The Top New Year’s Eve Parties: New York

Top New Year’s Eve Party in New York: Noche de Celebracion-New Year’s Eve 2010 @ Sofrito

For the first time ever, Sofrito and will be hosting “Noche de Celebracion: New Years Eve 2010,” deemed as the official New Year’s Eve event for New York Latinos. Guests will toast in the New Year with a Latin flavor at Sofrito’s upscale bash, which includes a five hour premium open bar, dishes prepared by celebrity chef Ricardo Cardona, and all-access viewing of the Times Square ball drop. Purchase VIP table admission and you’ll receive reserved seating, a bottle of premium vodka and champagne, as well as a cocktail waitress service for the entire night. Best of all, X96.3’s DJ Cream and La Mega’s DJ Smalls will be spinning all your favorite Latin club anthems, making Sofrito’s New Year’s Eve party one of the best in the city. Click here for more info and tickets.

Top New Year’s Eve Party in New York: New Year’s Eve 2010 with DJ Camilo @ Highline Ballroom

When the ball drops at midnight, some parties unfortunately die out, but who says the fun has to stop when the clock strikes 12? At 2AM, Hot 97 DJ Camilo is taking over the turntables and providing all the top Latin club songs to get you up on your feet and dancing your way into 2010. The fiesta is hosted by Playboy’s Miss November 2009 Kelly Thompson, ensuring many sexy bunnies also hitting the floor and looking for a good time. Highline Ballroom, located in Manhattan’s West Chelsea, is famous for hosting some of the top musical sensations before they became celebrities, including Mos Def and Amy Winehouse. Now you can make history at this live venue on New Year’s Eve as you indulge in exclusive bottle packages, especially for Tequila lovers. Click here for more info and tickets.

Top New Year’s Eve Party in New York: Party in the New Year with Alex Sensation @ LQ

La Mega 97.9’s own highly celebrated DJ Alex Sensation is taking over Latin Quarter (LQ) on New Year’s Eve, noted as the “best deal in town” where you can ring in 2010 with Sensation himself and all his friends. While we can’t tell you who these surprise guests are we do know that they’ll be playing all your favorite Latin, house, and top 40 hits all night long. Arrive early for admission discounts and all-access to the three-hour open bar. Don’t forget to arrive early as LQ in Manhattan’s Upper West Side can boast a capacity of over 1,000 patrons. This midtown monster has the look and feel of a downtown club, but with the elegance and class that only an uptown Latin dance hall can provide. Dress to impress and celebrate the New Year in style. Click here for tickets.

Top New Year’s Eve Party in New York: New Year’s Eve 2010 @ HK Lounge

Ladies, if you’re a fan of Sex and the City, then you’re going to love celebrating the end of 2009 at Manhattan’s HK (Hell’s Kitchen) Lounge. Located in the trendy neighborhood that reigns as a major hot spot for fiesta loving Puerto Ricans, HK Lounge could have easily been in the hit series, all thanks to its posh décor and sexy, dimly lit interior. Channel your inner Carrie or bring a date for a Cosmo at HK Lounge where DJ’s Enuff, San One, Mariano Mix, and Oscar will spin the best hip-hop, house, and international beats. Get the “Recession Special” admission for a bottle of your choice, open bar access, buffet, and a champagne toast. New Year’s Eve 2010 at HK Lounge is officially Bradshaw-approved. Click here for more info and tickets.

Top New Year’s Eve Party in New York: New Year’s Eve 2010 @ Talay

From grandiose lion statues, to tranquil waterfalls, Talay in upper Manhattan is an Asian-Latin fusion nightclub where one can explore the culinary highlights of West Harlem, dance with gorgeous Latinos, and embrace the many cultures that thrive in New York City. For New Year’s Eve 2010, Talay is sending out a personal invitation for all New Yorkers to experience a night they’ll never forget. Enjoy an artful mix of New York City’s top DJs spinning the best in Latin music, along with a modelesque crowd just waiting to dance with you. Noted as the “hottest Latin venue since the Copa,” New Year’s Eve 2010 at Talay is where guests can show off their finest couture and celebrate New Year’s Eve in style. Click here for more info and tickets.

Top New Year’s Eve Party in New York: Why Pay More? The Only Cash Bar in Times Square @ Club Cheetah

Everyone knows that Latinos love to get their drink on. However, for those of us who want to go glam on New Year’s Eve without going broke, Club Cheetah is your New Year’s Eve night destination. Besides the ridiculously low prices on drinks, the prime location in Times Square is key for those who want to be a part of the action. While many clubs require that you remain inside for the evening, Club Cheetah lets you walk right outside to enjoy the spectacle and return to the venue for more New Year’s Eve partying. Click here for more info and tickets.

Top New Year’s Eve Party in New York: New Year’s Gala @ Tahbu

Who says all the New Year’s Eve festivities only happens in Times Square? At the Boogie Down Bronx, you’ll find plenty of Latin nightclubs, bars, and lounges to wine and dine in for the arrival of 2010. One place you won’t be able to resist is the sexy Tahbu nightclub. This Latin favorite is a must for fashionistas and gentlemen ready to dress and impress. Wear your best threads and party in Tahbu’s two rooms with six DJs playing all the hottest Latin hits. Not only is there a four hour open bar, but guests can view the ball drop on over 10 plasma screens, take advantage of special bottle prices, make some noise all night, and welcome 2010 with a mouthwatering continental breakfast. Click here for more info and tickets.

Top New Year’s Eve Party in New York: New Year’s Eve @ Cabanas at the Maritime Hotel

Nothing says class like partying at a mega outdoor club on top of a Meatpacking District hotel, which is why many Latinos will be traveling downtown to Manhattan’s Maritime Hotel for Cabanas’ official New Year’s Eve fiesta. Dance under the moonlight with a chic crowd and a vodka martini on hand as you escape into a lush, tropical wonderland. Witness Samba Novo perform their breathtaking Brazilian numbers on stage or break a sweat with DJ L’s mix of hip-hop, top 40, and mashups. Some of the celebrities that have partied at Cabanas include the Hilton sisters, so you never know who you might bump into. Click here for more info and tickets.

Top New Year’s Eve Party in New York: Salsa on the Square @ B.B. Kings Blues Club and Grill

Some of the most well renowned musicians have graced the stage at this intimate, spacious Times Square supper club, but on New Year’s Eve 2010, it’s all about Latinos. Add some spice to your noche with “Salsa on the Square” where Ray Viera and a live band play hypnotic salsa beats to keep you dancing all night long. Quench your thirst at the five hour premium open bar or savor delectable hors d’oeuvres. Get the first party of 2010 started with a champagne toast at midnight and even more Latin songs by DJs Oscar Perez and Chris Ponce. Click here for more info and tickets.

Top New Year’s Eve Party in New York: New Year’s Eve 2010 @ Havana Central

Can’t decide where to celebrate on New Year’s Eve 2010? This year, you’re in luck because Havana Central is hosting not one, bit three spectacular New Year’s Eve parties for Latinos in Manhattan’s Time Square, Union Square, and West End. No matter which location you choose, Havana Central is sure to transport you to Cuba’s golden era when life on the island paradise was a non-stop party. Whether its refreshing mojitos that get you excited or live salsa bands channeling Celia Cruz, Havana Central unites Latin culture, food, music, drinks, and people all in one spot. We highly recommend Havana Central’s Times Square location for views of the ball drop as you enjoy a live big band orchestra. Click here for more info and tickets.

Top New Year’s Eve Party in New York: New Year’s Eve 2010 @ El Morocco

Radio spin master Alex Sensation is also hosting another major Latin party on the big night. Head to the glamorous, old Hollywood-inspired El Morocco nightclub where Sensation, along with DJs Aneudy and Fragancia, will play all the best Latin, reggaeton, merengue, bachata, and salsa club beats to get even the most timid wallflowers swiveling their hips. In addition, Amarfis y la Banda de Attake will be performing live on stage to make the amazing evening complete. El Morocco Theater & Nightclub transports classy patrons to a tropical paradise filled with art deco palm trees, plush banquettes, and a mahogany bar stocked with premier bottles. As they say, “there’s no club like the legendary El Morocco.” Click here for more info and tickets.

Top New Year’s Eve Party in New York: The Ultimate New Years Eve 2010 @ Tropicana Theater & Nightclub

Can’t get enough of Alex Sensation? If so, see the man in action over at The Bronx where he, along with DJs Lobo and Spanky are performing their signature freestyle, reggaeton, bachata, and salsa tunes at the infamous Tropicana Theater & Nightclub. Along with two rooms for dancing, Tropicana also features a four hour open bar, complimentary rose champagne toast at midnight, 15 plasmas to watch the ball drop, and plenty of party favors to make some noise. Did we also mention that the first 200 tickets are only $20? Now that’s what we call a steal! Inspired by the glitzy cabaret in Havana, Tropicana is a Mecca for Latinos seeking first-rate dance bands, floor shows, and the city’s most in-demand Latin DJs. Click here for more info and tickets.