Getting ready to party in Chi-town? If so, you're probably going to want to do your homework first, as the city is absolutely swimming with awesome places to grab a drink and dance the night away. To make the most of your night out in the Windy City it's important to choose your nightclubs wisely, which is where we come in. As party experts, we consider it our mission to make sure you're having the best time possible. That's why we've compiled this all inclusive list of the best places to party in Chicago. All of the nightclubs below are automatically sorted by popularity, so you'll never miss out on the best venues in town. Of course, you can also sort them alphabetically if that works better for you.
Select a neighborhood from the left side of the screen if you already have a specific area in mind and you will only be shown the nightclubs that will work out best for you and your crew. If a nightclub catches your interest simply click on it and you will be taken to a page with all of the info you could possibly need to help you decide if it's a winner. Read a detailed description of the nightclub and look through pictures of the inside so you know exactly what you're getting into. You will also find info like whether or not there is a dress code or a guest list that you can sign up for in advance.
If a nightclub has upcoming events that you want to attend we recommend that you get your tickets in advance. You never know when an event will sell out, and you don't want to be left scratching your head. As long as you listen to us you're sure to have an awesome time, cementing your reputation as a Chicago party pro.
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1431 W. Lake St, Chicago, Illinois United States
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]
632 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, Illinois United States
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]
220 West Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois United States
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]
646 N. Franklin, Chicago, Illinois United States
Spybar Nightclub is a Chicago institution, boasting unparalleled night life for 18 years and running. This "River North party paradise" according to Rolling Stone Magazine (August 2013), is the perfect cross section between high octane clubbing and intimate lounge atmosphere. [more]
632 N. Dearborn, Chicago, Illinois (River North) United States
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]
2350 N. Clark, Chicago, Illinois United States
Neo The definition of a Chicago music club, Neo has been a staple of the area's alternative scene for over 30 years. Come in and experience a place where the drinks are strong, the music is a way of life, the dancing is unlike anywhere else, and only sin is not being yourself. We ain't the city's oldest nightclub for nothing. All nights [more]