South Florida is the ultimate land of sun and entertainment, but that fun doesn’t end when the sun goes down as it has one of the most happening night scenes in the country. Whether in downtown Miami, Fort Lauderdale or even as far south as Key West, South Florida has a huge variety of clubs and night spots for a fun evening out. These five clubs are among the best and most popular in South Florida. From salsa music and Cuban food to live music or local DJ’s, there is something for everyone at each of these venues.
501 Lincoln Road
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Not only is Yuca an amazing Cuban restaurant, but it’s one of the most exciting night spots in South Florida. Yuca, which stands for Young Urban Cuban Americans, offers salsa nights on Wednesdays and Fridays at 8:30 p.m. Executive Chef Francisco Javier Rodriguez started his training in Seville, Spain before crossing the Atlantic and studying and developing a love for South American and Caribbean cuisine. Rodriguez now heads the kitchen at Yuca and is always offering amazing and authentic Cuban dishes. Click here to check out their full dinner menu.
100 S.W. Third Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
The ultimate music venue with two stages, this is a great night spot to visit for a huge variety of live music and concerts. Dating back to the 1970’s, Revolution Live offers everything from well-known artists like Jason Derulo to up and coming local artists. This is a standing room only venue, so be ready to grab a drink and dance the night away! Follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the current listing of concerts and updates.
34 N.E. 11th St.
Miami, FL 33132
From local DJ’s to more well-known and larger DJ’s, Club Space is one of the more popular clubs in Miami to listen to music and dance all night long. Click here to visit the full list of DJ’s that spin at Club Space. Located in downtown Miami, the club boasts being “the go-to venue for any nightlife enthusiast in the nation”. Be sure to ‘like’ them on Facebook and follow their Twitter, Instagram and YouTube profiles for the latest news, event listings and video clips.
485 Brickell Ave.
Miami, FL 33131
Fifty Miami is located on the 50th floor of the Viceroy Miami Hotel & Resort, allowing it to have some of the most spectacular views of any South Florida night spot. This lounge is only open Friday and Saturday evenings but is a chic, upscale hangout destination among locals and visitors. Fifty Miami features some of Miami’s top DJ’s. Don’t forget to grab dinner or a cocktail at 15th & Vine Restaurant and Bar, located in the hotel, before heading up to Fifty Miami. Head over and ‘like’ their Facebook page for more details on this Miami hot spot.
Rick’s Key West
202 Duval St.
Key West, FL 33040
For those heading to the southern most part of Florida in search of a fun night out, be sure to check out Rick’s Key West. This event venue offers 8 top notch bars, including one with the biggest dance floor in Key West. From Durty Harry’s sports bar to the Original Rick’s Bar, featuring live music every day, there is a little something for everyone at this night spot. Don’t forget to ‘like’ them on Facebook for event details and the latest news at this venue.
Suzy Fielders is a working mom of a spirited 9 year old daughter. She has an MA in Communication Studies and BA in Psychology and Communications. She works in marketing/public relations, is a freelance writer and is very involved in the Winston-Salem community and arts & films scene.