with plans to return for the 2024 Cool Mountain Fling.

For more information and how you can join in this amazing activity, visit saddlebrookesquares.com.

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