Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre
2120 16 Ave NE
Calgary, AB T2E 1L4
Phone: (403) 291-4666
Fax: (403) 291-6498
Located inside the Coast Plaza Hotel, Jimmy's Night Club does not appear to be put off by the increasing popularity of upcoming nightclubs in downtown Calgary. It is known to be one of the oldest weekend hot spots in the city. Regulars who have been visiting the club's Friday and Saturday night events vouch on the foot-taping old school, hip hop and house music mixed out by DJ The Alliance Soundcrew and DJ Gemini. The music is accompanied by fun theme nights and ladies nights, which accentuates its vivacious spirit. The never-ending supply of beverages ensure that you last till the end of night.
Let go of your inhibitions, bring along your dancing shoes and be prepared for a wild time. The club offers young party-goers the ultimate party destination and can also be hired for private events. With a large stage and state-of-the-art equipment, this night spot has gained popularity all over the city for hosting an eclectic mix of live music events and DJ nights. These events cater to the crowd with varied musical sensibilities, so visit the website or check out their Facebook page to stay updated.
With a wonderful ambiance to relax, live gigs and an elaborate menu to choose from, The Palomino has a lot to offer. Every dish is delicious, out of which you should try the Pulled Pork Poutine or the Alberta Cheese Steak or the Two Meat Platter or even the Fire Grilled Salmon Filet. Also, you may have problems aplenty as they have a wide range of drinks to select from. Adding to the food fiesta, they also have some brilliant bands mainly from the rock and roll genre, who drop by to entertain the crowd. Visit their website for more information.
Of all the previous forms this former bank building from the mid-19th Century has acquired, the latest role of a nightclub is the most admired. This full-fledged and respected party hot spot, known as Exchange Social Club, takes on the best in the business, and does it with elegance and flair. The main room which is under the 11-meter (36-foot) high ceiling, makes for a unique setting for renowned DJs from across the world to entertain the crowd gathered on its beautiful dance floor. The music played here ranges from thumping hip hop to the groovy disco music from the 1980s. For those who are accompanied with a group can enjoy their private moments in the Rockefeller Room, which has an exclusive bar and balcony area. The VIP/ bottle service is offered in the loft area where you can sip on the champagne or vodka offered by the professional staff. Call ahead or visit their website to know more.
Transport yourself to the world of 80s at the Vinyl Retro Dance Lounge. Located in the heart of Calgary, Vinyl is plush and beautifully furbished with sleek mirrored walls, special VIP booths, a wonderful dance floor and a lounge bar. The best disc jockeys of the city belt out rocking retro tunes, while you can enjoy your cool concoction. The dance floor at Vinyl buzzes with activity on weekends as club-hoppers groove till late. Vinyl is the complete retro experience. Go live it!
Opened in 2005, the HiFi Club holds a relaxed atmosphere which is just the beginning of this nightclub. The brilliant combination of haywire lighting and heart-throbbing music makes it easy for the people who love to groove. Quite a few DJs both local and international drop by to do their bit. All in all, it's a great place to go clubbing.
Make the most of your weekend night in Calgary by visiting the Bermuda Triangle nightclub in downtown. This hip and happening nightclub is mainly host to a young crowd comprising of college and university students who are attracted by the live entertainment and the absence of a cover charge on Tuesdays. The club has tables set on an open space where you can enjoy the drinks and food served by the staff. However, it is the dance floor in front of the stage where the action is as this space is crowded with young revelers who enjoy the classic tunes played out by the DJs.
A comfy pub downtown, The Drum & Monkey serves up what any self-respecting pub-goer would need. It is hard to imagine that the businessman who birthed many of Calgary's posh and trendy cocktail bars, including the attached Bamboo Tiki Room, could also be behind such a laid back haven for beer. But why ask? Just sit back, gnaw on some chicken wings and swallow a pint. There are a myriad of beers on tap and you don't even have to know how to pronounce martini.
Located on the 12 Avenue, Soda has everything that you would expect from an eclectic hangout in Calgary. This neighborhood club is a hot spot for live music and club nights where you can gyrate to the thumping tunes given out by the bands and DJs. The place caters to the crowd with varied music sensibilities right from house to old school music. After a bout of dancing, you can always walk up to the well-stocked bar and gulp down a few beverages like cocktails, whiskey or beer. Call ahead to know more.
This Habitat is no place to get in touch with nature, but a spot where all the creatures of the night meet regularly to enjoy some refreshing club music and a few drinks along with it. With an ambiance quite sophisticated, this club has comfortable seating arrangements and a bar that serves cocktails to quench your thirst, while the dancing is done on the tunes of local professional DJs. Certainly a fine place to go to with your friends and have a nice time. Check in for one of their special events.
Quincy's on Seventh is the place to go if you have a craving for red meat as nothing else will satisfy more than a big chunk of prime Alberta beef. There are so many steak choices on the menu, that there is only room for one chicken entree. They also offer 12 other beef dishes as well as a rack of lamb and wild mushroom bisque that are particularly satisfying. Quincy's decor is a rich combination of light and dark woods and the result is an atmosphere of high-end comfort. Apart from the food, Quincy's is also famous for its eclectic mix of club nights that take place on most nights of the week. Enjoy grooving to the dubstep music on Thursdays or dancing to the weekly drum 'n' bass music on Fridays.
A club that has been a part of the city's nightlife, off and on, for several years, the Republik Nightclub first opened its doors on this location in 1987. Although it closed its doors after ten years of entertaining the locals with excellent live music, it opened at a new place after a few years and later on came back home to its place of birth on the 17th Avenue. Hosting some of the most popular names in the music industry, like Green Day and Queens of the Stone Age, the Republik is truly a great spot to spend a night on any weekend. See the website or call to know more.