The 6 Best Calgary Nightclubs for Party Lovers

Best Calgary Nightclubs

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By Grayson Bennett

For those looking for something fun to do after a long day at work or school, aside from going to the mall, having dinner with friends, or watching movies at the cinema, the best Calgary nightclubs are available to keep your night fun and the excitement flowing!

To make things better for you, we’ve gone ahead and rounded up a list of these nightclubs based on their events, amenities, and customer reviews. In short, these are the ones that offer the best entertainment for your dollar!

So, to finally get you started, check out our list below for some of the best Calgary nightclubs for party lovers!

1.  Habitat Living Sound

Habitat Living Sound Club
Photo credit: Habitat Living Sound Google photos
PRODUCTS https://www.habitatlivingsound.com/calendar
WEBSITEhttps://www.habitatlivingsound.com/
ADDRESS1217 1ST STREET SW CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA T2R 0V3
CONTACT DETAILSTel: (403) 263-5447
OPERATING HOURSWed to Sat: 9:00pm-2:00am

Habitat Living Sound is a boutique electronic music club that serves as home to some of the best DJs and international guests who make their way to Calgary.

Not only does the club promote house and techno, but they’re also known for hosting live electronic performances as well as other genres.

Other than that, Habitat Living Sound is one of the best Calgary nightclubs that’s DJ-owned and operated. They are also known for supporting local electronic producers by serving as a space for the community called Studio Social project.

Highlights

  • James Zabiela
  • Felix Da Housecat
  • Lauren Lo Sung

Customer Reviews

Habitat Living Sound is recommended by their customers for having a beautiful and cosy club, great sound, and amazing service.

Some customers shared their reviews:

“I absolutely loved this room! I have not been out in a few years and tonight was great.!!! Awesome crowd, friendly staff and extra bonus points for having a decent non alcoholic beer. Thanks for bringing in Sam Divine…house music is very much alive in Calgary”

“Habitat Living Sound has been in my life for many years. They have been a staple in the electronic music culture in YYC they feature local artist and also bring in the big names in the industry. I would highly recommend this place if your into the electronic dance culture you won’t be disappointed.”

 

2.  Cloud 9 Hookah Lounge & Bar

Cloud 9 Hookah Lounge & Bar Drinks
Photo credit: Cloud 9 Hookah Lounge & Bar Facebook
PRODUCTS https://cloud9yyc.business.site/#posts
WEBSITEhttps://cloud9yyc.business.site/
ADDRESS4816 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, AB T2G 0A8, Canada
CONTACT DETAILSPhone: +1 403-454-6242
OPERATING HOURSMon to Sun: 4:00pm-2:00am

Cloud 9 Hookah Lounge & Bar is best known for serving good food, hookah, and drinks. They’re also known for their spacious dance floor and live DJ performances.

And if you want a more intimate setting, they provide private function rooms, VIP rooms, and karaoke rooms for those looking for some more privacy.

Aside from that, Cloud 9 Hookah Lounge & Bar is one of the best Calgary nightclubs for hosting themed events and parties for people looking for some fun after a long day at work.

Highlights

  • New Year’s Eve party
  • Dirty santa exchange gift party
  • Nightmares on Macleod trail (Halloween party)

Customer Reviews

Not only is Cloud 9 Hookah Lounge & Bar recommended for their great sheesha, food, staff, cocktails, and prices.

Some customers shared their reviews:

“The staff here is AMAZING. they treat everyone like family. The shisha is the best in the city. Music also great…they have music according to the night and everything in between. The food menu is very good and fresh and you can have vip rooms for whatever your occasion is for which works well for coming with groups”

“The most amazing place I’ve ever been too. The owner is absolutely fantastic and respectful. Highly recommended this place for parties and get togethers. They have beautiful VIP rooms!”

 

3.  Club Rendezvous

Club Rendezvous' Club
Photo credit: Club Rendezvous Google photos
PRODUCTS https://clubrcalgary.com/events?browse=future
WEBSITEhttps://clubrcalgary.com/sessions/new
ADDRESS 2280 39 Ave NE, Calgary, AB T2E 6P7, Canada
CONTACT DETAILSPhone: +1 587-435-5678
OPERATING HOURSFri and Sat: 9:00-2:00am

Club Rendezvous is known as the longest running and busiest lifestyle club in Calgary. They are devoted to providing a safe and comfortable environment to everyone who wants to witness the swinging lifestyle.

They also offer events, memberships, and promotions to give customers a one-of-a-kind experience that’s perfect for both beginners and longtime swingers.

Moreover, Club Rendezvous is one of the best Calgary nightclubs because they offer a wide array of music genres to choose from and dance the night away to.

Highlights

  • Sexy Friday
  • Virtual party
  • Newbie night

Customer Reviews

According to customers of Club Rendezvous, they recommend the place for their fantastic music, clean environment, and sexy and friendly people.

Some customers shared their reviews:

“We just love this place. We are super impressed with how Club Rendezvous is dealing with the shut down. The online events and updates they did to their site with the Cam and Chat rooms is amazing! Lots of fun and everyone should support their initiatives. Good job guys!!”

“What an amazing club. We went to the comedy show and it was amazing. Had a great time. We also found that the comedy show was a great icebreaker for us as we are a bit shy. We just bought a year membership and Club R will be our go to place from now on. Keep up the awesome work you guys.”

 

4.  Broken City

Broken City Club
Photo credit: Broken City Facebook
PRODUCTS http://brokencity.ca/events/
WEBSITEhttp://brokencity.ca/
ADDRESS613 11th AVENUE SW
CONTACT DETAILSEmail: [email protected]

Tel: 403.262.9976

OPERATING HOURSThurs: 4pm-12:am

Fri: 4:00pm-2:00am

Sat: 2:00pm-2:00am

Sun: 2:00pm-12:00am

Broken City is one of the best Calgary nightclubs if you want one that serves as a safe place for independent artists to perform their live music and entertainment.

They also offer pub food, cocktails, brews, and patio seating to accommodate people from different walks of life, all coming together to celebrate their love for music and art.

Basically, Broken City is the place to be for those who are in the mood for comedy, trivia nights, live entertainment, DJ sets, and even karaoke nights.

Highlights

  • Bend Sinister
  • The Mandates
  • Mise En Scene

Customer Reviews

Very friendly bartender, fast service, delicious food, and great events are just some of the things customers recommend Broken City for.

Some customers shared their reviews:

“My personal favorite place to spend time on the Weekend. Natural Selection on Saturdays is one of the most iconic old school hip-hop parties in town and is always a fun time. Also affordable menu and good people 👌”

“What an amazing bar. Reminds me of the good old days when bars had great beer, great music and just the right amount of character. New bars are too clean and fancy.”

 

5.  Ironwood Stage & Grill

Ironwood Stage & Grill's Band
Photo credit: Ironwood Stage & Grill Facebook
PRODUCTS http://ironwoodstage.ca/events/
WEBSITEhttp://ironwoodstage.ca/
ADDRESS1229 9 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0S9, Canada
CONTACT DETAILSPhone: +1 403-269-5581
OPERATING HOURSMon to Thurs: 4:00pm-12:00am

Fri and Sat: 11:00-1:00am

Sun: 11:00-12:00am

Ironwood Stage & Grill is one of the best Calgary nightclubs that present nightly live music, cocktails, food, and drinks in a casual and laid-back setting.

The place is also known for hosting over 400 shows a year, turning their restaurant and lounge into the place to be for the hottest acts by both international and local artists.

So whether you’re in the mood for a good meal or some good music, Ironwood Stage & Grill is definitely the place to be if you want to have a great time.

Highlights

  • Rooks
  • Harrison Storm
  • Ryan McMahon

Customer Reviews

Ironwood Stage & Grill is highly praised by their customers for their good food, great atmosphere, great live music, and friendly staff.

Some customers shared their reviews:

“The music is good, any seat in the house will work. This is a great atmosphere for live music and a fun night out.”

“Went here to watch some live music but the band had apparently cancelled so we just went for drinks. The staff was lovely and the venue was really neat. We would love to go again soon!”

 

6. Knoxville’s Tavern

Photo credit: Knoxville’s Tavern

PRODUCTS https://www.knoxcalgary.com/bookings
WEBSITEhttps://www.knoxcalgary.com/
ADDRESS840 9th Ave SW Calgary, AB T2P 2T1
CONTACT DETAILSPhone: (587) 576 5669

Email: [email protected]

OPERATING HOURSFriday-Saturday: 9:00PM- 2:00AM

Knoxville’s Tavern is the perfect place to kick it and celebrate any occasion. Whether their customers want to go for a quick drink, or avail their amazing packages, Knowville’s Tavern does it all! 

They specialize in bachelorettes, birthday parties and even fundraisers. Knoxville’s Tavern also provides a pick up service for those looking to upgrade their experience. Ride in a limo or a party bus to complete the epic night to come!

Highlights

  • No Filter Friday’s
  • Limo Service and Party Bus

Customer Reviews

Here’s a review from one of Knoxville’s Tavern’s customers:

“All the staff were friendly, bar was kept clean and I’m digging the update to music choice. The regular DJ Jaxx plays some killer EDM and mixes it in with songs I know well.” 

Here’s another one:

“The glow paint party last night was the most fun I’ve had in awhile, the music was so good!!  The staff are always pretty friendly, I can’t say I’ve had a bad encounter yet! Knox is always a great time!”

 

And that concludes our list of the best Calgary nightclubs. We hope you were able to find one that suits you and your idea of fun best. If you have any comments or suggestions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We’d love to hear from you!

On another note, if you’re looking to enjoy even more live entertainment, check out our list of places for the best live music in Calgary.