Travelling to Chicago soon? You must have heard great things about the vibrant nightlife there. Many people agree that Chicago has the most happening nightlife on the east coast of the U.S.A, second only to the nightlife that you can experience at the great New York City. This article will give you a sneak peek into the hottest night clubs and bars that make up the trendy nightlife in Chicago.
Excalibur Night Club
Excalibur is one of the hottest nightclubs in all of Chicago. It is located in the River North neighborhood which is full of some of the best restaurants and theatres in Chicago. The club is actually housed in a building that was built in 1892.
Whether you are looking for dining, a hot dance club or just a lounge bar, Excalibur has it all. Recently, the Chicago Tribune, one of the most popular papers in Chicago, named the Excalibur Night Club as the best nightclub in Chicago.
It has also routinely been mentioned and recommended, by several local publications and online travel sites, as one of the best five places to visit, while in Chicago. The other usual 4 contenders are big ticket attractions such as the Navy Pier, Millennium Park, House of Blues and Blue Chicago.
There are many nightclubs within this massive nightclub, each having an appeal of its own. Girls night out is on Saturdays and Saturdays are usually the most happening day of the week, with some world class DJ’s routinely making appearances at the club. If you are looking for great nightlife in Chicago where you can enjoy a private party, Excalibur can offer you that as well. They host thousands of private parties like bachelorette parties, all year round.
This is another hot nightclub that makes it to the top of the list of best nightlife in Chicago. This club is also located in the River North Neighborhood, quite close to the Excalibur night club. If you are the type that goes from club to club, you will definitely want to drop by here after visiting Excalibur.
What makes this place really special is a military theme. The entire place is decked out like a military base camp, with artillery cases doubling up as tables and things like world maps and bunkers used as style elements. There is a $20 cover charge to get into this hot nightclub in Chicago.
If you still need assurance that this is one of the happening places for nightlife in Chicago, you must know that The Underground was voted as one of the sexiest places in the world, by the famous cosmopolitan magazine. Playboy also gave this nightclub a great rating, calling it one of America’s top 10 VIP lounge bars.
Enclave Night Club
Just a few minutes of a walk from the famous Millennium Mile will get you to the Enclave Night Club, located at 220 W. Chicago Avenue. This nightclub has been a venue to some super star celebrity performance by The Black Eyed Peas, Akon, Lady Gaga and Kid Rock. It also has the famous distinction of being Michael Jordan’s preferred night club in Chicago.
This is a multi –level venue that has four bars, many dance floors, lounge seating and some brilliant sound and speaker systems that will give you a great night out. General admission is usually $10 per person although it can vary according to the special event being held at the venue. A VIP ticket will cost you $35.
Other hot and happening places to enjoy nightlife in Chicago are places like The Drake Hotel, Roof on Thewit, Spin Night Club, Spy Bar, Manor, Soundbar, The Aviary and the Vision.