There’s nothing quite like an evening of dancing to celebrate the weekend. In Massachusetts, there are plenty of options for doing just that. Yes, many are in or near Boston, but rest assured—there are some incredibly popular dance clubs in other parts of the state, too. Here are our 8 favorites!
If salsa dancing is your thing, head on over to Cambridge’s Havana Club. Come early for both beginner and intermediate lessons. You’ll find dancers of all skill levels on the dance floor, so throw caution to the wind and strap on your dancing shoes.
Check out The Royale—formerly The Roxy—in Boston, for what some call the most vibrant dance club in the city. Catering to a vast range of styles, you might see traditional club wear on the dance floor, but are just as likely to see someone in a three-piece business suit or exercise pants as well. The service is sublime and VIP service is available to all.
Featuring a huge dance floor, Vincent’s Nightclub in Randolph offers New England’s best Latin dance party each Friday night. Throw a private party in their new VIP lounge for an even more exciting night out.
Featuring live bands and Ladies’ Nights in the summer, the Harp in Boston is an eclectic dance club with excellent music. Check the website for dates, times, and bands. Go early and enjoy dinner in their award-winning restaurant.
Located in the Theatre District, Venu occasionally features national talent for its young, hip patrons. Flo-Rida performed there in February. Dubbed “Boston’s Best International Nightclub,” Venu features hip hop and Latin music.
An Irish pub by day and a dance club by night, Ned Devine's is so popular it almost always reaches its 400-person accommodation every weekend. Dance to cover bands or a DJ on Thursday through Sunday nights.
A live DJ seven nights a week means Phoenix Landing in Cambridge is an exciting place for those who love dancing to be. Featuring many different music styles, there is something for everyone at this dance club. Check their site for a list of scheduled events.
In addition to “Greatest” being part of the bar’s name, The Greatest Bar has won awards as the greatest bar several times in the past few years. The four-level bar features skee ball and a huge TV for sports, in addition to a top-notch dance floor with a revolving DJ booth.