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Go all out: 21 Orlando night clubs worth checking out 


60 N. Orange Ave., 321-245-7730,

Ascend the stairs to rooftop party heaven at this prime spot downtown that often hosts the revered Lazy Afternoon Sundays.

The Attic

68 E. Pine St., 407-403-1161,

Climb the stairs to cause a different sort of bump in the Attic, where top-notch EDM acts are all the rage on weekends.

Blue Martini

9101 International Drive, 407-447-2583,

Wander between the outdoor patio and the livewire dance floor or duck into VIP; just make sure not to spill your fancy martini.

Cowboys Orlando

1108 S. Orange Blossom Trail, 407-422-7115,

If line dancing is more your thing, come stomp and romp on the hardwood floors of Cowboys' vast and always-thumping dance floor.

The Dungeon Lounge

11448 University Blvd., 407-704-7477,

Get drawn to the glowing allure of this UCF nightlife spot that breathes fire on the notion you have to go downtown to get down.


110 S. Orange Ave., 407-602-7462,

One of downtown's most glamorous nightclubs, Eve draws inspiration from Vegas and Hollywood to become the ultimate party palace, complete with a massive balcony overlooking Orange Avenue.

Glitz Ultra Lounge

7432 Universal Blvd., 407-579-3657,

Get wild with dancing bar-top beauties at this touristy stop that features pretty unbeatable all-you-can-drink specials.

The Groove

CityWalk, 6000 Universal Blvd., 407-224-2166, universal

The intensely themed nightclubs of CityWalk draw locals looking for a spectacle, like the Groove, which is designed to transport you back in time a century to an old theater space undergoing renovations.

Ice Orlando

17 W. Pine St., 407-746-4482,

Formerly known as Epic Nightclub, Ice Orlando delivers a cool energy to set things off.

Lux Ultra Lounge

5688 International Drive, 407-352-8838,

Promising a more luxurious option for International Drive party seekers, Lux is a good way to go beyond the basic attractions with bottle service to treat yo' self.

One80 Lounge

400 W. Church St., 407-913-0180,

Paired best with your hot ticket to an Amway Center event, One80 Lounge boasts some of the city's best views from their rooftop lounge, and opens 90 minutes before the main event in the major downtown arena.

Parallel Nightclub

369 N. Orange Ave., 407-648-9800,

You've got to dress up to get down at Parallel Nightclub, where the dance floor is fueled by hip-hop, Latin beats and Top 40.

The Patio

14 W. Washington St., 321-245-7730,

Also sometimes known as "the Shit House" when hosting popular dance night Talk Yo Shit, this outdoor and intimate party place is a downtown essential.


1912 S. Orange Ave., 407-649-3888,

The swirling fantasy that is Pulse must be experienced, with dazzling drag shows, a vibrant dance floor, different rooms to play in and specials that give each night a distinct twist.

Red Coconut Club

CityWalk, 6000 Universal Blvd., 407-224-2166, universal

The chill reggae vibes of the Red Coconut help CityWalk come alive for tourists and locals alike.

Revere at the M

6603 International Drive, 407-383-6385,

One of I-Drive's newest gay clubs, Revere at the M opened in November with a sinful schedule studded by celebrity impersonators.

Rok Room

41 W. Church St., 407-256-8777,

The recently renovated Rok Room is still worth venturing down the alley to corrupt your mind while bouncing between their pristine white walls.


1913 N. Orange Ave., 407-270-4685,

This popular gay bar in the Ivanhood is well-known for its scantily clad bartenders; you can always sneak a peek at them on Savoy's amazing and animated website.


22 S. Magnolia Ave., 407-318-4668,

Chief among downtown's best clubs, Vain boasts a massive space and often hosts celebrities to stand out even further as a singular Orlando experience.

Venue 578

578 N. Orange Ave., 407-872-0066,

Maintaining an exonerated history in the rave space formerly known as Club Firestone, Venue 578 doubles as live music venue and night club, straddling both worlds with damn near untouchable dignity downtown.

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