Top 5 Best Nightclubs in Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY [2020 GUIDE]

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With over 27 venues in Brooklyn, 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 Bushwick, Brooklyn that you should definitely check out.

House of Yes

Best nightclub in Bushwick, Brooklyn!
House of Yes

House of Yes is a creative collective and nightlife performance space located in Bushwick, Brooklyn, that fuses dance culture, theatre, music, food, technology and community. Now in its third incarnation, the current space is open to the public during events and shows and focuses on programming that offers audience interaction and innovation in circus entertainment. House of Yes uses a variety of mediums to create nightlife-friendly interactive experiences for its patrons and is known for its glitter station, hot tub, open dancing platforms and activity stations that are based on the theme of the particular party. As a theatre and performance art space, the catalogue of shows range from immersive cinema screenings by Little Cinema, variety shows, House and Disco music dance parties, live music and interdisciplinary media productions. The far-reaching goal is "to create art that’s accessible and meaningful and a really good time too".

  • 2 Wyckoff Ave Brooklyn, NY 11237 United States
  • Bushwick
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $

Nowadays

Nowadays

Nowadays is an outdoor performance venue and hangout spot from the team behind well-loved Brooklyn dance parties Mister Sunday and Mister Saturday Night, offering cold beer, fresh food, and communal, backyard vibes. Nowadays provides a relaxed, park-like setting for all-ages performance and play. The central feature of the garden is a padded, multi-use dance floor that accommodates hundreds of dancers on Sunday afternoons. A formal grid of honey locust trees surrounds the floor, offering filtered shade and a leafy canopy to relax beneath. Nowadays opened an listening bar inside called Indoors, which is situated on an industrial stretch of Cooper Avenue lined with auto repair shops. The 5,000-square-foot converted warehouse features an audiophile-approved custom sound system, fog machines and a polished marble bar that runs the length of the modern, minimalist space. Hypnotic blue strobes pulse on the hazy dance floor, where a strict no-cellphone policy is enforced. Indoors hosts niche listening events like Planetarium, where people are encouraged to bring pillows, blankets, and even sleeping bags to get cozy on the floor and listen to music in silence for five hours. Indoors also offers vinyl records for quiet listening, strategy board games, and even a class about Stranger Things taught by start-up Think Olio.

  • 56-06 Cooper Ave Brooklyn, NY 11385 United States
  • Bushwick
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$

Bossa Nova Civic Club

Bossa Nova Civic Club

Bossa Nova is New York’s coziest house and techno hangout. The modest 140-capacity bar sits beneath the rumbling subway overpass in Bushwick, Brooklyn’s hippest neighborhood. Depending on the night, you’re likely to hear industrial techno, live hardware sets or jacking house, usually served up by local artists. For those in search of a Monday night dance party, this is one of the only spots you’re likely to find in this part of the borough.

  • 1271 Myrtle Ave Brooklyn, NY 11221 United States
  • Bushwick
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$

Mood Ring

Mood Ring

The Place Under the silent shadows of the Myrtle Avenue elevated train, the bar stands out with its bright cobalt-painted exterior. Inside, a triangular bar is surrounded by a series of circular banquettes. Down a dark corridor, there are two gender-neutral bathrooms and what looks like a vintage arcade game but is actually an artwork guests can play. The back room serves as a modest dance floor on weekends. Mood Ring is a fun lounge for those in the Brooklyn to check out.

  • 1260 Myrtle Ave Brooklyn, NY 11221 United States
  • Bushwick
  • Sun - Wed 5pm - 2am, Thu - Sat 5pm - 4am
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$

Lot 45

Lot 45

Located off the Jefferson L stop, Lot 45 is a cozy event space, bar, and restaurant venue. It offers bottle service for those who want to have the ultimate night out in the neighborhood of Bushwick in Brooklyn.

  • 411 Troutman St Brooklyn, NY 11237 United States
  • Bushwick
  • 5 PM - 4 AM Fri - Sat
  • $$

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Brooklyn Nightclubs FAQ

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

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

How long do DJs play in Brooklyn?

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

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

Some Brooklyn 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 Brooklyn 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 Brooklyn nightclubs?

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

How much is bottle service at Brooklyn clubs?

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

Which Brooklyn nightclubs play EDM and electronic music?

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

Which Brooklyn nightclubs play hip-hop?

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