Pattaya is renowned worldwide for its entertainment and nightlife. New clubs and bars are opening all the time. There are hundreds of Pubs, Beer bars, Karaoke bars, Sports Bars, Theme bars, night club and discos including Lucifer 2.0, The Mixx, 808 and Insomnia.

There is also the famous Hard Rock Cafe Pattaya Beach Road.

The World Famous Walking Street is the Center and main entertainment area of Pattaya's nightlife, located at the South end of Pattaya Beach road, and is closed for vehicles from 7 pm to 3 am.
Cinemas in Pattaya are SFX Cinema in The Terminal 21, Central Festival Center and Central Marina, and Major Cineplex in the Avenue Center, you can see the newest Hollywood blockbusters (English language) and Thai movies.

Other Entertainments include: Alcazar and Tiffany Cabaret Show, Alankarn Thai Art Culture Theatre and Show. 

Pattaya's Western creative arts are growing daily as the number of expat residents continues to climb. Art galleries are numerous and other arts oriented programs and organizations are starting to thrive including the theatre group entitled the Pattaya Players, a troupe of amateur thespians.