Miami is a city that comes alive at night. In Miami, when the sun goes down, the heat gets turned up in the many bars and nightclubs. That exciting nightlife is waiting for you on your next trip to south Florida. Read on to find out more about the top 10 exciting places to visit for great nightlife in Miami.
Exciting Places To Visit for Great Nightlife in Miami
Be Chic in Downtown Miami and Brickell
Nestled among the condos and office buildings, these two neighborhoods, separated by the Miami River, have many nightlife options. The neighborhood is a post work haunt for the young professional crowd. That vibe establishes downtown Miami and Brickell as the hip place to be for the party people. In this area, you can enjoy a happy hour special at Area 31, check out hip local spot Lostboy, then tackle the exciting E 11 EVEN nightclub.
Let Loose in South Beach
South Beach is party central in Miami. This is ground zero for clubbers as this area is lined with many mega clubs open seven nights a week. The South Beach scene is full of international DJs, pop stars and celebrities hosting VIP parties in its many nighttime entertainment venues. In South Beach, you can dance away at mega club LIV, enjoy a cocktail at Bodega, or chill out at Sweet Liberty.
Feel Romantic on A Sunset Cruise
The sunsets in the Miami area are breathtaking and quite romantic. A great way to begin your evening out is to watch the phenomenal sunset from a cruise. On the cruise you can take photos of the spectacular Miami skyline and cruise through such landmarks as Biscayne Bay, Port of Miami and Millionaire’s Row, plus much more.
Indulge in Miami’s Jazz Scene
Miami has a vibrant jazz music scene. If your nightlife preference is a live jazz concert instead of a dance club, you can catch a great show at Ball & Chain. At Le Chat Noir, you can sip wine and nibble on cheese while you enjoy the live music. On the last Friday of every month at 8 PM, The Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami hosts free jazz concerts on the plaza.
Enjoy the Colorful Art Deco District
This district is full of history and bursting with over 800 Art Deco buildings. When you take a walk down Ocean Drive, you will notice the fabulous pastel colored architecture all around. When the sun goes down, the excitement in this district heats up. Here you can chill with a cocktail at the rooftop pool at Highbar, or you can dance all night at Story, where iconic DJs and famous artists like Justin Bieber have performed.
Party Latin Style in Little Havana
While Little Havana began as an area for Cuban exiles, it is now one of the most exciting nightlife spots in Miami. When you do your pub or nightclub crawl, take a look at the Walk of Fame. This walkway honors the best Latin artists and personalities such as Celia Cruz and Gloria Estefan. The best nightlife spots in Little Havana include Los Altos, Café LaTrova, Bar Nancy and Ball & Chain Miami.
Sample Local Food on Miami Secret Food Tours
The nightlife in Miami is not only about drinking, but also dining on the best local food. Fire up your taste buds and join the awesome Miami Secret Food Tour. This three and a half hour tour makes five stops and allows guests to sample a variety of different dishes. The local food highlights include key lime pie, fried chicken and Cuban sandwiches, plus much more.
Mingle in Coral Gables
If you prefer a low key nightlife experience, head over to Coral Gables. In this affluent city, the nightlife is lively but not quite as wild as the scene in Miami. Some of the most popular nightlife spots are 77 Sport Bar, Open Stage Club, Coral Room and The Bar. Besides luxury shopping, fine dining and beautiful parks, Coral Gables is also home to the world famous Venetian Pool.
Be Hip in Wynwood
When in Miami, the place to go for a cultural fix is the Wynwood district. As you walk along in this dynamic area, you will be amazed at the murals on the walls and the high end contemporary art galleries. This area is a popular hangout for artists, creative professionals and the hipsters. For a great night on the town, the possibilities are plentiful. If you want to hear live music and dance, head out to Coyo Taco or Gramps, for a great meal and cocktails try Wynwood Kitchen & Bar or the Wood Tavern.
See ‘Miami’s Original Neighborhood’, Coconut Grove
The Coconut Grove area is the oldest neighborhood in greater Miami. The area was founded in 1873 by a varied group that included pioneers and adventurers. Overlooking Biscayne Bay, Coconut Grove is the bohemian area of Miami that still maintains its eclectic flair today. The more popular nightlife spots in Coconut Grove include Bellini, Sandbar Sports Grill, Monty’s Raw Bar and Glass + Vine.
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