Columbus nightlife is electric and eclectic! Downtown, uptown and all around town, our list hits the best bars, saloons, taverns and dueling piano bars the city has to offer. Here are a few places for you to get the party started!
Let your nightlife sing at the Big Bang Bar, the bar that's sweeping the nation is now in downtown Columbus Arena District. The dueling piano bar has talented and comical musicians playing popular songs while engaging audience participation for the crowd to sing along. This bar is your night to shine!
Hang out at Park Street Cantina. The nightlife here is casual with three entertainment areas and one of the best outdoor patios in downtown Columbus. The bar hosts sports action and great food. The dance club lets you step into the night, and the tequila bar makes it a cantina!
America's number one party bar is the Park Street Saloon. The Chicago-style nightlife destination lets you party to the hottest Top 40 Video Djs, and is the only bar that never makes you wait at the bar - activate the Table Tender self-serve draft beer system and pour your own drinks all night long!
The Columbus Monthly readers voted Skully's Music Diner the "Best Place to Watch a Show." The bar offers an electric throwback atmosphere on the city's nightlife scene, and features various rock n roll show themes throughout the week such as Indie Rock, Ladies 80s, and 70s Funk. See you there for a drink, a dance, or a show!
Be social at The Social Room. The stylish nightlife venue is the place to meet with friends or make new ones. Mingle under the stars on the spectacular rooftop bar or head inside to the intimate lounge, elegant bar-room, or dance the night away on the dance floor.
Meet, eat, and play at the Front Street Tavern. The sports bar and nightlife hot spot hosts the best bands playing the capital city, a handful of pool tables and ball machines, televisions tuned in to the latest sporting events, a mean menu, nightly happy hours, and DJs spinning out music on the outdoor patio.