10 Best Dance Clubs and Venues in Iowa!

While some outsiders may think there’s nothing but cornfields in Iowa, the locals know where to have a good time with dancing and entertainment in some of the wildest dance clubs in the midwest! Iowa has no shortage of venues featuring a variety of live music for dancing to all genres from Salsa to Country. You’ll also find some of the friendliest service and most welcoming atmospheres at Iowa’s top dance clubs.

Miss Kitty’s Country Bar Dance Nightclub and Honky Tonk, Clive, IA

For a large dance floor and great music, look no further than Miss Kitty’s Country Nightclub in Clive. All kinds of people have all kinds of fun in this welcoming joint, which was voted the top country dance hall in the state! Check out the line dancing lessons during the week or join the party on the weekends. Customers also appreciate the large covered patio, bar food, drink specials, and mechanical bull!

Hazzard County American Saloon, Cedar Rapids, IA

Cheap drinks, loud country music, and a great stage for dancing - that’s what you get at Hazzard County American Saloon. It’s your stereotypical small county bar, a must-visit joint featuring excellent country and country-derived music that’s perfect for dancing and drinking. This venue is usually very loud and crowded and also offers reasonably priced drinks.

Shag’s, Des Moines, IA

Experience good times with nice folks at Shag’s, Iowa’s premier nightclub experience boasting a huge dance floor with state-of-the-art sounds and lights. This friendly place welcomes everyone and features professional performing artists and DJs, the best bartenders in the city, and great vibes. Customers claim it’s a “great place to hangout and dance” and “too much fun.”

Kings & Queens Club, Waterloo, IA

Expect entertainment galore at the Kings & Queens Club, where all are welcomed in a safe and inviting environment. You’ll find a nice-sized dance floor with lights, a mixed crowd, and really great music along with DJ nights, reasonably priced drinks, entertaining shows, and more. Customers note the “excellent selection of beer and hard liquor” and “awesome atmosphere” at this dance club.

Nightingale Cocktail, Des Moines, IA

Boasting handcrafted cocktails, Nightingale Cocktail provides a wonderful atmosphere for dancing, drinking, and listening to music. Their Latin night is the perfect opportunity for Salsa dancing and the DJ music is a hit with patrons. Customers also rave about the “amazing bartenders” and “top-notch drinks” in a beautiful venue.

Doc’s Lounge, Johnston, IA

Doc’s Lounge is a fun neighborhood bar and lounge featuring a dance floor, live entertainment, pool tables, darts, and excellent service. Customers recommend the Salsa night and appreciate the attentive bartender. There’s a large patio out back, two bars, plenty of space to mingle, and a very nice set up for live entertainment.

Voodoo Lounge, Des Moines, IA

The Voodoo Lounge never fails to disappoint. With wonderful DJs spinning dance remixes on modern pop and hip hop songs, incredible weekend parties, a killer sound system, and great dance floor, this club is perfect for partying or socializing in an ultra lounge atmosphere. Customers note “the drinks are pretty good for the price” and “great vibe and ambience.”

Danny Arthur’s, Urbandale, IA

Danny Arthur’s is a great place to dance and let your hair down for the more mature crowd. Here you can expect a very friendly atmosphere, lots of dancing, strong drinks, quick service, outgoing staff, and a mixed crowd. Customers note “our group had a blast there” and the “waitresses were perfect.” This over 30 dance club is for folks who need a place to let loose.

Varieties Nightclub, Davenport, IA

Featuring the best weekend entertainment in Davenport, Varieties Nightclub boasts a variety of shows and events including karaoke, burlesque, drag, and more in a friendly, intimate setting. There’s never a dull moment as the crowds gather to unwind and hang out with friends. Customers claim “the performances are unpredictable and wild” and “this place was a blast!”

La Familia Nightclub, Sioux City, IA

La Familia Nightclub is the best nightclub in Sioux City for dancing to Latin music. Featuring a variety of top-notch live entertainment, this club features a large dance area and VIP areas with bottle service. Customers have a blast at this club, so it’s no surprise this joint attracts crowds and gets very busy.

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