ABDC Video of the Month


Dec 15, 2016: Ticket Sales and Performer Applications open.

March 1, 2017: Gala Performer Application due.

April 1, 2017: Travel Grant due.

May 15, 2017: Program ads due.

May 15, 2017: Volunteer Applications due.

June 1, 2017 or until spaces are sold out: Vendor Application.

June 1, 2017 or until spaces are filled: ABDC Showcase Application.

June 1, 2017: On-line stage form and music due

June 20, 2017: On-line registration for workshops ends. Tickets available at the ABDC Front desk for open workshops and galas during convention hours


Vendors at the Ausitn Belly Dance Convention

Our amazing vendors will be displaying their luxurious merchandise in the lobby and in the Hill Country Ballroom of Holiday Inn® Austin - Midtown Hotel. Come by and peruse vendors’ goods in the lobby without a ticket. Vendors in the ballroom have limited access.

Entrance to both Ballroom Vendors and Open Stage performances are FREE to the public Saturday, June 25th from 1:00-5:00 pm, and Sunday, June 256th from 1:00-3:00 pm. Shop and watch beautiful performers at the same time! The rest of the time, the ballroom is accessible only with workshop or show tickets.


Friday, June 24, 2016

Open to public (FREE entry):
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Open to class participants:
1:30 - 4:30 pm

Open during show:
6:00 - 10:00 pm

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Open to class participants:
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Open to public (FREE entry):
1:00 - 5:00 pm

Open during show:
6:00 - 10:00 pm

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Open to class participants:
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Open to public (FREE entry):
1:00 - 3:00 pm

Note: Ballroom has workshops and shows during vendor hours: Fri. 1:30 - 4:30 pm, and Sat. and Sun. 8:30 am - 12:30 pm and 7:00 - 10:00 pm.


Allison Lowery

Allison Lowery - Make-up Artist
Taking make-up and hair appointments. Allison Lowery has been a professional makeup artist for more than 20 years.  She has an MFA in Wig and Makeup Design from North Carolina School of the Arts.

Allison Lowery

Aloha Southwest Artistry
Handmade and non-hand made necklaces, pendants, rings, and bracelets.

Allison Lowery

Artwith Latex
Handcrafted original wearbale latex art.

Chadia's Dance Productions

Chadia's Dance Productions
Specializes in Swarovski and AB crystal adorned t-shirts: Hamsas, Eye of Protection, Ankh, Eye of Horus, Winged Goddess, and and More! In addition, we offer costume jewelry at affordable prices, costumes, and other various items for the belly dance enthusiast!

Enchanted Dream Wear

City Limits Chiropractic
Health and Wellness services.

Enchanted Dream Wear

Enchanted Dream Wear
Handmade Tribal fusion headresses and costumes and vintage Tribal jewelry and hairsticks from Java and Bali circa 1920s-1960s.

Gilded Gypsy
Creating unique wearable art, costuming and clothing from fine leathers, tapestries and fabrics.

Gitane's Treasures
Hand crafted Belly Dance swords, custom designed costumes, jewelry, and other metal works to adorn the body.   

The Hip Scarf Lady
Unique Hipscarves for you. Our jewelry is too beautiful not to share with the rest of the world!! Most are handcrafted in Egypt and can be personalized.

Hollywood Music Center
Extensive collection of the best and hottest CDs and DVDs.  

Irie Tribal Dance Company
Hand Dyed 25yd skirts, Cholis, Pantaloons, Tribal Bras and Belts, Tribal Jewelry, Bindis, and More.

Jamie Lynn Bellydance
Silk Veils and Skirts, Custom Costumes, and Bellydance Jewelry.  

Koi Pond Productions
Our phenonmenal videographer.

Lauren Checchio Jewelry
Unique, timeless jewelry.

Le-Vieux-Loup Photography
Taking studio photos by appointment - Life in itself is a dance. Capture those precious moments at the ABDC to remember forever!

Lilla Rose
Makes beautiful, durable, and secure hair jewelry for all hair types: unique Flexi Clips, bobby pins, hairbands, and more.

Mystic Angel Creations
Quality handcrafted, one-of-a-kind jewelry, featuring Goddess and Egyptian designs, natural stones and quality artisan materials. Renaissance-themed necklace sets available as well.

Natural Nurturing Services
Massage Therapy by Hannah Setu, LMT, MTI, Reiki Instr. returns to the ABDC for your comfort, balance and exquisite pain relief, Saturday and Sunday.

Rhonda Lanclos Art

Rhonda Lanclos Art
Bellydance is ART! Belly dance is full of rich, textural, colorful, fluid and intricate images that are a constant source of inspiration for  my artwork.

Roberta Belly Dance
Provides body stockings which offers support and comfort when wearing a two-piece costume, while maintaining the mesmerizing look of a belly dancer.

Pixie Glamour
Find fantastical feather jewelry & crystal bindis that only the faeries and pixies could have made!

Sahhira's Souk
A Bizarre Bazaar! Something for every budget and discerning taste! Silk Veils at sale prices; hair flowers/hair sticks; tribal & costume jewelry; Zills; skirts; fan veils; hip scarves; pants; tops; and much more!

Sheer Crystal Bellydance Boutique

Sheer Crystal Bellydance Boutique
Provides stunning bellydance costumes and accessories for dancers of all sizes and shapes. Enhance your personal style beautifully with Sheer Crystal.

Spitler Photography
Our wonderful ABDC Showcase Photographer.

Vance Strickland
Our phenomanl ABDC Gala Photographer.