Top 10 Best Nightclubs in Austin, TX [2021 GUIDE]

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With over 30 venues in Austin, 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 Austin that you should definitely check out.

The Rose Room

Best nightclub in Austin!
The Rose Room

The Rose Room is a forum for sound and light, where dance and music synthesize into a cacophonous symphony of energy. The Rose Room is Austin's hottest new club, located in the heart of Rock Rose. The club offers three levels of table service: dance floor, mid mezzanine, and balcony.

  • 11500 Rock Rose Austin, TX 78758 United States
  • North Burnet
  • 10 pm - 2 am Fri - Sun
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$

Concrete Cowboy

Concrete Cowboy

Concrete Cowboy, a West 6th Street bar, is the ultimate party bar for grown ups. Concrete Cowboy is the perfect place for happy hour or a night out on the town. With 8 HD 70? LCD TVs, it’s a great place to watch the big game. Enjoy a great indoor/outdoor feel on the Rooftop Patio. CC’s rooftop patio has its own bar, restrooms, and DJ to give it a completely different feel from downstairs. It’s got one of the best views of the city and is a perfect place to watch the sunset.

  • 719 W 6th St Austin, TX 78701 United States
  • Downtown
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$

Vulcan Gas Company

Vulcan Gas Company

Vulcan Gas Company is a 6th Street Austin club for dance music with steampunk-inspired interiors and Funktion-One sound system showcasing talent from Austin and around the globe. The venue is a state-of-the art music venue designed to host today’s most cutting edge music experiences as well as to offer the best setting for a variety of private brand activations and parties. Vulcan Gas Company is approximately 9,500 sq feet, spans over 2 floors (with 658 person standing room capacity) and features a green room, catering room, 7 men’s & 7 women’s bathrooms, 2 large bars and an outdoor terrace.

  • 418 E 6th St Austin, TX 78701 United States
  • Downtown
  • 10 PM – 2 AM Wed, Thurs 9 PM – 12 AM Fri, Sat
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$

Wet Deck at the W

Wet Deck at the W

In the heart of Austin, Texas at W Austin, a hotel situated downtown in the Second Street District next door to the famed Austin City Limits music venue is your ticket to all of the action in the Live Music Capital of the World.

  • 200 Lavaca St Austin, TX 78701 United States
  • Downtown
  • Varies depending on events
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$$

Barcelona

Barcelona

Barcelona is a huge part of Austin’s nightlife. Highly favored by Austin’s substantial hipster crowd, Barcelona hosts some of the greatest dance parties on a weekly basis in its trendy underground location. Bringing in performances by world-renown DJs while also serving as home to local talented spinners has placed Barcelona at the top of the 6th Street must-stop list.

  • 209 E 6th St Austin, TX 78701 United States
  • Downtown
  • 10 PM – 2 AM Wed – Sun
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $

Voodoo Room

Voodoo Room

Voodoo Room in Austin is a hip, trendy, bar/lounge located in the heart of 6th. They offer some of the best music, drink specials, and bottle service Thursday-Sunday from 9 PM - 2 AM

  • 419 E 6th St Austin, TX 78701 United States
  • Downtown
  • 9 PM - 2 AM Thu - Sun
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$

Cedar Street Courtyard

Cedar Street Courtyard

Located in the heart of the trendy warehouse district, Cedar Street is one of Austin's premier live music venues with performances 7 nights a week. Discover why Austin is the Music Capital of the World! Cedar Street serves up live music seven nights a week. From the best local talent to the hippest national groups to rockin' cover bands, Cedar Street will undoubtedly entertain. Top it off with the best cocktails in Austin and your night is complete!

  • 208 W 4th Street, Suite C Austin, TX 78701 United States
  • Warehouse District
  • $

Green Light Social

Green Light Social

Green Light Social- is an organic Austin patio bar that has an upscale, yet casual vibe with an innovative craft cocktail and beer program. Open Daily until 2 a.m. Located on the second story of 720 W. 6th Street.

  • 720 W 6th Street Austin, TX 78701 United States
  • Downtown
  • $

Lit Lounge

Lit Lounge

Lit Lounge offers a premiere destination for Austin's elite crowd while integrating the diverse local culture of downtown 6th Street. Presenting a quality party atmosphere based on the improvements of the location, Lit Lounge provides a unique club culture. The embodiment of Austin Nightlife has faded recently, and Lit Lounge strives to be the newest business community asset that will successfully renew and revitalize Austin's beloved 6th Street District.

  • 215 E 6th St Austin, TX 78701 United States
  • Downtown
  • 9 PM - 2 AM Thu - Sat
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$

Play on W 6th

Play on W 6th

Play on W 6th street is the ultimate destination to grab a drink and chill with friends in Austin, Texas. It is open daily from 12 PM - 2 AM.

  • 620 W 6th Austin, TX 78701 United States
  • Warehouse District
  • 12 PM - 2 AM Daily
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$

There are many other clubs available in Austin like Red Dragon, Summit

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

Austin Nightclubs FAQ

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

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

How long do DJs play in Austin?

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

What is the dress code like at Austin 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 Austin nightclubs for free?

Some Austin 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 Austin 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 Austin nightclubs?

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

How much is bottle service at Austin clubs?

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

Which Austin nightclubs play EDM and electronic music?

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

Which Austin nightclubs play hip-hop?

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

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