Put on your dancing shoes! Perth’s nightlife is in full-swing and the dance floors are ready. Whether you want to party until 5am or just want a quick post-dinner boogie, we’ve got your essential guide on some of Perth’s best dance floors.
After a few quiet years Leederville is back in a big way thanks to the massive Leederville Precinct including Servo, The Garden and the Leederville Hotel front bar. Head upstairs above the Leedy on a Saturday night though and you’ll find Daisy’s, a late night bar and patio that kicks on til 2am – good vibes only.
742 Newcastle St, Leederville
The Jazz Cellar
Like jazz? Make sure you have tickets to this Mt Hawthorn icon before you enter through the red phone booth. It’s BYO booze, food and dancing. The Corner House Jazz Band play traditional jazz and will have you dancing all night long.
139 Buxton St, Mount Hawthorn
You can’t go to Grotto and not hit the dance floor. This Mexico-inspired bar in Scarborough is the place to go when you’re looking for somewhere to get sweaty on the dancefloor.
Shop 5/148 The Esplanade, Scarborough
In the grave site of the beloved old Ambar nightclub you’ll find The Vault, a late night house and techno party that heaves til the sun comes up every Saturday night. Expect a rotating lineup of excellent local DJs, with special guests from both over east and further abroad on the regular.
104 Murray Street, Perth
Perth’s premiere LGBT+ nightlife destination has been an icon in Perth for decades now, with a sea of smiling faces and hardcore dancers rolling through a few nights of the week. It always goes late, has a stunning rooftop bar (see below) and the music is never not-fun. No bad vibes here, come with an open mind, open heart and respectful attitude and you’ll have a great time.
81 James St, Northbridge
If you’re looking for somewhere in Highgate to eat, drink and dance then Si’s the place. Eat pizza and dance the night away at this late night joint that has retro Italian vibe. The party vibe is solid, without that ‘club’ crowd.
1/446 Beaufort St, Highgate
Jack Rabbit Slim’s
Dance until the sun comes up at this late-night Northbridge bar. There’s live music, ticketed events, arcade games and even a retro diner. This venue covers everything from hip hop to electronic music.
133 Aberdeen St, Northbridge
Fremantle’s ultimate live music venue is all about the dancing. Anything goes at this institution with live performances from local acts and more.
237 Queen Victoria St, North Fremantle
There are house DJs, multiple dance floors and neon-lit bars at every turn. The place is huge! You’ll easily dance until 5am on Friday and Saturday nights, and even a cheeky Wednesday party if you’re keen.
393 Murray St, Perth
This inner-city pub is renowned for having an impressive line on a Saturday night, and it’s worth the wait. Expect a DJ on Friday and Saturday night and a dance floor that is jam-packed. The tunes are fun and the crowd is always pumped.
10 Telethon Ave, Perth
Whether it’s a Sunday Session or Saturday night, this burger bar is open late all weekend. Expect great beats, live music and a small dance floor to match. Really, you can dance anywhere in this bar.
148 The Esplanade, Scarborough
There aren’t many venues in Perth where you can dance under the stars. This open-air rooftop bar is a great place for a relaxed drink and dance on Friday or Saturday night when the DJ is playing.
1/140 William St, Perth
The Old Synagogue
Located at The Old Synagogue, The Arbor is a beer and wine garden that welcomes dancing. The DJ is playing Friday, Saturday and Sunday, so you relax in the beer garden and listen to the beats or dance all weekend long.
92 South Terrace, Fremantle
This basement Japanese whisky bar has quickly gained a reputation as the place to be for great music, cocktails and a dance. The dance floor is busy on Friday and Saturday night with R&B classics and party jams that draw a crowd.
Basement/40 Iwrin St, Perth
Head to this underground tequila bar in the city for some serious fun, great tunes and dancing. Get ready to impress your friends with your pole dancing moves, as this venue has a pole on their dance floor…just be safe.
26 Queen St, Perth
The Stables Bar
Grab a bite to eat from the restaurant and then dance the night away on the dance floor, or wherever you feel like dancing with your mates – there’s a DJ on Saturday night.
888 Hay St, Perth
Header Image: Si Paradiso