Top Best Nightclubs in Portland, OR [2021 GUIDE]

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Here's the list of the best clubs in Portland that you should definitely check out.

45 East

Best nightclub in Portland!
45 East

Don’t let the top-notch sound and state-of-the-art production fool you—this club’s roots are firmly planted in the underground. Around you, exposed brick and industrial fittings from decades past pay homage to the venue’s rich history, contrasting brilliantly with the club’s modern, cutting-edge gear. Below you, a spacious dance floor guarantees you impeccable, crisp sound from every angle.

  • 315 SE 3rd Ave Portland, OR 97214 United States
  • Oldtown
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$

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

Portland Nightclubs FAQ

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

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

How long do DJs play in Portland?

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

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

Some Portland 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 Portland 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 Portland nightclubs?

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

How much is bottle service at Portland clubs?

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

Which Portland nightclubs play EDM and electronic music?

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

Which Portland nightclubs play hip-hop?

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

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