The 11 Best Nightclubs in Baltimore

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Freelance Writer22 September 2017

When you’re ready to party, Baltimore, Maryland, may not be the first place that pops into your mind. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of nightclubs where you can lose yourself to the vibes of the music and atmosphere. Baltimore, Maryland, is more than its stereotypes that plague the city. It has the nightlife that can take you from downtown Baltimore City all the way to suburban Baltimore County. If you’re looking to party locally in Baltimore, check out one of these local hot spots.

Identity Ultra Lounge

Identity Ultra Lounge prides itself on being known for its party people being able to “be themselves.” This nightclub is one that is off the beaten path, but it’ll result in good times being had and a night that you’ll want to re-create the following weekend. You’ll be pleasantly surprised by the people you meet, the updated modern atmosphere, along with the various drink specials they have on the weekend. The food and drinks are good and reasonably priced. At Identity Ultra Lounge, they have multiple events, including free-admission Fridays for ladies in before 11:00 p.m. — and the parking is always free.

Open Tuesday through Saturday, 5:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. and Sunday for special events only.

Identity Ultra Lounge, 8521 Liberty Rd, Randallstown, MD, USA, +1 410 701 8637

Mosaic Nightclub & Lounge

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Mosaic Nightclub & Lounge is one of those places that are located in downtown Baltimore, near the Inner Harbor. This nightclub is actually located inside of an outdoors establishment called Power Plant Live!, which is an entertaining outdoors venue in which you’re able to bar hop and listen to music while sampling different foods and drinks. Mosaic Nightclub & Lounge is the perfect place for after work drinks, a girls night out or even a classy place to hang out and listen to great music. This nightclub offers exclusive VIP packages, along with indoor and outdoor seating that makes you feel as though you’re relaxing at home or in vibrant New York City.

Open Thursday, 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. and Friday through Sunday, 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Mosaic Nightclub & Lounge, 4 Market Pl, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 443 468 5308

Howl At The Moon Baltimore

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Howl At The Moon Baltimore is known as a must-see nightclub. Especially if you’re already in the downtown Baltimore area looking to head into Power Plant Live! visiting other bars, Howl At The Moon should logically be your next stop. If you’re one that enjoys big drinks, this is the place for you since they have a variety of buckets full of vibrant colors and flavors, such as Hurricane, Fruit Roll Up and more! Howl At The Moon also has daily specials and live bands that play in a high-energy setting throughout the evening. This nightclub is even available for special events and private parties!

Open Sunday through Wednesday for events and Thursday, 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m, Friday, 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. and Sunday from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Howl At The Moon Baltimore, , USA, +1 410 783 5111

Pejus Restaurant and Lounge

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Pejus Restaurant and Lounge is located in the Woodlawn area of Baltimore County, off the beaten path. This venue is a restaurant and lounge that specializes in food from West Africa and the Caribbean. Pejus is quite popular and is known in the area as being a place that you’re bound to have a great time and enjoy the food and drinks even more. Local celebrities even frequent this establishment from time to time. From jerk chicken to obe (tomato and pepper stew), you’ll enjoy discovering these new dishes along with partaking in the party side of the lounge. Pejus even has hookah along with live DJs that keep you going all night long with music ranging from hip-hop and r&b to reggae.

Open Friday through Sunday from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Baltimore Soundstage is not only a nightclub that brings you the beauty of live music concerts, but they also feed you as well! The music that’s performed at Baltimore Soundstage extends to a variety of genres, including neo-soul, heavy metal and spoken word. This venue has a variety of seating arrangement options, depending on the show, and there’s also a full kitchen that party-goers are able to utilize. Baltimore Soundstage is known for its diverse musical set and they also have a calendar of events that you can view ahead of time so that you never miss out on your favorite band!

The Box Office is open Wednesday through Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and is open all show nights. Hours vary depending on the show.

+1 410 244 0057

Select Lounge

Select Lounge is a nightclub that is always packed and has some sort of event taking place during the week and weekend. The party doesn’t stop just because it’s a Wednesday. Select Lounge is definitely a place to go if you enjoy dressing to impress, love hookah and love to dance to the tunes of hip-hop and r&b. Select Lounge is only open on certain days, so it’s best to RSVP ahead of time, via the website or call to purchase your tickets if you plan on using its VIP options. Otherwise, as long as you arrive at this nightclub before 11:00 p.m., your entry fee is free!

Open only on Wednesday from 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., Saturday from 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. and Sunday 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Angels Rock Bar

Angels Rock Bar gives you all the elements of funky rock music yet it gives you the elements of a high-class nightclub while remaining in the middle of Power Plant Live!. The drinks are delicious and made to your personal specifications. It has specialty drinks and bottle service that you can order if you would like a table. The element inside of the nightclub is music from a live DJ, various dark elements with flashes of light to guide you back to the bar. Unleash your inner rock star while being entertained from the stage, behind the bar and even throughout the room. Let the rock music, entertaining bartenders, and frisky drinks rock you away!

Open Thursday from 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., Friday from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. and Sunday from 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Angels Rock Bar, 10 Market Pl, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 410 258 4289


Tequila anyone? If you have a taste for margaritas and various types of tequilas, Mex is the place to be. It’s conveniently located inside of Power Plant Live! Not only does Mex have a range of tequilas in which you can sample in shot form, you can also sample those same tequilas in various margaritas. Its happy hour specials include $4.50 USD house margaritas, and, if you desire more than that, you can always try the seasonal sangria for $6.00 USD. There are live DJs that perform at Mex and there’s ample room in the bar to dance. The dance floor is always open and is surrounded by TVs and bright lights. Mex also hosts various karaoke nights, so if you love to sing with a glass in your hand, to Mex you must go!

Open Monday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., Friday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Mex, 26 Market Pl, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 410 528 0128

The Horse You Came In On Saloon


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Conveniently located in Fells Point, The Horse You Came In On Saloon happens to be Baltimore’s oldest bar, established in 1775. This establishment is known not only for its local history, but it’s also known for its performances of live music seven days a week! Its menu is a treasure trove of tasty items such as the crab pretzel, which contains Baltimore’s very own Old Bay Seasoning! In order to know what all the hype is about, you have to try it. This venue also has a strict dress code after 6:00 p.m., so, if you plan to visit this nightclub, make sure you’re dressed appropriately.

Open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.

The Horse You Came In On Saloon, 1626 Thames St, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 410 327 8111

Oxygen Ultra Lounge

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Oxygen Ultra Lounge is a place where the party never stops, and if you’re there on the right night, you may even run into a celebrity. This nightclub is known for its premier VIP packages, bottle service, live DJs playing a variety of hip-hop and r&b, along with hookah — available in the downstairs area. If you know that you would like to go to this nightclub ahead of time, it’s best to contact this venue for free passes before you arrive. Oxygen Ultra Lounge always has a variety of events, and, if you plan to attend one of them on a Saturday, it’s best to contact them in order for your name to be placed on the guest list. This club has two floors with one containing the dance floor and the other consisting of a hookah lounge.

Open Wednesday through Saturday, 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Oxygen Ultra Lounge, 10 S Calvert St, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 443 615 5957

The Depot

The Depot is not your typical type of nightclub. It hosts a variety of events, including live and televised football games, live music performances and comedy shows. The Depot has a little bit of everything for everyone. It caters to those who love and support local music, and it also caters to those who love sports and various types of contests or competitions. During these events, there are often drink specials, such as two Natty Boh’s for $3.oo USD. The live music that you’ll hear at this nightclub ranges from industrial to hip-hop and it’s enough to make everyone want to stay on the dance floor.

Open daily from 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

The Depot, 1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 443 324 5190

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