Ventura Nightlife

Looking for things to do after dark?

Ventura Nightlife Ventura nightlife is jumping!  Gone are the days when you had to drive to L.A. or Santa Barbara to fulfill an evening of great music, hilarious stand-up comedy or see live theater.  No matter your taste, there’s something for everyone. While most of Ventura's Nightlife is located downtown, a few choice spots are worth the drive off the beaten path. Here's this week's Live Music Calendar...

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Music & Dancing

Ventura Music Scene

When it comes to music, Ventura’s nightlife scene is a fun fusion of R&B, Rock-n-Roll, Jazz and more. Many venues feature local talent and original songwriters. 

And, if you get the bug to trip the light fantastic, you won’t be disappointed in your choices either. You can dance your heart out to live entertainment or DJ inspired mixes with new nightlife spots popping up quicker than you can strap on your boogie shoes. Experience the Ventura Music Scene


Ventura Comedy

Want to add a few laughs to your nightlife? These comedy venues make for fun alternative when looking for things to do after dark… Check out Ventura Comedy


Ventura Theater

Ventura playhouses may not be as lavish as those found in bigger cities, but they still manage to produce a talented array of comedies, musicals and dramas throughout the year. The small intimate settings at these theaters also means you’re pretty much guaranteed a good seat…Browse Ventura Theaters

What's Your Favorite Nightlife Spot in Ventura?

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What Other Visitors Have Said

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Be the DD and Win 
Be the DD and Win! is a designated driver program launched in 2011 and it’s taken hold of the downtown Ventura, Thousand Oaks and Camarillo bar scene in …

Gallettos Brazilian Italian Restaurant Westlake Village 
Funky Sundays in Westlake Kent Rollins - Keyboards Piano Danny Young - Upright Bass - Son of Tonight Show's Lead Trumpeter Snookie Young Jim Ebert …

Latitudes Fine Art Gallery Not rated yet
Latitudes Fine Art Gallery, located on the corner of Oak&Main, is a wonderful display of photographic art from Steve Munch and Stephanie Hogue. Its open …

Rookees in Ventura Not rated yet
Rookees has rotating DJs every week so it's the best place for dancing! They have a wonderful, friendly staff and have recently gone under new management. …

Flying H Group Theatre Company Not rated yet
The Flying H Group is new, small professional theatre company in Ventura. Workshops and performances take place in our intimate black box theatre. "So …

Be the DD and Win Not rated yet
Be the DD and Win! is a designated driver program launched in 2011 and it’s taken hold of the downtown Ventura, Thousand Oaks and Camarillo bar scene in …

GiGi's Cocktail Lounge Not rated yet
Great place to listen to live music. Always fun when What the Funk is playing!

Paddy's Cocktail Lounge Not rated yet
This is one of the best places to mingle! It's fabulous atmosphere consists of a fun dance floor and sometimes some male dancers dancing up on stage. …

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