Our Weekly Party Picks
Steve Porter at Bounce, Redirekt Holiday Party, Brooklyn Night Bazaar and more!

In between the shopping, the decorations, and the countless attempts at the perfect cup of hot chocolate- you can squeeze in some football with ESPN legend Steve Porter or maybe some night shopping in Brooklyn. Whether it's party, dance, or shop, this week's party guide is a must. Read on!

Monday December 12th

Steve Porter Hosts Monday Night Football at Bounce

If you’re familiar with ESPN, then you know the booming comments of NFL Countdown’s Steve Porter. You enjoy his charisma, his genuine excitement when viewing great plays- and you too, fall right back in love with football. Now imagine actually sitting there with Steve Porter during tonight’s game, shooting the s**t over some beers at the newly opened sports bar extraordinaire, Bounce Sporting Club. RSVP as soon as possible to LT@brandswaycreative.com

Where: Bounce Sporting Club

When: Monday December 12th 8:00PM-12:00AM




  Tuesday December 13th

Redirekt: Official Giant Step Holiday Party

The closer it gets to Christmas, the colder it seems to be. And with all of NYC’s love for everything social, you can’t blame us for having random dubtastic dance parties on a Tuesday night. Between all the 5 hour energies and power naps, you should be fine to party a little at Giant Step’s third holiday party installment. Picture dancing to Redirekt! Vikter Duplaix’s best dubstep, house, and progressive from night to early morning. Tickets are $10 (free before midnight) and there’s an open vodka bar from 9:00-10:00PM. Let the drunken dancing commence.

Where: Cielo

When Tuesday December 13th 9:00PM-4:00AM




Wednesday December 14th

  Holiday FEED-raiser & Market at Urban Zen

Head to the beautiful Financial district this Wednesday, December 14th to join Urban Zen and Gilt City in honoring the FEED foundation with a soiree/ shopping event. While there, you’ll nosh on luxurious cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres while shopping for fair-trade goods in their pop-up market.

When: Urban Zen Center

Where: Wednesday December 14th 6:30PM-9:00PM


Thursday December 15th

International Fire Holiday Party

Enjoy a night of chocolate and champagne in the LES’ Chrystie 141 (which will be transformed into Chrystie’s Candy Bar) at DEG’s International Fire Holiday Party. There, you’ll not only delight on the complimentary chocolates and bubbly, you’ll also be captivated by live performances by Dance Mix sensation, Sarina Suno, DJ Hova T & Aalim. To RSVP email degoffice@gmail.com

Where: Chrystie 141

When: Thursday December 15th 11:00PM-4:00AM



Friday December 16th

Brooklyn Night Bazaar

Leave it to Williamsburg to have an exciting new holiday treat, ready to unveil among their already incredible Night Bazaar. Along with their 100+ vendors, musicians, artists, and chefs, they’ll also be showcasing the talents of the indie dj/blogger BrooklynVegan (complete with video art projections and live cinema), so you know you’re in for an amazing time. For tickets go here. http://www.ticketfly.com/org/765

Where: 149 Kent Avenue, Williamsburg

When: Friday December 16th 5:00PM-1:00AM


Saturday December 17th

Swing Dancing and Tea Party

Gather with all the other Roaring Twenties fanatics in your pincurls and flapper dresses to the uptown track of the M Line at 2nd Avenue. As you descend into the subway to the sound of live trumpets and jazz music, you go back in time to a place where swing dancing and tea parties were the height of excitement. Why not perfect that Charleston?

Where: M Line

When: Saturday December 17th 12:00PM-4:00PM


Sunday December 18th

A Very Merry Polesque

Saunter over to Brooklyn this Sunday, December 18th, to watch fifteen gorgeous burlesque and pole dance masters, competing for the title of 2011 Polesque Champion. And if you love interacting with the burlesque beauties of NYC, then you’ll love this treat: along with the judges, you’ll be part of the voting. For your $20 ticket go here. http://galapagosartspace.com/event/polesque-2

Where: Galapagos Art Space

When: Sunday December 18th 7:00PM-9:00PM