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Address: 5500 Shore Blvd. South, Gulfport, FL 33707
Phone Number: +1 727-893-1070
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Activities: Dancing
Description: The Casino has a flexible and friendly staff to ensure the ease and...
The Casino has a flexible and friendly staff to ensure the ease and pleasure of coordinating events and to help them run as smoothly as possible.
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A Great Place to have a Party or a Dance

The Lesbian community of Gulfport has been having dances here for the past 15 years. Our town of Gulfport is openly friendly to the LGBT community.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Gulfport, FL
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The Lesbian community of Gulfport has been having dances here for the past 15 years. Our town of Gulfport is openly friendly to the LGBT community.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 464 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Like many things in Gulfport, Florida, this place is not always what it seems. Basically, it is called a Casino but is not a Casino in that this not a gambling establishment, It is a pretty cool venue, though, on the waterfront featuring various activities from ballroom dancing to trade shows and conventions. Fine arts fairs and the wellness fair... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

...I can't imagine a better deal for $8 than the two hours of lessons (great teachers) topped by the opportunity to really dance with the partners you just practiced with...and then a stoll outside and down the beach with your favorite!

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Gulfport, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I have attended several events at this location for a multitude of reasons throughout the years and never ever have been disappointed... from formal dances, weddings, health fairs, art events, Halloween parties, volunteer appreciation parties, etc. The building has a special art deco quality that can be easily transformed into the theme of whatever special event it hosts. The bartenders... More 

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Guelph,On
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Wonderful show, hear they also have great dances but don't expect a casino! This building was converted long ago to serve many different purposes. Close to many shops, restaurants, the pier, and beach.

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Dunedin, Florida
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24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

After a wonderful dinner at the "La Côte Basque Wine Warehouse" restaurant our group of 15 continued on to the Casino for the end of the year party. A great success! Very nicely decorated, a nice band and very good DJ for dancing, the geko dropped at midnight. Music, balloon hats, party hats, hot hors d'oeuvres and champagne... a wonderful... More 

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Baildon, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

My wife and i have been holidaying in st petersburgh for 24 years and did not know gulf port was there,we were driving towards 34th yesterday as a get lost trip when we saw the signs for gulf port historic district,so we went,what a place,the ballroom was fab,very 30s,andn the area surounding was like being in the keys.we go back... More 

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My son & his fiance got married here last weekend. They had both the ceremony & reception inside & there was plenty of room for both. it is easy to decorate & John (the coordinator) was a great help. The bartenders were amazing & the drinks reasonably priced.

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Bradenton, Florida
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20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

$7.00 admission for a Sunday night - this included 2 hours of dance instruction which was quite informative. Drinks are reasonable, clean restrooms and there are even drawings for door prizes. Spacious facility!

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The Gulfport Historic Casino and Ballroom is a dream space for a wedding reception. My partner and I had our marriage ceremony, dinner, and awesome dance-party reception all together at this venue, and there could have been no more perfect space in the Tampa Bay Area to make it all happen. Jon and his staff there are a dream to... More 

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