Dance the Night Away in the ATL

Kelly Skinner

By , Local Expert, Atlanta
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It's a Friday night and your work week was a complete snooze. Did someone say a dance party is in store?

In addition to Atlanta's various hotels, lounges, comedy clubs, restaurants and bars, the city's nightlife scene is also peppered with a smattering of dance clubs.

If you're looking for a place that mixes glamour with a bumping crowd, you need not look further than Midtown, where several of the area's largest, highest-end dance clubs congregate. Dressing for the party is imperative at these places, so look your best, particularly if you're hoping to meet someone single (which you probably will). Reign, Vanquish, Halo and...  Read more »

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    Opera Nightclub

    Be part of the in-crowd vying to get into this hot, sexy club.

    Local Expert Tip: "There's a dress code, so dress to impress! Refer to the website for details. "

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    Live the good life and dance in a space that oozes luxury.

    Local Expert Tip: "Follow Vanquish on Facebook and sign up for events online and in advance to avoid pricey cover charges. "

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    Lava Lounge

    Hang with a stylish crowd in Midtown in this good-looking club.

    Local Expert Tip: "Thursday nights are a great time to visit - No cover and house music all night! "

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    Midtown's jewel brims with the well-heeled looking to sip and mingle.

    Local Expert Tip: "Really starts to get busy after midnight. Make sure to arrive closer to then or the club can feel a bit empty. "

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    Tongue and Groove

    Join an attractive group looking to have a good time in Buckhead.

    Local Expert Tip: "While hopping most nights, the club is closed on Tuesday and Sunday. "

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    Havana Club

    Enjoy the easy-going club that thrives off of energetic beats and a fun-loving crowd.

    Local Expert Tip: "Dance lessons offered for novices. "

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    Halo Lounge

    Dance the night away with slews of local beauties at this Midtown club.

    Local Expert Tip: "The entrance to the lounge is located on Sixth Street, not Peachtree."

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    MJQ Concourse

    The alter-ego to the high-end dance club, this place has a grungy charm and caters to a wide range of music tastes.

    Local Expert Tip: "Pay attention to social media to find out the night's theme and plan your visit according to the type of music you love. "

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    East Andrews Neighborhood Bar

    This entertainment complex keeps on expanding, and the young crowds keep on coming. Go to socialize and shake it!

    Local Expert Tip: "Ride with a crew or opt for a service like MARTA or Uber for transportation. Parking is limited. "

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    Taverna Plaka

    It's like attending a big, fat Greek wedding...then dancing on the table.

    Local Expert Tip: "Bring your dancing shoes... and an appetite. "



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