So you want to go out and have some fun, but you’re not 21? We’ve got you covered!
A lot of the bars and clubs in Worcester offer up College Night, where they lower the age of admittance to 18-plus, as long as you have your college ID!
Industry Bar Room ~ 109 Water St., Worcester. A great place to get your dance on! Industry offers College Night every Thursday with live DJs! Visit industrybarroom.com
Bar FX ~ 90 Commercial St., Worcester. College Night is every Thursday, and the club also has various 18-plus events throughout the month. Check out barfx.com for a list of events.
Rage ~ 105 Water St., Worcester. One of Worcester’s hottest gay/alternative nightclub has various 18-plus nights, including the Worcester Gay Pride Celebration on Sept. 7. Check out rageworcester.com.
Up in Smoke
Hookah bars are a great place to relax and unwind with friends, especially after finals week!
Spiritual Haze ~ 482 Park Ave., Worcester. Worcester’s first hookah bar! Relax, play some board games and enjoy live entertainment! For a list of events, visit spiritualhaze.com.
The Shisha Room ~ 86 Shrewsbury St., Worcester. Always 18-plus and open late. Be sure to try some of their exotic flavors! Visit facebook.com/pages/Shisha-Room-hookah-bar/137611256260278
Maybe the club scene isn’t for you, and you’d rather be creative with some friends on a Friday night instead.
Just Paint ~ 386 West Boylston St., Worcester. Whether you’re looking to go to the studio or have the studio come to you, Just Paint offers art classes for only $30. For a list of classes, check out justpaintma.com.
Clay Time ~ 124 Boston Turnpike, Shrewsbury. Not feeling that crafty? That’s OK, too! Clay Time is a great place to relax with friends and paint ceramics. To see a list of all the arts and crafts offered, visit claytimestudio.com.
Who doesn’t love live music? Worcester has a huge local music scene, and you can catch awesome acts at Worcester’s best restaurants. Worcester is also known for one of the best venues in Massachusetts ~ The Palladium. Also, check out our club listings on Page 22.
The Palladium ~ 261 Main St., Worcester. Local bands, national bands and everything in between. Get ready for the pit! Check out thepalladium.net to see who’s coming around.
For Those Rainy (or Snowy) Days
Rain or shine, these places are great for groups!
West Boylston Cinema ~ 101 W. Boylston St., W. Boylston. Why spend your entire work study paycheck on a movie when you can catch one for cheap? Matinees on Tuesdays are only $3.50! See what’s playing at westboylstoncinema.com.
Central Rock Climbing Gym ~ 299 Barber Ave. Worcester. $20 will get you an all-day pass and rental gear to climb your heart out! Visit centralrockgym.com to see a list of specials and events, including Ladies and College nights.
Keep in mind, there’s tons more to explore ~ this is just a list to help you get started! Check out your college’s list of activities for even more under 21 events!