Nightlife in Medellin, Colombia: Nigthclubs, Dance clubs & more
When night falls in Medellin, the city offers a wide array of entertainment possibilities. There are numerous bars, nightclubs and theaters where you can enjoy yourself until the wee hours of the morning. The city's beauty, great weather and friendly locals make the nights in Medellin sizzle. You'll find exciting nightlife every day of the week, but weekends are definitely more popular. There are many bars where you can listen to modern music, such as pop, rock, electronic, and trance, as well as more traditional music, like boleros, tangos, ballenato, salsa, and many other rhythms. Clubs here are called "rumbiaderos", and when people go out at night, they say they go out to "rumba". Most nightclubs and bars are concentrated in certain areas of town.
Parque Lleras and Zona Rosa
There are numerous bars and clubs with different music genres along with charming cafes in the Parque Lleras area, also known as Pueblo Lleras or Lleras Town. Near this park, you'll find the famous Zona Rosa, also well-known for its nightlife.
Avenida Las Palmas
This modern avenue is renowned for its excellent views of the Valley of Medellin and for its hot nightlife. You can also find elegant restaurants, bars and nightclubs where the city's rich and fashionable society likes to mingle.
This street runs across from East to West Medellin, just like Medellin River. On the western side, there's a commercial and financial district, as well as a residential area with several cafes and trendy bars.
Located in the west side of the city, Carrera 70 is great for grabbing a snack (or "mecatos", as they call them here). It's also a popular place to get together with friends or to party all night. The street hosts the traditional Flower Fair, during which the street is closed off to traffic, making way for the giant mosaic made of flowers laid out on the pavement.
Envigado, Sabaneta and Itagui
Located south of the city, these three municipalities are practically connected to Medellin, and they have several local diners and restaurants called "estaderos" where people can enjoy typical food and drinks. They also have horses that you can rent day or night to go horse-back riding. Experience the modern nightclubs and bars, including karaoke bars.
This street has been a favorite place to rumba for 40 years. You can find different bars playing varied music styles, including traditional music like boleros and oldies, as well as modern music.
Avenida La Playa or Centro
This area, featuring several fast-food restaurants, pubs, bars and nightclubs, is located in the heart of Medellin. The nightlife here is quite lively.
This long avenue runs from North to South Medellin and it stands out for its many circles. It features numerous small restaurants, cafes, pubs and diners. There are also quite a few street stands selling hotdogs, hamburgers, and other snacks that locals like to eat after a night out drinking and dancing.
Rumbiaderos - Clubs and Bars
- Canalon - Sabaneta
- Mangos - Capricentro
- La Cantera - Zona Rosa
- B-Lounge - Zona Rosa
- Candela Res - Zona Rosa
- Sampues - Zona Rosa
- Blue - Zona Rosa
- Babylon - Las Palmas
- Melodie Lounge - Zona Rosa
- Woka Lounge - Parque Lleras
- Open Sky - Parque Lleras
- Le Bon - Parque Lleras
- Oz by Triada - Parque Lleras
- La Cantina de la 10 - Parque Lleras
- Flow - Carrera 37
- Vinacure - Envigado
- El Cafe se Toma Aqui - Calle 49
- CZardas - Calle 33
- El Rincon del Poeta - Dann Carlton Hotel
- Porto Novo - Calle 33
- Palmahia - Itagui
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