Are you looking to discover the best nightclubs in Charleston?
Then we have you covered!
On this page, you’ll find the official shortlist all the nightclubs in Charleston. (More in-depth further below). And, each with why its best to go.
Feel free to check out each nightclub’s official profile to find out more and to find out which is best for you.
We’ve also created seperate shortlists for each music genre you might like to hear at a club on your night out.
So check out these articles aswell:
- EDM Clubs in Charleston
- Techno Clubs in Charleston
- R&B Clubs in Charleston
- Hip Hop Clubs in Charleston
- House Clubs in Charleston
- And finally: Our Complete Guide to Charleston’s Nightlife
Furthermore, you can get on the guest list or book a table with bottle service on some of the more exclusive clubs. We are happy to help you out with either.
The Best Places to go Clubbing in Charleston
1. Deco Nightclub Charleston
Deco Nightclub is one of the ultimate VIP spots in Charleston, with a strict dress code. So while flip flops and graphic tees may not be allowed, it’s for a good reason! It has its own parking space which is always a plus point when you’re ready to party and don’t want to waste time finding a spot to park your vehicle. The crowd you find here is likely to be more polished.
2. Mynt Charleston
Mynt on Calhoun Street is a classic nightclub in Charleston and happens to be one of the go-to places for dancing and drinks. While it’s a newer addition to the city’s clubs, it has quickly made its name in the market. There’s a fashionable cocktail bar for professionals during the weekdays and an excellent nightclub environment for the weekends. After passing security, you walk through a brick tunnel that leads into an outdoor courtyard and a door leading to the inside of the club.
3. Republic Garden & Lounge Charleston
Republic Garden & Lounge is a relatively fancier bar and restaurant located in the heart of downtown Charleston. The place offers classic cocktails, an extensive wine list, and of course, a full bar. Guests can enjoy live music in the newly opened outdoor garden patio nightly from 7 to 11 pm every night! And you can usually find rotating DJs playing the Top 40’s, techno, electronic, or other hits.
4. Music Farm Charleston
The Music Farm now has Charleston and Columbia (South Carolina) locations managed by Music Farm Productions. And they prepare more than 200 live shows annually! The pandemic has undoubtedly become a bit of a hindrance, but the club remains open for regular nights.
5. NV Dance Lounge Charleston
At this Charleston dance club, regulars marvel at their bottle service and love the VIP area. The DJs have great music going at all times. So if you’re in the mood to have some drinks and hit the floor, NV is the place to be tonight. Overall, the NV Dance Lounge is much loved by customers and has a great environment, especially if dancing is on the schedule. So this is certainly one to add to your list!
6. Trio Charleston
Not only is this club multi-level, but it has possibly the best sound system in town. Trio features a lounge, a dance floor and a patio, so plenty of space for you to pick a spot. With daily live shows usually starting from 9 pm onwards, Trio is one of the hottest nightclubs in Charleston. With bass-boosted beats and a DJ that keeps you on your toes, you’ll have the time of your life on the dance floor. The club also has a lounge for you to relax in and an outdoor patio if you’re in the mood for some fresh air. And if that was not enough, they have the only self service bar in town!