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Address: 1281 Gruene Rd, Gruene, TX
Phone Number: 830 606 1281
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Activities: Dancing
Description: The oldest dance hall in Texas.

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If you are planning to visit Gruene Hall, make sure to allow enough time to explore the quaint town of Gruene. The historic downtown area is picturesque, offers dining and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Austin, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

If you are planning to visit Gruene Hall, make sure to allow enough time to explore the quaint town of Gruene. The historic downtown area is picturesque, offers dining and shopping. I was not aware of this and we missed out. We arrived just in time for a show at Gruene Hall. Gruene Hall is a perfect place to visit,... More 

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Hudson, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I wasn’t planning on going to Gruene Hall but stumbled upon it after having lunch next door. I had no idea this was such an historical gem. The outside looks like an old Texas dance hall-because it is! I hope they never change it! We stopped in on a Sunday afternoon, walked right to the bar for a couple Shiner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We stopped in Gruene Hall on a Friday night for a free concert and the chance to dance at the state's oldest dance hall. It was a very laid back environment with picnic tables for seating and a dance floor in the back. There were also pool tables giving the children that were there something to do.

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Arlington, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We stopped by in the afternoon and the bar was open and a band was playing in the hall. Free and open to all ages. Very nice spot to sit and relax after lunch and a morning of walking and shopping But we were in town for the evening concert. Hayes Carll put on a great show to a packed,... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

On a wet February Sunday afternoon, what better way to pass the time than listening to the band playing indoors at the Gruene Hall with a crowd of friendly, happy people? This weekend the band got started at 12 noon, the crowds poured in, the music was fun and it was a great spot for people-watching too. Lots of families,... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Great historic Texas dancehall. Stopped by to have a drink and to listen to some great country music, Bret Graham. You can't visit Gruene without stopping in here.

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Cedar Rapids
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Historic hall with live music and a bar. What's neat about it is that the whole family can go in and hear the music. Great family time. Music there every day of the week!

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Westport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We caught a free (but great!) casual, kids-friendly live music performance starting in the early afternoon, in the historical Gruene Hall. No real food served and only canned beers, but the atmosphere was great and you shouldn't miss it. The whole Gruene historical district is very cute and has tremendous rustic charm, with this music hall, few wineries, few good... More 

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Feeding Hills, Ma.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stopped to check out the interior to the oldest running dance hall in Texas after lunch at the Mill. Do not expect fanciness - no pretensions here. This is an old wooden structure with long tables and benches , a stage and dance area plus a bar . We listened to a set by Chip Dolan which we enjoyed.... More 

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Onalaska, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Historical country dance hall in central Texas. Good selection of beer and so so wine list. But you come for the music and dancing. Casual, wear your hat and boots if you got them. Many bands play here. Check the website as the acts are usually sold out in advance. You can listen to bands during the day for free.... More 

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