When and Where

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Copyright © Michael Rauner

 The 2017 Spiral Dance is likely to be held at the Richmond Memorial Convention Center, Richmond California.The Spiral Dance is happening on Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Come early to view the altars, hear pre-ritual music and listen to the Names of the Beloved Dead.


The Richmond Memorial Convention Center is located at 403 Civic Center Plaza. The Richmond Memorial Convention Center was originally constructed in 1949 and continues to be a focal point for the Community of Richmond.

The Richmond Memorial Convention Center offers:

  • An ADA Compliant site
  • Ample parking for those that choose to drive
  • Space for more than 3000 attendees
  • Access from Public Transportation – Richmond Bart*
* Richmond Bart is the closest BART station but it isn’t particularly close.The Spiral Dance Cell is dedicated to providing a safe and accessible venue for our community. We are  finalizing a plan to provide a shuttle between Richmond BART and the auditorium. Stay Tuned for details!



  • 2017 Intention

    Riding the knife's edge of history, we face the great challenge of this present moment; to step off the old path and weave futures of strength and joy with the dead and the generations to come.

  • Admission

    This ritual is Bay Area Reclaiming’s largest fundraiser for the year, and supports many of our other activities, courses, ritual, and resources.

    As soon as the venue is announced, we will begin accepting donations for tickets.

    Donor - Suggested Donation $120.00*

    Supporter – Suggested Donation $60.00*

    Regular Admission – $25.00*

    Special Needs – $18.00*

    Youth (12-17) – $18.00*

    Senior (65+) – $18.00*

    Children under 12 years old are welcomed at no charge with a paid admission

    In keeping with our Principles of Unity, sponsorship for those with a lack of funds is encouraged.

  • When and where

    The Likely location for this year's Spiral Dance is the Richmond Convention Center, Richmond California.

    The Spiral Dance is happening Saturday, October 28th, 2017.

  • Photography on this site

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