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Top Party Spots for Isle of Palms, SC Nightlife

When you’re vacationing in a tropical oasis like Isle of Palms, it’s only natural to embrace the carefree atmosphere of the island to the fullest by celebrating with a night out on the town. Read on below to learn more about where to go for fantastic nightlife in Isle of Palms!

The Windjammer

Serving Isle of Palms since the 1970s in what can only be described as a beach club capacity, The Windjammer is a lively oceanfront beach bar known for also being a high-energy live music venue and hosting bikini contests, volleyball tournaments, and golf tournaments during the summer season. The crowd here is an eclectic mix of seasoned locals, young college-types, and visitors passing through. Pay the nominal $10.00 cover charge to see talented musicians and bands perform a variety of genres, or sit on the back deck with your drink and a bit of pub food, soaking up the ambiance.

The Royal American

Located in nearby Charleston, The Royal American is a no-frills bar and live music venue with vintage charm, inexpensive beer prices, and a lovely outdoor deck. It has the vibe of a dive bar, only elevated. Come here for cheap yet heavy-handed drinks and covers (with cover charges ranging from $5.00 to $10.00 on nights with live music), stay for the friendly crowd and atmosphere.

The Rooftop

You’ll find the Rooftop on top of the Vendue hotel, boasting expansive and panoramic views of the Charleston Harbor. Locals are often known to bring out-of-town visitors to this impressive club, where they can take in the spectacle of Charleston’s gorgeous cityscape. Enjoy craft beer, specialty cocktails, fantastic service, and lively crowds—especially when the weather is at its nicest.

The Cocktail Club

A prohibition-style bar nestled above the Macintosh on King Street, the Cocktail Club has an intimate atmosphere reminiscent of a speakeasy, with brick walls that give their rooftop deck and garden (where they grow their fresh cocktail garnishes) a private feel. If you’re a frequent visitor to the Isle of Palms area, you can buy a membership for $200.00 to $350.00 that gives you special access to fifty percent discounts on happy hour prices, no waiting in line, a biannual membership party, one free cocktail class each year, private tastings, and more.

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