Puerto Vallarta Nightlife Swirls with Drinks, Dance, & Live Music
A city as lively when the sun goes down as it is relaxed by day, Puerto Vallarta boasts one of the most robust nightlife scenes in all of Mexico. Choose from intimate cocktail bars, all-night DJ parties, upscale clubs, & beloved mariachi cantinas.
The Non-Stop Party of Puerto Vallarta Nightlife
Starting at roughly 10pm, PV turns from a relaxed beach city to a lively hotspot for all-night dancing and drinking. World-class DJs, live bands, and delicious food stands on nearly every corner keep the party going, with no end of bars (serving until 2am) and nightclubs (open as late as 6am) for revelers ages 18 and older. All this means the nightlife in Puerto Vallarta is among the hottest in all of Mexico. As for where to get your groove on, here are some of the most popular places:
Bar la Playa
Calle Lazaro Cardenas 179A
If you just want to relax over the best craft cocktails in town, this is the place for you. PV’s best reviewed bar on TripAdvisor is a quaint, friendly spot serving handcrafted drinks you won’t find anywhere else.
La Bodeguita del Medio
858 Paseo Diaz Ordaz
When in doubt, cruise the Malecón, where you’ll find this Cuban gem. Live music usually fills the restaurant and bar from 9:30pm until midnight.
786 Paseo Diaz Ordaz
Beloved by younger scenesters, here you’ll find the occasional foam party, live music, open-bar specials, and hearty dishes served until midnight.
2468 Av Francisco Medina Ascencio
Prepare to pay a cover and dress your best for this always packed, red-hot club with a swimming pool and retractable roof.
630 Paseo Diaz Ordaz
Another Malecón staple, Zoo boasts one of the most impressive music selections in PV.
610 Paseo Diaz Ordaz
One of the hottest clubs on the Malecón specializes in michelada beer cocktails of all kinds, with a live DJ, stylish digs, and 2-for-1 Wednesdays.
2125 Av Francisco Medina Ascencio
Partiers appear fresh off the red carpet at this upscale dance club in the Hotel Zone.