Chicago Party Places

Where to Party in Chicago

Chicago is a town that loves to party, and there is definitely no shortage of places to do it. Whether you're a resident of the city or you're only visiting, you're definitely going to want to check out the hottest party places in the city at some point. Are you the type of person that wants to spend the evening at a nightclub dancing to a world class DJ? Maybe you prefer the more relaxed setting of a lounge where you can catch up with friends? No matter what your tastes, there is a place in Chicago perfect for your night out.

It is easy to get a little overwhelmed by the massive amount of venues in the Windy City. Places are ranked by popularity below so you are immediately presented with the hottest spots in town. If you'd like to narrow your results a little bit feel free to use the search tools on the left side of the page. Search events by neighborhood to narrow the list to places that are conveniently located near where you are planning to be. You can also search by type to show events that match the sort of vibe or atmosphere you're after.

If a place catches your interest, click on it and check out its page. There you can look through photographs of the venue to get a feel for it ahead of time and find important information such as whether or not there is a dress code or a guest list, so that you don't try to roll in to an upscale nightclub in shorts. Upcoming events at each place can also be found on this page.

All that's left to do now is start your search! It won't take you long at all to find a number of awesome places in Chicago that perfectly match your party needs.

Calamari

Kriss Kross 223, Chicago, Illinois (Belterra) United States

Navy Pier Grand Ballroom and Lakeview Terrace

600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, Illinois United States

800-595-7437

Navy Pier Grand Ballroom and Lakeview Terrace is the premier event space in Chicago! Whether you're looking for an outdoor event on the terrace or rooftop, or an indoor event in Festival Hall, this venue is perfectly equipped to meet all of your needs! No matter how large are small the celebration, this venue is perfect for your next party! [more]

Castle Nightclub

632 N. Dearborn, Chicago, Illinois (River North) United States

312-266-1944

A Celebration of Life and Nightlife Castle is dedicated to the style and spirit of those who celebrate life and the pursuit of happiness. Throughout its various environments, Castle seeks to create an innovative, unique blend of influences from around our world in the areas of music, fashion, decoration, performing arts, technology and social [more]

Enclave

220 West Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois United States

312-654-0234

This luxe party-lounge boasts three bars in a 15,000-square foot, two-floor celebration space with VIP seating areas along the perimeter. Hardwood floors, to dance and move, warm earth tones and exposed brick create a classy, loft-like interior. You'll find the VIPs posing--we mean standing--at the bar, cocktail in hand to mingle with Chicago's [more]

Spy Bar

646 N. Franklin, Chicago, Illinois United States

312.587.8779

Spy Bar has a contemporary environment featuring the latest decor in design, sound and lighting from reputable designer Rocco Laudizio of Slick Design. Whether you would like to sit back and soak up the music and atmosphere, or tear it up on the dance floor, Spy Bar will cater to all of your needs. The vibe at Spy Bar is unique and visitors always [more]

Vision Nightclub

632 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, Illinois United States

(312) 266-1944

Voted #1 Mega Club in the US by URB Magazine, and top 100 clubs in the world by DJ Mag, Vision opens its doors to over 2000 club-goers each week and provides an array of music choices and party environments. Simply put - Vision is currently Chicago's Crown Jewel of nightclubs; and its only world-class mega club. Blending the elemental forces of [more]

Hilton Chicago

720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois United States

312-922-4400

Enjoy the fusion of historic luxury and contemporary amenities at the Hilton Chicago! The gorgeous hotel is located nearby everything you could want to see downtown, and offers 3 different restaurants and lounges for you to choose from on site. Experience the finest VIP treatment in the city, and get the night's stay you've been looking for! [more]

Smart Bar

3730 N. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois United States

773-549-4140

Located right across the street from famed Wrigley field (home of the Chicago Cubs) and located in the Musical concert venue "Metro"...world renown Djs play here all the time....Friday nite go till 2-4am and Saturday are till 5am Strictly for dancers, not standers in this place...One of the longest standing nightclubs in Chicago with and age of [more]

Transit

1431 W. Lake St, Chicago, Illinois United States

312-491-8600

Transit Transit, a contemporary 10,000 square foot facility, is Chicago's premier special event space designed to deliver a comfortable atmosphere while providing the highest level of quality and service from our experience team of event professionals. With 3 different exclusive areas, including a 1,500 sq. foot oval-shaped dance floor and [more]

Palmer House Hilton

17 E Monroe Street, Chicago, Illinois United States

312-726-7500

Luxury never goes out of style. The landmark, and still among the absolute top accommodations in Chicago after 140 years, the Palmer House Hilton continues to be one of the most luxurious, sophisticated and opulent place to stay in the city. The hotel is situated in the heart of the theater and financial districts, just a couple of blacks from [more]