Tokyo nightlife. Photo: Karen Dion

Nightlife Guides

Find a club or bar, catch some local music, check out an indie art project — this is the focus of our Nightlife Guides. With community members in Buenos Aires, Bangkok, NYC, Berlin, Tokyo, and more of the biggest cities in the world, Matador has some killer recommendations for how to spend a night out.

We’ve got roundups of the best dive bars in different towns and cities, notes from the dance floor, and tips on how to rock a tapas bar in Spain.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for below, check in with the community for personalized recommendations.

Nightlife Guides Articles

Nevada spirit: Guide to the state’s top craft distilleries

by Sarah Park

16 ways to spot a douchebag at the club

by Lisa Millar-Jones

This is what you must know before partying in Brazil

by GaĆ­a Passarelli

11 things you gotta know before you go partying in Mexico City

by Rulo Luna

Beer drinker’s guide to Salt Lake City

by Allan Stumpe

5 places in Boston where you can dance with no hangups

by Vanessa Van Doren

The 23 best drunk foods in America

by Matt Hershberger

A 7-day guide to Oakland nightlife

by Alex Scola

11 things to do in Buenos Aires after midnight (besides partying)

by Cathy Brown

What it’s like inside a legal brothel in Nevada

by Matt Hershberger

The best bachelor party in Nevada isn’t in Vegas

by Matt Hershberger

9 things you’ll miss after leaving Charleston, SC

by Caroline Davidson

On getting my bush waxed in various places around the world

by Sarah Katin

How to piss off everyone else at the festival

by Dikson

20 of the world’s biggest music festivals and mega-parties to experience before you die

by Joe Batruny

I agreed to go to a “ping-pong” show

by Jeremy Helligar

10 ways to piss off your bartender

by Milda Ratkelyte

How to order a beer in Spain

by Benjamin Ostrander
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