Dance World Records

Dance world records feature all different styles of dance, from the Twist to the Worm to go-go and the Macarena. If you've put in hours of practice doing tap, ballet, jazz or ballroom dancing, here's the place to show it off. If you're not a seasoned performer, it doesn't matter - just gather some friends and rave with glow sticks or crank the car stereo and groove in a parking lot.

65 Records Found

10:36 South Africa

Most People Dancing The "Gumboot Dance"

Executive Mayor

A total of 22 people danced the Gumboot Dance at once. They set the record to promote unity and social cohesion in their community.

06:28 India

Most People Performing A Karnataka Folk Dance At Once

Maharishi Vidya

541 students at Maharishi Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School in Tamil Nadu, India performed a Karnataka folk dance at once.

06:00 India

Most People Performing Tamil Fusion Folk Dance At Once

Maharishi Vidya

524 students at Maharishi Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School in Tamil Nadu, India performed a Tamil Fusion folk dance at once.

04:51 India

Most People Performing Kummi Folk Dance At Once

Maharishi Vidya

509 students at Maharishi Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School in Tamil Nadu, India performed a Kummi folk dance at once.

04:20 India

Most People Performing Dandiya Folk Dance

Maharishi Vidya

641 students at Maharishi Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School in Tamil Nadu, India performed a Dandiya folk dance at once.

04:01 India

Most People Dancing To "Shake Your Sillies Out"

Maharishi Vidya

543 students at Maharishi Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School in Tamil Nadu, India danced to Shake Your Sillies Out.

00:31 Scotland

Most Jumping Worm Moves Performed In 30 Seconds

Finlay MacKenzie

Finlay M. performed 10 jumping worm moves in 30 seconds.

00:33 Belgium

Most Calamari Ring Bounces Using Another Calamari Ring Ending With A Breakdance Routine

Pedro Elias

Pedro Elias bounced a calamari ring on another calamari ring five times, ending with a breakdance routine.

00:33 Belgium

Most People Dancing Polonaise While Holding A Lacrosse Stick

lubbeek leopards

Lubbeek Leopards danced polonaise while holding a lacrosse stick.

01:12 Nepal

Highest Tap Dance

Heather O'Neal

Heather O’Neal tap danced at an elevation of 5364 meters. She performed the feat at Mount Everest’s South Base Camp in Khumbu, Nepal. #RecordSetterBook01

00:32 United States

Most Times Performing The 'Berries & Cream' Dance In A Pizza Hut

Peter Shaffern

Peter Shaffern performed the Berries amp; Cream Dance twice inside a Pizza Hut restaurant.

00:19 United States

Most Dancers Wearing Fake Mustaches In A Can-Can Line

Wendy B

Wendy B. organized a can-can line featuring 13 dancers with fake mustaches. #BM2007

00:38 United States

Most People Doing The Cabbage Patch Dance In A Whole Foods With A Crying Bearded Man Watching

Team Hot Pink

18 members of Wieden Kennedy’s Team Hot Pink did The Cabbage Patch Dance[] in a Whole Foods while a crying, bearded man watched. The record was set in Portland, Oregon on April 1, 2010 at the agency’s 28th annual Founders’ Dayparty.URDB World Records co-foundersDan Rollman and Corey Henderson were on hand to preside over the event. [#FD28][]

00:42 United States

Most Clogging '#1 Steps' Performed In 30 Seconds

Kelly Reeves

Kelly Reeves performed 42 clogging ‘#1 steps’ in 30 seconds. Reeves learned the dance form while growing up in Georgia, and performed onstage at the Grand Ole Opry many times. The record was set at a World Record Appreciation Society event held at Joe’s Pub in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. #WRAS16

01:49 United States

Most People Dancing To A Song Playing From A Car Stereo

James Medina

James Medina and Paul Bryan led a group of 208 people dancing to music playing from a Ford Fusion. They set the record as part of Fusion 41, a nationwide world record challenge created by the Ford Motor Company. tag:RecordSetterBook01

01:44 Australia

Most People Doing "The Chicken Dance" At A Sporting Event

Attendees of Australia vs. England Twenty20 Cricket Match

At the Australia vs. England Twenty20 Cricket Match, 31,910 people performed the Chicken Dance, the most ever at a sporting event.URDB official Ella Morton traveled from New York City to witness the feat, which was created by KFC. Read more about the event here.

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