Whether you like to get down or kick your heels up, there are plenty of places to have a good time on the dance floor in H-Town. The best places to go dancing in Houston include a mix of country bootscootin’, throbbing beats and pulsating lights. — Amber Hilton


15625 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77094
(713) 330-HUSH

When you think of Houston nightclubs, Hush is sure to come to mind. This popular place to “get a night life” is without a doubt one of the best places to go dancing in Houston. Among the major attractions here are global DJs, a 1700-square-foot sunken dance floor, robotic motorized truss, live acts, state-of-the-art light show, and more than 75 video and plasma screens. VIP memberships are available, and there are private rooms and VIP skyboxes for hosting private parties and corporate events. All in all, Hush spans 25,000 square feet and has multiple levels. This Houston hotspot is 18 and over and operates only on weekends. Hours: Friday and Saturday, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Expect a cover charge and dress code, and visit the club’s website for a list of upcoming special events and promotions.

Wild West Houston

6101 Richmond Avenue
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 266-3455

For many Houstonians, dancing is done in lines, preferably while donning cowboy boots and tight jeans. If this is your idea of a night out dancing, you’re going to love Wild West Houston, located on the Richmond strip. The best of Texas and country music is combined here, where “two-steppin’ and longneckin'” is the motto. This country nightclub offers a solid oak dance floor, pool tables, a blackjack area, and plenty of good Tex-Mex eats. Request your favorite country song from the live DJ, swing your partner round the dance floor, and then take a seat and have your boots shined. Hours: Wednesday and Thursday, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.; Friday, 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.; Saturday, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.; Sunday, 4:30 p.m. to midnight. Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Happy hour specials are offered regularly, and dance lessons are available from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. during open hours.

South Beach

810 Pacific
Houston, TX 77006
Info Line: (713) 529-SoBe (7623)
Business Line: (713) 521-0107

Located in the heart of the Montrose area, South Beach is a hip and happening nightclub in Houston. It is commonly known as a gay dance club, but the state-of-the-art sound system, full-color laser light show, and awesome DJs draw in crowds of all types and sexual preferences. Touted as “the coolest place on earth” this Houston dance club offers a unique liquid ice jet system that can quickly cool the dance floor when things heat up. We’re not talking some light AC here; these jets can take the entire dance floor to 20 degrees in just seconds. This Houston nightclub operates only on weekends, with special events and DJs planned regularly. Hours: Friday and Saturday, 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.; Closed Sunday through Thursday, with the exception of special events.

For great dance music listen to HOT 95-7.

Comments (2)