Introducing the ultimate guide to the 5 best venues to visit in 2023! Are you ready for a wild ride through the world’s most electrifying and iconic nightlife destinations? Then buckle up because we’re about to embark on a journey through the most mind-blowing venues that will have you booking your flights in no time.
ARCA: A Steel Factory Turned Techno Wonderland
ARCA is the most iconic and game changing club in Brazil. Its vast and technologically advanced facilities have made it a must-visit venue in 2023. This former steel factory has seen some of the biggest names in music grace its stage, with events hosting around 100K people in 2022. They’ve featured artists such as Charlotte De Witte, Eric Prydz’s HOLO, KNTXT, Drumcode, Adam Beyer, Boiler Room, Time Warp, Defected, Tale of Us, and Afterlife. Located in the heart of the Brazilian capital in the redeveloped Vila Leopoldina, a former industrial district that has undergone a vast urban and cultural transformation. Each event at ARCA is a larger-than-life explosion of light, sound, and colourful visuals that set a new standard for Latin America.
Amnesia: The World’s Most Iconic Super Club
Amnesia takes clubbing to the next level. With its world-renowned residencies, legendary opening and closing parties, and unparalleled lighting, audio, and sound systems. This club is a must-visit for anyone looking for an unforgettable party experience. From James Jones to Ricardo Villalobos, the best of the best have all called Amnesia their home.
Brooklyn Mirage: A Multifaceted Events Space
Step into the world of Avant Gardner, a one-of-a-kind venue that is home to the Brooklyn Mirage. With its state-of-the-art KV2 sound system, mesmerising laser displays, and pyrotechnic capabilities. This indoor and outdoor events space has hosted everything from live music to EDM, underground house, and techno. From Above & Beyond to Skrillex, this venue has welcomed the best of the best.
Soho Gardens Dubai: Cutting Edge Clubbing in the Middle East
Dubai’s Soho Garden Meydan and Soho Garden Palm Jumeirah are redefining underground clubbing in the region. With their cutting-edge light and sound and unique musical offerings, these entertainment destinations offer something for everyone. From the best underground house and techno at the Playroom to the largest nightlife venue in the UAE, Black/Code, you’re guaranteed an unforgettable experience.
Studio 338: A Decade of Dance
Studio 338 turns 10 this year and in that time, it’s gone from a niche tech club to a world-beating multi-roomed venue. With influential brands like Cocoon and Space Ibiza, Studio 338 boasts the iconic Terrace, an open-air space open during the day, and The Loft, an upstairs space that provides cosy backroom vibes. With a further investment in its legendary VOID acoustics sound system, this venue is the perfect place to dance the night away.
Whether you’re a die-hard basshead or a lover of underground techno and house, these are the best venues to visit in 2023 and are sure to deliver an experience like no other.
So, what are you waiting for? Get your tickets, grab your friends, and get ready for a journey of a lifetime. And once you’ve checked out these incredible venues, be sure to check out my other festival guides for even more unforgettable experiences.