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Gruene Hall

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Dance clubs & discos, Nightlife
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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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Honky tonk at it's best.

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
ZaneAdams
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Arlington, Texas
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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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44 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
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
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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Austin, Tx
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106 reviews 106 reviews
16 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Gruene Hall is a true Texas Legend and one that all music fans should definitely pay a visit too. I have had the pleasure of being part of the scene on many occasions over the past 30 plus years. I had the pleasure of kicking back a few cold ones with Jerry Jeff after meeting him at the trough in... More 

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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115 reviews 115 reviews
14 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Most reviews depict the hall very well. The history and vibe of the place is very good. Stopped on a Sunday afternoon, the hall was full, beer flowing, and good music playing.

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Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The town Of Gruene has made itself into a homey tourist destination with antique stores, gift shops, clothing boutiques and its main attraction, Gruene Hall. The town boasts a free parking lot that could serve a small arena and it was nearly at capacity when we visited on a Saturday afternoon. Located between San Antonio and Austin, the hall serves... More 

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