The 5 Best Dance Clubs in Chicago

Our team has partied long into the night in neighborhoods around town to find the best dance clubs in Chicago.

If you’re looking for a fun night filled with drinks and dancing in the Chicago, we recommend visiting these five dance clubs.

The Mid Best Dance Clubs in Chicago


The Mid

306 N. Halsted

The Mid is located between Chicago’s downtown and the surrounding neighborhoods. The dance club has four bars, a VIP room and an ample room for dancing. This dance club in Chicago is great to spend a late night out because typically, it is open until 4:00AM and 5:00AM on weekends. The stage at this nightclub is very up close and personal, which is awesome for people who go there to see their favorite DJ’s. Even though The Mid sounds like a crazy night in the city, it is also great for fans of indie bands and other live music on smaller nights. Be aware that if they are hosting a big name artist or DJ, it may be crowded with long lines and wait time.



Spybar Chicago Best Dance Clubs in Chicago



646 N Franklin St.

Spybar is a dance club in Chicago that is literally located underground. As a perfect mix between a club and an intimate lounge, it’s a great place to see popular DJs when they come through for a visit. Compared to a lot of other dance clubs in Chicago, Spybar has a lot of room to dance on top of their excellent service.



Sound-Bar Best Dance Clubs in Chicago



226 W. Ontario St.

With two levels, 9 full-service bars, and a 4,000 square foot dance floor, this bar and dance club in Chicago is a guaranteed good time. Sound-Bar is a great option for anyone who enjoys EDM, resident DJs, and booming bass. This Chicago nightclub also has laser lights and floor to ceiling video projection walls for visual presentation. Sound-Bar is a great dance club for a fun night out with a few close friends, but they also give you an opportunity to rent out any level for a massive private party. Table reservations are also available at this dance club in Chicago.



Beauty Bar Best Dance Clubs in Chicago


Beauty Bar

1444 W Chicago Ave.

If you love getting manicures, drinking martinis and throwing dance parties, Beauty Bar is set to be your new favorite place. This late-sixties shop turned combo salon-dance club has undergone quite the transformation, and it shows. Prior to midnight, you can get your nails painted before enjoying awesome DJs or theme parties for the rest of the night. With 60’s inspired décor and a disco ball on the dance floor, what more could you ask for?


Primary Night Club Chicago Best Dance Clubs in Chicago

Primary Nightclub

5 W Division St.

This bar and dance club in Chicago has a huge LED wall behind the DJs to go along with a bumping VOID sound system. Saturdays and Sundays are a great mix of EDM and house music, but during the week, this Chicago nightclub hosts a bigger variety of music genres (Latin nights on Wednesday get pretty wild). This is a great dance club to take a big group of people who don’t want to waste time waiting in lines.

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    Tyler Dahl
    Posted Jan 24, 2018 12:31 am 0Likes

    Spybar is definitely my favorite though Soundbar is a close second. Good list!

    Alex Gross
    Posted May 7, 2016 11:22 pm 0Likes

    Looks more like “The Only Dance Clubs In Chicago”… And seriously? No Smartbar? Get a Chicago writer!

    Posted Apr 21, 2016 11:20 am 0Likes

    too bad people in Chicago dont dance

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