Have you never been to a Strip club before, well then you need to read our The First Timer’s Guide to Strip clubs. Whether you only visit for the occasional bachelor party or are an aficionado of the industry, there’s always a first time partaking in exotic dancer entertainment.
For you newbies out there who have never been to a strip club, you’re certainly in for a memorable experience, but let’s cover some of the basics of what you should know before you head out in search of your first lap dance.
Know the club Before You Go!
Strip club quality varies greatly within the industry; everything from your dumpy dive bar to yourwith champagne bottles that can set you back a half a year’s salary.
Before you decide which club to visit, be sure to check out its website and social media pages for important information. Such as what amenities it offers, food and drink options, cover charges, hours, dancer lineup, special events like adult film star appearances and much more. Also, be sure to check out how safe the neighborhood is of the club you’re going to. Strip clubs are, which is partly responsible for the stigma of strip clubs being linked with crime. Don’t want to take any chances? Many of the major chain clubs such as , and , some of the and clubs in are your best bet.
Pricing and Budgeting
Now that you’ve picked out your club of choice, let’s talk about how much you should bring and expect to spend. Generally, strip clubs charge around $20 cover per person to enter and dances cost about $20 per song. Drinks shouldn’t be too much more than you’ll pay at a non-adult establishment and don’t forget at least $20 in $1 bills to tip the ladies. You should expect to have a reasonably good time at a gentlemen’s club on a budget of around $100 to $200. If you’re looking to have an exceptional experience, plan on bringing $500 to $1,000: that will cover the above plus VIP/champagne courts that can run around $200 for 30 minutes as well as bottle service, drinks and food (if there’s a menu). This is all part of the incomes in the Economics of Strip clubs. Be careful about hitting the ATM or charging for dances with your credit card, as additional surcharges can be as high as 20%.
The dancers at a strip club work hard for your money, so always treat them with RESPECT! An learn the importance of Strip club etiquette and manners. Remember to tip at least $1 when the approach you and be sure to always politely decline a private dance or champagne court if you aren’t interested in that particular dancer. Oh, and always ask where you may touch before touching a dancer: dancer’s house = dancer’s rules so you don’t want to be tossed out (or worse) for touching a dancer inappropriately. Also, be careful with alcohol consumption: lowered inhibitions often lead to inappropriate actions which can quickly ruin a night out for yourself and your friend.
Relax and Have Fun!
Now that we’ve gone through all of the technical aspects of your planning, enjoy yourself! The dancers are there to entertain you and the staff are there to take care of everyone, so be sure to enjoy your first time experience and every one that comes after.