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  • DJ Equipment
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Raleigh, NC November 11, 2021, Raleigh bartending mainstay Will Gibbs has launched a nightlife concept in the newly renovated space at 226 Fayetteville Street. The retro-themed dance club and entertainment venue are named Zenith Raleigh.

The 3,500 square foot venue is located in Downtown Raleigh on Fayetteville Street (replacing the closed Coglin’s Raleigh) and features outdoor patios, a new sound system, and an upgraded lighting program.

Gibbs, who served as the general manager of the previous venue at the location, plans on expanding the genre and energy. “What we are doing will be more pop culture themed across different eras. The music that everyone enjoyed growing up with. It’s important to remember growing up does not mean you have to stop having fun.”

The venue features party-themed drinks and large format specialty cocktails like the Blue’s Clues, a blueberry citrus rum drink with fresh fruit. Party bar mainstay Jell-O shots are available along with an extensive beer list boasting many locally brewed favorites. In months to come, Zenith will also feature an alcohol-free menu for those who do not drink but still want to enjoy the high-energy dance party. Everyone should feel welcome to enjoy themselves regardless of the content of their drink.

Zenith features the area’s best DJs and offers patrons a perfect place to celebrate birthdays, host private parties and teambuilding events plus everything in between.