Miami nightlife is renowned around the world for being one of the best. It’s the perfect combination of climate, venues and music. From the art deco glamour of fashion capital Miami Beach to the Cuban-inspired rhythms of Little Havana, Miami nights are as diverse as they are entertaining.
Here’s our guide to the best places to go in Miami at night...
Clubbing and parties
Miami’s nightlife is world famous part thanks to the club scene in South Beach. It’s here you’ll find mega-clubs with world-class DJs hosting parties seven nights a week. Celebrities come here to put on their big bashes, with VIP areas always the places to get into - just don’t get too hung up on what’s beyond the velvet rope. From funky lounges to chilled out cocktails, check out our guide to the Best Clubs in Miami.
Blue Route, Stop: South Beach 2
Pitch up with a pint
Looking for more laidback fun? Pitch up at one of the many craft beer bars in Miami and spend the evening sampling the many hops on offer. From spacious biergartens and first-class brewpubs to retro-styled beer gardens, reaching far beyond South Beach and Wynwood. Whether you're an amateur when it comes to ale or an expert beer drinker, you'll find a bar to suit offering everything from local brews to international brands. And when it's time to soak up the evening's consumption, head to on of the Best Restaurants in Miami.
Red Route, Stop: Midtown
Head to Happy Hour
Sip cocktails on a rooftop bar in Miami’s sky-scraping Downtown area. With plenty of happy hours keeping the after-work crowds happy, you can find some great deals on drinks here. At the weekend the place to be is the Mary Brickell Village where there’s a big choice of bars and cafes. After hours, head to one of Downtown’s edgy clubs.
Top clubs in Miami include The Corner, E11EVEN and Space, with a big choice of sports bars and Irish pubs in Brickell for a more down to earth night out.
Red Route, Stop: Downtown Miami
Stroll through Coconut Grove
Boho chic more your thing? Then make your way over to Coconut Grove, one of the city’s most historic neighborhoods. Enjoy a night out on the waterfront, with the flapping sails of boats as your soundtrack. Or head over to Coral Gables where the huge University of Miami is located, for a younger student crowd.
Some of the most popular spots include LoKal, Monty’s and Barracuda but there are plenty more bars and cafes lining the leafy streets of Coconut Grove.
Red Route, Stop: Coconut Grove
Shimmy in Little Havana
Love to salsa? Then shimmy your way over to Little Havana, Miami’s Cuban district, the place to go if you really love to dance. SW 8th Street, formerly known as Calle Ocho, is the main drag and where you’ll hear Cuban music drifting out of the bars and cafes.
Get your groove on at Hoy Como Ayer or sip mojitos the way they are supposed to taste at La Esquina de la Fama.
Blue Route, Stop: South Beach 1
Miami is a city that comes alive at night, with each district offering something different to discover. Explore the main Miami attractions, including the Venetian Pool and Freedom Tower with our Big Bus tour during the day, then get dressed up for a night on the town in one of the world’s best evening destinations.