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Best Madison Nightspots Tour (Self Guided), Madison

Madison is a city full of students and, naturally, offers quite an active nightlife. Loud and rowdy parties or soft and chill out time, Madison has it all covered. Take this self-guided walking tour and get ready to explore the best nightspots in the city.
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Guide Name: Best Madison Nightspots Tour
Guide Location: USA » Madison (See other walking tours in Madison)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
Author: DanaU
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Plan B
  • The Brink Lounge
  • High Noon Saloon
  • Tornado Club Steak House
  • Sotto
  • Blue Velvet
Plan B

1) Plan B

Located east of Capitol Square, Plan B is the best nightlife venue for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. The club features a full-service bar that offers almost everything you may desire, be it just a beer, a glass of expensive wine or a truly unique cocktail. The bartenders work true magic, they make some of the best cocktails in town. Besides great drinks, Plan B entertains its visitors with great music events and shows.

Plan B offers a modern dance floor, a VIP lounge and flat screen TVs.

Operation hours: Wednesday – Saturday 5 pm – 2:30 am.
The Brink Lounge

2) The Brink Lounge

Located on East Washington Avenue, the Brink Lounge is a place that has something for everyone. From wines to martini, loud parties to weddings, music shows, and much more. Every Tuesday through Saturday, the Brink Lounge organizes live music concerts featuring bands from Madison and across the country. Here, you will hear jazz music, reggae, funk and soul, folk, rock, and many other styles.
High Noon Saloon

3) High Noon Saloon

In business since 2004, the High Noon Saloon is one of the best live-music venues in downtown Madison. Live concerts held here feature various music styles, including rock, metal, indie, alternative, country, pop, punk, folk, hip hop, world music, and more. In addition to great live performance seven nights a week, the High Noon Saloon offers a wide variety of drinks, such as liquor, beer and wine.
Tornado Club Steak House

4) Tornado Club Steak House

If you are into local music, Tornado Club Steak House is the perfect place for you. Located on East Washington Avenue, Tornado has everything for a great night out. From a large variety of steaks to a number of great drinks to compliment. During the night, they offer a lot of tasty cocktails for you to enjoy in the lounge zone.

5) Sotto

Located in the heart of Madison city centre, the Sotto operates from a basement on North Henry Street. It is one of the most famous dance venues in Madison, with its last minute sound and light system and dance floor. If you are a real clubber and music is a part of your life – Sotto is a prefect place for you.

Operation hours: Thursday – Saturday 10 pm – 2 am.
Blue Velvet

6) Blue Velvet

Located in downtown Madison, on West Gilman Street, Blue Velvet is a nightspot that comes highly recommended by the locals. It is a lounge bar with nice lightning and specialty drinks that can only be found here. The staff is pleasant and does its best to make you feel at home. Blue Velvet has a wide variety of cocktails and an excellent selection of beer. If you plan to have an outstanding night out in Madison, Blue Velvet is definitely the right place.

Operation hours: Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00 pm- 2:00 am; Thursday- Saturday 5:00 pm- 2:30 am.

Walking Tours in Madison, Wisconsin

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Travel Distance: 2.3 Km or 1.4 Miles
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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 Km or 1.7 Miles