A party just isn’t a party without loud, spine-tingling, rhythmic music. This is the kind of audio experience that only a party speaker can deliver. Unlike regular-sized Bluetooth speakers, party speakers are much bigger, heavier, and deliver a much more powerful sound experience. Our collection has the best party speakers on the market. These speakers are great for entertaining both indoors and outdoors.
Sony SRS-XP700 X-Series
The Sony SRS-XP700 X-Series is the best overall and most user-friendly party speaker. This is a brilliant all-around party speaker that checks all the boxes for indoor use or a block party outdoors. It boasts built-in adaptive equalization technology that adapts to the speaker’s surroundings and compensates for any acoustically difficult situations. Furthermore, you can power your party for up to 25 hours on a single charge and when you are low on power, a 10-minute charge will provide 3 hours of playtime.
The Sony Fiestable app or the Music Centre app allows for control of the speaker’s built-in lights, playlists and EQ customization as well. Sony has done a great job when it comes to audio performance. You get a tight crystal-clear sound experience with solid bass at all volume levels. There is also an IPX4 certification to allow for protection against splashes. This party speaker might be a little bit heavy for some but it’s still easy to transport.
JBL Party Box 710
The JBL Party Box 710 is the most aesthetically pleasing thanks to its design and customizable lighting. This is the largest speaker on our list, it isn’t the kind of speaker that you can just throw around in your trunk and go. It’s a speaker that’s more suited for house parties. Additionally, it can be transported thanks to its fitted smooth-running wheels and an easy grip handle. The customizable light effects are designed to bring a mesmerizing light show onto the speaker’s front grill. There are also serial effects which can be toggled using the control panel or the Party Box app. You have the ability to do music synchronize lighting, start night effects, and club-style strobes plus other custom settings.
Moreover, the control panel also includes a bass boost feature to further enrich the subsonic energy and also includes a 2-band equalizer to independently adjust the bass and treble. There is even a karaoke function for even more entertainment and fun. It delivers an incredibly loud and immersive sound which will fill any room or outdoor venue. Finally, battery life is where this big boy falls short by only providing 12 hours of audio playtime which is not the best when you compare it to the others on our list.
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SoundBoks Gen 3
When it comes to the loudest party Bluetooth speaker, there is no beating the SounBoks Gen 3. This speaker delivers a monstrous sound thanks to two 10-inch woofers and a 1-inch tweeter. The drivers are powered by 3 independent power amps drawing an incredible 216 watts of power to provide loud high-quality audio. you can connect via Bluetooth, XLR or 3.5mm axillary input. This model also links to a mobile app which can control the speaker or also perform upgrades as well.
Battery life is one of the best around with up to 40 hours of music playtime on a single charge. The SoundBok 3 might not have some of the bells and whistles like some of the other speakers on our light but when it comes to audio performance this blows them away. The biggest drawback with this speaker is that it’s not the easiest to carry around but if you want something loud and powerful with strong bass this will definitely deliver.
Soundcore Rave Party 2
The Soundore Rave Party 2 is our pick for the best budget party speaker. It features customizable LED lighting and fun party games to help you keep your crowd interacting and entertained. This party companion utilises a Party Boost 2.0 feature that allows the speaker to be synced up with up to 100 other Party Boost speakers to create a long area of synced audio. Like most new party speakers on our list the Rave Party 2 has an IPX4 rating for protection against light splashes which can be useful if you are playing music by the pool.
Being only 19 inches tall, this speaker is very easy to carry around thanks to its built-in carry handle. And despite its small size, it is capable of producing up to 120 watts of power thanks to two 4-inch woofers to cover the low and midrange while two 2-inch tweeters take care of the treble. You are able to get around 15 hours of battery life on average. If you are looking for value for your money you can’t go wrong with the Soundcore Rae Party 2.
JBL PartyBox 1000
The JBL PartyBox 1000 is one of the most party-centric speakers on the market. It’s a speaker that is best suited as a professional party speaker to be used by DJs, event organizers and musicians. Moreover, it boasts an incredible array of LED lighting effects at the front, to amaze your crowds with a captivating light show. Additionally, you also get a stylish and easy-to-use Air Gesture Wristband that you wear to control and customize the lighting effects.
With JBL’s sound signature on board, you get excellent audio performance that will shake the floor and roof off of any party. And no matter what kind of party or event you’re at, the PartyBox 1000 can be used vertically or horizontally depending on what you prefer.
There is a DJ launchpad at the top of the speaker that allows you to play the drums, keyboard, and piano effects, plus record and loop on the fly. You’re also able to connect two PartyBox speakers wirelessly with the TWS feature or wire from one RCA output to another RCA input if you think just one speaker is not enough. You can also plug in your mic or guitar and take the stage or stream your playlist via Bluetooth or from a USB stick. If you’re looking for the Ultimate Bluetooth party speaker the JBL PartyBox 1000 is our currently one of the best around. And unlike the other speakers on our list the PartyBox 1000 has to be plugged in there are no batteries. It’s also big and heavy so it’s not easy to carry around so JBL has included concealed wheels at the bottom for travel.
Ultimate Ears HYPERBOOM
The strong and powerful HYMBOOM is a great portable party speaker that delivers on all fronts. UE has brilliantly designed this party speaker to wirelessly connect and play music from 2 devices at the same time. And you’re able to get an impressive 150 feet in wireless range with no connection issues. Read Full Review
Bag Of Riddim 2
If you’re looking for something a bit more natural and environmentally friendly, the House of Marley Bag of Riddim 2 is the one to have. This eco-friendly speaker is made from bamboo, hemp, organic cotton, and recycled plastic bottles. It also comes with a custom removable bag with a shoulder strap, handles, and a convenient front storage pocket. This makes it very easy to carry around especially when compared to the other portable speakers in its price range. Finally, it has a rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery which can last up to 10 hours with a 4-hour recharge time. And when it comes to the sound, this party speaker is very impressive, you get clean, rich vocals and strong deep bass.