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Gruene Hall

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Address: 1281 Gruene Rd, New Braunfels, TX
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+1 830-606-1281
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The oldest dance hall in Texas.

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"GREAT TIME WAS HAD!!!!!"

We went and seen Shooter Jennings, was a great time and was up front! This is a great venue and a historic place surrounded by many other great and scenic places. This is a must... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went and seen Shooter Jennings, was a great time and was up front! This is a great venue and a historic place surrounded by many other great and scenic places. This is a must see as well as all of the Gruene area!

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Thank Erin L
Franklin, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stopped into Gruene (pronounced Green) on my way to San Antonio and this is one remarkable little town with tons to do. Shopping, eating, walking by the river or catching a brew and dance at the Gruene Hall. This is truly a remarkable place. However if shopping is not your thing but entertainment and dancing is the Gruene Dance... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

As often as I visit Gruene, I have never step foot in the famous Gruene Hall. I walked into pure county, with presence of old artist there to greet me with the smiles they held in so many memorable photos. My favorite is the George Strait memory wall, made me feel closer to the world famous singer. Great place to... More 

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Thank Monica G
Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Love, Love, Love this place. Doesn't matter what kind of music you like, this is the place to listen to it. So much history has happened in this building.

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Thank Diann O
San Marcos, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there for happy hour and it was nice and quiet since it is not tourist season. Thank goodness. The weather was perfect, so we were able to sit outside. I wish that all of my trips there were this pleasant.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you only drink beer, only pay with cash and don't mind the heat this place is for you. One out of the three negatives can be solved by not going during the summer months.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited Gruene hall several times during the week they have a performer and there is no admission oldest dance hall in Texas a lot of Nostalgia George Strait got his start their wonderful must see place

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love Gruene Hall! Keep going back. Try to make it in the last Saturday of the month to see Flat Top Jones. He's always terrific.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great way to spend an evening. Everyone had fun dancing and listening to great band. Will go ba k again and again. A must to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

George Strait, Hal Ketchum, Lyle Lovett, Garth Brooks... just a few of the greats who have played here. Unpretentious and definitely worth a visit. You can catch free music most nights, but some shows sell out fast since it is a pretty small venue. Call ahead if you plan to make a special trip down.

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