Cagayan de Oro City’s Nightlife

Cagayan de Oro Nightlife

Cagayan de Oro City has a well-developed business scene. Along with that is a bustling night scene to which people gravitate towards at the end of their busy work days. The nightlife in Cagayan de Oro is a mix of nightclubs and bars that are open from around 7pm to midnight, or much later during Friday and Saturday nights. Here are the top three nightlife areas in Cagayan de Oro City:


The Lifestyle District

The Lifestyle District is an enclosed commercial complex located along Corrales Extension just across Capitol University. It hosts several upscale food establishments, coffee shops, snack bars, and videoke bars. It also has a few gym and fitness centers, spas and beauty salons, medical clinics, hotel and an open area for acoustic music in the area. It is the go to place for both locals and travelers who is up for some good night of food and entertainment. It is one of the highly recommended area to go and have dinner at. The place is very chill, with a live band, an ambiance suited for conversations, a wide selection of food and drinks, and a videoke room. Parking space is not a problem with ample space for parking.


Corrales Avenue

A stretch along Corrales Avenue is the home to a number of restaurant and bar, and it is the most accessible night spot in Cagayan de Oro. This area comes to life at night lit up with bright lit from the establishments signages and wide restaurant windows. You can find Filipino restaurants to local bars in this area. Located within the city proper, it is the most accessible place to spend have dinner with families, and friends.


Great Spot Arcade – Borja Extension

Great Spot Arcade at Borja Extension is slowly making a name as a nightlife go to in the city. It has a small selection of establishments from restaurants, videoke bars, and wine shop. Most of the locals hang out here for some laid back chill evening.  There is something to suit and cater all ages and preferences, as befits a vibrant, cosmopolitan city like Cagayan de Oro.


The city is safe for nightly social for families, group of friends off from the days work, and for tourists who wants to cap their visit with a night out in the city. Apart from the nightlife districts, Cagayan de Oro offers bingo halls at the malls, evening sports events, and restaurants that fits any preferred night scene.

Lisa Marie is a founding member and blogger of Filipino Homes. She is a digital marketing professional who works online from home. She is the travel writer, and digital creative behind  Pinay Travelista and the homemaker, and housewife-in-training behind Life & Some Sorts.