Detroit Nightlife

Detroit NightlifeMotown knows how to have a good time when the sun goes down. Head out to the bars, clubs and lounges and you will hear some of the best musicians in the area! Whether you are looking for a place to kick back and unwind after a long day or you are ready to get the party started on the dance floor, you’re sure to find your perfect nightlife venue in Detroit.

The Magic Stick
Catch a concert at the Magic Stick, one of the top live music and nightlife venues in the city. Part of the Majestic Theater Center, the Magic Stick offers a distinct and unique experience. In addition to being a top concert venue (presenting artists like The White Stripes, Modest Mouse and Kings of Leon), the Magic Stick hosts several other special events in its adjacent lounge and rooftop patio.

Address: 4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48201 - MAP
Phone: (313) 833-9700

Garden Bowl
Right beneath the Magic Stick, you’ll find the Garden Bowl. The oldest still-operating bowling alley in the country, this historical landmark is a blast to visit. Open until 2AM Monday through Sunday, the Garden Bowl offers an excellent alternative to the traditional bars. Enjoy drinks and the tunes from a jukebox as you show off your bowling skills.

Address: 4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48201 - MAP
Phone: (313) 833-9700

Come join in the fun at the Biergarten in Dearborn. This relaxed, friendly nightlife atmosphere is great for those who just want to hang out and chat with a group of friends. This beer garden offers a delicious selection of pub grub to go along with your beverage of choice, which you can wolf down before heading on stage to participate in the free karaoke.

Address: 22184 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, MI 48124 - MAP
Phone: (313) 561-7711

D'Mongo's Speakeasy
Despite its name, Café D’Mongo’s Speakeasy is not a true speakeasy. However, the rich furnishings and dim lighting certainly lend a speakeasy mood to this popular bar. This former jazz club offers guests a subdued, comfortable nightlife experience where they can relax, sip on drinks and listen to live music performances.

Address: 1439 Griswold St., Detroit, MI 48226 - MAP
Phone: (313) 961-2543
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Delux Lounge
Get your pulse racing at Delux Lounge, the most popular nightlife destination and dance club in the 313. Order classy, classic mixed drinks at this full service bar, and take them with you to a booth where you can catch up on all the latest news with your friends or bring them out with you onto the dance floor where they play all the latest music.

Address: 350 Monroe St., Detroit, MI 48201 - MAP
Phone: (313) 962-4200

Baker's Keyboard Lounge
Spend an evening at the “world’s oldest jazz club.” Baker’s Keyboard Lounge has acted as a nightlife hotspot ever since 1934. Hear local and major acts present the ever-so-smooth stylings of blues, bebop and, of course, jazz while you dine on the best traditional soul food available.

Address: 20510 Livernois Ave., Detroit, MI 48221 - MAP
Phone: (313) 345-6300

Small's Bar
Small’s might not be the largest bar but it has the largest personality! This nightlife favorite and neighborhood corner bar is a prominent community presence, drawing in the crowds almost every night with its sturdy mahogany bar, well-stocked jukebox, daily drink specials and punk rock bingo. Come listen to bands booked in the back room and make some new friends!

Address: 10339 Conant St., Hamtramck, MI 48212 - MAP
Phone: (313) 873-1117

Greektown Casino & Hotel
Taste a slice of Vegas nightlife without ever leaving Detroit when you go to the Greektown Casino where the motto is “play, dine and stay.” One of Motor City’s three casino resort hotels, this particular casino is located in the fun and fascinating Greektown District. Test your luck at the table games or slots, stuff yourself at the best restaurants, take advantage of weekly drink specials and spend the night in a luxurious room.

Address: 555 E Lafayette Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226 - MAP
Phone: (888) 771-4386


MGM Grand Detroit Casino

Address: 1777 3rd St., Detroit, MI 48226 - MAP
Phone: (888) 646-3387

MotorCity Casino-Hotel

Address: 2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI 48201 - MAP
Phone: (866) 782-9622