What are the Best Clubs in Los Angeles?

Los Angeles is home to some of the best nightclubs in the United States due to the high number of Hollywood actors and celebrities. If you want to party until the wee hours, check out the best clubs in LA:

Avalon Hollywood

Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles

Avalon is a historic nightclub in Hollywood

Avalon is consistently ranked among the top nightclubs in America for good reasons.  Perfectly located near the intersection of Hollywood and Vine Street, Avalon regularly attracts the most famous Hollywood actors to its venue. Opened in 1927, the building was once used for concerts, theatres and live venues before transforming into a larger-than-life nightclub in 2002. Avalon regularly invites top DJs to play live sets for over 2000 guests every weekend.

Tickets to Avalon here.


Exchange LA

Exchange LA in Los Angeles

Exchange LA is a newcomer but it is already popular

Opened in 2012, Exchange LA already brought in the top DJs including Armin Van Buuren, Sharam, Eddie Halliwell, Carl Cox, Kaskade and many more.  This club is generally geared towards people who love EDM. Located at the heart of Downtown Los Angeles, Exchange can accommodate up to 1500 patrons on any given night. If you are looking for a spacious nightclub with a booming sound system, crazy lasers and flying confetti: you need to check out Exchange.

Tickets to Exchange here.


Lure Hollywood

Lure Hollywood in Los Angeles

Lure Hollywood in Los Angeles

Prepare yourself for the 50,000 watts sound system and mind-blowing LED walls. Lure spared no expense in order to create an immersive experience to wow each and every guest.  The DJ line-up at Lure is also just as impressive with the likes of Alesso, Danny Avila, Funkagenda and Fedde le Grand. The overall décor is chic and is definitely worthy to be located in the glamorous district that is Hollywood. Seriously, you won’t be disappointed.

Tickets to Lure here.


Sound Nightclub

Sound Nightclub in Los Angeles

Sound Nightclub is also located in Hollywood

Not surprisingly, Sound Nightclub is another nightclub in Hollywood makes it in the best clubs in Los Angeles list. What differentiates Sound from many other nightclubs is its onsite gourmet kitchen. You don’t have to go too far to grab a small bite. For EDM fans, you should be glad to know that popular DJs such as Afrojack, Sander Kleinenberg and Pete Tong all played here and gave positive reviews. The attention to detail in this club is also something to mention: they used wood paneling from Frank Sinatra’s old home. Regardless, Sound is a good alternative for a mix of dancing and gourmet food.

Tickets to Sound here.


Drai’s Hollywood

Drai's Hollywood in Los Angeles

The brainchild of Victor Drai

Located at the W Hotel, Drai’s Hollywood is a sophisticated poolside party where you can also order delicious Kobe beef sliders.  The food at Drai’s is not your ordinary restaurant meal, some of the most popular chefs in town are behind the scenes making sure your taste buds are pleased. During the summer, Drai’s is filled with bikini-clad women, celebrities and Hollywood actors. Drai’s is a great combination of a pool party and a nightclub similar to the likes in Las Vegas. You can often find popular DJs during special events including A-Trak and Skream.

Tickets to Drai’s here.


The newest club called Create Nightclub deserves some attention as well. Opened in 2013, this club had high expectations due to the fact that it is a partnership between two well-known entertainment groups: SBE and Insomniac (most known for Electric Daisy Carnival). The DJ lineup included Dirty South, BT, Nicky Romero, R3hab, Dash Berlin and many more. Couture Nightclub and Playhouse Hollywood are also good choices.

On any given night, there will always be a person that will shout out “do you know who I am?” to the bouncer. Don’t be one of them. If you purchased a ticket, you’ll get in the club eventually. Be patient! There are millions of other tourists and residents that are trying to get inside the club as well.