Locals of Phoenix, Arizona know that the best spot for entertainment and nightlife in Arizona is the Scottsdale Entertainment District. Here, visitors to the city cannot only enjoy fine dining, luxury resorts, and outdoor adventures but also the best dancing and partying. Although the bars and clubs in this small block are all relatively small indoor/outdoor patio places that get packed quickly, their high-energy crowds, excellent service, and amenities will have you rushing through their doors on weekend nights to join in on the fun. Check out our curated list below of the best nightclubs in Scottsdale & Phoenix!
Drown your senses in the digital graffiti wall that provides endless visuals all night
The latest creation from the nightlife development company Evening Entertainment Group, Hi Fi is a music focused, retro inspired club that is open well into the night with a creative and extensive menu of cocktails, boozy milkshakes, and classic American food. The massive structure of Hi Fi juxtaposes old school rock n’ roll theme art and accents with advanced audio/visual components to create a space that is both modern and rustic. Two centerpiece design features dominate the visuals: a vintage speaker wall erected with wood-framed speakers and throwback black and white televisions, giving way to the showstopper – a digital graffiti wall that will project an ever-evolving array of 3D images that will morph the mood throughout the night. Hi Fi has dual spaces for guests that are both inside and outdoors which are separated by glass garage doors. The outdoor patio features a 360° island bar, an elevated lounge-style seating area, plus two community tables, outdoor high-tops, and resort-style lounge furniture.Hi Fi Kitchen & Cocktails is the latest creation of nightlife development company, Evening Entertainment Group. As the name might suggest, Hi-Fi is a music-centric, retro hangout with a full menu served late into the night, and a cocktail and adult milkshake menu to match. Two centerpiece design features dominate the visuals: A vintage speaker wall erected with wood-framed speakers and throwback black and white televisions, giving way to the showstopper – a digital graffiti wall that will project an ever evolving array of 3D images that will morph the mood throughout the night.
Chill out with the coastal vibes of Casa Amigos and let the Casa Bellas serve you some ice cold bottles
Casa Amigos combines Mexican flair with Scottsdale style, creating a chic space that embodies the warm beauty of the southwest. In this red brick enclosed structure, a lively restaurant and bar concept comes to life that showcases bright walls accented with colorful custom artwork and traditional Mexican tile work. The club was designed by an HGTV designer and features an expansive patio which is transformed in the ultimate dance floor at night with pulsing colorful lights and a stellar sound system thumping out Top 40’s beats. There’s also a boutique bowling alley upstairs called Skylanes, which adds to the after-dark action and flashing lights aesthetic, and an island bar that never stops pouring a bevy of tasty margaritas as well as VIP sections for tables with bottle service. When the sun goes down, Casa Amigos turns into a high-energy nightclub.
If you just didn’t get enough partying in on Friday and Satruday, get your Sunday Funday started here
El Hefe Super Macho Taqueria is not your typical taco joint in Scottsdale, Arizona. While most folks are spending Sunday evening winding down, the party is just getting going at the popular Mexican themed restaurant and nightclub. The place has a relatively relaxed, easy environment, making it a perfect spot to grab a bite and some drinks with friends featuring dishes made up of delicious tortillas and some of the best tacos in town as well as beer-garitas throughout the day. After darkness falls, the atmosphere morphs into an electric dance party fueled by strong drinks and great music that provides endless entertainment throughout the night. Every weekend, the “super macho taqueria” and nightspot serves up its 4-2-10 Sunday party, which features a large variety of drinks, great music, and endless dancing. The in-house DJ spins a lively mix of Top 40’s, hip-hop, and electro-house hits every night that will have guests get up from their table or booth to go join the party on the dance floor.
Release your stress by popping some bottles at Scottsdale’s most popular club
The Bottled Blonde is the casual hybrid between restaurant and nightclub. Located in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale’s bustling Entertainment District, guests will be able to enjoy the best pizza and beer in town. The 7,500 square foot space takes the al fresco concept to the next level and plays the rustic beauty of the restaurant up until it looks like it was meant to be the scene of the best nightlife in the area. By combining aspects of the classic Italian kitchen, German beer garden, and East Coast brewery, the Bottled Blonde is able to offer to its customers a space that feels distinctly American and communal with the blending of cultures. After the kitchen closes after dinner, the venue transforms into a full fledged, high energy club party with bottle service and live DJs spinning. Whether you’re there because you want to enjoy some grub and have a relaxing evening or you want to get drunk and let loose on the dance floor, the Bottled Blonde is there to make all your dreams a reality.
If you’re looking for a true “concert” experience, then Maya will be your go to spot
Built in 2013 and named after the ancient deity that is known for spinning illusions and dreams, Maya Day + Nightclub is one of the most popular EDM venues in the Southwest and the only Vegas style club in Scottsdale. Maya is where the world’s best DJ’s, live music, and events converge all in one place. With an elaborate state-of-the-art sound system and a talented visual production with the biggest names in musical talent, Maya is able to showcase elaborate dance floor shows, including dancers swinging from the rafters, fire breathers, and other high-octane tricks of the trade. The club has been host to famous acts in the music scene like Tiesto, Kaskade, The Weeknd, Diplo, Drake and more. The dramatic nightclub features two full bars along with a host of lounge-style seating surrounding the dance floor and built in DJ booth. In addition to the indoor nightclub space, Maya features an outdoor day club. Spacious and vibrant with a Vegas-style appeal, the day club offers high-energy pool party entertainment during pool season. Boasting resort-style amenities, two large bars, six VIP cabanas and more than 17,000 square feet of space, the day club is the place to beat the Arizona summer heat.
Gettin’ rowdy tonight? Riot House will be sure to not disappoint
Riot House is a South Beach themed nightclub where sophistication meets excitement. The 12,000 square feet versatile space features a large center bar, well-balanced sidebar, a large dance floor, multiple private booths where guests can arrange for bottle service, an amazing tropical themed menu, and the best Audio Visual system in the state. Its opulent modern design is visible throughout the venue from the dynamic use of gold, marble, and sandalwood. At Riot House, guests are able to enjoy all types of entertainment and enjoyment, the venue hosts brunch as well as football watch parties every weekend during the season with game day food/drink specials. Open Thursday through Sunday, they have 4 nights of exhilarating nightlife for all types of party goers to enjoy. Come find out why they love to say, “Let’s Start a Riot!” at this amazing venue.
Looking for the big screen to watch the game on? Well look no further
Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row is an American Gastropub unlike any other. This one of a kind restaurant, bar, and nightclub stands out with its award-winning food/drinks, exhilarating nightlife, and a rock n roll vibe inspired by Dierks himself, in their jam packed space. With a 360° stage and a huge 24 ft TV to watch all of the sporting events and entertainment around, guests will never have a second to feel bored in this intense and lively venue. Whiskey Row is also one of the most high-tech bars in Arizona. Their iPad technology system keeps tabs on managing the audio and video system from anywhere in the room, which allows them to provide their guests with truly stellar music and performances to get down to. The atmosphere of Whiskey Row is tailored to meet patron’s every need, from a highly trained and welcoming staff that rush to provide guests with amazing drinks and service, to a pumping playlist that keeps playing all not long, to the phone charging stations at the bar, at Whiskey Row you’ll find everything to have the ultimate clubbing experience.
One of the more upscale and bougie clubs to hit up in Scottsdale
Pretty Please was created in just two weeks after Lion Craft led the charge to remodel the entire space before opening day. The result was a beautiful, flirty and fun nightlife hotspot where guests could not only enjoy themselves but take plenty of pictures they would want to post later. Decorated with rich dark woods, mirrors, and lush fabrics, Pretty Please offers a uniquely sensual yet playful ambiance that’s perfect for the sophisticated partier. At Pretty Please, guests are welcome to enjoy themselves in the seductively mysteriously seductive lounge which features a full bar, music from world-class DJs, VIP bottle service, and the best cocktails in Old Town Scottsdale. The eight spacious and luxurious VIP booths within their stunning venue drips with opulence and style and offers an elevated experience for patrons. Their uniquely sensual ambience mixed with bottle service and trapeze entertainers will always leave you wanting more. Enjoy a hand-crafted cocktail on one of their special hydraulic booths or out on the spacious dance floor. The night is yours.
Hip Hop bangers all night
Conceived by the owners after years traveling across the globe gaining experience and knowledge about what makes great nightlife, The International Champagne Bar and Nightclub was created to provide patrons with thrilling experiences that blends cultures from countries all over the world with great music, bottle service, and premier mixology, and world class entertainment. Located right in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, INTL is one of the best clubs in Arizona to spend your nights. Called INTL for offering great flair from all different cultures and providing a one-of-a-kind experience for clubbers and partiers, at INTL guests will be able to enjoy a lively atmosphere where the drinks are reasonably priced and always getting poured. The music is a perfect variety of EDM, top 40 hits, 90’s hip-hop that the guests can enjoy from below the LED lights hanging from the ceiling while they enjoy artsy projections being shot from the back of the room. With a spacious area, INTL is one of the best nightclubs in Scottsdale and has a large VIP area as well as a nice patio area outdoors for guests to hang out. INTL is more of a dance club than a table service club, which is something that was lacking among the club scene in the area, managing to fill that void with a perfect environment with great music and even better drinks.
Named after a popular whiskey drink (Johnnie, Jim and Jack) that the owners, Gem Ray and Bunti Singh, loved, the Three Wisemen in Scottsdale is the hybrid between a bar and a cocktail garden. The service here is prompt and remarkable making it a great place for post-club partying and having a good time. The venue also serves up feel-good comfort foods like tamales, elotes, gyros, turkey legs, turkey burgers and chips in addition to all the alcohol. Designed by several of the place’s teams’ members, the interiors feature walls with a weaved-like structure, low lighting, a central bar, TVs and more, perfect for kicking back and sipping on some whiskey.
Scottsdale & Phoenix Nightclubs FAQ
What time do Scottsdale & Phoenix Nightclubs typically open?
It varies from place to place. Some are open around 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM but many spots are open earlier in the day for people who want to start daydrinking.
What time is last call in Phoenix / Scottsdale?
While ending last call at 2:00 AM, the legislation would give patrons until 2:30 AM to finish their drinks. Arizona law currently prohibits the sale of liquor between 1:00 AM to 6:00 AM Monday through Saturday, and between 1:00 AM and 10:00 AM on Sundays.
How far is Scottsdale from Phoenix?
Scottsdale is about 10 miles from Phoenix – about 18 minutes away by car.
What are the hottest clubs in Phoenix / Scottsdale?
The hottest clubs in Phoenix / Scottsdale currently include: Riot House, Casa Amigos, Hi Fi, El Hefe, and Pretty Please.
What part of Phoenix has the best nightlife?
Most of the best nightlife near Phoenix is in Scottsdale.
What are the best pool parties in Scottsdale?
Best pool parties / day parties in Scottsdale are: The Pool at Talking Stick Resort, Maya Day Club, Hotel Valley Ho, and BLK Live.
What is the dress code like at Scottsdale & Phoenix Nightclubs?
Guys can wear nice jeans and a form fitting plain t-shirt or a nice button down shirt. Girls can wear jeans or a comfortable but stylish dress if they prefer. Of course guys and girls can never go wrong with dressing up even more – there is no such thing as overdressing when it comes to nightclubs.
How can I book bottle service for Scottsdale & Phoenix Nightclubs?
How much is bottle service at Scottsdale & Phoenix Nightclubs?
Table minimums can get pretty expensive, but every venue is different. The best way to find out is to use our app.