Portland Clubs – Clubs in Portland Oregon

Looking for the best Portland Clubs? Here is your local insider’s guide to the best night clubs in Portland with a breakdown by neighborhood on where you can go to have a great time.  Whether you’re looking for Portland dance clubs, or bars in Portland Oregon with live music or DJs, here is a great list for finding Portland nightlife. You can also visit our Portland events calendar to find the latest events. Are you a Portland Club?  Add your events directly to the Portland Events Calendar and get the word out (it’s free)! Because there are so many Portland clubs, we’ve broken the list down by area/quadrant and neighborhood.  Below are links to clubs in Portland Oregon by major quadrant.  You’ll find all types of Portland nightlife on these pages, from Portland dance clubs, to jazz/blues venues, to popular large-scale Portland music venues and small neighborhood cafe’s with the occasional acoustic act.

  • Downtown Portland Clubs – includes clubs in Portland Oregon that are located Downtown, or in Oldtown / Chinatown, the Pearl District, and surrounding areas.  This is where a large pocket of clubs are conveniently located, West of the Willamette.
  • Southeast Portland Clubs – Not to be outdone by Downtown, East and Southeast Portland are home to more great clubs and music venues, as well as local bars with live music and neighborhood hangouts.
  • Buckman, Richmond, Hosford Abernethy, Sunnyside, Mt. Tabor and more:  here is your list for clubs East of the Willamette River.
  • North Portland – as well as Northeast Portland are home to several popular neighborhoods such as Boise/Eliot, Alberta Street, Mississippi Ave, Kenton, St. Johns, Beaumont Wilshire, Concordia, and King, not to mention close-in East neighborhoods like Kerns, and Hollywood.  Have a great time in North and Northeast Portland at these great clubs, bars, and music venurs.
  • Southwest Portland – Home to many great neighborhoods with a laid-back real vibe, SW doesn’t have as many bars and clubs as the other areas in town, but there are some great local hangouts that are very popular.

Best Portland Clubs

Finding the best club isn’t too difficult by reading local reviews online on sites like Yelp.com.  I always refer people to the awesome search feature at BarFlyMag.com where you can find Portland bars and clubs all neatly categorized by type.  So whether you’re looking for Portland dance clubs, blues clubs, jazz clubs, live music venues, bars or cafe’s with local acts, or neighborhood watering holes, you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for. We hope you enjoyed this list of Portland Clubs.

Did we miss your favorite Portland night clubs or music venues?  Just drop us a line and we’ll add it!  All listings are free.  If you own a club and would like details added to your listing, let us know.  Be sure to add your club events and shows to the Portland events calendar to get the word out about your fun events in Portland!