A guide to nightlife in St Petersburg

St Petersburg holidays offer ample opportunities for you to spread your excitement through the day and night. You can have an evening of fun dancing away to the best music around in a nightclub, or sip luxurious cocktails in salubrious surroundings. One of the most popular destinations in Florida for night owls, the different types of clubs suit an eclectic range of tastes. Whether you like jazz, soul or the very latest in hip hop or techno music, St Petersburg is bound to have just the right venue for you.

Live music at Ruby's Elixir

With a tip of its hat to the clubs of the 1940s and 1950s, Ruby Elixir’s retro feel is indicative of the laid-back vibe of the nightlife venues in downtown St Petersburg. If you’re looking for live music every night of the week, just check out Ruby’s Elixir playlist.

The club is renowned for the quality of its jazz music, but you can catch other genres here too. With a fantastic drinks list, some excellent cigars and a chic atmosphere, a night out at Ruby’s Elixir is always a blast.

Great beer and fantastic music at The Ale and the Witch

For a fantastic night’s entertainment listening to some of the best bands from the Florida music scene, look no further than the Ale and The Witch. Situated in downtown St Petersburg near the museum of Fine Arts, this club delivers on sound and provides a wide range of locally brewed beer. Whether you remain in the bar itself or chill out in its courtyard, you can unwind until midnight and enjoy a fantastic evening.

Late nights and early mornings at The Mandarin Hide

Open until 3am, a night out at the Mandarin Hide will certainly be one to remember. The bar boasts that it has the longest list of spirits you’ll find during holidays to St Petersburg, and in the Cocktail Conservatory there are regular cocktail classes and tastings.

Cocktails are taken seriously here so if you’re looking for a Manhattan or Tito’s Blind Pig, you can ensure that the quality of your drink will be top notch. The music is lively, the cocktails sublime and your wishes really are the Mandarin Hide’s command.

Dance the night away at LUX Bar

A night out at LUX bar must be on the cards for some foot-tappingly good music. The drinks are moderately priced here with special offers on certain nights. You can reserve a table in advance, but most of the action takes place on the dancefloor. With its ever changing playlist and fantastically energetic DJs, it’s always a treat to spend a night here and let yourself be infected by the music.

The weekend starts at Push Lounge

Open from 10pm until 3am on Fridays and Saturdays, and with entertainment spread over three storeys, Push Lounge certainly knows how to host a successful party. With its special events and themed nights, the club just keeps on rolling out the good times.

Very often you’ll be able to enjoy the musical vibes of one DJ on the main floor before ascending to the roof terrace and chilling out to the vibes of another. With its reasonable priced drinks, special offers and spectacular light show, the pleasures of Push Lounge just keep on coming.