Five Alternative Options to Atlanta Bars and Clubs

Among the nightlife scene for Black professional millennials, it’s a well-known fact that major metropolitan hubs like Atlanta, Houston, and Washington, DC are the places to be. These cities and their bustling young Black crowds keep the happy hours popping, the day parties jumping, and the nightlife turnt on a weekly basis. It’s probably safe to say that going out for drinks is the most popular nighttime move for everyone 21 and up, but that doesn’t mean you have to settle for your typical neighborhood bar or club. Here are a few Atlanta nightlife options you’ll be sure to love!


Atlanta’s newest hot spot, Illuminarium offers WILD After Dark: An Adult Safari Experience, on Thursdays-Saturdays from 9 pm-12 am. Wild After Dark is the perfect fusion of Illuminarium’s daytime WILD Safari and a full bar (including a selection of African-inspired cocktails, South African wine, and Illuminarium’s WILD Safari Lager brewed by New Realm Brewing). This experience is perfect for a date night, girls night out, cocktail hour and more.