The best parties in New York

Find the best parties in New York's nightlife scene, from regular club nights and residencies to globally-renowned label takeovers

Got the urge to party, but don't know where? Put on our collection of the 20 best house tracks of all time, and browse through this list of our favorite dance-worthy events, with house, techno, minimal, acid, hip-hop and more all on the bill. Don't miss out on all the secret parties (we recommend bookmarking this page so you're the first to know!), and make sure to satisfy that after-party (or pre-party) appetite on weekends by checking out the 50 best brunch places in NYC.

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The best parties in NYC this Monday

Mobile Mondays! 45s

Critics' pick

Start your week with funk, soul, rock, punk, new wave, pop, salsa, calypso, reggae, rhythm & blues, disco and anything else that's danceable, spun (on 45rpm vinyl) by Just Blaze, Misbehaviour, $$$ Mike, Operator EMZ, Joey Carvello, Natasha Diggs and guests.

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The Bowery Electric Monday March 9 2015 - Tuesday December 29 2015

The best parties in NYC this Tuesday

Release: DJ Disciple and Friends

Critics' pick

The Grammy-nominated DJ Disciple, a fixture of the NYC scene for years, takes control of the Lower East Side's intimate Sapphire every Tuesday for a night of house rhythms.

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Sapphire Tuesday March 10 2015 - Tuesday April 28 2015

The best parties in NYC this Wednesday

Roots

Critics' pick

House heroes Louie Vega (of Masters at Work) and Kevin Hedge (of Blaze) have kept New York dance music alive and kicking for more than 10 years with their long-running midweek dance party. Show up before 11pm for free admission, plus an open vodka bar from 10 to 11pm!

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Cielo Wednesday March 11 2015 - Thursday December 31 2015

The best parties in NYC this Thursday

Input: GBH presents Holy Ghost! (DJ set) + Le Youth

Critics' pick

Known for their synth-boogie sets, New Yorkers Nicholas Millhiser and Alexander Frankel, better known as DFA artist Holy Ghost!, take on Output's main room for their Thursday night shindig. L.A.'s Le Youth brings his '90s modern take on dance-floor sounds to the Panther Room.

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Output Until Friday March 6 2015

Zeitgeist: Jesse Rose + MJ Cole

Critics' pick

Veteran producer and remixer Jesse Rose has spent his career twisting house into bizarre shapes and forms for dance floors. MJ Cole is a back-in-the-day innovator of the U.K. garage scene who hasn't played NYC in a minute.

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Verboten Until Friday March 6 2015

Synthicide: Reade Truth + Matt Satronica + Half Life + DJ Andi

Synthicide returns to Bossa Nova Civic Club with its danceable synth-driven DJ sets, freshly squeezed juice cocktails and, of course, famously aggressive fog machine. Sonic Groove veteran Reade Truth headlines, joined by Matt Satronica (Industrial Strength), Half Life (Against Nature) and Bossa regular DJ Andi.

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Bossa Nova Civic Club Until Friday March 6 2015 Free

The best parties in NYC this Friday

Andrés + Aurora Halal (live)

Critics' pick

Andrés—a.k.a. DJ Dez, a.k.a. Dez Andrés—headlines French Kiss's latest party at Good Room. The Detroit native is known for his unique fusion of “roughshod house and fuzzy hip-hop.” NYC-based creative artist and underground music enthusiast Aurora Halal (Mutual Dreaming) joins the lineup for a special live set.

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Good Room Friday March 6 2015 - Saturday March 7 2015

Josh Wink + Robert Dietz + Gel Abril + Ashwin Khosa

Critics' pick

Verboten bagged Philly's favorite electronic son, Josh Wink, still recovering from the 20th anniversary celebrations of his influential label, Ovum Recordings. Israeli labelmate Gel Abril, Desolat big dawg Robert Dietz and Traum's Ashwin Khosa join him on the bill.

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Verboten Friday March 6 2015

Excision + Minnesota + Protohype

Canadian bass-music boffin Excision, leader of the Rottun label, is a man whose music isn't exactly known for subtlety—it's generally in-your-face stuff—but the kids certainly dig it.

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Best Buy Theater Friday March 6 2015 - Saturday March 7 2015

Lee Foss + Eskuche & Nu Sky + Psychemagik

Critics' pick

Tom Coveney and Danny McLewin, better known as U.K. duo Psychemagik, have a sound that takes in everything from disco and soul to exotica and, yes, psychedelia—and they make it work, as anyone who's heard their copious and far-reaching remixes can attest. These guys run the Panther Room with resident Nikola Baytala, while Hot Creations boss Foss and his labelmates Eskuche & Nu Sky control the main room with support from Brooklyn's finest, DKDS.

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Output Friday March 6 2015

Twin Peaks: An Invitation to Love

Critics' pick

Francine’s Pink Room is back in for its fourth anniversary to pay tribute to the oeuvre of David Lynch through burlesque and variety-show performances. The onstage talent features the Lady in the Radiator and Francine “the Lucid Dream” herself.

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Parkside Lounge Friday March 6 2015

Nancy Whang + Midnight Magic

Critics' pick

Expect a fun, eclectic set from LCD Soundsystem's and Juan MacLean's Nancy Whang, joined by local disco outfit Midnight Magic doing a DJ set. They'll likely mine the depths of disco, house, postpunk and electro, with some assistance from Violent Bullshit, Naked Heroes and Ambience.

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Cameo Friday March 6 2015

The best parties in NYC this Saturday

The Bunker: Carlos Souffront + Patrick Russell + Stallone the Reducer + The Long Count Cycle + Analog Soul

Critics' pick

The Bunker comes to Good Room for the first time, promising plenty of audio and visual stimulation, as well as a cheap(er) cover and discounted drinks. Beyond Booking's Carlos Souffront is in control for all eight hours in the main room, bringing along good friends Patrick Russell and Stallone the Reducer (playing live). Brooklyn warehouse masters-at-work the Long Count Cycle and techno's baddest twin-sister duo Analog Soul take over the Bad Room.

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Good Room Saturday March 7 2015 - Sunday March 8 2015

George FitzGerald + Leon Vynehall + Kenny Larkin + Lee Jones

Critics' pick

London's George FitzGerald, who's spent the past few years crafting some incredibly groovy house rhythms for Domino Records while simultaneously running Man Make Music, returns to Verboten. Fellow U.K. talent Leon Vynehall (3024, Aus Music), Rush Hour's Kenny Larkin (an influential member of Detroit's second wave) and Roger Silver support in the main room, while Jimmy Proof Deadlocks' SIK NYC party brings Lee Jones and Chris Luzz to the Cabaret Bar.

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Verboten Saturday March 7 2015 - Sunday March 8 2015

Cultivated Sound: Bookworms + Via App + Phantom Selector + Motiv-A + Person of Interest (DJ)

Critics' pick

With music from L.I.E.S. artist Bookworms and Person of Interest, live sets from Via App, Phantom Selector and Motiv-A, and live visuals by Munzer, Cultivated Sound's latest party is “dedicated to the exploration of machine induced nightmares." So whether man or machine (or machine man?), just be ready to party all night, because you will not want to go to sleep.

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Palisades Saturday March 7 2015 - Sunday March 8 2015

The best parties in NYC this Sunday

DPI: Jordan + Cory James + Soramimi (live)

Division Point Industries kicks off its monthly residency at Bossa Nova Civic Club with deep house and techno rawness from Dusk Notes founders Cory James and Soramimi (live), as well as Jordan Poling (Soul People Music).

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Bossa Nova Civic Club Sunday March 8 2015 - Monday March 9 2015 Free

Comments

9 comments
Christina A
Christina A

Very much eager for the party-time in New York, from there to the party city Vegas! Already in my favorite http://www.travoline.com to book my hotels….. Can't wait.

John C
John C

Hi, I host at many different venues in the city, if you have any question regarding a guest list or table reservation, need any recommendation where to go, hit me up 347.605.8187

Nomad
Nomad

Those in the know know this list is mostly childs play - the real parties can't be found here you gotta dig deeper friends. Use your imagination the underground is thriving - nyc 's still got it if you can get it.

nv
nv

WHERE DID ALL THE PARTIES GO? THE PAGE IS BLANK! FIX IT!!!

Ariel
Ariel

If you are looking for good parties in NYC, with a local NYC crowd, spots in the Meatpacking district, Chelsea. and other hot parts in the city. Places like: KISS&FLY, AENUE, TENJUNE, 1OAK, LAVO, Riff Raff's, Gansevoort Park, WIP, RdV, and many more. I host few different spots every night and always have a VIP table or a table on the dance floor. Celebrating birthday, bachelorette/ bachelor party? I can get you the best deals. Table reservation? Bottle service? I can make a table reservations in almost every spot in the city, getting the best tables in the club and best prices. I meet my guests outside the club and personally walk them in for a smoothly entry making sure they are having a great night TEXT ME: 347.822.2175 EMAIL ME: NYclubing@gmail.com and I will get you on the GUEST LIST. you can also add me on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/arielpamir. Twitter: @ArielPAmir

Ariel
Ariel

If you are looking for good parties in NYC, with a local NYC crowd, spots in the Meatpacking district, Chelsea. and other hot parts in the city. Places like: KISS&FLY, AENUE, TENJUNE, 1OAK, LAVO, Riff Raff's, Gansevoort Park, WIP, RdV, and many more. I host few different spots every night and always have a VIP table or a table on the dance floor. Celebrating birthday, bachelorette/ bachelor party? I can get you the best deals. Table reservation? Bottle service? I can make a table reservations in almost every spot in the city, getting the best tables in the club and best prices. I meet my guests outside the club and personally walk them in for a smoothly entry making sure they are having a great night TEXT ME: 347.822.2175 EMAIL ME: NYclubing@gmail.com and I will get you on the GUEST LIST. you can also add me on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/arielpamir. Twitter: @ArielPAmir

Tumisang
Tumisang

Wish i could be in NYC rolling in the deep.