Step onto the hardwood floors, surrounded by ocean-front murals and booths reminiscent of milk shakes and rock-and-roll. Look up into the clouds floating on the ceiling and realize that the sky is still the limit. You're indeed standing on the stage of American music . . .

Creedence Clearwater Revisited
Wednesday, 24th August 2016
Doors open at 7:00 p.m.
Ticket Price: $ 40.00 Adv / $ 45.00 Door

with Special Guest Randy McAllister

Creedence Clearwater Revisited’s rebellious and distinctive swamp rock went against the grain of the ’60s and won a worldwide following and numerous gold and multi-platinum singles and albums. Hear all of your favorites: Susie Q, Proud Mary and many more!

Jan Garber Orchestra
Sunday, 28th August 2016
Doors open at 5:30pm
Ticket Price: $ 15.00 Adv / $ 15.00 Door

Join us for the Surf Ballroom's long standing tradition of Big Band style dancing. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with dancing from 6-10 p.m.

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Happy Together Tour 2016
Friday, 2nd September 2016
Doors open at 8:00 p.m.
Ticket Price: $ 30.00 Adv / $ 35.00 Door

One Outrageous Concert featuring: The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron (formerly of Three Dog Night), Mark Lindsay (former lead singer of Paul Revere & The Raiders), Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, The Cowsills & The Spencer Davis Group!

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Call 641.357.6151
Box Office/Museum Hours:
Year Round Open 5 Days a Week M-F (8am-4pm)

Additionally, from Memorial Day through Labor Day Open Saturdays from 9am-1pm and Sundays from 1-4pm.

A $5.00 donation is suggested for admission.

Physical Address:
460 North Shore Dr
Clear Lake, Iowa  50428

*All ticket purchases are non-refundable!*

Booth Upgrades

A "Booth Upgrade" is a reservation for a 4 or 6 person booth. Each "Booth Upgrade" purchased represents the entire 4 or 6 person booth. For example: If you've purchased 1 - 4 tickets to an event and want to sit in a booth, then purchase one (4 person booth) "Booth Upgrade" to that particular event. If there are 5 - 6 people, purchase one (6 person booth) "Booth Upgrade" for that event. Purchasing a "Booth Upgrade" WILL NOT grant you admission to the event. These are General Admission events and you must purchase a ticket for that event for admittance.

Please note that booths were designed and built in 1948 as a place to rest between dances, thus a view of the stage during modern concerts is not guaranteed. Due to their historic nature and for the safety and enjoyment of others, guests are asked to not stand on benches or tables to view the show.