The Albert, Texas, Icehouse and Dancehall is a banquet wedding venue in Stonewall, Texas. Initially opened in the 1920s as a community hall for dances and get-togethers, this venue is a symbolic place of unity and celebration. With extravagant hardwood floors and ample floor space, it is the perfect setting for newlyweds to share their first dance.
Facilities and Capacity
The dance hall is characterized by a cozy, charming atmosphere created by rustic wooden features such as wall paneling and exposed beams. Containing over 4,000 square feet of space, it can accommodate over 250 guests seated. For those with bigger celebrations in mind, lengthy bar tables on either side of the room accommodate a further 100 people. A large stage can be erected for bands and DJs so couples can organize great entertainment for their loved ones. Furthermore, newlyweds can take advantage of an enclosed outdoor area in front of the hall to enjoy a romantic cocktail under the stars. The venue also includes industrial fans and heaters to keep your guests cool in the summer and warm in the winter. The hall has two restrooms but additional facilities can be arranged upon request.
The Albert Dancehall will work with you to set up the venue according to your vision. They can provide certain rental items for the occasion, making it easier for you to gather everything you need. The venue is also happy to take care of bar services and welcome licensed and insured caterers of your choice. Bar service includes staffing as well as standard setup requirements, such as kegs, wine, ice, and plastic cups.
The venue also has an ice house with a patio. Framed by lush oak trees over half a century old and furnished with picnic tables, the patio is ideal for an intimate outdoor ceremony. The ice house, however, offers a cozy space for wedding parties to gather prior to the celebrations. It is open to the public but can be reserved for private events by special request.
In the dance hall’s days of origin after its construction in 1922, it hosted many exciting and lively celebrations. The venue was once frequented by German brass bands who traveled from hall to hall at the time. In keeping with this lively tradition, they continue to have live music most nights for the local community.