Club Rio – 13307-A San Pedro Ave., San Antonio TX 78216; 210.403.2582
Rio is one of the most popular spots that Trinity throws parties. The whole club is multilevel with a very large dance floor. Â Often only the front room and Maroc, the connected sister club that ventures into the outdoors, are open for Trinity parties but it is big enough. Â Have a night out with your friends and make your own event. Â The DJsâ€™ playlists are comprised of house music, top 40s or hip-hop tunes with a â€œstate-of the-art â€œ sound system and lighting to set the mood.
Maroc Bar â€“ 13307 San Pedro Ave., San Antonio, TX 78216; 210.707.8838
Maroc Bar is Moroccan-themed and is the first venue in San Antonio to have a pool. Â As stated above, it is Rioâ€™s sister club, although both have unique environments to offer. Â The pool glows with colored lighting and dancers often entertain the crowd in the water. Â Lounge areas surround the pool as well, to rest those tired feet.
Cowboys Dance Hall â€“ 3030 NE Loop 410, San Antonio TX 78218; 210.646.9378
Cowboys is another popular club among Trinity students. Â Whether you want to go practice some moves you learned from your country western dance class or you want to listen to some country and socialize, this is a good place to hang out with your friends. Â Wednesday night is college night. Thursday is ladies night. Â Every Friday night they feature a live band and live pro bull riding. Â Enjoy a taste of Texas.
Midnight Rodeo â€“ 12260 Nacogdoches Rd., San Antonio TX 78217; 210.655.0040
This is another venue for those San Antonio cowboys (and cowgirls) out there. There is no cover for 18+ on Wednesday with a college ID, no cover and karaoke on Thursdays and no cover on Sundays (and FREE dance lessons starting at 8 p.m.). Â You donâ€™t get deals much better than that. Â On Friday, if you get there before 9 p.m. there is no cover, as well. Â After that, if you are under 21, malesâ€™ cover is $10 and femalesâ€™ is $6.
HEAT Nightclub – 1500 N. Main Ave., San Antonio, TX 7821; 210.227.2600
HEAT Nightclub features live performances and is LGBT friendly. Â They feature a large â€œdanceplexâ€ offering unique themes as well as lounge areas.
Bonham Exchange – 411 Bonham, San Antonio, TX 210.224.9219
This is another popular LGBT-friendly club. Â Uniquely, it is in a building that is over 100 years old! Â The venue is large with three dance floors and features a diverse environment. Â The cover for minors is expensive on Fridays but on Thursdays, cover is free and on Sundays, itâ€™s only $5.