Best Nightclubs in Miami – 11 Hottest Places for Your Night Out

Swaths of picture-perfect beaches brimming with tanned toned bodies gyrating to house music, and too many mojitos to count. There’s a reason everyone from Will Smith to J.Lo heads to the Magic City for a good time.

From South Beach to downtown Miami, Miami nightclubs are truly beyond reproach. Follow along to discover the 11 best nightclubs in Miami.

Whether you are searching for a spacious state-of-the-art club space, or want to enjoy bottle service at LIV like a true VIP, dance clubs in Miami offer equal parts flash and fun.

Perfect the sway of your hips as you sip a mojito at the iconic Mango’s Tropical Cafe, or keep the partying alive till the break of dawn when you enjoy the offerings at E11even.

Unleash your inner hipster when you get groovy in Wynwood, or get down with drag divas and Broadway show tunes at Twist.

Ready to conquer the Miami nightlife scene? Read on..

Best Nightclubs in Miami

Birthday parties, bachelorettes, and engagements oh my! There is never a bad time to party it up in Miami. Whether you are looking to splash out with your special groom-to-be or just hit the dance floor on a random Thursday, this city of palm trees and passion is home to some top-notch nocturnal establishments.

Do Not Sit On the Furniture

Epic flying saucer light fixtures and a quirky aesthetic that incorporates gold-painted cassette tapes seamlessly meld together at Do Not Sit On the Furniture. Located at 423 16th St Miami Beach, this hip establishment is partially owned and operated by internationally renowned DJ-producer Behrouz and Electric Pickle’s Will Renuart.

Oozing loads of Miami cool without the holier-than-thou attitude, late-night bunnies can come here and expect to hit the dance floor hard. In addition to their roster of young and fashionable clientele, Do Not Sit also is known for bringing in top-tier guest acts and DJs from around the world.

internal view of do not sit on the furniture company
photo credit: Do Not Sit On the Furniture via Facebook

Club Space

Craving a night of hard-hitting techno to accompany your sunrise? Keep the good times flowing when you swing by Club Space. Known as one of Miami’s preferred after-hours venues, guests at 34 NE 11th St, Suite B, Miami won’t have to worry about the party shutting down past 3.

Thanks to a 24-hour liquor license, the party never runs dry at Space. Revelers can get loose during a marathon rave, or see a performance from one of their resident DJs. However, for the ultimate Club Space experience, be sure to swing by their iconic Terrace which features a
clear ceiling.

This allows dancers to watch the moonlight melt into an illuminating sunrise as their bodies are continuously awakened by the pulsating beats of the disco-ball-lined dance floor.

Mango’s Tropical Cafe

Need a break from Bad Bunny and cracking open endless cans of White Claw? For a taste of some classic Miami nightlife hightail it to Mango’s Tropical Cafe for a night of salsa, bachata, congo, and more.

For over 30 years Mango’s has served as a tourist staple in South Beach. An ideal stop on any late-night 305 itinerary, guests here will love soaking in the Cuban flavor as they nibble on Mango’s famous jumbo Mambo wings and watch the Salsa professionals show off.

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Depending on when you visit, you could be treated to live reggae music, Cuban Congo, or the rhythmic steps of the Mango dancers. For an extra special treat, book the Sip, Savor, and Salsa and let your hips do the talking while you enjoy an ice-cold mojito and appetizer tasting.

performers on stage at mango's tropical cafe nightclub in miami florida
photo credit: Mango’s Tropical Cafe – South Beach via Facebook


Sprawling Asian food hall by day turned into a throbbing dance party by night. There’s no denying the hipster allure of this 10,000 square feet Wynwood complex. Swing by 1-800-Lucky during the day and eat your fill of ceviche, Thai food, and perfectly crispy Karaage Sandos before returning after dark.

Get ready to show off those moves, as Lucky prides itself on their packed dance floor. Grind it out under the ambiance of twinkling string lights as you enjoy everything from lowkey disco and house cuts to hard techno, EDM, and trap.

Be sure to check the hall’s DJ lineup as you never know who will be stopping by to spin. In fact, everyone from Boize Noys and Claude VonStroke to Diplo and Walshy Fire has made appearances here.


Lions, tigers, and bears oh my! Unleash your inner wild thing when you get funky in the jungle. Known for their unparalleled jungle decor and fresh beats, Treehouse is a dance club that knows how to party.

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Pick your poison, as you stomp and grind the night away to EDM, techno, house, and more. While we are particularly fond of their tribal house nights, any night is a great opportunity to grab a table at 323 23rd St Miami Beach.

Crowd of people dancing around in a nightclub
Photo Credit: Treehouse Miami via Facebook


Wild, debaucherous, and with no closing time, there’s no telling where a night at E11even may take you. Housed in a former strip club, this downtown Miami entertainment establishment is like no other venue on Earth. Open 24/7 everyone from Miley Cyrus to Derek Jeter comes here to splash out.

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Located at 29 NE 11 St, Miami, this ultra club is overflowing with top-tier DJs, go-go dancers, aerialists, contortionists, top-less dancers, and more. Featuring a stunning open-air roof, not to mention a crave-worthy late-night menu.

Guests here can keep grooving to acts like the Chainsmokers, Cardi B, Diplo, and Usher without worrying about last call. Ball out in a private VIP room and enjoy some velvet rope privacy, or let yourself be dazzled by the state-of-the-art sound system and 600 LED video screens.


Stoke the competitive fires of your companions when you trade your late-night techno grind for some technicolor bowling or old-school skating. Basement may be a typical Miami micro club, but for a change of pace, partygoers can hit up the club’s four-lane bowling alley complete with lighting effects.

Feel like showing off those disco moves? Take things back to the days of Grease, when you twist and spin on four wheels. Basement’s 2,000 square foot indoor rink is the ideal place to let loose and groove out to their piping hot Djs.

interior view of basement miami nightclub
photo credit: Basement Miami via Facebook


Say goodbye to that South Beach snark when you stop by one of the most beloved LGBTQ clubs in Miami. ‘Never a cover, always a groove’ Twist is a slick paradise of perfectly buff men and sizzling drink specials.

Choose to end or begin your night here, and explore their three dance floors and seven different bars. Delight in the welcoming atmosphere, dynamic dancers, and the two-for-one drink specials. Enjoy performances from belting house divas, or show off your own pipes with show tunes and karaoke on Wednesdays.

LIV nightclub Miami

As far as Miami Beach Nightclubs go, none is as infamous as LIV, located in Miami Beach at at 4441 Collins Ave. While partying here might cost you a pretty penny, it’s well worth it to rub elbows with the rich and famous.

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Giving Vegas-worthy vibes in Miami, LIV’s all-star lineup of performers which includes Travis Scott, Skrillex, and Lil Wayne speaks for itself. In fact, LIV regulars will know that this mecca of champagne and table service now boasts a completely renovated stage, choreographed light shows, LED panels, and more.

Psst..looking for a more accessible but still LIV-like option? Owned by the same team, Story Nightclub Miami at 136 Collins Ave, Miami Beach is like LIV’s younger, more down-to-earth cousin. Head here for Latin concept parties, hip-hop, and more.

room full of people dancing with bright blue and orange lights and confetti falling down at LIV Nightclub in Miami, Florida, USA
photo credit: LIV Miami via Facebook

Shots Miami

Skip the dress code and magnum of Dom when you visit Shots Miami. This Wynwood local spot at NW 23rd St, Miami features no door fee making it a super approachable spot. Take your time perusing the menu as half the fun is deciding what outlandish shot to order next.

From neon-hued slippery nipples to shots garnished with gummy worms, these slammers are equally instagrammable and delicious. After you’ve sufficiently liquored up, be sure to hit the dance floor or strike a pose on the outdoor patio.

Miami Hotels

Funky chick beach clubs complete with oceanside pools like Fontainebleau Hotel, or modern lodgings just a few minutes walk from South Beach. No matter if you are craving serenity and solitude prior to your Saturday night of Miami nightclub madness or want to stay in the thick of the 305 action, we have Miami Hotels for every style.

Perfect your tan in Miami Beach or soak in the sunset from your rooftop pool. Wherever you book your suite, relax in style, knowing you are guaranteed our lowest rates online.

A private beach side area with a bed, bathtub, and dining area along the beach at sunset at Little Palm Island Resort & Spa in Miami, Florida, USA
photo credit: Little Palm Island Resort & Spa via Facebook

Stunning art deco architecture, sparkling azure waters, and shopping trips on Lincoln Road. Miami during the day is a dazzling mix of luxury and Vitamin Sea, however, once the sun goes down this city of SPF and sweat offers an unparalleled nightlife experience.

Watch an ethereal sunrise of orange, pink, and blue from the Terrace of Club Space. Or, show off those bowling skills when you earn a strike at Basement.

Don a tribal-inspired cat mask at Treehouse and let your animalistic desires run amok. Or keep the vodka and cranberries flowing as you show the dance floor whose boss while listening to house music at Story.

From whipped cream and sprinkle-topped shots to gravity-defying aerialists, the secrets of Magic City after dark are all too enthralling.

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Written by Isis Maya Nissman

A New York native, Isis-Maya spent most of her professional life working in TV production until a vacation whisked her away to Central...

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