Top 10 Nightclubs
There is a big nightclub industry in Vancouver and there are many clubs located downtown. The majority of them are located in Yaletown, the West End, the Granville Street area and Gastown. Nightclubs continue to pop up and the number of clubbers continues to grow. From hip hop and house to jazz and rock, this city has a place featuring music for everyone to let loose. Check out these highly-recommended nightclubs and get your groove thang on.
1222 Hamilton Street, Vancouver.
Web site: www.dhmbars.ca
About: This funky bar in the neighborhood of Yaletown is conveniently located and always jam-packed on weekends. It is a New York-style club and has been around for 15 years. Featuring local DJs and live shows and bands, this club is always a favourite with the hip and happening.
1022 Davie Street, Vancouver.
Web site: www.celebritiesnightclub.com
About: Voted the best gay club in Vancouver, this club always has people waiting to get inside. With live DJs, drag queens and special events, the place is always rocking.
1006 Granville Street, Vancouver. Tel: 604-605-4350
Web site: www.cellarvan.com
About: This place is an underground nightclub that is located just beneath Doolin’s Irish Pub. Known as a hotspot for college kids and under 35-ers, this bar is a popular place for live bands and meeting singles. Open 5 or 6 nights a week featuring music like R ’n’ B, British rock, punk and dance.
958 Granville Street, Vancouver. Tel 604-669-3266
Web site: www.dhmbars.ca
About: Republic is a two-level London-style bar and has a long bar, dance floor, DJ’s, and a colourful bottle display on the main floor. It is a great hangout and you can dance with your friends all night. They also have cheap tequila shots and highballs.
140 6th Street, New Westminster.
About: Top DJs, bands and musicians play at this suburban bar. The Standard has been providing dance grooves for clubbers for years and has great views of the river if you go up to the observation deck.
Caprice Lounge and Club
965 Granville Street, Vancouver. Tel: 604-685-3189
Web site: www.capricenightclub.com
About: This club is always full with the Vancouver crowd. During the summer months it gets even more attention from college kids and locals, as well as tourists. With drink specials and great dance music, it is the place to be.
20299 Industrial Ave., Langley.
Tel: 604-530-8075 / 604-530-8888
About: With 99 cent highballs, you can’t go wrong. This club hosts birthday parties, large groups and charity fundraisers, to name a few. Guests can party all night and enjoy the cool vibes.
Atlantis Night Club
1320 Richards Street, Vancouver.
Web site: www.atlantisclub.net
About: With virtual effects, local DJs and a massive dance area, this club rocks. There is also a large VIP area for those who want a more intimate space. You can sit at the back of the club in their cool seating area and instead of standing in line at the bar they have a large and attentive staff to bring you drinks.
919 Granville Street, Vancouver.
Web site: www.thetonicclub.com
About: One of the hottest nightclubs in Vancouver, this bar has drink specials, two balconies that overlook the main dance floor, and a massive sound system. One balcony has a VIP section if you want more privacy.
66 Water Street, Gastown
Web site: www.sonar.bc.ca
About: With loads of heart-pumping music this club will keep you dancing all night. Featuring a variety of music and located in funky and historic Gastown, this spot is famous with clubbers around Vancouver.