Enjoy the people, the local beat and the culture on the dance floor. Like most big cities, club nights come and go and move around to create that sense of 'scene'. There are a number of steadfast clubs that can be relied upon for a massive night out with music by the top local and international DJs. You're bound to find a Melbourne club with the right mood and mix to suit.
Throughout the year large events like Summadayze and the Future Music Festival are run by Future Entertainment while a number of clubs host the best local and international DJs regularly. Summer's the time for dance music, with a number of outdoor festivals getting punters on their feet.
The Prince of Wales (upstairs)
The cream of glamour clubs with celebrities, special DJs, curvaceous bar, funky disco balls and chilled-out balcony area, the 'Prince' turns on smooth club nights. The best international and local DJs regularly spin their tunes here.
29 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda
Ph 03 9536 1166
With four distinct rooms, this club serves up tunes for people with quality dance music in mind. Each night has its own style while upstairs has a mini dance floor to get up close and personal with the local DJ, and the lower levels have two more dance floors.
52 Albert Road, South Melbourne
Ph 03 9690 7877
With a repertoire of alternative music, techno and performance art, Revolver is a relaxed loungey, open space with a buzz. Play pool, have a dance or mingle amongst the streetwise crowd. The first floor mixes 70s New York with Melbourne's alternative style. Revolver creates a space for every personality.
229 Chapel Street, Prahran
Ph 03 9521 5985
A ballroom in its past life, the venue now comprises sunken couches, three bars, quality music and local and international DJs with enough class to ensure the fashionable come to play. Attention to musical detail is apparent, even in the bathrooms.
1st Floor, 680 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn
Ph 03 9818 0680