Boston Nightlife Scene

Boston's Nightlife Scene: Bars, Clubs, and Live Music Venues

Boston's Nightlife Scene: Bars, Clubs, and Live Music Venues

Discover the vibrant pulse of Boston's nightlife in our latest blog. From cozy neighborhood bars to high-energy dance clubs and iconic live music venues, we take you on a thrilling journey through the city's after-dark offerings. Uncover the hottest spots, local favorites, and insider tips for an unforgettable night out in Boston.

Cozy Neighborhood Bars

Local bars in the Back Bay area offer an intimate experience to sip on succulent cocktails and enjoy the local Boston nightlife scenery. In and around Back Bay, you can safely walk to several well-connected favorite spots as you explore Boston. 

Carrie Nation Cocktail Club

An original 1920s speakeasy that is locally owned and operated, the Carrie Nation Cocktail Club tops the favorite spots in downtown Boston. In addition to great food and drinks, you can also hear live music many nights. 

Five Horses Tavern

A pub experience with over 40 draft beer options and 60 bottle selections, this is a beer connoisseur's dream location for a night out in Boston. A kitchen menu rooted in locally sourced foods brings a Massachusetts flair to modern American cuisine. 

Bar Pallino

With five-star reviews and a dark, cozy atmosphere, Bar Pallino is an ideal location for a relaxed conversation with friends. 

High-Energy Dance Clubs

When you are ready to dance the night away, Boston has options tucked away in many popular neighborhoods. Explore some of Boston’s best locations only a stone’s throw fromBack Bay.

Hava Night Club

One of the area’s newest nightclubs, Hava created a space that brings time and fantasy together to offer an exciting time. The interior is an homage to history with a moody vibe that offers 6,500 square feet of entertainment space broken into several smaller lounges. 


If you like bottle service then Legacy is for you. This club is where sophistication and fun collide. Reserve a VIP booth or roll up to the door for a chance to get in Wednesday through Saturday. 

Venu Nightclub

Latin beats and hip hop are known to liven up the dance floor, and those are the sounds of Venu Nightclub. It’s hard to resist the beats of this acclaimed Boston nightlife destination. 

Iconic Live Music Venues

Boston is an entertainment mecca with places like the Orpheum Theatre, which dates back to 1852, and the TD Garden arena, where big-name acts headline major concerts yearly. But Boston has some smaller live music venues that are just as iconic in the community, and perfect for a night out on the town. 

Wally's Café Jazz Club

With live music 365 days a year, this nightclub has been a hot spot since 1947. This go-to jazz club features professionals and students to keep audiences entertained. 

Midway Café

Less than 20 minutes from Copley House, the Midway Café is a favorite music destination for Boston locals and tourists alike. Crowds flock to Midway for everything from  punk and hip-hop to R&B and rock. 

Stay Close to the Action

With so much to do, you’ll want to stay close to the action as you explore Boston. Get the comforts of home and the luxury of hotel-like amenities with a stay at Copley House

Situated in the heart of the desirable Back Bay area, Copley House offers apartment-style rooms and suites. Accommodations are in the beautiful Victorian-era brick-row houses of Boston’s most vibrant neighborhoods. So, you’ll be steps away from the nightlife you came to explore. Come enjoy a stay at Copley House and get a feel for the Boston nightlife.