Ready for a night out on the town? The St. Petersburg/Clearwater Beach area offers a wide variety of nightlife venues – from laid back beach bars and beer gardens, to rooftop soirees and high-energy clubs.
The bulk of our nightlife picks on this list stem from the popular downtown St. Pete area. Located on the waterfront, downtown amps up after dark with a combination of glitzy hotspots and laid back bars. Most venues offer live music nightly, featuring acts that range from blues and jazz to punk and rock.
For the ultimate dance club experience head to Push Ultra Lounge, where DJs spin the hits and light shows illuminate the dance floor. Looking for a speakeasy type of feel? Head to The Mandarin Hide where Prohibition era cocktails spice up the menu. Chill out at St. Pete’s The Ale and The Witch or the always popular Ringside Cafe. For a swanky rooftop scene, The Canopy at the Birchwood offers impressive cocktails and breathtaking sunset views.
On Clearwater Beach, the hottest waterfront parties on the sand go down at Shephard’s Beach Resort, where there is an outdoor tiki bar and an indoor nightclub. Expect bikini contests and lots of crowds during Spring Break season.
To experience a laid back beach bar atmosphere, head to Frenchy’s Rockaway Grill, also on Clearwater Beach, where you can listen to live music and dine on amazing grouper sandwiches - all with a fantastic beach view.
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