Nightlife in Ann Arbor means there’s always somewhere to go and always something to do, no matter when you’re here, no matter what you’re looking for. Many of the bars and nightclubs in the area host live music offerings, from popular area DJs at LIVE and Mash to live folk music at The Ark or weekly Jazz at Detroit Street Filling Station. Check out upcoming concerts and music here!
Trivia junkies rejoice – you’ll never run out of options in Ann Arbor. A handful of clubs host weekly trivia nights, like Bløm Meadworks, Good Time Charley’s, and The Blue Leprechaun. Don’t miss out on special offerings, like The Office, Friends, or even Game of Thrones trivia, which you can find at places like Conor O’Neill's downtown and Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery, a short drive away in Ypsilanti.
Clubs and bars not up your alley? Don’t worry, there are plenty of other options. As a foodie destination, Ann Arbor restaurants don’t simply serve you food – they offer special dinners, cooking classes and demonstrations, and exciting evening feasts like Korean restaurant Miss Kim’s monthly Suckling Pig Parties, a place for delicious food, community, and conversation. Branch out and check out Pointless Brewery & Theatre’s live improv shows, workshops, and classes, or the Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase’s live stand-up comedy – you’re in for a laugh and a drink at both of their bars.
Ann Arbor fosters a thriving nightlife scene full of well-loved regular and special events that you won’t want to miss out on. Sign up for our newsletter here to stay up to date on all the exciting events in the area!