Dancing World Records

Dancing 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.

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126 Records Found


Most Cancer Survivors Doing "The Twist"

18th Annual Cancer Survivors' Walk & Celebration Participants

Over 700 cancer survivors did "The Twist" in Grant Park at the 18th Annual Cancer Survivors’ Walk amp; Celebration.

05:58 Canada

Most Additional Weight Added To A Person Performing The Glide Dance

Darryl Learie

Darryl Learie performed the glide dance with 129 pounds of extra weight on his body.

00:17 United States

Most People Dancing While Wearing "F Cancer" Shirts

F Cancer

Seven people joined together and danced while wearing "F Cancer"[]shirts. The man in the plaid shirt was not counted.

01:05 United States

Most People Dancing To Video Game Songs In One Minute

iD Tech Camps Arizona State University

A total of 16 student campers from iD Tech Camps Arizona State University[] danced to 12 songs from classic video games in one minute. [#iDTech][]

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.


Most People Dancing The Robot While Dressed As Robots

Thrive Tablet LA

96 people dressed as robots danced "the robot" at the same time.

00:59 United States

Most Videos Shot At A Dance Party

Open Video Conference Party Attendees

831 videos were shot at The Open Video Conference’s dance party, a new world record.The party took place in New York City on October 1, 2010. URDB officials Evan Altshuler and Emily Miethner were present to oversee the feat. Verisign.tv sponsored the event. Participants submitted videos in three different ways: Uploaded videos to a social network and tagged them with #dottvparty. Uploaded videos to openvideoconference.org. Downloaded ecaster.tv mobile app and uploaded videos to openvideo.tv.

00:20 United States

Longest Fake Mustache Conga Line

Texas 4000

48 members of Texas 4000 donned fake mustaches and danced in a conga line. Each mustache was made using Break Cancer stickers.

03:10 United States

Most Graphic Designers Dancing To "Thriller"

Alfalfa Studio

Seven graphic designers from Alfalfa Studio and MyORB hit the streets of Soho in New York City and danced to Michael Jackson’s Thriller.

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

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

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][]

00:22 United States

Largest Group Of Girls Named Toby Dancing At Once

Toby Petersen

Toby Peterson danced in a group all by her self.

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

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