Washington, DC

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Washington DC is a vibrant city with a variety of attractions and special events. The nightlife scene in the capital is nothing short of eclectic, which means there is something for everyone. From hip-hop to house, Latin beats to electronica, there’s a vast range of DJs and dance floors across the city. Check out the events schedule below to see what events are happening near you today, tomorrow, and this weekend.

Date/Time* Event Venue/Address Admission

*We try our best to keep events updated but plans can change, it is recommended to verify with the event venue prior to attending any event.*

Some popular clubs in DC include Echostage, a cavernous warehouse-like space spanning 30,000 square feet in Northeast that attracts DJ talents from around the globe. Another popular venue is the 9:30 Club, known for serious DJ beats, touring acts, and a mix of events that appeal to all ages. U Street is also a popular area for nightlife with hot spots such as Nellie’s Sports Bar, a pioneering gay sports bar that hosts events like trivia and drag bingo.

There are also many options for live music in Washington DC. The Wharf comes alive with its own soundtrack everywhere you go and features spectacular concerts at The Anthem as well as live music at many of its restaurants.

Popular Venues

Top-rated bars, clubs, and venues

Venue Hours/ Info
Dance Club
2135 Queens Chapel Rd NE, Washington, DC 20018
Music: EDM/House/Top 50
Hours*: Check events schedule
Contact: 1-202-503-2330 Website
Dance Club
645 Florida Ave NW Washington, DC 20001
Music: House/Funk/Soul
Hours*: Sun 3P-12A
Contact: 202-827-8791 Website
Dance Club
911 F Street NW, Washington DC 20004
Music: EDM/Hip-Hop/Top 50
Hours*: Fri-Sat 9:30P-3A
Contact: 202-519-8557 Website
Dance Club
1420 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20005
Music: EDM/Hip-Hop/House
Hours*: Wed-Sun 10P-3A
Contact: 202-789-5429 Website
DC9 Nightclub
1940 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001
Music: Live Band
Hours*: Wed-Thu 5P-1A, Fri 5P-3A, Sat 3P-3A Sun 5P-1A
Contact: 202-483-5000 Website
Decades DC
Dance Club/Bar
1219 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036
Music: EDM/Hip-Hop/Top 50
Hours*: Thur 10P-2A, Fri-Sat 9:30P-3A
Contact: 202-650-7326 Website
9:30 Club
Dance Club
815 V St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Music: Live Band
Hours*: Check events schedule
Contact: 202-265-0930 Website

Party Services

For all your party needs

DJs/Equipment Rental
Planet DJ
Contact: 877-737-3262  Website

If you're looking for a more upscale night out, head to one of the city's rooftop bars. The POV Rooftop Lounge at the W Hotel is a popular spot, with its panoramic views of the city and delicious cocktails. The Kennedy Center's rooftop terrace is another great option, with its stunning views of the Potomac River and live entertainment. So no matter what kind of party or nightlife experience you're looking for, you're sure to find it in the Washington, DC area, with its beat-heavy rooftop bars, triple-decker dance floors, and intimate hideaways aplenty, DC has it all.

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