Vancouver Nightclubs make taking the effort to get ready worth every minute. They offer unforgettable experiences with friends, even if the memory tends to be a bit foggy (thank you, Instagram). For the most popular beats, dance floors and party vibes, here's our list of top-voted Vancouver nightclubs worth your time.
The Imperial is a 6,000 square foot stylish, state-of-the-art private event and multimedia facility located in the city’s urban core. It is Vancouver's hidden gem. Carefully transformed from its abandoned Asian movie house state to its contemporary revitalized form, The Imperial offers clients an exciting and unparalleled event experience. With a recently updated world class audio and lighting package as well as a flexible floor plan, we can accommodate anything from concerts, corporate presentations, sit-down dinner service, fundraising events, private events or anything you can think of. If you can imagine it, we can create it.
Bar None's reputation as Vancouver's only New York - style lounge and nightclub is well deserved. From day one the Yaletown hotspot has maintained its Soho attitude and feel, from the brick and wood interior to the endless lineup of international and local DJ and live talent. Surrounded by the city's finest restaurants and hotels, Bar None is the epicenter of nightlife in Yaletown, the official after spot for the hip dinner crowd and a favourite among Vancouver's downtown-living elite.
A welcoming staff, exclusive guest list and discerning guests give Bar None its fantastic ambiance and help maintain its cool underground vibe.
Since opening its doors nine years ago, the Caprice Nightclub has been the focal point of Granville Street and a leader in the city's nightlife.
The Caprice is an elegant, spacious, state of the art, multi-level venue spanning over 10,000 square feet. The main level encompasses a long backlit main bar, a large open dance floor, an elevated DJ booth and an exclusive VIP area. The second level mezzanine provides an undisturbed view of the main level, with its own large bar and cozy seating areas; it’s perfect for lounging with your friends or just checking out what’s going on below.
At Caprice, our DJs always set the tone for a great night. On Wednesdays, we have Casa 967 where you’ll be dancing all night to Top 40, Latin, Dance, Brazilian Funk, and Regaetton. On the weekends we keep the crowd bumping with Top 40, Dance, and Club music. Our 30 state of the art intelligent lights take the night to another level, letting patrons enjoy the live sounds from the music while being entertained by the visual show.
The Caprice Nightclub has become a favorite spot for special events ranging from local charitable fundraisers to big international DJ sets. We have worked closely with Blueprint events to bring talent such as Fedde Le Grand, Chris Lake, and Roger Sanchez.
An oasis of good taste and casual elegance in the Entertainment District, the Granville Room may just be the least talked about place that everybody loves. Always busy with metropolitan locals and a chic pre-club and post-theatre crowd, the Granville Room focuses on excellent service, fine, quality craft cocktails and a boutique dining menu. The richly dark interior is accented by large mirrors, inviting couches, intimate booths and a lavish bar.
Enter FIVESIXTY and understand what nightlife is meant to be about. Steeped in sound, FIVESIXTY transformed the iconic A&B sound building into 28,000 square feet of entertainment, delivering Vancouver with what can only be called adventures in the dark.
Vancouver's most innovative visual display, combined with a state-of-the-art Turbo sound system, and five distinctive rooms are only part of what makes your experience at FIVESIXTY so special. Featuring the very best in live entertainment, unique nightlife experiences, and the world's most sought-after international DJ's, FIVESIXTY is where you should come play. Step into each of the venue's unique spaces and experience why LIVE, PLAY, MISBEHAVE and TASTE are redefining music, art, food and culture in Vancouver.
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Venue perfectly straddles the line between concert hall and nightclub, often hosting both crowds in the same evening. Everyone from Major Lazer to Hank Williams III to David Guetta to TV on the Radio have played sold out shows while weekend club nights are packed, with guests partying in the VIP areas and ripping up the dance floor. A two-level, 600 person space, Venue has one of the Vancouver’s best soundsystem and light shows, accommodating staff and an endless list of guest artists and DJs.
Located in the Plaza of Nations, Gossip Nightclub - Vancouver’s largest club venue - is one of the remaining legacies of Expo 86. Nestled between false creek and the entertainment district of downtown Vancouver, it’s making a big splash into Vancouver’s night life and putting a twist on how the city’s elite party.
By twist, we mean state of the art lighting and laser show, three 30'x20' projection screens, the biggest entrance all surrounded by LED wall washers, a draping system to transform the mega club into smaller intimate lounges, and a true VIP/Bottle Service area with it’s own bar, dance floor and a raised go-go dance stage overlooking the main room.
Gossip Nightclub is the spot where great music, beautiful people and an amazing vibe can always be enjoyed. From a night out with friends, international DJ’s, celebrity sightings,
From hard partying on the rowdy Granville Strip, to the young and professional Yaletown and historic Gastown, Vancouver nightclubs offer different scenes and settings for all types of interests. But with diversity comes the decision to choose the right type of atmosphere, crowd and location to help shape the perfect night. BLC understands you only want to hit up the most happening clubs in Vancouver, which is why all places in our system are carefully editor-approved.
A proper nightclub should have a reputation for professional staff, great music and an always-energetic and positive vibe. We make sure to filter every place creation in our database, but it’s up to you to decide which ones climb the ranks. Have your say and vote on which Vancouver nightclubs will reign supreme in our top 10.
The Granville Strip is home to the rowdiest of Vancouver nightclubs, where hard clubbing and after-bar hangover-cures have become weekend traditions. But by day, the Vancouver Entertainment District has a much different, more laidback vibe. Vancouver clothing stores flourish, local restaurants serve delectable delights and coffee shops keep neighbourhood workers well buzzed. But once the sun drops and Granville is lit up, local venues host a variety of events not just limited to weekends.
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Celebrities: a nightlife icon and premier dance club on the West Coast since the 1980s. It has grown along with the community as a mainstay for entertainment and will always push boundaries.
In early 2013 Celebrities received the major renovation that its supporters and visiting artists deserve. 2 luxury VIP sections, the latest Funktion-One sound system, and an over-the-top visuals and light show were added, all in the spirit of making the most of every experience. The storied venue has hosted everyone from David Guetta to Tiesto and Avicii to Boy George, and will continue bringing forth an array of diverse, trendsetting entertainment from all over the world.
Pop Opera is Vancouver's hottest high-end, get down, 2 room nightclub. We combine the best aspects of nightclubbing - unbeatable, upfront music, VIP bottle service, a safe environment and top shelf clientele. Pop Opera is licensed to be open till 3am daily.
Pop Opera's main room is a fully-realized club with a pounding sound system, three VIP seating areas (one VIP section has its own private bar - perfect for large birthday parties), pop culture icons on display and a massive dance floor for you to get down. Check out our multi-coloured tile patterns all over the bars and pillars, stylish asymmetric chandeliers, white leather couches and a massive lighting system to blast your senses.
Our smaller, glammed-out Moet Room is features plush black seating and and cool styles all around. Backlit mirrors circle a compact dance floor with the DJ front and center - this is Vancouver's most intimate party room hands-down.
AuBAR is a club for those who are looking for high energy dancing with the sort of polished elegant atmosphere one might find in a place such as New York. With candle lit tables and a twisting arrangement of intimate seating areas AuBAR is the perfect place to see and be seen. Together with an exclusive VIP lounge, AuBAR has carved it's niche into the Vancouver club scene. With twenty-two foot high ceilings the club has an open feel while still maintaining three separate and distinct areas allowing everyone to relax in comfort and style.
If you’re a veteran of party dresses and popped collars, we know you’re always on the hunt for the next big club. Well the above list may represent the 10 current top-voted, but we’ve got lots more to show you. Click page 2 to check out more Vancouver nightclubs.SEE FULL LISTING