Atlanta nightlife ranges from swanky lounges to dive bars, comedy clubs and live music. View nightlife options by neighborhood to plan your night out or view bars near MARTA for easy drinking holes near train stations. MARTA rail service ends around 1 a.m. so plan accordingly or use Uber or Lyft for your ride home.

Downtown Atlanta

Downtown can be hit or miss with nightlife, but there’s always something going on around the Peachtree Center MARTA station where there are plenty of travelers, hotel bars and even a murder mystery theater. Here are some of the best nightlife options:

Peachtree Center Station Nightlife
The Tabernacle
Mammal Gallery
Castleberry Hill

Midtown Atlanta

Just up the street from downtown, Midtown is a more popular nightlife spot, especially for bar hopping, lounges and dancing. Or head to a performance at the Fox Theatre, Woodruff Arts Center or Whole World Theatre. Browse nightlife near Midtown’s three MARTA stations:

Midtown Nightlife District
Woodruff Arts Center
Whole World Theatre
Fox Theatre
Shakespeare Tavern
Terminal West
Center Stage/The Loft/Vinyl
Midtown Arts Cinema


W Hotel
Buckhead Village
Buckhead Theatre


Village Theatre
Eddie’s Attic
Little 5 Points
East Atlanta Village
Poncey Highland
Virginia Highland