Ljubljana is a great place for parties. The town has a booming nightlife and is home to an astounding number of clubs given it’s small size. One of the best things about Ljubljana is that since it is so small you are able to visit most of the clubs on foot, saving yourself tons of money on transport. Here are some of the clubs you absolutely have to visit when you’re in town.
Cirkus club has a unique, crazy atmosphere, an excellent selection of music, one of the best sound systems in town and always a fantastic vibe. It’s one of the biggest clubs in Ljubljana, regularly filled up with people whose mission is to party and they like to party hard! There is a big balcony above the main floor, which you can access only with a VIP pass and if by chance you see a clown or a midget on the floor, it’s not necessarily because you’re drunk. The club is popular with both students as well as a more mature audience and as for the music, Circus offers everything from hip hop and r&b to all sorts of electronic music with occasional 70’s, 80’s and 90’s style events.
TOP SIX CLUB
As you might have guessed by the name this club is located on the 6th floor and offers an awesome view of the city. It’s positioned directly in the center of the town and has been the heart of Ljubljana’s nightlife for quite some time. Lately the club is also attracting a younger audience, especially during the week, which makes it the perfect place if you’re looking for a diverse crowd where you can meet all sorts of interesting people. There’s also a fancy area accessible only with a VIP pass where you can find a more exclusive type of crowd. On most days you’ll be able to hear mainstream electronic dance music mixed with funky Balkan beats, however the club is also known to host Slovenian, Ex-Yu and other artist from across the globe, so don’t expect a shortage of live music there as well.
You've probably heard of Hooters, one of the most masculine bars around nowadays – and here its is, Ljubljana's very own version called Shooters! It's a great pre-party place with female-only bartenders and commercial music ranging from electro to house and RNB. Shooters opened just a while back and instantly became one of the most popular clubs in Ljubljana which is no surprise since it’s a very cool place with great interior, good prices and quality music. A nice addition to the club is also karaoke which they are hosting on regular basis. They’re open Tuesday to Saturday so if you’re looking for a party during the week, they’re definitely worth checking out.
Not only is this the most popular pre-party location in Ljubljana it’s also a great place if you’re looking for inexpensive drinks and parties until the wee hours. The pub is known for it’s international get-togethers and is always full of students, both local and those coming from all over the world. This makes it a great place to meet new people, especially if you run into the Pub Crawl Ljubljana who are regularly visiting the pub. It’s safe to say that while in Ljubljana, you haven’t experienced the students nightlife properly until you’ve tried partying in the Parlament Pub with the locals.
Considered to be one of the biggest clubs in Ljubljana, Cvetličarna offers a variety of different events. It’s always striving to promote quality music and prominent artists, making it a popular place for parties and concerts alike. Cvetličarna has been a nightclub and an event venue since 2003, growing together with their highly devoted audience, which is mainly due to their excellent understanding of their visitor’s specific needs and desires. The place is known for their top-notch sound system and wonderful light shows, which together create a magical atmosphere throughout the dance floor.
A very special spot for anyone who is looking for something different than what other clubs have to offer. K4 is an integral part of our local urban culture, not only fueling Ljubljana’s but also the entire Slovenian nightlife. The main goal of this club is always to present new electronic sounds to the public before they become mainstream. K4 may not be the biggest club in the city but it definitely makes up for it’s size with it’s uniquely designed dance floors and artist lineups, always striving to provide the maximum quality of music for their ever so loyal visitors.
A unique place in Ljubljana’s town center with an incredibly cool interior design giving you a totally laid-back vibe. Though mostly a pre-party place it can turn into a club, offering awesome parties until 3 am. They also serve luscious and reasonably priced finger food after hours, making the place more and more popular with both locals and tourists. Another cool thing about Centralna Postaja is they have a spacious indoor smoking area making it possible for smokers to keep enjoying their drinks and listening to all the fine music without ever having to leave the club.
That’s it for our list of popular clubs in Ljubljana. As you can see there’s definitely no shortage of parties here, and there are many places where you can go clubbing. If you’re not into visiting the clubs on your own though, it can be much more fun to join a Pub Crawl. You’ll start by going into some of the best bars in town, and after that, the final stop of each Pub Crawl is at least one of the aforementioned clubs. For more info about Pub Crawl in Ljubljana click here>