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Gulfport Casino Ballroom

5500 Shore Blvd. South, Gulfport, FL 33707
727-893-1070
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Ranked #6 of 13 attractions in Gulfport
Type: Dance Club/ Discos
Activities: Dancing
Owner description: There's no gambling at this city-owned casino, but there's plenty of dancing to live music and tunes spun by DJs. The casino is also available for... more » Owner description: There's no gambling at this city-owned casino, but there's plenty of dancing to live music and tunes spun by DJs. The casino is also available for private parties. « less
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Gulfport, Florida
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138 reviews 138 reviews
30 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The Casino is located right on the beach in the heart of Gulfport. It's a beautiful building with charm & lots of history. It is a wonderful spot for an event such as a wedding or large party with a stage, restrooms, large bar, & great views of Boca Ciega Bay. The city holds important community meetings there as well... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

what a lot of fun the place is super if you are doing a large group or event Can not wait till next year . The staff was great

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Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Beautifully restored 1920's ballroom with authentic wood dancefloor, band shell and fully stocked bar. This place is lovely and has waterviews on three sides, you are literally suspended over Boca Ciega Bay

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Gulfport, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Casino, as we call it, is a wonderful dance hall (one of the largest in the U.S.) with dance events almost every day! It also is available for rental for major events like wedding receptions or charity and company events.There are dance lessons and public ballroom dances most days of the week. Its most charming aspect is its views... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Love the Geeko Festival! It brings families together and the vendors are always different every year. The bands are always new and entertaining. The Casino offered a variety of dances to learn how to do.

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Bradenton, Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

I do not recommend their Christmas Dance. Cost was high and the band was terrible, with 5 minutes between songsl they were disorganized! Also, the entertainment was messed up because the person in charge of music couldn't get it right. Otherwise, we REALLY do like the place for dancing. Lots of room. Good dance floor. You can bring food in... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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96 reviews 96 reviews
32 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Attended the art fair here last weekend and it was a great venue. On street parking and the set up inside was very good. A varied group of artists left us with something for everyone.

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Brooksville, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

What an awesome evening...I attended Swing Time's 12th Anniversary with two of my friends and we literally had a blast. The best thing was that everyone dances with each other so it didn't matter that I didn't have a partner. Dance instructions were given to all of us as a group before the official dancing started. The live band "Eight... More

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Seminole, Florida
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

Besides the fact that location fields numerous dance classes to local residents, it's the perfect and has the ideal location if you are looking to plan a wedding that includes a beach front view. The Ballroom is large enough to accommodate large groups with a full bar service and kitchen facilities and is very clean. The price is very affordable... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2011

Artesto is right Play music to dance too. Why playing music from the 30's I stopped going myself for the same reason You have a great floor but grandma's music (sometimes)

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