Weekend entertainment options are many and varied for the 21-and-over crowd. But if you're under 21, options are limited. Pittsburgh features a few popular "hot spots" for those who want a place to dance and hang out with friends.
The premiere multilevel nightclub is located in the Strip District and is open every Friday and Saturday night. Club Zoo features four bars offering soft drinks, bottled water, and Red Bull. They specialize in "Sweet 16" and "Super 18" parties. Patrons must be at least 15 to 21 years of age to enter. Proper ID and dress code are enforced.
Club Zoo 1630 Smallman Street Strip District Pittsburgh, PA 15222 412-201-1100 clubzoo.net
Every Friday night from 8 p.m. to midnight, the under-21 crowd can enjoy an evening of music and dancing at Club Oasis. The club offers a membership that extends special offers and discounts for club entry--if you're a VIP, you get free pizza and drinks with your cover charge. Contact the club to book your private party or event at Club Oasis.
Club Oasis 2628 Mosside Boulevard Monroeville, PA 15146 (20 minutes from Pittsburgh) 412-537-8121 412cluboasis.webs.com
For those who crave a bit more "high energy" and techno music, Jetz Nightclub is the under-21 destination to be. The club has an overlook on the second floor over the sunken dance floor and is open Friday through Sunday. Local radio station KISS FM hosts Saturday nights offering prizes and contests for the crowd. No alcohol is served, and the dress code is strictly enforced.
Jetz Nightclub 2801 Freeport Road Pittsburgh, PA 15238 412-828-9500
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