Quality Resort Bayside
240 Dogwood Street
Parksville, BC V9P 2H5
Phone: (250) 248-8333
Fax: (250) 248-4689
One of the best venues in town for live jazz, this popular subterranean lounge offers a substantial cocktail menu and live music ranging from jazz to hip-hop, every night of the week. The rotating menu offers a range of light snacks at reasonable prices. Great music and great food after all make a perfect night out. Check out the website or call ahead for more information.
1181 Lounge is a sleek gay nightclub. Aesthetic interiors such as the cork and mirror decked walls, moss colored benches and an aligned spatial set up gives it a unique character. Music played by the city's best DJs set the place rocking but it is never too loud for a good tête-à-tête. No wonder it is an award winning lounge and critically acclaimed by Vancouver's gay and straight publications. Come and see for yourself.
Pumpjack Pub is one of the happening bars in the city. This gay-friendly bar is an excellent place to chill out with your partner or just with friends. The service is efficient ad quick and the staff is polite. Check out the daily specials before ordering.
The Junction is the place to come by for a great night in town. This pub slash club offers a more than decent pub menu, flowing alcohol and drinks along with a nightly schedule of DJs and live shows. Open till late, the Junction is a local favorite for those looking for a place to party.
Oasis Ultra Lounge is an uber cool place to be in. Known to be one of the hippest nightclubs in the city, this is the place where you will find the transgenders, gays and straight folks rocking the night away to the DJ's tunes. While your feet are tapping set your palates busy by noshing on the delightful array of tapas and other tasty tidbits. Happening nightly events and a huge rooftop patio with retractable canopies and its own bar, has made this place, the talk of the town.
The Numbers Cabaret is a well known gay night club and bar though it welcomes others as well. This five floors, multilevel dance club also has three bars where you will find people just dancing away in the night to the rocking beats of the coolest DJs around. There is always something going on here such as karaoke nights, drag shows and weekly events, and is quite a rage during the weekends. If are not in a party mood, head to the third floor where the music is low, and play some pool or darts.
One of Canada's biggest LGBT nightclubs, Celebrities is a veritable haunt for all the night owls in the city and has been around since 80's!. This larger-than-life, multi-storied club is dotted with numerous bars and comfortable lounges where you can take a breather from all that action. The vast dance floor is usually crowded with beautiful people who let their hair down to the tunes of the resident DJ and various live acts by international artists, from Boy George to Bob Sinclair and Tiesto. Colorful events, drag shows, weekly themed nights and live gigs keep you entertained as you get a taste of the city's vibrant nightlife. The space can also be rented for business meetings and parties, and the club also offers catering services. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
Ginger 62 can lay the claim of being one of the trendiest and hippest bars in the city. Located below the luxurious Hotel, it entertains a swish set of party people on a daily basis. Classified as sexy by its patrons, this joint is perfect for a night out on the town in a memorable setting. With an array of premium drinks and tasty bar food to add to the scene, things cannot get better than this. With the best of DJ music in the area playing every week, be sure to check their event's web page on what's new.
This sophisticated nightclub has classy and modern decor with a hint of a rock and roll atmosphere. The nightclub hosts great events, and you'll find fantastic DJs spinning here. This place boasts of an excellent sound system with soundproofed walls that contain the sound, adding to the liveliness of the atmosphere. The club occasionally offers its platforms to various live performers. Order a drink from one of the bars and dance the night away. Make sure you dress to impress!
This ultra chic nightclub features brown leather couches, exposed brick walls, vaulted ceilings, massive reclaimed wooden bar and of course, Vancouver's elite. Unwind in this relaxing establishment with a group of coworkers after work or make it a night out on the town complete with bottle service on a primetime weekend night. Weekly events with international guest DJs bring out the crowds and are sure to be an evening of fun. Visit the website for more details.
Spread over two levels, Vancouver FanClub boasts reference-pointing dining and entertainment in the city. The venue is inspired by New Orleans and evidence lies in everything from its decor to choice of music. Blues and soul by emerging live bands dominate the scene, in addition to electronic dance music by resident DJs. Colonial French antiquities and furnishings, and a lovely wrought-iron mezzanine exude a charming allure. Enjoy a delicious local meal, paired with beer, wine, cocktails or specialty Bourbon. Their signature smoked meats and alcoholic desserts are must-haves.
Vancouver's biggest nightclub, Gossip boasts of around six bars, astounding light and laser shows, huge projection screens, a good line-up of live gigs and plenty of room to dance. A hot spot buzzing with life, the interiors are stylish and exude a sense of modernity. Head to the exclusive VIP arena for a private time and a few drinks. Whether you are looking to see a major music artist or have a few drinks in a sleek, friendly atmosphere, Gossip will entertain you into the morning hours. Call for more details on current and upcoming events.