Located in the epicenter of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casinos entertainment complex, Gryphon night club has redefined South Floridas nightlife landscape. Created by John J. Surgent and famed nightclub empresario Michael Ault (SpyBar, Chaos (Soho, South Beach, San Paulo), Tatou (NYC, Aspen, Beverly Hills),MercBar, Pangaea (NYC, London, Marbella, Spain), who has been called the heaviest name in the party industry, by the New Yark Daily News and the king of New York nightlife by Variety magazine, the Gryphon and its sister club Pangaea deliver the ultimate nightlife experience through a successful mix of two sensational yet distinctive concepts transformed into one vibrant nightspot. Featuring world renowned DJS, spectaular dancers, hosts of procussionists, and a state-of-the-art Funktion-One sound system and Martin Mac lighting system. Gryphon nightclub has welcomed numerous celebrities through its doors including Kid Rock, Jamie Fox, Dennis Rodman, Joanna Krupa, Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey.
Named after a mythological creature that symbolizes the domination of both the earth and the sky, the Gryphons architecture transports its visitors into a mysterious and seductive fantasy world by combining stylish, innovative and modern design elements highlighted by a dramatic steel rod cieling installation that envelops the discotheque. The Gryphons main level features a central sunken European-style dance floor flanked by esquisite banquettes and two distinctive bars. The elevated VIP area, which can also be booked for private functions, is seperated from the main room by a color shifting opaque hedge colonnade inspired by the Cirque De Soliel performance of O. The VIP area is strictly for table service and includes its own private entranceway, bar, restrooms and security.