Dance and Play the Night Away at One of Tampa's Popular Nightclubs

Skye Rodgers

By , Local Expert, Tampa
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Looking for a place to dance the night away? Tampa has more than a few great options to choose from. Whether you're looking for your favorite DJ, fabulous light shows, or value for your dollar, 10Best has once again found the best variety of dance clubs in Tampa, so you don't waste your precious vacation time worrying about where to go.

When Ybor City reinvented itself in the 90's, it primarily became known for its nightlife, particularly its dance clubs. Everyone looking to party in Tampa, from professionals to college kids from USF and UTampa, went to Ybor on weekend nights. That scene still exists, even though the clubs...  Read more »

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    CZAR in the Ritz

    Czar, located in Tampa's Ybor city neighborhood, is one of the most popular weekend dance parties in town

    Local Expert Tip: "Cover charges are very reasonable, however they can be eliminated altogether by signing up on their online guest list."

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    Club Prana

    With multiple dance floors, celeb DJs and great drink specials, you can dance the night away at Ybor City's Club Prana.

    Local Expert Tip: "They fill the place from bottom to top, so on slow nights not all levels will be open."

  • 3

    The Castle

    Popular with the alternative crowd, the Castle is one of Ybor City's most eclectic nightclubs.

    Local Expert Tip: ""Everyone is welcome, nothing is taboo" is the motto here."

  • 4

    Aja Channelside

    Aja brings the Miami ultralounge concept to downtown Tampa, providing a sophisticated ambiance as you bop to the beat.

    Local Expert Tip: "The signature drink of Aja is the martini and they have crafted 35 different varieties."

  • 5

    Club Underground

    Located in the heart of downtown Tampa, Club Underground provides partygoers with the ultimate nightclub experience.

    Local Expert Tip: "Table and bottle reservations should be made in advance."

  • 6

    Liquid Tampa

    Liquid Tampa is one of the city's premier gay dance clubs.

    Local Expert Tip: "There is no cover charge before 11 PM on most nights."

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    The Kennedy

    Located in Tampa's trendy SoHo neighborhood, the Kennedy is a swank and upscale dance club frequented by students and young professionals.

    Local Expert Tip: "The second entry on their dress code list is "No Sneakers", which tells you a lot about the atmosphere."

  • 8

    Club Skye

    Tampa's Club Skye is located in Ybor city and is a favorite among young hip-hop fans.

    Local Expert Tip: "The cover charge is reasonable, however there is a two drink minimum."

  • 9

    Hyde Park Cafe

    The Hyde Park Café in SoHo is one of Tampa's most popular and established dance clubs featuring a great mix of both people and music.

    Local Expert Tip: "The "Cafe" is a misnomer; however, there are burgers and hot dogs available in the Biergarten."

  • 10

    Whiskey North

    Whiskey North has been providing great dance club experiences in Tampa's Carrollwood area for over ten years.

    Local Expert Tip: "Too much to drink? No problem - this club offers free cab rides home to prevent drunk driving."



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