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In the mood for a night out? You’ve come to the right place! We’ve got the scoop on Halifax’s best dance spots.
Known citywide for their amazing dance parties, The Seahorse hosts fun theme nights like Retro Night, That 90s Night, and It Felt Like a Kiss (Motown, Stax, and Soul!). The dance party continues upstairs at live music venue, The Marquee.
Located above The Seahorse, this venue hosts “quality National, International, and East coast music.” It’s a great place to enjoy a night out and take in some awesome music- just be sure to book your ticket in advance!
This hip café/wine bar has recently begun bringing in live music on Saturday nights and opening up a dance floor. It’s the perfect spot for the cool, hipster crowd, or anyone who wants a slightly more refined place to bust a move.
With their historic building, old fashion bartender uniforms, and packed dance floor, the Alehouse is a really fun mix of traditional and modern. Popular amongst the university crowd, but great for all ages, you’ll find live bands and great music here 7 nights a week.
Pacifico is basically Halifax’s answer to a Vegas/Miami type nightclub (they don’t call themselves a “Party Playground” for nothing!). Come here for bottle service, a sleek décor, and lots and lots of dancing.
For a fun low-key night, stop by Bearly’s for some Kansas City-Style BBQ and stick around for live music and dancing. There is a slightly older crowd at Bearly’s than many of the downtown dance spots, so it’s a popular option for the 30+ crowd.
A Halifax icon! Start your evening with drinks on the patio before heading inside to hit the always-busy dance floor. You’ll find great live bands Tuesday-Sunday playing Maritime hits and other classics.
Grab your kilt and your dancing shoes and head to the Lower Deck for a night out – Maritime style! Enjoy fish and chips on the patio, beer in the main floor tavern, then head upstairs for some serious dancing.
Originally catering specifically to Halifax’s thriving LGBTQ+ community, Reflections has evolved into a “no labels, no rules” bar where everyone is welcome and encouraged to be themselves. Oh, and did we mention it’s one of the hottest dance spots in the city?
A mecca for a younger crowd, the Dome is a Halifax institution, and certainly not for the faint of heart! With its huge dance floor, the drinks are flowing and the music is pumping all night. For a slightly more relaxed vibe, grab a drink at the attached bar, Cheers, or if you’re in the mood for a swankier night, head upstairs to Taboo.
One of the newer dance spots in town, Vinyl serves up retro hits and a décor to match. Prepare for a night filled with disco balls, flashing lights, and a packed dance floor.
Choose wisely and have fun dancing the night away in Halifax!