We have compared different cities around the world for how they are good for going nightclubbing. We have used the following criteria to rate each city.
1. Buenos Aires, Argentina
Head out to party like there’s no tomorrow. Starting after midnight, Portenos head to club and bars at 1 or 2 am and usually don’t return home until 6 am. There’s everything from Irish pubs and local folk to house parties. The sultry Argentinian capital puts on its glad clothes and tangos across the dance floors in La Boca and San Telmo districts. Although not as affordable as it used to be, the city of Buenos Aires is still a relative bargain among major world cities.
2. Berlin, Germany
One thing is for sure, the party never ends in Berlin. The night places are open until the early hours of the next day. If a city’s mental health was determined by how many hours of the week its clubs weren’t active. Find anything and everything from good old pubs to wine bars, indie establishments to live acts and super discreet underground parties. Berliners live for the night, whether they spend it in 1920s-style cabarets, retro-chic bars in Friedrichshain or convivial beer gardens. The city is a metropolis full of trendy clubs, and bars. but they are self-proclaimed “bar for common people. The city is one of the cheapest nights out in the list.
3. Chicago, United States
Chicago is well known for its sports bars, a new wave of cocktail bars offers an upscale nightlife setting views. Electrifying a diverse ambiance, Aviary has made a name for itself thanks to their one of a kind cocktails created from fresh herbs and fruits. You might want to head on to the city’s chic wine bars, and clubs resounding to hip-hop. Nightlife around the city, powered by its live shows and legendary blues bars.
4. London, England
The world hub of corner pubs touts some of the fanciest and most prestigious nightclubs in the world. Pubs, clubs and more pubs. London has hundreds of pubs, from rustic to modern, to fit any mood. London nightlife offers something for everyone—from comedy cabarets to swanky boutique bars, you don’t have to look far for late-night revelry. home to some of the best bars and most prestigious bars on the planet. Now here is a city with a nightlife offering a little bit of something to everyone. Be it comedy cabarets, upmarket boutique bars, and more.
5. Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok lures party goers with its luxurious and opulent bars. Whether it’s a series of gorgeous rooftop hotel bars downtown, rock bars near Ratchathewi, dance clubs just off Sukhumvit or latest pubs in Thlonglor and Ekamai, there’s legitimate, quality adventure to be had. The city for all tastes, but if you love to party – there are plenty of underground or sky high jaunts. Visiting Bangkok won’t do anything good for your liver. The city is overflow with variety of upscale scene that offer a more advanced nightlife experience.
6. Barcelona, Spain
Some of the world’s premier gin bars and night districts. Classy lounges, tiny tapas bars and eclectic parties, mixed with Spanish culture, attract music lovers and partygoers from across the world. From hippie scenes to glamorous shenanigans and parties that go on till sunrise, Barcelona is the place to party. The true action starts from 1 am. Clubs don’t get going until well past 1 a.m. each day. Here tourists mingle with locals who all the love the nice weather and rooftop gin bars.
7. Amsterdam, Netherlands
The city of Amsterdam has everything from upscale genever tastings to debaucherous districts in the home of electro. There are many venues throughout the city that offer unique late night experiences. Amsterdam is well known for its red light area, but look beyond and there is another magic world of night life worth reveling in. The clubs can stay open until 03:00 during the week and 04:00 at the weekend. You’ll also find a special classification of bars called ‘nachtcafés’ (night cafés) in the city.
8. Paris, France
The cocktail culture in the City of Lights is finally lit and every week, or so it seems, a new bar crops up in one of the arrondissements. Till midnight, it is only open to members, post which, some of the general public can make an entry. It wouldn’t be a night out in Paris without a trip to the Moulin Rouge.
9. Rome, Italy
There are plenty of bars, lots of kicking clubs, and lots of gorgeous people. Nightlife starts late in Rome. Night action begins post-midnight and continues till early mornings. Rome may not have a reputation as a rowdy nightlife kind of town, but that doesn’t mean you should stick just to ruins, museums and churches during a visit to this ancient city.
10. Las Vegas, United States
There’s no shortage of nightlife activities in Las Vegas. The Sin City is one of the few cities where you don’t have to leave your room to find trouble – or a lot of fun. There are massive of clubs, bars and gambling in the city. Take a stroll with lady luck through the neon-lit Sin City and you never know what you might find. It’s hard to have a bad night out in Vegas. A place where carousing never ends, you have casinos and shows that run around the clock. Come early mornings and the clubs are still buzzing.
11. New York City, United States
From speakeasies on the Lower East Side to world famous clubs in the Meat Packing district – delights of the night are everywhere. The Big Apple comes in at number 10 for its huge variety of food, drink, and fun, as well as getting around. Warehouse parties in Brooklyn, mega-clubs in Meatpacking, trendy hipster joints in the East Village, hotel lounges, college bars, indie rock shows, loft parties, hip hop and jazz, heavy metal and opera — there’s almost no limit to the ways this city entertains you. From now on, get ready to see more live music, dancing and entertainment across the city. The night life here too is worth humming about. There are plenty of late night options in the city that never sleeps. open until 4 a.m. the earlier, meaning you can keep the party going nearly all night long.
12. Tel Aviv, Israel
The endless bars, pubs and cocktail venues start to fill up by midnight, from which point the nightclubs get revved up with dancing till dawn. Nightlife in Tel Aviv usually starts at 11 pm, with most parties gaining steam around 2 am. The Middle East’s party hot spot rocks from midnight onwards in hip cocktail bars, people-watching lounges and lively clubs on.
13. Madrid, Spain
The city is known for its all-night partying and lively late-night hotspots, but the latest trend is gin and tonic bars. Things start stirring up here post 11 pm, gaining true momentum at 2 am and carry on till early morning hours. Tablaos (flamenco bars) carry on the tradition and offer locals and visitors alike a chance to see flamenco at its purest.
14. New Orleans, United States
Bourbon Street is just the tip of the iceberg in this city of voodoo, spicy food, drinks and saucy nights. To wallow in what is considered as the best bar scene in America and some amazing food, make a dash for New Orleans. But with recent openings of boutique bars and clubs, the city’s nightlife will surprise even the most seasoned NOLA veteran.
15. Ibiza, Spain
The land of sunshine treats with some top notch clubs; Pacha, Amnesia, Privilege, El Divino, to name a few. In Ibiza, you do beach parties during the day, hotel bars in the evening and dance to the best DJs in the world all night. Europe’s unrivalled clubbing capital.
16. Copenhagen, Denmark
The city of Copenhagen is a hot bed for pent up excitement, with more places to let loose per capita than most cities on earth. Some of the cheapest drinking spots in Denmark’s capital, such as the ever popular student bar Studenterhuset, and Vinhanen, where your wine comes out of steel tanks. It’s super safe, but as expected the price lets it down – why oh why do you have to be so expensive Scandinavia.
17. Hong Kong, China
The city’s wide array of clubs, bars, and evening markets offer multiple opportunities for late-night fun. The bustle and excitements of Hong Kong continues way after the sun sets.
18. Miami, United States
Lots of music, lots of great DJs, lots of dancing, lots of pretty people, and most importantly, lots of booze. Much of the city’s nightlife is seaside. This place is also known for some hardcore partying.
19. Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo’s international spirit is reflected in its nightlife, as visitors can find everything from live music and bars to traditional Japanese Kabuki shows. Drift away with a range of choices from live music to bars to traditional Japanese Kabuki shows. Sake bombs, tragic karaoke songs and more whiskey than Lynchburg, Tennessee.
20. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rio is the city of Samba, but there are many other options for late-night visitors. Referred to as the ‘marvelous city’, this sprightly and seductive destination boasts of a varied nightlife; be it the theaters, clubs, restaurants or live acts. The grungier the bar, the better the party.
21. Montreal, Canada
The thrilling night scene here is sure to heat things up! The city boasts a vibrant nightlife scene, even when temperatures dip below freezing. Beautiful, friendly people, all night dancing to a wide variety of music. Montreal’s irrepressible student population and atmospheric old quarter give the city a light-hearted, Bohemian air.
22. Stockholm, Sweden
North are classier bars and establishments, while the South is home to louder, more bohemian locales. The city of full of really beautiful people, Stockholm makes for an impressive nightlife too. The locals love their beers and wine.
23. São Paulo, Brazil
Intensity on a nightly basis than almost any other place in the world. This is where you can cherish a refined, extensive assortment of styles and genres along with an easy-going relaxed and fun-loving crowd.
24. Istanbul, Turkey
Over here are a range of entertainment avenues that are either more than thirty years oldor fairly recent ones. Spend eclectic Nightlife in Instanbul.
25. Dublin, Ireland
The city has been known for its charming and inviting pubs. You can find drinking spots in Dublin for a night out that won’t break the bank!
26. Belgrade, Serbia
DJ’s, no curfews and dancing make Belgrade one of the wildest cities on earth. With an exuberant population and its legacy as an intellectual hangout, Belgrade offers varied nightlife, ranging from eclectic watering holes for those in the know.
27. Hamburg, Germany
Hamburg feels super safe which is a big part of what makes it one of the best nightlife cities in the world. Locals said “people from my city are welcoming to tourists” and “it’s easy to meet new people in my city on a night out,” so you don’t need to worry about getting around at night.
28. Prague, Czech Republic
Friendly and relaxed about recreational drugs, which only adds to the city’s rebellious and independent vibe. Multiple story clubs, strong cocktail bars, cheap beer halls. Prague was the top city for a night out under £30 – result.
29. Warsaw, Poland
AFFORDABLE – it came one of the best night out for under £30. Locals said it was friendly, convenient to get around and that magic word.
30. Los Angeles, United States
Los Angeles’s glitz and glamour extends past movie sets, and into its vibrant nightlife. Los Angles needless to say boasts of a glamorous nightlife. Do as the locals do and seek out finely crafted cocktails in Silver Lake or Santa Monica.
31. San Francisco, United States
San Francisco offers every type of night out for every type of traveller – for a classic club night head to Public Works for local and international DJs, Mercer for a cosy and casual vibe. Every San Francisco neighborhood has its own scene, so it’s easy to find spots that suit your preferences. Downtown is where you’ll find the biggest parties, and the Mission District is where you’ll find all the hipsters (and their cool bars).
32. Gothenburg, Sweden
Sweden isn’t known to appease those who like to keep their purse strings tight, but as always cheap nightlife can be found if you know where to look. Great nightclubs and coolest bars interiors around the city.
33. Sydney, Australia
Aussies love to party and are more than happy to welcome newcomers with a drink. Clubs in Sydney vary, but many venues tend to be bars which open late and clear the tables away to provide dance floors.
34. Ios, Greece
There are shot bars and bar crawls and bars that make you drink while playing weird games. The nightlife on the island of Ios are really very many, especially bars, disco and some disco music mostly rock, disco e pop, both Greek and international.
35. Bali, Indonesia
The foam party is a blast. From luxe pool clubs to multi-level dancefloors, nightlife in Bali will delight you in many ways.
36. Florianopolis, Brazil
The beach clubs are concentrated in the north of the island, while the Centro and Lagoa da Conceição areas offer bars and clubs with varied music styles. The beaches have great night parties and there is a famous pool party run by one of the hostels.
37. Ko Phangan, Thailand
The largest and most concentrated collection of bars and clubs in Thailand is in the Ko Phangan. The home to the monthly Full Moon Party which sees 20,000 people on average and goes until dawn.
38. St. Petersburg, Russia
Clubbing is an art form and In St. Petersburg, you’ll find the finest of artists. The clubbing scene is vibrant and the city is full of tastefully designed bars.
39. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Do the twist and party from dusk ’til dawn. Home of signature nightspots. The party in the city never ends and nightlife is without any restriction.