Top 10 Best Electronic Nightclubs in Los Angeles, CA [2020 GUIDE]
With over 102 venues in Los Angeles, there are many places to choose from whether you're looking for a crazy night out or a lounge atmosphere. Don't worry! We're going to list out the best clubs in Los Angeles that you should definitely check out.
Beginning January 2018, ACADEMY will enter the Los Angeles nightlife space. A location with over 20 years of dance music history, 6021 Hollywood Blvd, the former Create Nightclub, Vanguard, and Qtopia, will be transformed, rebranded, and upgraded for the modern and immersive dance floor experience.
- 6021 Hollywood Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
- 10 PM – 4 AM on Fridays & Saturdays
- Dress Code: Strict
Housed inside the former Los Angeles Stock Exchange building, Exchange LA serves as a clear indication of Downtown LA’s nightlife resurgence. With a multi level venue that fits over 1500, Exchange is Downtown LA's go-to spot for electronic dance music. Let us know if its your birthday, as we have bottle service specials for birthday celebrations!
- 618 S Spring Street Los Angeles, CA 90014 United States
- 10 PM – 3/4 AM on Fridays & Saturdays
- Dress Code: Casual
Sound nightclub is THE bastion of deep house / underground electronic music in LA. It’s a small, intimate venue with a one-of-a-kind Pioneer sound system that will rock your socks. The venue has a raw and industrial look with lots of California redwood furniture and walls and offers a fairly spacious dance floor located right in front of the DJs perch. As suggested in the name, the venue boasts a unique and cutting edge sound system and a killer A/V system, so the visual elements are as stimulating as the unbelievable audio. This is a great place to go in Hollywood that actually books talents who play good deep house and more minimal/artful house rather than your typical top 40 hits and popular house music bangers.
- 1642 North Las Palmas Ave Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
- 10 PM – close on Friday, Saturdays & Monday, some Thursdays
- Dress Code: Strict
Located on Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, Avalon is conveniently located in the middle of Hollywood’s tourist area. This historic venue first opened its doors in 1927 and has featured talented and famous entertainment for decades, from the Beatles playing their first West Coast performance to the present day transformation into LA's EDM mecca.
- 1735 Vine Street Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
- Thurs-Sat, 9:30 PM–6 AM, hours and days can vary by event
- Dress Code: Casual
Located 21 floors up in a high-rise building in the middle of Downtown Los Angeles, Elevate Lounge offers a bar, dance club, and corporate event space for its clients. At Elevate Lounge the focus is on the view, and you will certainly be able to have the unique experience of being to feel like you were out in the open with its large exposed patio and minimalistic architectural elements of glass and chrome. The DJs here are typically “open-format”, and will play a mix of top 40’s, hip hop, latin, and EDM - so there is something for everyone. The massive venue features a large open dance floor that is surrounded by VIP booths and more private lounges. At Elevate Lounge you’ll be able to enjoy the view of the Los Angeles skyline while also being able to party it up.
- 811 Wilshire Blvd. 21st Floor Los Angeles, CA 90017 United States
- 10 PM – 2 AM on Fri, and Sat
- Dress Code: STRICT: Males must wear collared dress shirts & dress shoes. No baggy or ripped jeans, t-shirts, ball caps, tennis shoes or sneakers (this includes no Vans, Chucks, or any athletic shoes with laces or rubber sole)
Located on Hill Street in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, the Belasco is now a multi-room event and entertainment complex. Its production potential is unrivaled in Southern California, as the venue houses the largest D&B Audiotechnik Sound System in the region as well as a state-of-the art lighting system.
- 1050 South Hill Street Los Angeles, CA 90015 United States
- Open daily 12 PM – 2 AM, Sundays 12 PM – 12 AM
- Dress Code: Casual
The Hollywood bar scene is known for its dark private rooms and crowded dance floors. An outdoor garden with olive trees and plenty of fresh air? Not so much. Le Jardin, the newest lounge from Sunset Entertainment Group (Lure, Cabana Club, Green Door, White Lotus, the Sunset Room), features a garden inspired by the south of France. Designed by Gulla Jonsdottir of G+ Design, Le Jardin has a large patio with olive trees, vines and fire-pits.
- 1430 N Cahuenga Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
- 5 PM - 12 AM, Thurs - Sun
- Dress Code: Upscale
Located right on the border of Koreatown in the upcoming neighborhood of Arlington Heights, UNION is redefining the Los Angeles nightclub experience. Built in the wake of the historical Jewel’s Catch One’s closure, UNION brings a world-class lineup that prizes quality and diversity, hosting everything from local juggernauts A Club Called Rhonda to Boiler Room to Soulja Boy to Die Antwoord. With 5 rooms, affordable drinks and a welcoming staff, UNION is already upping the ante for L.A. nightlife.
- 4067 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90019 United States
- Dress Code: Casual
Skybar at Mondrian
Boasting some of the finest views of Los Angeles, Skybar is an open air, ivy-covered pavilion perched above the Pool at Mondrian Los Angeles. Having been the spot for the hottest nightlife and bar scenes from the day it opened, Skybar's newly re-imagined design brings a fresh approach to this iconic space. A chic poolside lounge by day, Skybar provides an idyllic oasis to take in the sun and enjoy impeccably fresh cocktails. When the sun sets, the pulse of Skybar beats even louder, stirring a seductive energy, aroused by world-class DJ's and Hollywood glamour.
- 8440 Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90069 United States
- West Hollywood
- Open daily from 11 AM - 2 AM
- Dress Code: Upscale Chic Attire
WET at W Hollywood
Join us for a swim, or hang out at WET, the famous rooftop pool and bar in Los Angeles. Enjoy stunning views of Los Angeles and Hollywood in the comfort of your own W lounge chair or private luxury cabana.
- 6250 Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
- Dress Code: Swim Wear
Check out the venues section for the full list of Electronic nightclubs.
Los Angeles Nightclubs FAQ
What time does the headlining DJ usually start performing in Los Angeles clubs?
The headlining DJ will usually start performing around 12:00 AM.
How long do DJs play in Los Angeles?
The headlining DJ or artist usually plays a 1 to 2 hour set.
What is the dress code like at Los Angeles Electronic nightclubs?
Guys can wear nice jeans and a form fitting plain t-shirt or a nice button down shirt. Girls can wear jeans or a comfortable but stylish dress if they prefer. Of course guys and girls can never go wrong with dressing up even more – there is no such thing as overdressing when it comes to clubs.
How can I get into Los Angeles Electronic nightclubs for free?
Some Los Angeles Electronic nightclubs have a free ladies guest list, and have a free even ratio guest list – free if you have the same number of girls (or more) in your party.
Keep in mind that many Los Angeles Electronic nightclubs are more exclusive and require bottle service to get in. You can sign up for the guest list on our events page.
How can I book bottle service for Los Angeles Electronic nightclubs?
You can book bottle service directly on Discotech by visiting the Los Angeles page.
How much is bottle service at Los Angeles clubs?
Bottle service and table minimums at Electronic nightclubs can get pretty expensive in Los Angeles, but every nightclub is different.
The best way to find out is to visit the events page and choose the event you're thinking of going.
Should I buy tickets to get into Los Angeles Electronic nightclubs?
If the nightclub has tickets, we recommend buying tickets during holiday weekends and for big name artists. The ticket line is generally faster and shorter than the guest list.
Many Electronic nightclubs in Los Angeles are bottle service only – meaning you must book a table reservation in order to get inside.
Which Los Angeles nightclubs play EDM and electronic music?
Check out the full list on our guide to the best EDM nightclubs in Los Angeles.
Which Los Angeles nightclubs play hip-hop?
Check out the full list on our guide to the best hip hop nightclubs in Los Angeles.
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