Nightlife in Copenhagen has a couple of gears and the real party doesn't start until late at night. Most jumpstart the evening in a variety of cafes and bars, ranging from renovated historic buildings with new edgy décor to newly-built and fashionable eateries.
Hybrid bars are a perfect way to begin the night as they change themes and almost reinvent their venue several times in a single night. This lets patrons enjoy easy listening music and nice meals before late night DJs take over with more energetic tracks. Certain areas of the city, such as Nyhavn and Boltens Gård, are long time Copenhagen nightlife districts that can always promise great venues. These often stay open until about 5am.
The 150-year-old Pantomime Theatre stages commedia dell'arte productions with free admission, while the modern Tivolis Koncertsal offers classical entertainment from opera to symphonies. You can often find last-minute discounted tickets at the ticket kiosk across from the Nørreport train station at the corner of Fiolstræde and Nørre Voldgade.