Gruene Hall

Beer Garden, Concert Hall, and Music Venue
1281 Gruene Rd (Hunter Rd), New Braunfels, TX 78130
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  • Today
    • 2:00 PM–3:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 1:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 10:00 AM–11:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 10:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 7:00 PM–8:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
$ $ $ $
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Yes (incl. American Express)
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  • "... music. Big names like George Strait and Willie Nelson will put on surprise..." (5 tips)
  • "... played here including Willie Nelson and George Strait." (5 tips)
  • "... and cited as Texas’ oldest dance hall, the venue has hosted gigs by Willie..." (3 tips)
  • Rolling Stone

    Built in 1878 and cited as Texas’ oldest dance hall, the venue has hosted gigs by Willie Nelson, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bo Diddley, and George Strait. Famously features no air conditioning.

    Rolling Stone · March 15, 2011
  • Simon & Schuster

    Oldest dance hall in TX. Willie Nelson, George Strait & Lucinda Williams have played here. A favorite hangout of the heroine in Laura Griffin's suspense novel SNAPPED. Read more

    Simon & Schuster · March 16, 2011
  • Austin American-Statesman

    A Texas institution. Jerry Jeff Walker, Willie Nelson, George Strait, Lyle Lovett and many other greats of country music have played here as Texans two-stepped the night away. Read more

    Austin American-Statesman · February 23, 2012
  • Jeff W.

    Bring cash cards not accepted! Beer, wine, and music at Texas oldest dancehall.

    Jeff W. · March 5, 2010
  • Susan C.

    Drink a Shiner and listen to some of the best in Texas Music Read more

    Susan C. · November 23, 2009
  • Steph B.

    Bring cash, grab a Lonestar, and enjoy the live music. Big names like George Strait and Willie Nelson will put on surprise performances!

    Steph B. · October 28, 2010
  • Linda P.

    Great place and great music!

    Linda P. · March 28, 2010
  • Jess

    Visit Gruene Hall for Two Tons of Steel Tuesdays!

    Jess · June 16, 2010
  • Megan M.

    Great music, beer and dance hall

    Megan M. · June 7, 2012
  • Caleb M.

    ♫ Sang "Everclear" at a Creager show ♫

    Caleb M. · April 17, 2012
  • Celena M.

    Best place in Gruene to have a beer and listen to music!

    Celena M. · March 23, 2012
  • Darlene W.

    Try to go when The Georges are playing. Usually on Wednesday nights. They're the best at Gruene. I go to every show they have! I'm a big fan (:

    Darlene W. · April 25, 2013
  • Brian B.

    Float on the river like a butterfly, then sting like a Gruene bee.

    Brian B. · March 15, 2012
  • Johnny G.

    if its cold out and you go outside, close the dang door behind you!

    Johnny G. · December 19, 2010
  • Colleen E.

    Two Ton Tuesdays in the summer are spectacular. Two Tons of Steel are great!!!

    Colleen E. · July 10, 2013
  • Don R.

    How do you leave a tip for Gruene Hall? The place is amazing. Been going there for years, and can't wait to go back. Great venue, great music, great times, always.

    Don R. · April 13, 2013
  • 🌞🌞Sunny🌞🌞 S.

    Good music, Good Beer!

    🌞🌞Sunny🌞🌞 S. · April 16, 2012
  • Clay K.

    Free water on the other side of the bar in brown jugs

    Clay K. · July 5, 2010
  • Casey M.

    Shiner Bock.. Jerry Jeff Walker... life just doesn't get better than that...

    Casey M. · June 10, 2010
  • Social News Network

    Texas' oldest dance hall! This place is worth a trip, especially if you've never seen it before. The best of country music have played here including Willie Nelson and George Strait.

    Social News Network · November 30, 2013
  • Social News Network

    Just a short drive from Austin, this dance hall always promises a good time. It's the oldest hall in Central Texas, & many of the greats have preformed here. Check their website for upcoming concerts.

    Social News Network · November 25, 2013
  • Victoria M.

    Beautiful night place is packed police are out ... Just sayin' be careful and have fun!

    Victoria M. · November 18, 2013
  • Teresa C.

    Bring your own water bottle and cash only

    Teresa C. · August 11, 2013
  • Shayla G.

    HOTT! So freak in hot BUT the bartenders let us "borrow" a koozy

    Shayla G. · July 31, 2013
  • russ k.

    Tuesday night, Two Tons of Steel. A better time is hard to find.

    russ k. · July 10, 2013
  • Austin Fine Properties

    Enjoy real Texas country music, float down the river, and eat at the historic Gristmill.

    Austin Fine Properties · June 26, 2013
  • Brad L.

    They don't do a very good job if advertising Thursday free music nights, but they do still exists. Listening to Sarah Pierce and band play.

    Brad L. · April 11, 2013
  • Scott E.

    It's a great experience! Love it.

    Scott E. · December 23, 2012
  • Gabriel G.

    Free Friday!

    Gabriel G. · September 28, 2012
  • Shannon H.

    Have a beer! That's what's on the menu! ;)

    Shannon H. · August 30, 2012
  • Patrick P.

    Gettin creative

    Patrick P. · August 21, 2012
  • Lynette P.

    When you are paying to see a band go early and get in line for a seat closer to the front .

    Lynette P. · May 23, 2012
  • Odin C.

    If you're going to make one stop in the area... THIS IS IT! Love this joint. Grab a Shinner Bock and enjoy the music.

    Odin C. · May 1, 2012
  • Justin B.

    Come by to sample everything!! This store has some of the best butters, jams, salsas, and spreads from Texas and around the nation. Yum!!

    Justin B. · December 9, 2011
  • Tim G.

    Don't order the sangria

    Tim G. · September 25, 2011
  • Jennifer K.

    They serve only beer and wine.

    Jennifer K. · September 19, 2011
  • Jessica O.

    Try the Sangria!! Yum!

    Jessica O. · July 24, 2011
  • Cynthia

    Has candy from the good oledays

    Cynthia · June 17, 2010
  • Moe L.

    Listen to Brandon Ryder

    Moe L. · March 6, 2010

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