A Party Lover’s Guide to Nightlife in Santa Barbara

Do the opening notes of your favorite song start your feet moving in time with the beat? Does a room filled with people chatting, laughing, and dancing spark a sense of belonging deep in your heart? And does the sound of glasses clinking and corks popping bring a sparkle to your eyes? Yes, we guessed it; you, my friend, are a party lover, in search of the never-ending celebration. During your Santa Barbara sojourn, we have just the spots for you! This guide to night life in Santa Barbara is guaranteed to find you the perfect party point in paradise!

EOS Lounge, 500 Anacapa Street

The clubbing crowd is in love with EOS Lounge, and it will be love at first sound for you when you visit. Featuring three bars and two dance floors, the party doesn’t end until last call on the weekends! Closed Monday, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays to allow you to visit some other clubs on our list (It’s just not fair how popular and perfect this spot is!), your weekend nights just got a lot more interesting! An outdoor patio adds to the excitement, and a fireplace will keep you warm on the coldest nights of the year. Neon lights on the dance floor ensure that everyone looks their colorful best, because too much is never enough.

The Red Piano, 519 State Street

If we didn’t mention The Red Piano, then this wouldn’t be the ultimate guide to nightlife in Santa Barbara. Everybody’s vision of the perfect party differs. Some prefer the frenetic high energy of a dance club with neon lights and mixologists dramatically throwing together the trendy cocktails of today, while others prefer the rowdy comradery of a dark and cozy corner bar and an evening spent tossing back cold brews as they chow on typical bar food. Still others find the classic delights of a piano bar more their style; for the latter, we offer up the Red Piano, Santa Barbara’s favorite piano bar. You’ll know you’re at the right place when you spot the miniature red piano hanging next to the pumpkin-colored chandelier, both hanging over the intimate patio. When you walk inside, the magic happens with an ever-evolving string of pianists playing the songs we grew up to. Grab your favorite drink and enjoy yet another party in paradise!

The Bobcat Room, 11 West Ortega Street

And then there’s the nights when you require nothing more than a refreshing beverage in a quiet spot; The Bobcat Room is the perfect party place for those who are looking for a lowkey night! Grab a booth with the love of your life and enjoy a more intimate party of two. The hand-crafted cocktails served here will warm your stomach and your soul!

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