Vancouver’s nightlife scene is one of the most beautiful experiences in the world. In fact, this city is known internationally as one of the best places in the world to party. Here are a two of Vancouver’s numerous areas where the high-powered nightlife is regularly compared to cities the likes of Beirut, Ibiza and Dubai.
Gastown area – Vancouver’s original downtown area
Situated east of the central downtown area, close to Chinatown, Gastown is renowned for the old buildings and warehouses that lend a particular feel and flavour to the neighbourhood.
The Red Room Ultra Bar, a Vancouver and international favourite that features top DJs such as Markus Schulz and John O’Callaghan. The dance floor is hot, the music is loud, and the cocktails are clever and cool, especially at their Latin-themed events.
Pop Opera is Vancouver’s premiere luxury club, serving up an unbeatable atmosphere and VIP treatment, and commanding the city’s most attractive crowd. The cocktails prepared at the club’s three premium bars offer a modern take on classic mixes.
Lastly, for club hoppers, check out Post Modern, a bar that truly lives up to its name. The state-of-the art sound system, stellar light show and futuristic decor combined with a savvy mix of the latest beats result in a truly post-modern experience. Drinks are made to order and flow profusely.
Granville Entertainment District
Thanks to its vast selection of bars and nightclubs, the Granville Entertainment District, located in the heart of Vancouver, is loved for its significant nightlife.
Ginger 62’s sensuous layout and design evoke a truly Vancouver feel, making it a fast favourite of locals and visitors alike. The decor is a mix of modern and luxurious with unique touches that give it a boudoiresque feeling. Cocktails are designed to match the sensual feel of the rest of venue. This is upscale clubbing to a tee.
Republic offers two options: a large dance floor, great music and terrific drinks on the main floor and an upper-level lounge with a glass-enclosed patio where sipping a luxurious libation is truly beautiful. A sure bet for a great night.
Check out Bar None located in Yaletown. In business for nearly 20 years, the bar has long earned its exceptional reputation and celebrity-favourite status. Exposed brick walls combined with rich wood paneling create a handsome pub-style decor. Frequented by an elite crowd of beautiful people, cocktails at Bar None are highly original and routinely updated to keep up with demand and trends.
NB: Be very careful when going out on the town in Vancouver, as the surrounding natural beauty and fantastic nightlife will turn you into a Vancouver lover overnight, making it difficult to enjoy the nightlife anywhere else ever again!