Chicago is a city that knows how to have a good time, and when the sun sets, the party truly begins. If you’re a night owl in search of the best spots to let loose and dance until dawn, you’re in for a treat.
From swanky lounges to high-energy dance floors, this vibrant city is home to an array of nightclubs that will satisfy your craving for a memorable night out. So, prepare to turn up the volume, feel the rhythm and experience the lively nightlife of the Windy City – keep scrolling for the best spots to head…
Sound Bar: An Electrifying Night
For good music, good times and good vibes, Sound Bar is the ultimate destination. With its cutting-edge sound system, awesome lighting and some of the hottest DJs from around the world, Sound Bar is redefining the Chicago nightlife scene.
Spread across two floors, Sound Bar offers an impressive 4,000 sq ft dance floor where you can lose yourself in the electric energy and truly let loose. When you’re in need of a breather, relax, chat and enjoy a drink or 3 in the boutique lounges. The vibes are so good here that when lights go up and you have to leave, you’re already planning your next visit.
LiqrBox: Nostalgic Neon Fun
Immerse yourself in the iconic neon fantasy of LiqrBox – it’s the ultimate nightclub destination for a unique and memorable night out in the heart of River North.
With street-art-inspired walls, retro decor and ‘supa-hot’ tunes, this three-level venue is the perfect place for you to bring out your playful side and have a blast.
Quench your thirst with drinks served in colorful plastic cartons reminiscent of kids’ juice boxes – super nostalgic. Spice things up a little with pineapple and jalapeño tequila shots, served from slot machines, which further adds to the nostalgic vibe.
Dance, have a laugh and create memories that will make the hangover totally worth it.
Electric Hotel Chicago: Rave The Night Away
Experience the Berlin rave scene right here in Chicago at Electric Hotel, where late nights are not only welcomed but encouraged.
Located in the vibrant River North neighborhood on the Near North Side, Electric Hotel attracts the hottest crowd and delivers an unforgettable atmosphere that has quickly established it as a must-visit destination in Chicago. In terms of music, itfeatures mostly top 40, with a mix of EDM and hip hop.
Drawing inspiration from the stories of the Great Depression era, this venue pays homage to the resilient people and dreams that have shaped the city into what it is today. Stepping inside Electric Hotel feels like a journey through time, complete with retro furniture and captivating vintage artwork that transport you to a different era.
With some of the best Djs in town, this spot will have you dancing until your feet hurt – and you won’t even be slightly sorry about it.
The Broken Shaker:
Saving the best until last – enter Broken Shaker Chicago.
Nestled in the lobby of our very own Freehand Chicago, The Broken Shaker offers a lively spot to head with mates, have a laugh and definitely drink a cocktail or four.
Not to boast (okay, we’re totally boasting) but Broken Shaker has claimed the prestigious “Best Hotel Bar”award from ‘Tales of the Cocktails’ so prepare for our skilled mixologists to shake up the perfect blend of ingredients & flavors when crafting your cocktail orders. You won’t want to drink anywhere else again, that’s for sure…
If our creative cocktails have got you feeling peckish, it’s all good as we serve up globally-inspired street food throughout the day and until late at night so order a few sharing dishes and enjoy.
Expect sets from internationally renowned DJs, unique events you won’t see anywhere else and a vibe that definitely confirms its the best spot in town.