Miami and Miami Beach are constantly filled with some of the most vibrant and exciting parties in the world. To tap into this revered local culture, you need to find where the best local dance parties are. These are a few of our favorite spots to look:

Mango’s Tropical Cafe

Located around the corner from The Blue Moon Hotel on Ocean Drive, Mango’s Tropical Cafe has been bringing island-themed fun to SoBe for decades. Check out the rainforest aesthetic at this wild dance club with black-light parties for you to boogie down at, and dinner-show combos with Cuban chonga performances and a whole lot more.

Mango’s Tropical Cafe. 900 Ocean Dr. (305) 673-4422

Story Night Club

A massive dance club in Miami Beach, STORY is always a guaranteed great spot to find a local dance party (or several). The five-floor venue always has live DJs spinning different sounds on different floors with neon light shows, bottle service, and all of your favorite Miami Beach nightclub amenities.

STORY Nightclub. 136 Collins Ave. (305) 479-4426

E11even

If you’re looking to get down at one of the most popular dance clubs in Miami, then E11even Miami is your spot. Technically an adult-entertainment club, E11even has a wide variety of parties, including ones headlined by famous DJs like Borgore and Markus Schulz. It’s open 24-hours a day, so you can always stop by for a great Miami dance party.

E11even Miami. 29 NE 11th St. (305) 829-2911

The American Airlines Arena

As the home of the Miami Heat, this may not seem like the first place to look for the best dance parties in Miami, but it’s actually one of the city’s best music venues too. The biggest names to come through Miami perform at the American Airlines Arena, making for some can’t-miss dance parties.

American Airlines Arena. 601 Biscayne Blvd. (786) 777-1000

Ora

Located on the same street as The Blue Moon Hotel in South Beach, Ora Nightclub is one of the city’s newest and hottest bars. The glamorous interior has a cathedral aesthetic with a candlelit bar and huge dance floor. Come here for some of the most posh and exciting dance parties in all of Miami.

Ora Nightclub. 2000 Collins Ave. (305) 912-1010