Don’t be scared by the title. Bogota is definitely an amazing place to visit and spend your vacations in. Besides its beautiful parks, fascinating landscapes, and wonderful restaurants, Bogota has some pretty marvelous options for party-goers and those who want to spend a night out in this spectacular city. It is, indeed, one of the most exciting and culturally diverse cities in Latin America, so I can assure you that you will not be disappointed. Here are some of the best things to do in Bogota at night
1. Partying at Armando Records
Do drinking and partying on a rooftop while enjoying some hot music sound good to you? If so, Armando Records is the place for you. This club is divided into three different floors. La terraza -top floor- is the perfect spot to hang around with friends, have a nice conversation while enjoying a drink. If you go downstairs to La Cochera, be prepared to dance the night away as this is the place where you go hard or go home. Finally, we have Armando Allstars, which actually looks like a separate place from the other floors. It is a more relaxed environment but it doesn’t mean you will not have fun.
Address: Bogota, Cundinamarca, Colombia
Website: Armando Records (in Spanish)
2. Seizing the moment at Teatro la Candelaria
Interestingly enough, this small theater has been a nationwide cultural site for the past 60 years. It prides itself on being responsible for some of Colombia’s most important plays since its opening. Even if you are not going to see any of the amazing plays that are offered, Teatro la Candelaria is totally worth the visit for its architecture. It is said that it was built to celebrate the discovery of America. There are many activities where music is involved so this is definitely a culturally rich experience.
Teatro la Candelaria
Address: Cl. 12 #2-59, Bogota, Colombia
Website: Teatro la Candelaria (in Spanish)
3. Letting your hair down at Quiebra Canto
Let’s say you are in the mood for some salsa. Well, there is a two-floor club for those of you who are determined to burn up the dance floor. Quiebra Canto has live bands from Thursday to Saturday. Do you want to party Colombian style? This is the place for you. Salsa, merengue, vallenato, all in one beautiful double-level disco that will leave you begging for more. Also, if you are not a salsa-seeker, you can enjoy some electronic music on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Address: Cra. 5 #17-76, Bogota, Cundinamarca, Colombia
Website: Quiebra Canto
4. Having a frosty one at Bogota Beer Company
Do you want to try some Colombian craft beer? Well, Bogota Beer Company, aka BBC, has the best craft beer on the market accompanied by a decent bar food. What makes it a great place is the fact that you can chill and hang out with friends while enjoying local craft beers. Some people describe it as an amazing bar with delicious finger food and a very friendly staff to make you feel at home. So, if you love beer and want to have a nice time with family or friends, make sure you stop by at Bogota Beer Company.
Bogota Beer Company
Address: Bogota, Cundinamarca, Colombia
Website: Bogota Beer Company (in Spanish)
5. Having a blast at El Sitio
By now you probably know that visiting Bogota means you will be in a very lively place with people who want to party hard all night. Going to El Sitio is another opportunity to enjoy salsa, rumba, and traditional Colombia fare. If you stop by, you can also taste some delicious varied food. El Sitio offers great live music and outstanding service so you will be well served. Overall, it has a nice atmosphere, superb live bands, fair prices and music to have a blast whenever you want. What are you waiting for?
Address: Cra. 11A # 93B-12 Bogota, Colombia
Website: El Sitio (in Spanish)
6. Dancing the night away at La Villa
La Villa is, by far, one of the best night clubs in Bogota. With a unique mix of electro, rock, and pop, La Villa sets the bar for Bogota’s amazing nightlife. With vintage décor and antique furniture, La Villa is a top notch club that offers everything from 80s classics to more up-to-date music you can definitely get low to. In addition, the club features a cool language exchange program every Tuesday called Gringo Tuesdays designed for visitors and locals to exchange and practice different languages such as English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Japanese, among others.
Address: Cra. 14a #83-56, Bogota, Colombia
Website: La Villa (in Spanish)
7. Dancing the night away at BAUM
It is said to be the best night club for those who want to enjoy electronic music and party all night long. Innovative, modern, chic, and glamorous are the words that best describe BAUM. It is known for hosting the best national and international DJs and its clear focus on musical culture. A little bit more pricey than the rest of the night clubs in Bogota, but totally worth it. So if you like splurging and having the best night of your life, BAUM is the place to go.
Address: Resultados de Búsqueda, Cl. 33 #624, Bogota, Colombia
8. Red Room
Are you looking for a more sophisticated place to go? Well, then Red Room is the club you need. Built in a European-inspired house, Red Room offers a plethora of cocktails and drinks for you to have a unique experience with friends. Since the place is usually very crowded, you will have to make a reservation by phone or online. The bar has a specific dress code, so you have to take that into account. Prices are high but not excessive. If you decide to drop by Red Room, you will be in for a spectacular night out. Cool, isn’t it?
Address: Cl. 70a #1164, Bogota, Colombia
Website: Red Room (in Spanish)
9. Dropping by Bierhaus Bogota
I don’t know about you, but when I go out with my friends I usually want to go to a place where I can listen to a selection of music chosen carefully for me to have a blast. Bierhaus Bogota is that place. Also, if you feel like trying awesome craft beer while enjoying a sweet selection of 60s, 70s, and 80s music, everyone at Bierhaus Bogota will let you know that you have made the right choice going there. Don’t think about it too much, your craft beer is waiting for you.
Address: 53-81, Cra. 4a #531, Bogota, Colombia
10. Enjoying the music at Bar Crawl
According to its founders, Bar Crawl was created with one goal in mind: to offer the best night possible for local people and international visitors who want to experience the real Bogota. The best venues, team members and the best music to make sure you and everyone you go out with have a night you will never ever forget. Drinking games, live Dj sets, local music and even free welcome shots. Sounds about right, don’t you think?
Address: Cra 16 127B-43, Bogota, Colombia
Website: Bar Crawl
The night is still young
Coming to Bogota means you will have a lot of fun at night as there are many things to do and places to visit. Whether you want to party hard at Armando Records, have a cold beer at Bogota Beer Company, or splurge some money on delicious cocktails at the Red Room, there is lots to do and you will not be disappointed. I can assure you that you will be scheduling the entire week to experience the amazing nightlife Bogota is well known for. What are you waiting for?
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