Turn up the heat at the hottest nightclubs in Vancouver

Vancouver has some of the best nightlife in the country thanks to its many celebrity sightings, talented DJs from around the world and a city full of beautiful people ready to party. From the latest and greatest hotspots to classic Granville Street clubs, here are some of the top nightlife spots in Vancouver. [Image courtesy of Opus Bar]

Caprice Night Club

1
967 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1L3

At Caprice, every night is a little different. The nightclub is best known for its many different theme nights. With two dance floors playing amazing music by some of Vancouver’s most renowned DJs, Caprice uses any excuse to party. The club is split into two floors. The downstairs has one of Granville Street’s largest dance floors and an elevated DJ booth that’s frequently occupied by Vancouver favourites. If you need a break from the dancing, you can head upstairs to the mezzanine, where you’ll be treated to lounge chairs, a much quieter bar and views of the dance floor below.

Fortune Sound Club

2
147 Pender St E, Vancouver, BC V6A 1T6

Stylish and boasting one of the best sound systems in the city, Fortune Sound has become famous for attracting great crowds and amazing acts. On any given night, you can be entertained by some of Vancouver’s hottest DJs, who spin a mixture of techno, funk and hip-hop that keeps everyone dancing until the lights come on. Plenty of live acts take the stage here as well, including legendary bands like Hot Chip. A combination of artsy and accessible, Fortune Sound has carved out its own space in the Vancouver nightlife scene.

Celebrities Nightclub

3
1022 Davie St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1M3

Arguably Vancouver’s biggest and best gay nightclub, Celebrities has earned a reputation for outrageous parties, stellar music and a jam-packed dance floor. The club hosts outrageous drag shows on a regular basis, but it’s the amazing DJs that really set this place apart. On any given weekend, Celebrities hosts some of the best electronic personalities from in the world, including Bonobo and Tigerlily, who have come to spin for the constantly bumping dance floor.

Opus Bar

4
322 Davie St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5Z6

If fancy drinks and an exclusive atmosphere is more your speed, Opus Bar is your best bet. Located in the Opus Hotel, this nightclub has amazing bartenders who whip up signature cocktails made from top-shelf spirits. Live music happens on Wednesdays, while visiting DJs spin from Thursday to Sunday. This swanky Yaletown hotspot is the place to go if you want to dress up and get away from the usual club crowds.

Bar None

5
1222 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2S8

Housed in a converted warehouse, Bar None has been a Yaletown nightlife staple for more than 20 years. The bar recently underwent some intense renovations, adding a brand new sound system, wave lighting and a completely revamped VIP lounge. The VIP area is one of the best in the city and features private-bar access and plenty of comfy couches to chill with friends. The club also boasts some amazing live entertainment, from local bands to internationally acclaimed DJs. It’s one of the best nightclubs for good lights, good sounds and good vibes.

The Bourbon

6
50 Cordova St W, Vancouver, BC V6B 1C9

As Vancouver’s sole country bar, The Bourbon is the type of club where you won’t feel out of place in a plaid shirt and cowboy boots. Be sure to brush up on your line dancing before coming, the regulars are stellar two-steppers. Or, come on Saturdays when Ms. Eedie is on hand to teach you some country dancing moves. If you’re looking for a good old-fashioned hoedown, this is where you’ll find it. For those who are a little more rock ‘n’ roll than country, The Bourbon’s hosts an ABC (Anything But Country) night on Thursdays.

The Roxy

7
932 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1L2

The Roxy is the granddaddy of the Granville Entertainment District. Around for decades, it shows no signs of slowing down, if the weekend line-ups are any indication. Three bars and live music nearly every night await those who make it inside. With everything from country to house on the sound system, there’s a little something for everyone. If you want to sit and relax, you’ll find comfy seats, quieter music and a pool table at the third bar. If you’re looking for fun on Granville, The Roxy is a guaranteed good time.

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