Latin Dancing in New York City

If you like Latin dancing, New York has great Salsa, Bachata/Merengue, Tango, and House scenes.

Gerardo Contino y los Habaneros are NYC’s best Cuban dance band

Friday, September 6, 2019
EL BARRIO, EAST HARLEM, NYC ~ It’s a special edition White Party at Artspace PS109

Tango La Nacional is NYC’s most traditional Argentine milonga

Thursdays
CHELSEA, NYC ~ Argentine tango dancing at NYC’s most traditional milonga (tango party) at La Nacional, the Spanish social club that is New York’s oldest social club

Do the Central Park Tango

Saturdays, June-September
CENTRAL PARK, NYC ~ Argentine tango dancing in the summer is so romantic! FREE

VolvoTango Argentine Tango Dancing on Pier 45

Wednesdays & Sundays, April-November
WEST VILLAGE, NYC ~ Argentine tango dancing on a pier with romantic Hudson river views

The All Night Milonga is one of America’s biggest Argentine tango parties

Saturday, Sep 28, 2019
NOMAD, NYC ~ Argentine tango dancing at one of America’s biggest tango parties with guest teachers and performers from around the world

Salsa Saturdays at La Marqueta keep old school salsa alive in El Barrio

Summer Saturdays
Saturday, May 23, 2020
EAST HARLEM, NYC ~ Old timers dance Caribbean Salsa (mostly on1) at a street party with music and food just like in Puerto Rico. FREE

Stepping Out Studios

37 West 26th St
between Fifth & Sixth Ave
NoMad, Manhattan

La Nacional

CHELSEA, NYC ~ The Spanish Benevolent Society social club is the last remnant of New York City’s “Little Spain”

Gonzalez y Gonzalez

GREENWICH VILLAGE ~ G&G is a Mexican restaurant with dancing to live salsa bands on Fridays and Saturdays, and some Thursdays and Sundays too

Zinc Bar

GREENWICH VILLAGE ~ An old-school underground Greenwich Village jazz club owned by an Argentine family

Locobeach will help you find success on the dance floor, but…

Monday, August 19, 2019
PARK SLOPE, Brooklyn ~ This fun Venezuelan psychedelic cumbia pop disco band plays Barbès

Battery Dance Festival 2019 is New York’s most stunning stage

Sun-Fri, August 11-16, 2019
BATTERY PARK CITY ~ This international dance festival is bringing Argentine, French and Mexican dance companies to Robert F. Wagner Park. FREE

Baile Funk Brasil SummerFest Closing Party

Saturday, August 3, 2019
BUSHWICK, Brooklyn ~ Brasil SummerFest closes another great season with Baile Funk, the party music of Rio favelas. Batekoo, Omulu and Marginal Men will make da bunda (bootie) shake at Elsewhere Rooftop.

Garifuna Collective and Wabafu Garifuna Dance Theater Afro-Caribbean Drum

Friday, August 2, 2019
CROTONA PARK, The Bronx ~ If you never danced African drum, you never lived. Indigenous Honduran Garifuna shake things up for SummerStage at the Crotona Park Amphitheater

BIG Salsa Festival 2019 at New York Hilton Midtown

MIDTOWN, NYC | Memorial Day Weekend, Fri-Mon, May 24-27, 2019 | Salsa festival | Salsa workshops, salsa shows, and salsa dancing

Dance Parade New York 2019

FLATIRON, UNION SQUARE, EAST VILLAGE, NYC | Sat, May 18, 2019 | Dance parade & festival | African, Bolivian, Brazilian, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Mexican, Panamanian, Puerto Rican & Spanish dances

Louie Vega Roots NYC House Party at Cielo in Meatpacking

CIELO, MEATPACKING DISTRICT ~ Wed, December 19, 2018
#DANCING #PUERTORICAN #HOUSE #DJ

VolvoTango Argentine Tango at LIC Landing

LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS | Tuesdays, Apr – Nov | Argentine tango milonga | Dance Argentine tango outdoors on a pier with great Manhattan views. Hasn’t opened yet for 2019.

La Marina Beach is a great Washington Heights Party on the River

La Marina
Washington Heights, Manhattan
May – September
Sunset Salsa
Thursday, August 9, 2018

Dominican Day Parade Merengue Guinness World Record

We need more than 600 dancers to set the world record!
Fort Washington Armory
Washington Heights, Manhattan
Saturday, August 4, 2018

Plena Libre plays SOB’s for the World Music Institute

The Bomba and Plena virtuosos are 4-time Grammy nominees.
World Music Institute
SOBs
Hudson Square, Manhattan (West SoHo)
Sunday, September 16, 2018

New York International Salsa Congress 2018

Marriott Marquis
Times Square Theater District, Manhattan
Thursday – Monday
August 30 – September 3, 2018

Tanghetto plays ElectroTango for dancing at Midsummer Night Swing

Argentines Walter Perez and Leonardo Sardella teach Tango.
DJ Ilene Marder moves the floor.
Midsummer Night Swing
Damrosch Park Lincoln Center
Thursday, July 5, 2018

Mambo Legends Orchestra are players from Tito Puente’s orchestra

Midsummer Night Swing
Damrosch Park Lincoln Center
Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Joe Quijano y Su Conjunto Cachana play Midsummer Night Swing

Eddie Torres & Maria Torres teach Salsa on2. Eddie is the founder of New York Salsa on2.
Midsummer Night Swing
Damrosch Park, Lincoln Center
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Midsummer Night Swing 2018 at Damrosch Park

LINCOLN CENTER, Tue-Sat, Jun 26 to Jul 14, 2018, Dance Festival ~ Dance salsa, tango and swing outdoors to live orchestras on a sprung-wood floor

Pride Island 2018 is the legendary Dance on the Pier

Pier 97 (West 57th St)
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Swedish pop star Tove Lo
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Australian diva Kyle Minogue
Sunday, June 24, 2018

Tease NYC Pride

An evening of interactive burlesque with 1,200 women from across the country.
The DL
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Saturday, June 23, 2018

NYC Dance Week 2018 ~ 10 days FREE dance, fitness & wellness classes

June 14 – 23, 2018

Leonardo Sardella to teach Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional

Tango La Nacional
La Nacional
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday, May 10, 2018

Bryant Park Dance Party ~ Latin Festival: Cha Cha, Boogaloo & Salsa

Argentine, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, Puerto Rican, Peruvian & Spanish Bachata, Cumbia, Tango, Salsa & Vallenato for dancing.
Bryant Park
Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesdays, MAY 2 – JUNE 8
LATIN FESTIVAL: CHA CHA, BOOGALOO and SALSA
New Swing Sextet & Quintero’s Salsa Project
Friday, June 8, 2018
FREE

Colombian Tango Champion Daniel Martínez Cadavid is NYC’s best leader

Tango La Nacional
La Nacional
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday, April 20, 2018

Latin Grooves by Cuban Gerardo Contino with Spanish diva Nalaya Brown

The Django in the Roxy Hotel
Tribeca, Manhattan
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Mario de Camillis 2011 Buenos Aires Champion to teach at Tango La Nacional

Tango La Nacional
La Nacional
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday, April 5 2018

Natalia Aguero & Agustin Venturino teach & perform at Tango La Nacional

Tango La Nacional
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Leandro Oliver & Laila Rezk of ‘Tango X2’ perform at All Night Milonga

Stepping Out Studios
NoMad, Manhattan
Saturday, February 10, 2018

Cuba Caliente is the Gerardo Contino Cuban Salsa dance party

The Woods
Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Sundays in November, 2017

New York International Salsa Congress 2017

New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
Midtown, Manhattan
Pre-Events Friday-Thursday, August 25-31, 2017
Festival Thursday-Sunday, August 31 – September 3, 2017

Laurie Hernandez is a star Gymnast, dancer, author and beyond

National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2017 Athlete of the Year

The New York Salsa and Bachata Festival 2017 is all Memorial weekend

Non-stop dance workshops, performances, and parties at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-29, 2017

Chicho Frumboli

The leading artist of contemporary Tango is giving workshops with his partner Juana Sepulveda at Adelante Studios Jan 13-17, 2017. They perform at the All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios Sat, Jan 14

Encuentro NYC Colombian Music Festival

Colombian music and dance for the entire family
Le Poisson Rouge
Greenwich Village
Saturday, December 3, 2016

Fleur Seule

Relive all the romance and glamour of the 1940s through Swing, Jazz, and Ballroom music from around the world. Fleur Seule plays Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park Wed, June 29, 2016.