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Latin Dancing in NYC!


New York City is a vibrant and diverse city with a thriving Latin dance scene. Whether you are a seasoned dancer or just getting started, there are plenty of opportunities to experience the rhythm and passion of Latin dancing in NYC. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at some of the best places to dance salsa, bachata, and more in NYC

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This club is located at 35 East 13th Street in downtown NYC. Without a doubt, Club Cache is a popular spot for salsa & bachata dancing on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. With a spacious dance floor, live music, and top-notch DJs, this venue attracts a lively and diverse crowd of dancers. You can also take free salsa lessons before the party starts, making it a great place to learn new moves and meet fellow dancers.


If you’re looking for a more relaxed and laid-back atmosphere, check out the Bachata Brunch “Brunchchata”. It is located at Gonzalez y Gonzalez, 192 Mercer St, NYC.

Every Sunday, from 2 pm to 7 pm, you can enjoy delicious food and drinks while dancing to awesome bachata music. The event is $10.00, and make sure to get your tickets early as it is frequently sold out. Additionally, this is one of the only year-round day events to go Latin dancing in NYC.


For those who prefer dancing on2 (also known as New York-style salsa), Jimmy Anton’s is the place to be on Sundays. This lively venue in Manhattan features a spacious dance floor, good music, and a friendly and welcoming crowd of dancers. You can also take lessons before the party starts, making it a great place to learn the basics of on2 salsa. The location of this weekly social is 617West 46th Street between 11th & 12th Avenue. 


With a mix of traditional and modern Salsa music, this weekly event attracts a fun and friendly crowd of dancers from all over the city. The event is normally $25.00 in advance or $30.00 at the door and you can also take Salsa lessons around 9pm before the party starts.

The current location is Stepping Out Studio 617 west 46th street, PH floor but make sure to check their Facebook page here for the latest information on Latin dancing in NYC.


Every summer, La Mega 97.9 FM, a popular Latin radio station, hosts a free salsa street party in Midtown Manhattan. With live music from some of the biggest names in salsa, including Willie Colon, Tito Nieves, and Eddie Palmieri, this event attracts thousands of dancers from all over the world. The party takes place on 8th Avenue, between 34th and 40th streets, and is a must-visit for any salsa fan. This is one of the most popular summer events for Latin dancing in NYC.


For a taste of old-school glamour and romance, head to the Copacabana on Saturday nights. This venue pays homage to the original Copacabana. The Copacabana has been a fixture in the city’s nightlife scene since the 1940s and continues to attract a diverse crowd of dancers. With live music, top-notch DJs, and a spacious dance floor, this is one of the best places to dance salsa, bachata, and more in NYC. The Copacabana NYC is currently located at 625 West 51st Street in Manhattan.


Iguana NYC is another nice place to go Latin dancing in NYC. It is located at 240 West 54th Street, NYC. This Tex-Mex restaurant & nightclub features Salsa & Bachata dancing as well as other Latin dance music.  They have several popular after-work parties and also weekend night events. You can check out their latest schedule here.


If you love Cuban Salsa then this is the place for you. Each month the Fuakata Cuban Salsa group holds socials and dance classes. The dates and the locations vary but you can see their latest events here!. 

This is a wonderful salsa group who are very welcoming to guest dancers from out of town. Currently, the majority of their Cuban salsa classes and Salsa events are held at Adelante Dance Studios located at 25 West 31st Street, NY, NY.

In conclusion, New York City offers a vibrant and diverse Latin dance scene, with something for every dancer. Whether you prefer salsa, bachata, or another Latin dance style, there are plenty of opportunities to experience the rhythm and passion of this exciting dance culture. So put on your dancing shoes and hit the dance floor at one of these great venues in the city that never sleeps.


Thanks for visiting the Bachata Embassy! Moreover, I hope this information about Latin dancing in NYC is helpful to you. Additionally if you are planning on visiting Washington, DC, here is an article on Where to Dance Bachata in Washington, DC!

Feel free to share this article with your friends and also let us know if we are missing any good Latin dance spots in the comments section.  See you on the dance floor soon!

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Brian Moran

Brian Moran is a Salsa, Bachata & Kizomba dancer from New York City.  He has been fortunate to live and work abroad in Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean for over 13 years. While living overseas, he has attended hundreds of international dance festivals and events. He has also taken classes and workshops with some of the top professional Salsa, Bachata, and Kizomba Instructors worldwide.


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