18 Bucket List Ontario Nightclubs You Must Visit At Least Once

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18 Bucket List Ontario Nightclubs You Must Visit At Least Once

There's arguably no better place to party than in Ontario. Across the province, there are several places where you can unleash your inner raver, and you don't have to limit yourself to just the Greater Toronto Area. From amazing live music venues to some of the craziest dance floors around, there's something for everyone.

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If you're an avid clubgoer, you'll certainly appreciate this bucket list of 18 quintessential night clubs in Ontario:

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East Ontario

Central Ontario

West Ontario

North Ontario

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East Ontario

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Aria is a state-of-the-art venue that elevates the clubbing experience with its highly talented DJs, lively music and friendly staff.



Babylon throws some of the biggest parties in the Ottawa area. Its massive open dance floor and amazing music make it a great place to go out with friends or meet locals.

Mercury Lounge


Mercury Lounge refers to itself as "Ottawa's Music Mecca", and for valid reason. It's a hub for house, electronic, nu jazz and epic live performances.



Stages is a popular nightlife spot that hosts incredible parties, complete with great music, DJ shows and themed nights.

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Central Ontario

Club 54


Club 54 is a perfect location for a night out with friends, with it's 2 dance floors, amazing light shows and outdoor patio.



Junction is a two-storey venue that features a total of three bars, a low key lounge and an epic dance floor.



CODA is a 2-storey haven for all sorts of musical tastes, from techno and electronic beats to hip-hop and death metal. 

Luxy Club


Luxy Club is a European-inspired venue that hosts live DJs, amazing light displays and a social lounge.



REBEL is Toronto's largest nightlife and concert destination. It is setting a new industry standard with its stunning interior, incredibly talented DJs and high-profile guest performers.

The Johnson's Residence


The Johnson's Residence is the coolest house party you'll ever go to. The venue assumes the layout and visuals of a typical house, and features unique spaces like an adult-sized ball pit.

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West Ontario

29 Park


29 Park is a cozy nightclub and lounge that is perfect for those seeking both a mellow and an upbeat vibe. An abundance of semi-private seating and couches throughout allow for great socializing opportunities.

Club Absinthe


Club Absinthe is an energetic live music venue that holds a wide range of intimate concerts, events, and of course, exciting dance parties.


Niagara Falls

Dragonfly is an Asian-themed nightclub that comes complete with a spacious dance floor and a ceiling fitted with colourful LED screens.



Pearl is a premiere nightclub in the Waterloo region. It has an incredible interior, a top-of-the-line audio and lighting system, and intimate VIP lounges with bottle service.



TABU, formerly known as The Underground, is a classic spot for Friday night drinks and dancing. It's Drink, Dance, F*ck, Repeat events on Thursdays has become one of the most talked about parties in the Guelph area.

The Belfort


The Belfort is a 2-room venue that sees busy nights every weekend. It features a DJ-spun dance floor, intimate booths and themed events every week.

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North Ontario

TEN Lounge & Nightclub


TEN is Sudbury's go-to spot for dinner, drinks and dancing. After dinner, the venue transforms into an epic nightclub, with DJ's spinning every Thursday to Saturday.

One Fifty One

North Bay

One Fifty One offers the ultimate party experience with its multi-level dance floor, state-of-the-art sound and light systems and quality service from its staff.