Does the thrill of being seen call you? If so, open your social butterfly wings at these stylish night clubs in Dallas and Fort Worth! Settings worthy of magazine spreads and the clientele to match, these nocturnal havens have high standards for who they let in, so open those closet doors and prepare yourself to be drowned in music and style.
2923 Fairmount St.
Dallas, TX 75201
(469) 810-5923
www.citizendallas.comNew to the night club scene, Citizen is in its own category of chic. Once a vintage home, when the sun goes down, this house transforms into a comfortable, cool house party, equipped with pounding music, a packed crowd and brilliant decor. Patrons can thrash on the dance floor, observe the sundown on the patio in the heart of Uptown, or pop open the champagne and celebrate their own individual way. Stylish, yet not snooty, you can be yourself and be appreciated for all that is you at Citizen. Enjoy true variety in drinks, tunes, and new friends at this night club.

Red Light
2911 Main St.
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 458-3324
redlightdallas.comYou know you are in an exclusive, stylish place when not abiding by the dress code will get you a red card to enter. If you show no effort in dressing for the occasion, you simply won’t be allowed in. With two full levels of foot-stomping beats, lip-smacking drinks, and atmosphere, Red Light raises the bar for night life in North Texas. Dancers need not try anywhere else. The top floor has open air, dancing and great views of the artistic vibe of Deep Ellum down below. The bottom floor has space to relax, drink and to keep dancing. Race up and down those stairs. You won’t want to miss a beat on either floor!

2912 McKinney Ave.
Dallas, TX 75204
(888) 369-1411
www.avenulounge.comLooking for thrills and excitement, flashy fun and beautiful scenery? Then, Avenu is the night club for you. Priding itself on bringing the ambience of Las Vegas to Dallas, this is where the elite rub elbows with those many of us envy. Avenu has received the recognition for three years of being voted within the top 100 best night clubs across the country. Reputation here is key. Dressing your best and embodying class and cool will do you well to get you in the door.

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5039 Willis Ave.
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 370-4155
candleroomdallas.comFor more than 10 years now, Candleroom has maintained its ranking as a top night spot for style, eye-catching beauty and elegance. Exclusivity is key at Candleroom in keeping the air of sophistication and class. Once your eyes are filled with the glamourous people, move on to express yourself by moving to the mix of hip-hop, rock, retro, house, and pop chart-toppers with top-notch live DJs. Socialize with DFW people you really want to be seen with. Become one of them.

Cowboys Dance Hall
10310 Technology Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75220
(214) 352-1796
www.cowboysdancehall.comDallas and Fort Worth are sprinkled with a hefty helping of country bars, but some stand out amongst the rest. Highly-ranked for fun, friendliness and activity, Cowboys Dance Hall in Dallas boasts an endless dance floor, sparklingly lit from above by a disco ball. If you get there early enough, they will teach you to dance so that when the crowds arrive, you’ll blend right in. Once you are feeling the cowboy spirit and have drank your courage juice, get a leg up on the mechanical bull, play some pool or soak in some tasty drinks at any of the total five bars.

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