Top 4 Best Electronic Nightclubs in Washington, DC [2020 GUIDE]

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With over 25 venues in Washington, 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 Washington that you should definitely check out.

Echostage

Best Electronic nightclub in Washington!
Echostage

Launched in 2012, Echostage is DC’s largest nightlife concert venue. The massive 30,000 square feet space comes with a cutting-edge, German-imported D&B Audiotechnik V series sound system, advanced LED visual displays, and interior design that ensures unobstructed sight lines from any seat in the house. The sensory experience of an Echostage event distinguishes the space from other DC entertainment players. Guests can grab a close-up glimpse of the stage from the photo pit or take a breather at two 60-foot long bars that line each side of the dance floor. Visitors looking to enjoy the show from up high can cozy up to seven of their closest friends in one of the 30 bottle service tables on the VIP Mezzanine. The unique and versatile space of Echostage has also had the pleasure of having famous artists like David Guetta, Calvin Harris, Avicii, Armin van Buuren, Hardwell and Tiesto play at the venue. At Echostage you know that you are going to get the best 21+ concert experience in DC.

  • 2135 Queens Chapel Rd NE Washington, DC 20018 United States
  • Langdon
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$$

Flash

Flash

Flash opened its doors in June of 2013 as a collaboration between long-time lovers of music, former DJ’s, and music industry vets. Their goal was to present an intimate space where artists can express themselves clearly and fans can hear their favorite artists in an ideal setting.

  • 645 Florida Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 United States
  • U Street
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$

Soundcheck

Soundcheck

  • 1420 K Street NW Washington, DC 20005 United States
  • Downtown
  • Dress Code: Moderate
  • $$

9:30 Club

9:30 Club

The 9:30 Club, originally named Nightclub 9:30, also known simply as the 9:30, is a nightclub and concert venue in Washington, D.C., which was originally housed in the ground floor rear room of the Atlantic Building at 930 F Street NW, in the city's downtown area, where it opened on May 31, 1980, with a legal standing capacity of only 199 patrons. In 1996, due to its increasing prominence, the club was moved to a roomier space, its current location at 815 V Street NW, where it anchors the eastern end of the U Street Corridor.

  • 815 V St. NW Washington, DC 20001 United States
  • U Street
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $

Check out the venues section for the full list of Electronic nightclubs.

Washington Nightclubs FAQ

What time does the headlining DJ usually start performing in Washington clubs?

The headlining DJ will usually start performing around 12:00 AM.

How long do DJs play in Washington?

The headlining DJ or artist usually plays a 1 to 2 hour set.

What is the dress code like at Washington 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 Washington Electronic nightclubs for free?

Some Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington Electronic nightclubs?

You can book bottle service directly on Discotech by visiting the Washington page.

How much is bottle service at Washington clubs?

Bottle service and table minimums at Electronic nightclubs can get pretty expensive in Washington, 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 Washington 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 Washington are bottle service only – meaning you must book a table reservation in order to get inside.

Which Washington nightclubs play EDM and electronic music?

Check out the full list on our guide to the best EDM nightclubs in Washington.

Which Washington nightclubs play hip-hop?

Check out the full list on our guide to the best hip hop nightclubs in Washington.

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Friday, Jan 29 · 10 pm
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