Looking for Los Angeles nightclubs with no cover charge?

Being on a guest list for a club in LA typically allows you to get into the club for free or at a discounted price. You will typically have to arrive at the club earlier in order to get in on the guestlist – clubs offer this perk to fill up the venue early. Trying to figure out which clubs offer free guest list can be time consuming and confusing. Don’t worry – we’ll save you the trouble. Here is a list of clubs in Los Angeles that have free guest list.

The club reserves the right to cut guest list on any given night if the venue reaches capacity. Guest list details are also subject to change – you can find the latest details and events with guestlist on the Discotech app!

Academy

Academy does not have guestlist for all their events. Guestlist details vary by event – find the details for upcoming events on our app.

Academy is one of the big Hollywood EDM clubs in LA. Featuring many top tier, mainstream EDM artists and DJs. They have a discounted guest list on most nights. 

Sign up for guestlist for upcoming events at Academy

Avalon

Sign up before 8PM arrive before 10:30PM

Avalon is another big EDM nightclub in Hollywood, featuring more underground artists. Avalon’s guest list is discounted before 10:30 on Fridays, discounted before 11 on Saturdays. On certain special nights they will have a free guest list, but typically it’s discounted. Avalon is known for it’s late nights – typically staying open til 4 (with the after hours upstairs Bardot venue open until 7-8 on Friday nights!)

Sign up for guestlist for upcoming events at Avalon

Elevate Lounge

Free admission before 10:30 PM – must be at the door by 10:30 PM, arrive by 10 PM
Sign up before 8PM arrive before 10:30PM

Elevate Lounge is all about the view – and it’s absolutely amazing. 21 floors up in a sky-scraper on Wilshire Boulevard, this massive club offers an incredible panorama from the Hollywood hills to the sparkling downtown Los Angeles skyline. The venue is massive, with a large, polished dance-floor surrounded by VIP booths and low-slung salmon-pink lounges. A highlight is the outdoor section, offering the unique experience of an open air patio at 21 stories above the city.

Sign up for upcoming events at Elevate Lounge

Exchange

Exchange does not have guestlist for all their events. Guestlist details vary by event – find the details for upcoming events on our app.

Exchange is the other EDM nightclub in LA. Located in what used to be the pacific stock exchange, EXLA is the sister club to Academy and features top tier Electronic talent. Exchange will have a discounted guest list for most shows, and a free guest list for some.

Sign up for guest list for upcoming events at Exchange

Playhouse Nightclub

Free admission before 10:30 PM – must be at the door by 10:30 PM – arrive by 10:15 PM
Sign up before 9PM arrive by 11PM

The impressive high-ceilinged space is dominated by a huge oval bar presided over by scantily-clad bartenders who, when not slinging drinks, leap onto trapezes for some aerial acrobatics or regale the crowd with a provocative burlesque show in the elevated cages. Intelligent disco lights and dozens of glowing red orb chandeliers throw dots of color over the fashionable crowd, as groups and couples lounge in leather booths to take in the show over bottle service, or lean over the railings to flirt with passing cuties. 

Sign up for guestlist for upcoming events at Playhouse Nightclub

Senator Jones

Free admission before 12 midnight
Sign up before 8PM arrive before 12AM

Located in the westside of Los Angeles is Senator Jones. Senator Jones offers a new club in the city with a new interior. It consists of dark and ambient lighting to get party goers dancing. They offer EDM music on most Friday nights and an Open Format on Saturdays.

Sign up for guestlist for upcoming events at Senator Jones

Sound Nightclub

Sound Nightclub does not have guestlist for all their events. Guestlist details vary by event – find the details for upcoming events on our app.

Sound nightclub is THE bastion of deep house / underground electronic music in LA. It’s a small, intimate venue with a one-of-a-kind Pioneer sound system that will rock your socks. The venue has a raw and industrial look with lots of California redwood furniture and walls and offers a fairly spacious dance floor located right in front of the DJs perch. This is a great place to go in Hollywood that actually books talents who play good deep house and more minimal/artful house rather than your typical top 40 hits and popular house music bangers. 

Sign up for guestlist for upcoming events at Sound Nightclub

W Hollywood Rooftop

Free before 11 – must be at the door by 11, arrive by 10:30

Soak up the LA sunshine at Wet Deck, the W Hollywood’s famous rooftop pool with expansive views of the Hollywood Hills and downtown Hollywood. Featuring a live DJ every Fri-Sun, the W is the hottest pool party scene in LA. Lounge poolside and enjoy specialty cocktails, refreshing drinks, and cuisine from the pool bar. For the ultimate experience in luxury and comfort, book a private daybed or cabana. The stylish and modern pool at the iconic W Hollywood is the perfect place to relax, unwind, and enjoy the good life. Our guest list is for the night events at W Hollywood Rooftop. 

Sign up for guestlist for upcoming events at W Hollywood Rooftop