Top 4 Best Electronic Nightclubs in Vancouver, BC [2020 GUIDE]
Here's the list of the best clubs in Vancouver that you should definitely check out.
The venue to see world-class DJ’s, Celebrities on Davie Street has long been a popular fixture in the party scene, known for its ridiculous sound system and fun atmosphere. In 2013, Celebrities received a major renovation aimed towards revitalizing the club’s aesthetic look and modernizing its audio/visual equipment in order to design a new entertainment venue that will allow it to expand its following to an even more diverse audience. After the remodel was complete, there were the additions of 2 luxury VIP sections, the latest Funktion-One sound system, and an over-the-top visuals and light show to the venue all in the spirit of making the most of every experience. The multi-level venue has hosted everyone from Diplo to Kaskade and Travis Scott to PartyNextDoor, and will continue bringing forth an array of diverse, trendsetting entertainment from all over the world.
- 1022 Davie St Vancouver, BC V6E 1M3 Canada
- Davie Village
- Dress Code: Strict
Venue perfectly straddles the line between concert hall and nightclub, often hosting both crowds in the same evening. The two-level, 500 capacity space provides unparalleled light shows as the backdrop for an endless roster of talented guest artists and DJs as their music can be heard on one of Vancouver's best sound systems. Everyone from Major Lazer to David Guetta has played sold out shows at Venue with guests partying in the VIP areas and ripping up the dance floor. They also have an accommodating staff that provides premier hospitality who will ensure that you are having the time of your life at Venue.
- 881 Granville St Vancouver, BC V6Z 1K7 Canada
- Dress Code: Casual
Located underground in Gastown, M.I.A. is an EDM nightclub that plays alternative and avant-garde electronic music courtesy of Vancouver’s local and international DJs. Guests are able to tunnel into the historic Gastown based space (formerly known as Shine Nightclub) from 350 Water Street to be greeted by a lush room boasting a mix of futuristic yet timeworn details; M.I.A. carries notes of dark, burnt wood and rich tones of purple and read while abstract L.E.D. installations across the ceiling create pulse-like light patterns connecting all corners of the room. The intimate dance floor and compact DJ booth are ringed by plush communal seating while winding past the main bar will bring guests to a private back room Sake Bar and Gallery space showcasing local and international artists monthly. For those who want to take a breather in between dances there are plenty of tables to sit at while comfortably drinking by the bottle as well as a back room with a more intimate feel.
- 350 Water St Vancouver, BC V6B 1B6 Canada
- Dress Code: Strict
Commodore Ballroom is a renowned music venue, dance floor and nightclub located in Vancouver, British Columbia. The building was built in the Art Deco style of the late 1920s. Best known for showcasing special performances, the venue is also famous for its sprung dance floor, whose horsehair lining absorbs, rather than reflecting back, some of the impact of dancers’ feet. This stylish Art Deco Venue hosts world famous concerts and international corporate functions for up to 990 people. With state of the art sound and lighting and onsite catering services, the Commodore Ballroom is located close to all major hotels in the heart of downtown. Talking Heads, Tina Turner, Dire Straits, Dizzy Gillespie, The Beastie Boys, Kiss, Nirvana, The Police, Snoop Dogg & Dr. Dre, The Clash, Emmylou Harris and Paul Oakenfold are just a sampling of an unprecedented string of national & international touring acts to have played the Commodore Ballroom.
- 868 Granville St Vancouver, BC V6Z 1K3 Canada
- Varies depending on event
- Dress Code: Casual
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Vancouver Nightclubs FAQ
What time does the headlining DJ usually start performing in Vancouver clubs?
The headlining DJ will usually start performing around 12:00 AM.
How long do DJs play in Vancouver?
The headlining DJ or artist usually plays a 1 to 2 hour set.
What is the dress code like at Vancouver 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 Vancouver Electronic nightclubs for free?
Some Vancouver 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 Vancouver 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 Vancouver Electronic nightclubs?
You can book bottle service directly on Discotech by visiting the Vancouver page.
How much is bottle service at Vancouver clubs?
Bottle service and table minimums at Electronic nightclubs can get pretty expensive in Vancouver, 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 Vancouver 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 Vancouver are bottle service only – meaning you must book a table reservation in order to get inside.
Which Vancouver nightclubs play EDM and electronic music?
Check out the full list on our guide to the best EDM nightclubs in Vancouver.
Which Vancouver nightclubs play hip-hop?
Check out the full list on our guide to the best hip hop nightclubs in Vancouver.