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June 16 - June 18, 2023

Todo Corazón Encuentro will be held at the beautiful Verdi Club in San Francisco, California. This Art Deco building opened in 1935 and is graced with eighteen-foot ceilings, elegant chandeliers and a spacious hardwood dance floor. This will be a role-balanced invitational event with five milongas over the weekend. The DJs lined up will provide the best music from Tango’s Golden Age. Registration is open. For inquiries, please email. Hosted by Ashvin and Neri.

May 26 - May 28, 2023

The Encuentro del Mar will take place over Memorial Day Weekend 2023 in Port Townsend, Washington. This is a strictly invitational, role-balanced encuentro for fully vaccinated, experienced milonguero-style dancers. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Hosted by Brenda Barceló. Encuentro del Mar is now full and registration is closed. Website


May 26 - May 28, 2023

Denver Close Encounters, held over Memorial Day Weekend 2023, is a tango weekend blending an Encuentro, a Marathon and the excitement of the Milongas of Buenos Aires. Three days of tango dancing with an emphasis on close-embrace tango and traditional social codes. Top DJs are selected for their sensitivity to the passion and energy of the dancers and their love of the famous Golden Era orchestras. For dancers who love Buenos Aires style social dancing, and are good at navigating in a close embrace. Afternoon and evening dancing with “early” 1:00am endings for recuperation. Limited to 120 role-balanced participants. Dance floor with tables and seating for all. Registration is still open, but at this time we are not accepting single followers until we gain more leaders. Followers may register and be put on the wait-list.
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May 5 - May 7, 2023

Encuentro Encanto 2023 will be held over Cinco de Mayo weekend, May 5-7, 2023 at the amazing Las Puertas venue. All COVID protocols that are in place in New Mexico will be enforced. Registration is officially closed. FacebookEncuentro Encanto website

April 28 - April 30, 2023

Olivia y Jonathan presents Encuentro Santa Barbara 2023, scheduled for April 28-30, 2023 directly across from the beach at the Veteran’s Memorial Building. This will be a traditional, role-balanced Encuentro Milonguero for experienced Milonguero Style dancers. Evidence of COVID-19 vaccination will be required. Registration is open. Visit the Tango Apilado website for more information.

March 24 - March 26, 2023

Pioneer Encuentro 2023 will take place on March 24-26, 2023 at the Clubhouse in Salt Lake City. Always traditional, respectful, invitational, friendly, and role balanced. Full vaccination (SARS-CoV-2) is required. Invitation will begin in early fall. Registration is now closed.  Website 

March 17 - March 19, 2023

Nowruz Milonguero Festival (NMF) 2023 will be held in downtown Asheville, March 17-19, 2023. Nowruz (the Persian New Year) will be celebrated at this encuentro with decorations and cortinas in the Persian flavor. Brigitta Winkler from Berlin will be this year’s teacher.  Interest in Participation form | Website


March 3 - March 5, 2023

The Los Angeles Encuentro Milonguero is back next year on March 3-5, 2023  at the same location (the Historic San Gabriel Elks Lodge) with a brand new sound system. For additional info email Laura and Daniel.

February 16 - February 19, 2023

Utopia Encuentro Milonguero Durham Edition No. 1 will be held February 16-19, 2023. For more information, visit or ask to join the Utopia Encuentro Milonguero Facebook group.

January 27 - January 29, 2023

Jonathan y Olivia presents Encuentro Poema San Francisco Bay Area to be held January 27-29, 2023 at the historic Grand Ballroom of the Lake Merritt Dance Center Veterans Memorial Building in Oakland, California. Enjoy an ambiance of exquisite Old World craftsmanship and dancing on a beautiful hardwood floor. Evidence of COVID-19 vaccination will be required at the door. Visit the Tango Apilado website for more information.

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