Kick it like the locals and enjoy an evening of dancing, drinks, and entertainment at the many unique bars and clubs throughout the state of Alaska. You’ll find some hidden gem dance spots with great food, games, and friendly, welcoming vibes. The following dance clubs and venues are favorites of the locals and tourists, so polish up your dancing shoes for a fun night out in Alaska.
One of the best dance floors in Alaska is found at The Spur, a fun and energetic bar in Fairbanks. Customers rave about the DJs, bartenders, staff, atmosphere, food, and friendly vibes. There’s a hip hop and country music side of the bar to choose from, square dance lessons, darts, pool, karaoke, and more fun to enjoy.
If you’re seeking a fantastic mix of nightly live entertainment, head to Chilkoot Charlie’s for an unforgettable experience in a unique setting with friendly service. This popular nightclub destination features three dance floors and stages, 10 bars including an ice bar, and a full menu offering burgers, pizza, more. A cool fact about this club is that it opened in 1970!
The Fairview Inn in Talkeetna’s premier late night hangout spot featuring live music, dancing, games, and a beer garden in a comfortable, welcoming environment. Everyone seems to have a blast at this traditional pub, which features live bands on the regular, draft beers, and friendly staff. Customers claim it’s a “swell, swingin' sort of spot” and a “very eclectic, fun place”.
Enjoy an evening of dancing, live music, DJs, food, and beverages every Saturday night at the Over 35 Dance Club in Anchorage. This dance club is for singles and offers free dance lessons featuring all different dance styles. They’re always mixing things up every week with various music genres, and sometimes they have a pizza night!
If you’re seeking a fun local hangout spot for live music and dancing, head to Kharacters Alaskan Bar in Homer. This laid-back dive bar features friendly locals, enjoyable music, quick service, billiards, and great bartenders. Don't miss this authentic local watering hole if you’re in the area.
For a cool place to dance or just grab some drinks, head to the Pioneer Bar in Anchorage. Customers come for a great experience with chill vibes and a local pub feel. This bar also has pool tables, friendly barkeepers, live entertainment, and even free food sometimes!
The Yukon Bar is a small town joint that’s hopping, look no further than the Yukon Bar in Seward. Customers love the live music and dance nights, karaoke, excellent beer selection, and chill atmosphere. This unique local bar is also a cool place just to hang out with friends or talk with locals over a game of baseball.
Featuring two dance floors and a variety of music, the LED Ultra Lounge and Grill in Anchorage is popular with the locals because of the live events and regular DJs. Customers also rave about the chicken wings, great employees, and overall fun atmosphere.
The Carousel Cocktail Lounge has been a local friendly neighborhood dive bar since 1957. Featuring music, darts, pool, dancing, and food, this lounge is a great venue for local cover bands. Customers claim this joint is a “fun neighborhood bar” with “friendly staff in a comfy ambience”.
For a wide variety of drinks and a fun dancing spot, head to the Homestead Lounge in Eagle River. Customers rave about how the “DJ knows his stuff” and claim there’s “no better dance floor in the area”. This large lounge also has pool tables, darts, and a smoking area.