Nightlife & Music

Top Latin Dance Clubs In Denver

November 28, 2013 5:00 AM

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Even with temperatures dropping outside, there is no reason your nightlife has to cool off. Spice things up with your partner or friends and enjoy some Latin heat at one of the clubs below. Whether you know the steps to the tango and salsa or are a novice looking to learn in a casual and vibrant setting, these clubs will have your hips shaking and your feet gliding across the dance floor.

The Church
1160 Lincoln St.
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 832-8628
www.coclubs.com/the-church

The Church has always been an architectural and historical centerpiece in downtown Denver but now instead of housing worshipers, it ministers to the dance culture. As one of the Mile High City’s oldest nightclubs, it has a long-standing reputation for hosting some of the best dance parties. Saturday night is dedicated solely to the the Latin culture and flair. ‘Noches en La Catedral’ is an 18+ event with DJs spinning bachata and Latina heat. Doors open at 9 p.m.

Bistro Al Vino
15352 East Ida Drive
Centennial, CO 80015
(303) 400-3166
www.bistroalvino.com

Get your Latin dance on or refine your developing skill set Monday nights at Bistro Al Vino. Playing host to salsa instruction weekly, this bistro will help you polish your steps so that you look good when you are out clubbing while at the same time satisfying any appetite for great American bistro fare and wine. Doors open at 4 p.m. giving you plenty of time to arrive, dine and dance. With the added bonus of live music and no cover charge, there is no excuse not to drop into Bistro Al Vino.

Opal
100 E. 9th Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 861-7999
www.opalrestaurant.com

Opal has been called one of the best sushi restaurants in Denver, and on Fridays, it serves up nightlife with a side of salsa, bachata, cha cha and merengue. DJ Mambohood sets the beat for the weekly fiesta. Salsa lessons are available from 9:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. with open dancing available from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Additionally sushi, saki and shot specials are available making this a great recipe for a spicy evening on the town.

Related: Top Ballroom Dance Studios In Denver

Club Vinyl
1082 Broadway
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 860-8469
www.coclubs.com

Another venue bringing the Latina flair to Mile High nightlife on Fridays is Club Vinyl. Recognized as one of the largest club venues in Denver, it host ‘Viernes de Reventon’ starting at 9 p.m. weekly. With four dance floors on each of its four levels, it plays Latin-centric music focused on salsa, merengue, bachata, reggaeton, Latin house, hip hop and more. Let your Latin dance spread its wings and soar.

Turnverein & Cultural Center
1570 Clarkson St.
Denver, CO 80218
(303) 831-9717
www.denverturnverein.org

Turnverien Dance & Cultural Center offers dancing seven nights a week, most weeks, with Tuesday and Wednesday focusing on Latin dance. Instruction is offered for as little as $5 per class and includes up to four hours of dance instruction and practice. Each weekend, events are hosted as well, and the space can be reserved your own private fiesta or dance party.

Related: Top Places In Denver To Get Music Lessons

Marian is a freelance writer with a passion for music, entertainment and nightlife. She writes regularly on assignment for Examiner.com as their Pop Music Journalist. You can view her page here.

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