Best Dance Clubs in Niagara Falls

Because The Party Don't Stop

It's time. It's time to get out there, put on your dancing shoes, and hit one (or all) of these dance clubs. No matter which club you venture off to, tonight is the night where you can kick back and let loose. Each of the dance clubs in The Niagara Region are unique in their own right. From everything to a local pub's dance floor, to a popular dance club in the heart of Niagara Falls, we have it all and so much more. And what makes each place even better is that if you don't feel like dancing the night away, not to worry there are booths, tables and high-tops that you can sit at no matter where you go to rest your tired feet. But if you can't wait till the party starts, one of our suggestions is to get out there and dance. With a few of the dance clubs located in Downtown St. Catharines you can bar hop throughout the night, just be mindful that many places have a dress-code. It's all about the dance party in Niagara and with college and university students, locals and tourists who come scouring the land to find the best dance club, there may be lines, but once you get into the dance club of your choosing be ready to party all night long. So put on your fanciest outfit, call some friends, tell them you're all heading to Niagara for the weekend and head out to one of these dance clubs, you surely will be happy you did. 


L3 Nightclub, located in the heart of downtown St. Catharines is the spot to be. The place boasts about its eclectic nature of things and offers VIP bottle service, a massive dance floor and spots to just kick it back for the night. This is a great spot if you're looking to get down and party all night long. With events occurring frequently check out their website to see if you'll be here for an event or two.

Local Expert tip: Come on over to L3 on a Friday or Saturday night during the summer for cheap drink deals and a dance all-night party.

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With Port Dalhouise comes a night on the town where you can embrace the beauty of the hot sun falling into the night sky. The Horny Toad, located in Port Dalhousie (about a 30 minute ride from Niagara Falls) is one of the only standing bars left in Port, and we couldn't be more happy it has kept it's doors opened with all of the condo building that's in effect in Port. The patio bar is a great spot to kick back, relax and chill out for the night. With an outdoor patio, and indoor bar, the place is boasting with locals and tourists alike that can't wait to dip their toes into the sand after they party all night long.

Local Expert tip: Come out to The Horny Toad on Wednesday nights. It's Beach Party night and DJ Oz-E is ready to boggle your mind with music pumping into the wee hours of the morning.

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Club Se7en

To party like a star head to Club Se7en. From the location, just blocks from the falls, to the music, the service and the overall atmosphere, this venue is five-star. A rustic warehouse paired with sexy lounge furniture sets the scene while four full bars stand ready to quench your nighttime thirst. Numerous VIP booths are also available for those who crave celebrity-like status, with bottle service and waitresses to cater to your needs. Meanwhile, DJs pump out the sounds of the best mashups and top 40 hits all weekend long. This is the place to be, so come experience Niagara's crown jewel of clubs.

Local Expert tip: Saturday nights is 'Belong To Se7en' Nights. A night to let loose and take in some of the best musical mashups in town.

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Sheehan's, an Irish pub, is one of the best spots in Niagara to venture off to if you're ready to kick back, relax and party all night long. The place is boasting with locals, tourists and college & university students any day of the week and is certainly the spot to grab a table, grab a beer and hit the dance floor. Now just because it is a pub doesn't mean that you can't dance the night away here, in fact it's the exact opposite of that as the live bands play music into the wee hours of the morning and can't wait to catch a dancer or two on the dance floor. Sheehan's is the best pub in town so come on down with your buddies in toe, you'll be happy you did.

Local Expert tip: Live music on Friday and Saturday nights create the perfect atmosphere to jump up and down and just dance for the night at Sheehan's.

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Rumours' immense popularity comes as little surprise, given its location in the midst of Niagara's busiest entertainment district. Once you get past the lines, you'll find a loud, rocking place that's a riot of color and retro style and that's constantly inundated by light, sound and merriment. Laser shows and music videos add to the sensory appeal, and most young people visiting the area find themselves drawn to the place for at least a while. Dance, mingle, hang out, they're all on the agenda. Touristy and fun.

Local Expert tip: Friday night is Ladies Night. With free cover for ladies, and DJ Q pumping beats this is the spot to go on a Friday in Niagara Falls.

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Spicy Olive Bar & Grille
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The Spicy Olive Bar & Grille is so much more then a place to go to meet some locals. It is the perfect spot for you to kick back, relax and have a few drinks with some friends. Located in the heart of Niagara Falls, this quaint place not only offers up an enjoyable evening for all, but is the perfect spot to enjoy a delicious Italian feast all the while you're spending the night on the town. It certainly is the perfect spot to have you staying in one place for the night, think of it like this, it's one of the few spots in Niagara Falls where you can enjoy a meal and then a few drinks afterwards without being kicked to the cold winter night. With live music and a perfect decor, this place has it all.

Local Expert tip: With a small dance floor this is a great spot to grab a table and dance the night away as the DJ or live bands love to party all night long.

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The Red Hot Chilli Pepper is the spot to go if you really want to take in that university party-all-night-long experience. The place is bursting at the seams with local university and college students any day of the week, and is the best spot to go if you're looking to just jump up and dance for the night. With DJ's pumping beats all night long, it's no wonder why when people pass this spot as they walk along St. Paul Street in downtown St. Catharines they're sure to pop into line to get into one of the craziest parties in the area. The second you walk in here you'll be immersed in a high-energy, fist-pumping kind of night. So go on, get out there and be apart of the largest party in town.

Local Expert tip: Grab a drink, head to the dance floor and dance the night away on the massive dance floor on the 2nd floor.

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Stella's is the place to be if you're looking for a sophisticated night out on the town in St. Catharines downtown core. With VIP bottle service, DJs that will have you dancing all night long and a trendy style code, you'll be sure to fall in love with this place if you're looking for a good time. The spot is deemed one of the best in Niagara and is surely a most perfect time with a whole slew of friends ready to party.

Local Expert tip: Stella's has recently renovated and certainly has taken Niagara by storm. Venture off here for the night to party in style.

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The Dragonfly Night Club is all about an experience that will last a lifetime. With its sleek Asian inspired elegance this nightclub certainly boast a whole lot of those who are ready to dress to impress their friends. DJs spin only the latest R&B and house music all the while you dance the night away. With its elegant bars and bottle service its no wonder many spend a night celebrating a birthday, promotion, or just come for the fun of it. Dress code is in effect, so be ready to dress to impress before leaving for this nightclub.

Local Expert tip: The Dragonfly is one of the best dance clubs in Niagara Falls, so be mindful of the hoards of people who want to come here and get here early to beat the line.

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