CT Nightlife Last Updated: November 2023

When the sun goes down, Connecticut lights up. Neon-lit nightclubs turn up the volume, breweries turn on their string lights, and intimate bars turn on the mic for live acts. Experience the drinks, the dancing, and the DJs, all making up a vibrant nightlife scene.


Bars, Pubs, and Lounges

Hang somewhere cooler. These bars, pubs, and lounges each come with their own unique vibe for a night out. Some, like Port of Call, were even ranked as one of America's Best Bars by Esquire. Find more spots here.


Nightlife Events

A lot is going on. Don’t miss these events that come to life after dark.


Casino Destinations

Casinos make for endless fun. Discover gaming, shopping, clubbing, and more at Connecticut’s world-class destinations.


Drag Shows

Drag is never a drag – especially in Connecticut. Here’s where to see the queens do their thing.