The New York Salsa Congress is a salsa dance festival over Labor Day Weekend.
There are salsa workshops and performances plus dancing to DJs in clubs and to live salsa in a ballroom.
19th New York Salsa Congress
The New York Salsa Congress is around Manhattan and at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square, Manhattan, for eight days over Labor Day Weekend, from Saturday, August 24 to Sunday, September 1, 2019.
The salsa weekend has become a salsa week with dancing all over Manhattan. If you love to dance, it’s a great way to sample New York City’s nightlife.
Saturday, August 24 ~ The 8th SalsaMania party opens Salsa Week at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, NYC from 8pm to 3am.
Sunday, August 25 ~ The 11th La Vieja Guardia party is at the Copacabana club in Times Square, NYC from 7pm to 1am.
Monday, August 26 ~ The “In the Heights” Uptown pre-party is at Opus Lounge in Inwood, NYC from 8pm to 3am.
Tuesday, August 27 ~ Latin jazz legend Bobby Sanabria talks about The Creation of West Side Story Reimagined at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, NYC from 2:30pm to 7pm.
Wednesday, August 28 ~ The New York Salsa Congress Pre-Party is in La Clave room at Iguana in Midtown, Manhattan from 8pm to 1am.
Thursday, August 29 ~ The New York Salsa Congress Magenta Launch Party is at T-Mobile in Times Square, NYC from 2pm to 5pm.
Salsa Labor Day Weekend
Thursday, August 29 ~ Palladium Nights party in the Broadway Ballroom of NY Marriot Marquis from 11pm to 4am. The dress code is the Palladium Era. That’s where jazz and latin mixed at the Palladium Ballroom on Broadway next to the old 52nd street row of jazz clubs from 1947 to 1966.
Friday, August 30 ~ Dancing to live salsa by Doug Beavers featuring Herman Olivera at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square from 11pm to 4am.
Saturday, August 31 ~ Dancing to live salsa by Moncho Rivera at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square from 11pm to 4am.
Sunday, September 1 ~ Dancing to live salsa by Tony Vega at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square from 11pm to 4am.
New York Salsa Congress Tickets
- Single evenings from $20 to $60
- Weekend all day passes $100 to $150
- Passes from $139