Henryetta Ordinance Outlawing Dancing Struck Down - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

Henryetta Ordinance Outlawing Dancing Struck Down

Posted: Updated:
HENRYETTA, Oklahoma -

Folks in Henryetta can dance again after the city council voted to strike a law that made it illegal to dance within 500 feet of churches or schools.

A Valentine's Day dance had to be canceled this year because of the law.

2/21/19 Related Story: Henryetta Dance Canceled Due To 38-Year-Old City Ordinance

When the law was passed in 1979, people from all over the area showed up to dance in protest.

From The KOTV Vault: Vote To Outlaw Public Dancing In 1978 Henryetta

Powered by Frankly
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
News9.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.