FAQ’s Who operates the Texas Dance Hall Tour (TDHT)? The Texas Dance Hall Tour is fully operated by Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel. What is the Texas Dance Hall Tour? The TDHT concept is providing a four day weekend event, touring and showcasing the chosen historic dance halls here in Texas. Accommodations, transportation and concerts will be provided and make up the “packages” we’re selling. Note: What amenities you receive are based on the package option you choose.
What is the role of the Texas Dance Hall Preservation (TDHP)? The TDHP will be the beneficiary of our sponsors for the Texas Dance Hall Tour. They will also be volunteers at the event, helping with activities, as well as educating everyone on the history of our dance halls and what they can do to help support them.
Can we attend the dances in the evening only? If you become a life time member with the Texas Dance Hall Preservation you will have access to purchase discounted tickets ($25) to all four nights of the tour or a discounted package for the whole tour. The lifetime membership is tax deductible. You can sign up to become a lifetime member here.
Can I bring my child on the TDHT? Yes, this is an all age’s event. Any participant under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all TDHT events.
How do I purchase Packages for the Texas Dance Hall Tour? To purchase your package, click this link. Enter your personal information and choose from one of the six packages available. Once submitted, you will be contacted within 48 business hours by TDHT staff to process the reservation. Your reservation is not confirmed until payment is received. All reservations are made on a first come, first served basis.
If I have an emergency, or need to cancel my purchase, what do I do? All cancellations must be made in writing, signed by the participant and mailed to Bismeaux Productions (P.O. Box 463, Austin, TX 78767) or communicated via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. A TDHT representative will confirm written notice of cancellation.
- Cancellation is allowed until March 25th: You will be refunded your package amount, less 10% for admin fees.
- Cancellation after March 25th until April 8th: You will be refunded 50% of your total package amount.
- Any cancellations after May 6th will not be refunded.
If I have to cancel, can I send someone else in my place? Yes, a substitute may attend the Tour in your place. However, you are responsible for all financial obligations and our Terms & Conditions in the event the substitute fails to comply with them. You must provide written notice of the substitution by 5pm CST June to email@example.com, providing the substitute’s full name, email address and phone number. TDHT will not be involved in any monetary transactions related to a substitution – the original purchaser will not be refunded, nor will we take payment from the substitute. We will do our best to accommodate all guests, but any substitution after 5pm CST June 3rd can only be made upon TDHT’s approval. If we are unable to accommodate the substitution, our cancellation policy, described in the answer above, will go into effect.
Can I purchase individual tickets at each show if I don’t buy a package? You can purchase tickets to each dance by becoming a lifetime member of the Texas Dance Hall Preservation, Inc. The Dance Hall Preservation is a 501c3 whose mission is to preserve and save Texas Dance Halls! *Individual tickets for all four nights are only available for Texas Dance Hall Preservation Lifetime members.* Become a Lifetime Member of the Texas Dance Hall Preservation here: www.texasdancehall.org
Do all six package options offered let me attend the same dance? Yes, all six packages allow everyone to attend the same three dance. VIP package holders will receive reserved seating and have access to the Welcome dance with Asleep at the Wheel on Thursday, June 13th.
If TDHT is sold out, is there a waiting list? Yes, we will have a waiting list that will be based on the time the reservation request form is received. If someone cancels, we will contact you and you will have 24 hours to take their place.
What transportation is provided by the TDHT? TDHT provides transportation to/from the four official TDHT evening concerts, activities and airport (exclusively DFW airport) for guests who have purchased a package that includes shuttle transportation. If transportation is not listed with your package option you purchased you do not have access to the shuttles.
Is there any reserved seating for concerts? Yes, all packages include reserved seating. What airports are closest to the Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas – DFW Airport South located at 4650 W. Airport Freeway, Irving, TX 75062? Listed below is the closest airports to the Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas – DFW Airport South:
- 6 Miles: Dallas Fort Worth Airport – We offer shuttle service to and from this airport
- 12 Miles: Dallas Love Field – We do not offer shuttle pick up from this airport but Taxis and Uber is available.
Upon arrival at DFW International Airport (DFW), guests must call the hotel directly at 972-790-0093 so our operators can verify and confirm all reservations and give instructions for pick-up. Please allow up to 30 minutes for pick-up during peak travel times. The airport shuttle departs the hotel every 30 minutes for return flights. Please plan to arrive at the airport 1 ½ hours prior to your flight.