Unveiling Perth’s Nightlife Gems 2024: The Top Nightclubs for an Unforgettable Experience

Perth, in all its glory, is a fantastic place to live, especially for students! The city has lots to offer in the way of restaurants, bars, and nightclubs. We want to give you a rundown on some of the best spots around town with this ultimate guide on Perth’s top nightclubs in 2024. So get ready to dance the night away with your mates!

People dancing in a dark club lit up by red strobes
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As the sun sets over the Swan River, the city comes alive with its nightclubs. These venues are all unique and different in their own way, so there is something for everyone. In this article we’ll take a closer look at some of the best nightlife gems in Perth, ensuring you have the ultimate guide for a memorable night out.

Dance Dance Dance at Air Nightclub – 139 James Street

Air Nightclub in Northbridge stands out as one of the city’s most popular nightlife destinations. It is well known for its stylish and sophisticated ambiance which attracts a diverse crowd. Air has hosted many renowned DJs, and along with their impressive light displays, and upbeat music. The nightclub often hosts themed parties and exclusive events, consistently delivering a high-energy experience that will keep you coming back for more. This is a great place to spend your Saturday night with your mates, especially if you are into K-pop, R’n’B, EDM, Hardstyle and D&B! Stay up-to-date through their Instagram page.

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Rock ‘n’ Roll at Amplifier Bar – 393 Murray Street

Amplifier Bar is the go-to venue for those who enjoy live music and more of a rock vibe. It has been a staple of Perth’s live music scene for years.
Amplifier Capitol hosts live bands and DJs playing everything from indie rock to electronic beats, but it definitely has more of a gritty and authentic feel! The venue’s commitment to supporting local talent adds an extra layer of charm to this must-visit nightclub – perfect for a fu& dirty night out!

Live band at Amplifier Bar Perth
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Best LGBTQIA+ Venue The Court – 50 Beaufort Street

Known for its vibrant and inclusive atmosphere, The Court caters to a fun loving and diverse crowd. This iconic LGBTQIA+ venue welcomes everyone with open arms, promoting an atmosphere of acceptance and celebration. It has multiple bars, a spacious dance floor, and regular drag shows, offering a unique nightlife experience. The diverse range of events ensures there’s something for everyone, making it a standout destination in Perth’s nightclub scene.

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Home of House and Underground: Geisha Bar – 135A James Street

Geisha Bar in Northbridge is where it’s at for an epic night: A small and intimate club where the (house) music is as cool as the crowd, decked out with timber, leather, and some sick art. It’s cozy, the vibe is top-notch, and if you’re into underground tunes, you’re gonna love it here. Perfect if you are looking for a mix of laid-back and lively.

Geisha Bar Perth
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Serious Clubbing and Live Music at Metro City – 146 Roe Street

With a capacity of 2000 patrons and an in-house production team, Metro City has regularly hosted the biggest events in the clubbing and live music scene of Perth – for more than 20 years!
The multi-level venue is a favourite among electronic music enthusiasts and partygoers looking to dance the night away. With unreal sound systems and exciting light displays, Metro City provides an immersive experience. International DJs frequently grace the decks, making it a hotspot for EDM, Psy Trance, House, and Techno. Also look out for the diversity of live music events – from R’n’B and Hip Hop to Rock, K-Pop and Old School Bands, there is something for every taste. Check out their Instagram here for events and lineups.

DJ and audience at Metro City Perth
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“Stranger Than Paradise” Restaurant and Courtyard Club Si Paradiso – 1/446 Beaufort Street

Not just a club, Si Paradiso in Highgate is the ultimate chill spot in Perth, mixing delish Italian eats with the coolest music vibes around. Whether you’re craving some top-notch pizza or just wanna soak up some tunes in the courtyard, this place has got you covered from Wednesday to Sunday. With a vibe that’s both retro and fresh, it’s perfect for uni students looking to unwind or kick off their weekend in style. From live jazz and bossa nova to underground electronic beats, Si Paradiso keeps the mood lively and the spirits high. So, if you’re all about good food, great music, and awesome times, you know where to head.
Check out their Instagram for updates and to take a look at their lo-fi Italo style visuals!

Patrons dancing at Si Paradiso in Perth
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Intimate, intimater, underground: The Vault – 104 Murray Street

The Vault in Perth is your go-to basement club for a night filled with raving and a vibe that’s all about freedom. Launched in 2022, it definitely deserves a spot in our guide to Perth’s top nightclubs in 2024. This underground spot is a sanctuary for those who live and breathe house music. The light is dim, aside from the strobes that set the intimate dancefloor and DJ box on fire. The area around The Vault is buzzing with life, thanks to the nearby art galleries, trendy boutiques, and amazing Japanese food. So, if you’re up for an adventure in music and looking for a place where the night takes on a life of its own, The Vault is where you’ll want to end up!

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The Goodwill Basement Club – 224 William Street

Housed in the basement of the historic Rechabite Hall, this spot breathes new life into Perth’s nightlife with its eclectic mix of events, from comedy to jazz nights to the best of local DJs spinning tracks. Their music parties are unique, like the “Emo and Pop Punk” night or “On Repeat” where an artist or a genre is heavily featured. Definitely a venue to check out!

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Perth’s nightlife is dynamic, with plenty of fun venues catering to diverse tastes, ensuring there’s a nightclub for every partygoer. Whether you’re seeking alternative vibes, glamour, inclusivity, or electronic beats, Perth has it all. This is just the beginning, many more venues contribute to the vibrant and unforgettable nightlife scene in Perth. So, grab your mates and get ready to explore Perth’s top nightclubs 2024 after dark!

P.S. If you need some tips on where to end your busy weekend in fashion, wind down or get over your hangover, check out our article on the Top 5 Sunday Sessions in Perth. You’re welcome!

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