Are you looking for the perfect country line dancing bars? Then get ready to do a little boot-scootin’ as we have chock-full of venues to dance the night away.
Whether you were two-stepping ever since you were born or you’re a cowboy with two left feet looking for some practice, here are the best places across the United States to go line dancing.
1. Grizzly Rose (Denver, Colorado)
Country fans keep on coming back to the Grizzly Rose, which has been renowned as one of the best country bars in the world for more than three decades. Situated in a convenient location in Denver, the venue offers a massive floating hardwood dance floor.
Opening Hours: Wednesday and Sunday (6PM – 12AM), Thursday and Friday (6PM – 2AM)
2. Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge (Nashville, Tennessee)
Located just behind the iconic Ryman Auditorium, the famous honky-tonk bar has been home to country music legends since 1960. As a matter of fact, local folklore said that Willie Nelson received his first songwriting job after singing at Tootsie’s.
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday (10AM – 3AM)
3. Billy Bob’s (Fort Worth, Texas)
This list would never be complete without the world’s largest honky-tonk. It actually has almost three acres under one roof, which boasts a Texas-sized dance floor perfect for country western line dancing.
Opening Hours: Monday to Tuesday (11AM – 6PM), Wednesday (11AM – 10PM), Thursday (11AM – 12AM), Friday to Saturday (11AM – 5PM, 6PM – 2AM), Sunday (12PM – 6PM)
4. Ponderosa Lounge & Grill (Portland, Oregon)
Through the years, the Ponderosa Lounge & Grill has hosted some of the biggest names in country music, including Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, among others. You can come on Thursdays for free country line dancing lessons.
Opening Hours: Monday to Wednesday (8AM – 12AM), Thursday to Friday (9AM – 2AM), Saturday (8AM – 2AM), Sunday (8AM – 12AM)
5. Gruene Hall (New Braunfels, Texas)
Built in 1878, Gruene Hall is one of the oldest line dancing bars in Texas that’s been continually operating. Though not much has physically changed to its 6,000 square foot dance hall, it’s still one of the famous ones in the country.
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday (11AM – 11PM), Friday (11AM – 12AM), Saturday (11AM – 1AM), Sunday (11AM – 10PM)
6. Robert’s Western World (Nashville, Tennessee)
Located in the heart of Music City, this low-key bar features live music every night that brings couples – young and old – to show off their skills on the dance floor. Make sure you put on your cowboy boots to fit in. Don’t worry if you don’t have one, you can actually purchase a pair here.
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday (11AM – 3AM), Sunday (12PM – 3AM)
7. Broken Spoke (Austin, Texas)
Known city-wide for their chicken fried steak, Broken Spoke is one of Texas’ most legendary country line dancing bars. It keeps the legends alive with traditional country music and Texas two-step, the only line-dance allowed on their dancefloor.
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Thursday (4PM – 12AM), Friday to Saturday (4PM – 1:30AM)
8. Cowboys (Dothan, Alabama)
Voted as one of the best country bars in town, Cowboys is the largest honky-tonk in this side of the Mississippi with a dance floor big enough for 300 – surely, you won’t find a better place to two-step.
Opening Hours: Wednesday to Saturday (7PM – 2AM)
9. Austin City Saloon (Lexington, Kentucky)
Since 1981, Austin City Saloon has been a hot spot for country music fans. It has played host to artists ranging from Keith Whitley to Luke Bryan and a lot more to come.
Opening Hours: Wednesday to Saturday (7PM – 2:30AM)
10. Cowboy Country Saloon (Long Beach, California)
This is one of the most unique country bars you’ll see, which is a big red barn from the outside. Inside are three dance floors on two levels, perfect for line dancing.
Opening Hours: Wednesday (6PM – 12AM), Friday to Saturday (6PM – 2AM)
11. Montana’s Country Night Club (San Dimas, California)
Another Great place to line dance is this country-western hot spot in San Dimas. Come on every Saturday night for line dancing lessons.
Opening Hours: Friday to Saturday (6PM – 1:30AM)
12. Pearl’s Dancehall and Saloon (Fort Worth, Texas)
It may have undergone quite a few changes since it first opened in the late 1800s, but it’s one of the country line dancing bars wherein two-stepping continue to hold dominion.
Opening Hours: Wednesday to Saturday (7PM – 2:30AM)
13. Wildhorse Saloon (Nashville, Tennessee)
You will never fully experience Nashville until you have been to the Wildhorse Saloon. This 66,000 square foot country bar has plenty of fun – from line dancing to live entertainment.
Opening Hours: Wednesday to Thursday (4PM – 10PM), Friday to Saturday (12PM to 12AM)
14. Moonshine Flats (San Diego, California)
One of the best country line dancing bars in San Diego, which provides line dancing classes every night before the big crowds start rolling in.
Opening Hours: Wednesday to Thursday (4PM –12AM), Friday to Sunday (3PM to 12AM)
15. Cowboys Red River (Dallas, Texas)
Get your boot-scootin’ on and satisfy your inner cowboy at Cowboys Red River’s Texas-sized dance floor. The bar offers some country line dancing lessons if you want to step your game up.
Opening Hours: Monday to Tuesday (10AM – 4PM), Wednesday to Saturday (6:30PM – 3AM)
16. Round-Up Saloon and Dance Hall (Dallas, Texas)
Be prepared to do a little boot-scootin’ once you get here. This is one of the few country line dancing bars that offer free line dancing lessons – ranging from the Rhythm Cowboy to the Honky Tonk Twist.
Opening Hours: Monday (3PM – 2AM), Tuesday to Sunday (12PM – 2AM)
17. Sundance Saloon (San Francisco, California)
Come on down every Sunday and Thursday for two-stepping and line dancing. Lessons are always included with the price of admission to get the most enjoyment out of the night.
Opening Hours: Sunday (5PM – 1030PM), Thursday (6:30PM – 10:30PM)
18. Incahoots (Fullerton, California)
Orange County residents have been line dancing at Incahoots Fullerton for more than a decade already. Here you’ll see people in cowboy boots, Wranglers, and daisy dukes.
Opening Hours: Tuesday, Thursday to Sunday (9:30PM – 2AM), Wednesday (7PM – 2AM)
19. The Bowery (Myrtle Beach, South Carolina)
Alabama guitarist Jeff Cook once described the Bowery in two words — “redneck heaven.” The band became the country bar’s house band for seven years, tirelessly playing six nights a week. Even though there’s not much of a dance floor at all, this longtime honky-tonk bar is a country music mecca.
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday (11AM – 2AM)
20. American Junkie (Hermosa Beach, California)
The beach-side bar always holds Western Wednesdays with a line dancing instructor on hand to teach you any moves you may not know.
Opening Hours: Monday (12PM – 10PM), Tuesday to Thursday (12PM – 12AM), Friday (12PM – 1:30AM), Saturday (9AM – 1:30AM), Sunday (9AM – 10PM)
21. Brickette Lounge (West Chester, Pennsylvania)
Deemed as one of the top country bars in the Philadelphia area, Brickette Lounge is the place to go to enjoy line dancing and live music.
Opening Hours: Tuesday (3PM – 10PM), Wednesday (3PM – 11:30PM), Thursday (3PM – 10:30PM), Friday (3PM – 12:30AM), Saturday (4PM – 12:30AM)
22. Adair’s Saloon (Dallas, Texas)
In addition to Honky-tonk-style, line dancing, and live music every day of the week, Adair’s Saloon has the best burgers in town.
Opening Hours: Monday to Tuesday (5PM – 2AM), Wednesday to Sunday (12PM – 2AM)
23. Pops Tavern (Baltimore, Maryland)
You’ll have a blast from the past in this old-fashioned country bar with a room full of people country line dancing. It’s undeniably one of the most classic hang-out spots in the country.
Opening Hours: Sunday to Thursday (9AM – 12AM), Friday to Saturday (9AM – 2AM)
24. The Original Cancun Cantina (Hanover, Maryland)
Here’s the best place to enjoy an uninterrupted night of country music. Dancing machines can come on Tuesdays for line-dance lessons.
Opening Hours: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday (5PM – 2AM)
25. Chaplin’s Honky Tonk (Scranton, Pennsylvania)
Every night, this country bar features country bands in which patrons can practice their line dancing skills. And their monthly drink specials are something you should not miss!
Opening Hours: Sunday (7AM – 2PM), Monday (7AM – 3PM), Tuesday to Saturday (7AM – 12AM)
Indeed, there’s no shortage of country line dancing bars out there.