Thanks to stunning museums, great shopping and diverse neighborhoods, a day in Chicago is full of best activities. But when the sun goes down the lights turn on, the city becomes home to an exciting nightlife. Whether you are looking for a pretty-night dance club or a location to let loose at an LGBTQ-friendly bar, here are some of our picks for the best Chicago dance clubs.
Too many times DJs obtain complacent playing the same best 40 hits, making each club indiscernible. Beauty bar solves that issue with their countless theme nights. The club knows how to set a party vibe, whether it is their do the right thing night, packed with the old school hip-hop; their Another 90s party night, where you attracted get in your top grunge gear; or, my favorite, the Michael and Prince experience, where you play the best from the Purple One and King of Pop. The cover is generally around $5. If you get there early, take benefit of the manicure and martini station. Theme nights with bachelor parties located here are common and permitting entertainers like belly dancers, Chicago strippers , little people rentals and even impersonators are frequently hired here.
Hubbard Street is forever a party no issue the day of the week. With so many bachelorette and bachelor parties, reunions and parties going on, sometimes it is not possible to get into any location without waiting in a long line. One place that generally does not have a line but forever has a remarkable dance party going on, sometimes better than other locations on Hubbard Street, is Theory. An upscale sports bar by day, Theory changes into a dance club at night bumping some of the top hip-hop and R&B from old school classics.
This sultry bar and nightclub is tucked away beneath the amazing streets of the River North. With an ever-changing line-up of themed and DJs events, the Underground is frequently by every person from moves to athletes’ stars. You will find DJs spinning electronic beats, bottle service, or maybe even a popular face to take a selfie with.
Nestled above Celeste in River North, Disco lives up to its title in every sense. There is a huge lighted dance floor, mirror balls aplenty, and the throwback jams contain lots of disco, soul, funk, and house music cuts that are sure to get you moving.
A newcomer to Chicago’s party night, TAO is housed in a historic 1892 landmark building that was once house to the Chicago historic society. Late-night visitors enter the club via 100-year old, big Chinese door and down a lantern-lit exterior alley.