The 5 best places for a fun night out in Vancouver

1) The Belmont Bar

This newly renovated boutique hotel is broken down into four rooms: The Den and The Kitchen, which can be privately booked, The Living Room, a full service chill lounge, and The Basement, the place to party. Here you’ll find an indoor bowling alley, lots of neon lights, rosé popsicles and good vibes.

The Belmont Bar in Vancouver

2) Colony

This 15.000-square-foot (1393-square-metre) multi-level bar is located on the Granville Strip. Inside you’ll find fifteen big screen TVs, an arcade featuring new and retro games, an indoor bocce court and three bars to grab drinks. This is a great spot to have a beer, a burger and some good times.

interior of Colony bar at Granville Street

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3) The Roxy

It’s practically a right of passage for Vancouverites, you’ve had at least one wild night at The Roxy. An institution of the Granville Strip, the Roxy has three bars, a large stage and live music every night. It’s a reliable spot for a good night out.

woman performing a concert at the Roxy Cabaret

932 Granville Street

+1 604 331 7999

4) Hello Goodbye

To get to this basement bar you’ll pass through an unmarked door and down a hidden stairwell. This easy-to-miss ‘drinking den’ is an intimate, cozy haunt with dim lighting and a touch of artistic flair. The bar menu includes some finely crafted cocktails and DJs keep the party going late.

interior of Hello Goodbye Bar in Vancouver

5) The Portside

This Gastown bar is equal parts chill and equal parts party, with inspiration coming from the East Coast maritime pub culture. The interior is nautically themed with wood-lined walls, an upper deck which looks down onto the crowd below, two bars, a large dance floor and fairy lights hung overhead.

a party at the Portside Pub in Vancouver

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