Skip to main content.

Clearwater Beach Nightlife and Entertainment - Dance Clubs, Live Bands, and Party Boats

Find a place to stay

When the sun dips into the Gulf of Mexico, night owls come out to play in Clearwater Beach. You'll find locals and travelers alike swapping flip-flops for boat shoes and high heels, before heading out to explore this lively island. Whether you're looking to dance the night away, take a moonlit stroll, or relax with drinks and live music, Clearwater Beach has a night scene you'll enjoy.

Clearwater Beach's wild side


If you don't call it a night until you've danced your shoes to shreds, Clearwater Beach has you covered. You can take your pick from a rainbow of clubs and bars where you're sure to find good times, drink specials, and electric atmospheres. Whether you want to let loose to the sounds of live bands, or rage to the pulsating beats of DJs, you'll find a hotspot here.


The Shipwreck


There's something for everyone at The Shipwreck, from body shots, to pool tournaments, and country music. What about DJs? They're here every night, so get ready to tear up the dance floor.


647 Mandalay Avenue, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767​Tel: ​+1 727 446 3581


The Shipwreck website


Wave Nightclub


At Wave Nightclub, you can let loose to the sounds of DJs amid a frenzy of glow sticks and lasers. Open Wednesdays through Sundays, it lets in everyone 18-years and older, but you can't drink if you're under 21.


619 S Gulfview Boulevard, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767. Tel: +1 727 441 6875


Wave Nightclub website

Laid-back in Clearwater Beach


If you're looking to maintain your low-key beach vibe, Clearwater Beach has plenty of chilled options for you. You can kick back with cocktails, cool breezes, and good company at one of the many beachside bars, some of which have live music. Worried about missing your favorite team's home game? You'll find quite a few sports bars where you can unwind with local beers and talk game stats with the natives.


The Brown Boxer Pub & Grille


You can rub elbows with locals here, as you enjoy beers and watch the game on high-definition TVs. This low-key pub also plays host to a lineup of bands. You can find show times on their website.


483 Mandalay Avenue, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767. Tel: +1 727 441 6000


The Brown Boxer Pub & Grille website


Cork N Brew Bistro


Step inside, and the first thing you'll notice is the impressive number of craft beers on tap. But you may freeze mid-order when you see their extensive wine list. Solution: A glass of each paired with a few appetizers.


524 Mandalay Avenue, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767. Tel: +1 727 483 5990


Cork N Brew Bistro website


Nightlife on the water


Nightlife isn't restricted to landlubbers in Clearwater Beach. Seafarers looking for sunset views followed by dinners and dancing can book a round-trip ticket to a good time on a cruise.


Calypso Queen Tropical Party Dinner Cruise


What better way to enjoy the sunset than with a tropical drink in hand? Well for starters, you could be on a Caribbean-themed ship. Once night falls, you can flaunt your limbo skills and unwind to island party music.


25 Causeway Boulevard, Slip #18, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767. Tel: +1 727 461 3113


Calypso Queen Tropical Party Dinner Cruise website