Where to find that Bologna Italy Nightlife?

Now That you found your apartment in the University city of Bologna, you might start to wonder what is the Bologna Italy nightlife all about, so if that is what you were wondering on this page you’ll find all the answers you are looking for. You won’t only find some of the best Bologna Cinemas, a list of where to enjoy a Bologna theatre, where to find a club in Bologna, but not where to find the information regarding any events that have to do with the local soccer team Bologna Football Club 1909, even though I’m sure you’ll get a chance to see the football club Napoli Bologna match sooner or later.

Regarding Cinemas & Theatres we’ll be talking about places that are within the city limits so you won’t need to go out of your comfort area to go to the movies, so places like the UCI cinemas meridian Bologna won’t be included because too far out. While for Nightlife in Bologna we won’t be able to talk about the Chet Baker jazz club Bologna, because it went out of business and that is a real shame.

So let us go down the list of Bologna Italy Nightlife together, and enjoy after you’ve gone through and enjoyed all the Bologna movie theatres, the theatre in Bologna, and the night club Bologna has to offer, let us know what other venues we should be talking about.


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Cinemas & Theatres


First Screening 15:45 - Last Screening 21:15

Via Mascarella, 3

One of the most famous movie theatres in Bologna the Odeon can be found in the city centre without having to go mad looking for a place to indulge in food and movies.


First Screening 15:30 - Last Screening 22:15

Via Riva di Reno, 72

Bologna’s first intellectual movie theatre, here you’ll get a chance to see the best art house cinema and also have a place where you can be at one of the bologna movie theatres in English.


First Screening 16:30 - Last Screening 22:30

Via Azzo Gardino, 65

Another very important Bologna movie theatre, the Lumiere is one of the few Bologna Cinemas with subtitles you’ll find. Here though most will be in Italian, at least you’ll learn the language super quick.


Via dell'Indipendenza, 44


One of the most important Theatres in Bologna, the Teatro Arena del Sole will have you wanting to never leave a theatre again.


Via Cartoleria, 42


One of Bolognas oldest theatres, originally used as the San Severino’s Jesuit school theatre, today it is one of the few Bologna opera theatre you can find.




20.30 - depending on the event

Via Sebastiano Serlio, 25/2

One of Bolognas best concert spaces, the Locomotiv brings in talent from all around the world. So always check their schedule.


20.00 - 02.00 Everyday

Via Mascarella, 4/b

The Cantina Bentivoglio Bologna is an Osteria that turns into a concert venue after dinner service, what else do you want? You’ll usually find some good jazz if that’s your thing.


22.00 - 00.00 Friday, 22.00 - 04.00 Saturday, Closed Rest of Week

Viale Zagabria, 1

Covo Club is a staple in the Italian indie scene, all the most important Italian bands have played here, and you’ll always have a ball there.


10.00 - 13.00 — 14.00 - 22.00 Monday, 10.00 -13.00 — 14.00 - 19.00 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Plus Events

Via Don Giovanni Minzoni, 18

In the Cassero area, you’ll find the LGBT center that not only offers support for LGBTQ members but also has a great selection of nights.


21.30 - 06.00 Friday & Saturday, Closed Rest of Week

Via Alfieri Maserati, 9

The biggest EDM Venue in Bologna, if you’re looking for that Bologna club nightlife the Numa Club Bologna is right up your alley.