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Welcome to Cape Ballroom:

Cape Ballroom holds a dance every Friday night, except on major holiday weekends.
Our Friday Night Dances are from 7:30 to 10:30 pm, at The American Legion, 2731 Thomas Dr, Cape.
Doors open at 7:15 pm.
Basic Steps Lesson 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm (1 hour).
Fancier Steps Lesson 7:45 pm to 8:30 pm (45 minutes).
Open Dancing from 8:30 to 10:30.
All only $5. Snacks, ice water, and soft drinks available.
No smoking. No alcohol.

This Week at Cape Ballroom:

this week

Twirl the Girl Country Two Step with Lesson!

This Friday, September 20th, learn or improve your Country Two Step with Cape Ballroom.
The Country Two Step is an easy dance, with a lot of spinning for the lady!
Obviously, it is danced to Country Music.

Doors open 7:15 pm. Find your table, socialize, get a head start on the lesson.
BASIC Steps Lesson from 7:30 to 8:30 pm (1 hour).
Intermediate Steps Lesson from 7:45 to 8:30 pm (45 minutes).
Mixed social dancing until 10:30 pm.
After 9:30, request the kind of dance you want. Line dance and a Mixer. No partner needed.

No smoking, No alcohol. Free snacks, soft drinks, and ice water available.
Admission $5 per person at the door.
Cape Ballroom has a weekly Friday Night Dance, 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm.
Located at the American Legion building, 2731 Thomas Dr., Cape Girardeau, MO 63701.
For more info, contact Dan at (480) 857-7286 or

this week

Save the Date! Masquerade Ball!

Celebrate National Ballroom Dance Week with Cape Ballroom on Friday, September 27.
Join us for a Masquerade Ball, featuring a waltz lesson, then dance to all kinds of music.

Dust off your formal attire, don a mask, and join us for an evening of fun!
Costumes are also welcome, but please make sure they are appropriate for a mixed audience – nothing risqué, gory, or occult-themed or scary (ex. No witches, ghosts, skeletons, zombies, etc.).
Casual attire is also welcome.

Doors open 7:15 pm. Admission: $5 per person at the door.
Waltz Basic Steps Lesson from 7:30 to 8:30 pm.
Waltz Intermediate Steps Lesson from 7:45 to 8:00 pm (45 minutes).
Followed by mixed social dancing until 10:30 pm.
Includes line dances and a mixer.
No partner or previous experience required.
Located at the American Legion building, 2731 Thomas Dr., Cape Girardeau, MO 63701.
For more info, contact Dan at (480) 857-7286 or


Like to Dance?
Cape Ballroom holds WEEKLY Friday Night Dances in Cape,
and Sunday Special Lessons in the spring and summer.

Friday Night Dances!

Our Friday Night Dances are held in The American Legion, 2731 Thomas Dr, Cape Girardeau, MO. Starting at 7:15pm with music and head start time with teachers, then a basic steps lesson from 7:30 until 8:30pm, a Fancier Steps Lesson from 7:45 until 8:30 pm, then Open Social Dancing to 10:30 pm! After 9:30 request your favorites dances. Only $5 at the door for an the evening of dancing. Soft Drinks and water available. Smoke free, Alcohol free environment.
See our Schedule Page for our Calendar of Dances.

Friday Night Dances include:

Partner Dancing, Line Dancing, and a Mixer!

No Partner? No Problem! Also including LINE DANCE songs so everyone can dance without partners, and Mixers, where ALL the men dance with ALL the women.

Dances include the Rumba, Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Two Step, Cha Cha, the Nightclub Two Step, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, and Country Two Step, and there is a Basic Lesson, and an Intermediate Lesson, with fancy new steps! See pics of our Dances under our Photo section.

Wedding Dance Lessons available.

Whatever dance you want to do at your wedding, step it up a notch!

Private Lessons and Gift Certificates available on request.

Cape Ballroom is a gathering place for people in the Cape Girardeau area who are interested in Ballroom and Social Dancing.

Yes, Ballroom Dancing!

swing1 It is that collection of sometimes graceful, sometimes dramatic, beautiful dances that thrill us to watch, and are so enjoyable to do ourselves.

We are hosting Ballroom Dances in the Cape Girardeau, Missouri area, every Friday night, except for major holidays. See our SCHEDULE page to check on any particular date.

Would you like to learn basic ballroom dancing?
Have you already learned, but can't find a place to enjoy actually doing it?

What we are teaching can be danced in the nightclubs, wineries, lounges and such in the SEMO area to all types of bands.

To stay updated on Ballroom Dancing in the Cape area, at The Cape Ballroom, get on our email list, below.
You will now have a place to enjoy your Friday nights, dancing the night away.

The energetic East Coast Swing, the soulful West Coast Swing, the Two Step, the exciting Cha Cha, the passionate Rumba, the graceful Waltz, the Night Club Two Step, the sexy Tango, the smooth Foxtrot, and other ballroom dance music will be on our play list.


If the Cape Girardeau Public Schools are closed because of inclement weather, Cape Ballroom will also be closed and not hold its Friday Dance.

No smoking, No alcohol.


For more information, or to add your name to our email list, please email me:
Or call or text Dan at (480) 857-7286 any day/time from 7am to 10pm.
If I don't answer, I am probably DANCING :-) so leave a message.

See DIRECTIONS page for map and driving directions.

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