The best kept secret in Raleigh!

About Us

Southern Star is the Raleigh area’s newest and most versatile venue for social events. Consider holding your parties, weddings, bridal showers,  baby showers, bar and bat mitzvahs as well as corporate and charity events in our space.

We love any kind of gathering or celebrations.  Our space is available for private and group dance and fitness activities too.   This is something that our local dance and fitness professionals have been wanting for a long time.

Our prices are incredible, and you will not find a friendlier or more helpful staff anywhere!  Call us!  We’ll be happy to chat with you and answer all your questions.

Weddings & Events

SSBC is designed to be a blank canvas to use for whatever picture you want to create in terms of your classes, events and parties that require lease-able space. We are dedicated to offering an elegant, stylish, flexible and affordable space to meet your room and facility rental needs.

Be sure to check out the specific services we offer, found in the drop down menus at the top of this page…

Upcoming Events


Holiday Circus!

Saturday, December 26th, 2015
Free Dance Lesson with admission @ 7:45p
*Cha Cha lesson with Joan Caviness*
Dancing starts at 8:15p until ???
$15pp or $12pp w/local club membership/student/military or meetup
$10pp after 10p

Totally Rad New Year’s Eve Party
Thursday, December 31st, 2015



Dance & Fitness Services

Types of Classes Available:

FREE 1st & 3rd Friday Social Dance Parties:
Admission is now FREE with a Cash Bar including bottled water, sodas, beer & wine…
Every 1st & 3rd Friday, Free dance lesson from 8-8:30p and open dancing until 10p.

***All students in attendance of any course or class cannot and will not hold SSBC or the teacher of any SSBC lessons or classes liable for personal injury or damage, etc. Just by simply attending a class or lesson, you acknowledge that dancing is a physical activity and can result in injury. Thereby you attend dance classes and lessons at your own risk.***


"We’re fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance! ~ Japanese Proverb"

Recent Blog Posts

What's the latest from Southern Star Ballroom?

Jan 12, 2014

We are ready for Final Inspection!

I know we have been really quiet in the sharing of updates over the last 8 weeks. I assure you there was no time. Since we did a majority of the work ourselves, we have been working night and day (literally) to get ready for opening day. I will be completely honest we are way behind schedule! There have been setbacks in the construction phase. Considering we were hoping to be open at the beginning of December, it is now 5 weeks later and we are finally ready! There...

Nov 5, 2013

Build Out Has Started!

It has been an amazing couple of months! We have obtained our permits, and started the build out process. If you have been keeping up with our updates on Facebook you have seen all the pictures. To date, we have all the framing complete. Now the electrician and the HVAC contractor have been adding and moving around stuff to get us ready for the framing inspection. Once the framing inspection is complete the sheet rock can be installed. Still can’t say for sure an exact date of opening, but...

Sep 5, 2013

Tearing it down! Rebuild on the horizon…

It was just 4 weeks ago that we signed the lease on our new location and we posted all the “Before” pictures. It has been amazing hearing your feedback. It is awe inspiring to see the work that has been completed by the time and effort volunteered by so many of our friends.  I want to take a moment and thank all of you that has helped us over the last month in the space. A warm blessing and special thanks to: Jasson Phillips, Bruce Payne, Candace Meares, Roscoe Fleischauer,...