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1815 East West Parkway
Orange Park, FL 32003
Phone: (904) 215-8900
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Club Shades is located along Wells Road and might not have have celebs frequenting them, but they sure do have the most essential things for survival: great beer and great music. And as long as we have got this, who cares for more. On a regular day, you will find a mix of people, all races, classes and backgrounds. With hi techno music flowing across the two floors and ample space to dance, you will surely not fall short of things to do here. In short, they ensure that you experience all the happy "shades" of life.
Pure is one of Jacksonville's most popular clubs. Featuring a mix of EDM and hip hop, Pure attracts a diverse mix of people with a bent toward single professionals looking to unwind after a long week. The dance floor gets crowded and quarters get cramped as the night goes on, but that's part of the fun of coming here. Dress code is enforced, so no t-shirts or tennis shoes.
Eclipse has one of the best old-wave nights in Jacksonville, with DJs spinning an endless assault of 80s hits. The dance floor, especially on Friday nights, becomes so packed with dancers that movement becomes limited. It draws a decidedly younger crowd, so expect a lot of kids with backward baseball caps. The establishment occasionally opens its doors to kids under 21. Drink specials vary, depending on the night.
Meet the king of fun and excitement, the Monarch nightclub. As royal as the name, the place doesn't let you down with its stylish interiors and relaxed ambiance. This is the ideal place to see and be seen. And not to forget the hip crowd moving their body to the sound of the electrifying music. The DJ knows his job and keeps you entertained with the different genres of music. If music and dancing is not your scene, then you enjoy will a game of pool or sip on a cocktail while you enjoy watching the video screens. All in the spirit of fun, this one is sure to guarantee an exciting experience in its reign.
You will notice that Fat Kat club is the most happening place in town. This place is comfortably divided into three sections with the lounge, the DJ space and the disc. If electronica, drum and bass is your style then the music hall is just the right place for you. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays are a bit crowded due to special theme nights. Make sure you've got your dancing shoes on, the DJ is sure to keep you moving and grooving all night long.
If you haven't been aboard the Lady St. John, you're missing out on a great experience. The scenic views of the St. John river are best explored through The Lady St. Johns riverboat. The party cruise is known to host some fantastic birthday parties, cocktail parties and weddings. The tastefully done interiors of the boat make it a very unique party venue. The boat features bars, cafes as well as restaurants offering all types of cuisines and separate lunch, dinner and brunch menus.
Located in the beautiful San Marco historic district, this is Jacksonville's king of live music with hot new bands and DJs, both local and national. The venue is home to jazz, country, rock 'n' roll, hip hop, funk, and blues. It is also known for hosting CD-release parties for up-and-coming groups. Visitors of all ages are welcome, but you must be over 21 to drink from the bar, which serves beer and wine. It is an intimate pub, so quarters are tight on busy nights. Open daily from 8p onwards.
Formerly known as Club 5, Marquee Theatre is a happening venue. Frequented by locals, this place has played host to a number of events by well-known artists. This is what draws most people here and thus has managed to gather quite a loyal clientèle. The place is packed completely with music lovers who have always been at this rocking nightclub.
Evenings come alive at Endo Exo, with DJs spinning amazing music for the guests. This is a huge space with two stages and three different entertainment areas. Separate VIP areas are also available. Besides music by DJs, there are rock concerts held here as well. The atmosphere in this San Marco nightclub is very much European. Both indoor and outdoor venues are available.
At Mavericks, you can witness live shows at their best. Bands, musicians and artists from all around have strung their chords on the red velvet stage of Mavericks. The spacious dance floor beckons you to stay a little longer. With great live performances and dancing, this place is a must visit for a rockin' good time in Jacksonville. Situated at the popular Jacksonville Landing, Mavericks is very easy to find. Check their website for the latest events.
For a satisfying nightlife experience in Jacksonville, Mark's Downtown is a must. Although not particularly expansive, it is one of the most popular nightclubs in Downtown Jacksonville. Playing mostly hip hop and housing a spacious dance floor, this award-winning lounge is a good place for a night out with friends. Check the website for upcoming events and special days.
Situated at a prime Downtown location, Club TSI Discotheque is quite a chic venue for the nocturnal kinds who fancy a high-spirited night. The club provides a great nightlife by presenting patrons with great music, extended wine bars, a good dance floor, billiard tables and fog machine. TSI also has several nooks relax on when you and your friends want to party in a more intimate spot.