Bologna Welcome Piazza Maggiore
Piazza Maggiore 1E
phone +39.051.6583111

Bologna Welcome Aeroporto
Via del Triumvirato 84
phone +39.051.6472201


Atelier Si

A place with multiple souls, it was first established with a strong theatrical orientation but started hosting DJs playing electronic music and immediately stood out for the quality of its experimental sets.

address: Via San Vitale, 69 - Bologna Bologna (BO) rif map iat: D-5 email: website:

Cassero LGBTI center

The architecture of this venue is truly wonderful! In this club you can dance to the house and disco music mixed by famous DJs in an intimate setting.

address: Via Don Giovanni Minzoni, 18 – 40121 Bologna (BO) rif map iat: B-2 ph: + 39 051 0957200 email: website: entrance:

Entrance reserved to Arcigay or Arcilesbica card owners

Chalet dei Giardini Margherita

Bar and Disco. Bar open all year from 8 in the morning. Veranda. Disco is open from May to October.

address: Viale Meliconi, 1 - 40136 Bologna (BO) rif map iat: F-5/6 ph: +39 051 9913789 fax: +39 051 9913789 email: website: opening hours: Bar: Open 7 / 7 Disco: Open tuesday to saturday (summer only, from May to October).


The Estragon is a polyvalent room. It is often the exclusive place hosting international and national artists' concerts ranging from rock to songwriters, and hip hop to metal. It features dance nights (most of which are free).

address: Via Stalingrado, 83 - 40128 Bologna (BO) rif map iat: L-11 ph: +39 051 323490 email: website:

Ex Forno MAMbo

Former oven located a few metres from Cassero, next to MAMbo and near Parco del Cavaticcio, hosts Italian and British DJs playing mostly soul, house and techno music. Free entrance.

address: Via Don Giovanni Minzoni, 14/E - Bologna Bologna (BO) rif map iat: B-2 ph: +39 051 6493896 email: website:

Freak Out Club

A small club featuring the most representative musicians of the international punk scene, as well as a dance club with electronic music.

address: Via Zago, 7/C - Bologna Bologna (BO) rif map iat: L-10 email: website:


Located in the industrial area, this club combines a live arena with a centre stage, with the possibility to have dinner, and a dance floor with DJs music.

address: Via Enrico Mattei, 46/L – 40138 Bologna (BO) ph: +39 338 6355624 email: website: opening hours: 9pm-4am

Hobby One

Located in one of the streets most representative of Bologna's nightlife, this club features a back room and a restaurant. Dance nights are on Thursdays and Saturdays.

address: Via Mascarella, 2/A - Bologna Bologna (BO) rif map iat: C-5 ph: +39 338 363 0887 email: website:


Club for techno and electronic-related sounds lovers, Kindergarten is an institution in the city’s underground dance scene.

address: Via Alfredo Calzoni, 6 - Bologna Bologna (BO) rif map iat: L-10 ph: +39 338 7736242 website: opening hours: 11pm-5am

Kinki Club

Located at 20 meters from the Two Towers – symbol of Bologna, “the centre” par excellence – it's the oldest party-place in town. Since it started in 1958, as “Whisky a go-go”, Kinki opened up to a very mixed clientele becoming the one and only real Club in town. 

address: Via Zamboni, 1 Bologna (BO) rif map iat: D-4 website:


Nowadays, Link is a large venue where superstar DJs mix their music without giving up that “experimental” vocation that made the club famous.

address: Via Francesco Fantoni, 21 - 40128 Bologna (BO) rif map iat: L-11 ph: +39 051 6313246 email: website:


Located inside a Liberty garden, it is a rock club with sets ranging from new Italian music to international artists, with many bands playing from electronic to rap to new rock. This club hosts "dance" evenings too.

address: Via Sebastiano Serlio, 25/2 - Bologna Bologna (BO) rif map iat: L-10 ph: +39 348 0833345 email: website:

Matis Dinner Club

Matis Club made the history of Italian nightlife ever since it opened in the 1990s, hosting various superstar international DJs.

address: Via Rotta, 10 Bologna Bologna (BO) ph: +39 349 7291888 website: opening hours: Friday and Saturday: 9pm-4am


Every day of the week is dedicated to a different theme: Latin American, Rock, 90's music and "college" parties for universitiy students.

address: Via Riva di Reno, 77A - Bologna Bologna (BO) rif map iat: C-3 ph: +39 051 0314823 website:

Numa Restaurant & Ballroom

One of the largest dance venues in the city.

Saturday is dedicated to hip hop and reggaeton, while Saturday is reserved to dance music.

address: Via Maserati, 9 - 40128 Bologna (BO) rif map iat: L-11 ph: +39 335 8467138 website: entrance:

Man with drink € 20 Woman with drink € 15 Free women within 12.00 p.m


Located in a XIV Century location near the Two Towers, Qubò is one of the most popular discos with university students.

address: Via Sampieri, 3 - 40125 Bologna (BO) rif map iat: D-4 ph: +39 340 7821002 email: website:

Red Club

This gay club, located in the industrial area, has a summer area with swimming pool.

address: Via del Tipografo, 2 - Bologna Bologna (BO) ph: +39 051 6011241 website:

Sottotetto SoundClub

Stark underground vocation club, it turned Bologna into one of the capitals of reggae on an international level. Here, it is possible to listen to the best sound systems and enjoy long nights of dub, reggae, calypso, rap and drum’n’bass.

address: Via Viadagola, 16 - Bologna Bologna (BO) ph: +39 051 6335555 email: website: entrance:

admission required with Arcigay or Arcilesbica cards subscribed during the evening or during the daily opening hours

Studio 54

A small venue located in the heart of Bologna where DJs play funk to electronic music.

address: Via San Felice, 6b - Bologna Bologna (BO) rif map iat: C-1 email: website: opening hours: 10pm-5am entrance:

admission required with Arcigay or Arcilesbica cards subscribed during the evening or during the daily opening hours


Teatro Polivalente Occupato is an underground venue,with one of the liveliest schedules in the city, from new Italian music, to rock, electronic, rap and down to big international events.

address: Via Casarini, 17/5 - Bologna Bologna (BO) ph: +39 051 5285884 email: website:

Villa Serena

In summer, Villa Serena, located in a big garden a few steps from the city centre, is a place to be! International nights among hammocks, fresh cocktails and good music.

address: Via della Barca, 1 - Bologna Bologna (BO) ph: +39 340 7821002 website: opening hours: From Thursday to Sunday: 6pm - 3am entrance:

Free entrance

Zona Roveri Music Factory

Music enterteinment in one of the most suggestive clubs in Bologna from an architectural point of view: an industrial space hosting professionals and amateurs from the world of music.

address: Via dell'Incisore, 2 Bologna (BO) ph: +39 051 0404840 website: