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Siempre Milonguero lists each Encuentro until we receive confirmation from organizers that an event has been cancelled or rescheduled. Please address any specific event inquiries regarding COVID protocols or other information to the organizers or refer to their websites.

Changes, corrections, and additions to encuentro listings may occur after our monthly email is sent. You may refer to this page for the Latest News we’ve received.

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The Siempre Milonguero Team

Asheville NC

Encuentro Milonguero Asheville (EMA) 2022 will take place on September 30 – October 3 at YMCA Blue Ridge. Email Abbas for more information.

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Seattle WA

Encuentro Elegante Seattle welcomes experienced Milonguero Style dancers from around the world and strives to create an atmosphere of elegance with Golden Era music, high ceilings, and a beautiful 3,500 sq. ft. dance floor. The codigos of traditional tango as danced in Buenos Aires, Argentina are encouraged and supported. Registration is now closed. Website

Phoenix AZ

Sueño Azul returns for its encore year over the Thanksgiving weekend, November 25-27, 2022. Sueño Azul 2022 will be held at the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel providing onsite lodging and a dance space in excess of 5,000 square feet. The Meet & Greet this year will be an experience not to be missed.  Sueño Azul is a role balanced, invitation only close embrace event for experienced, considerate, vaccinated dancers only. Applications are open now.

Point Richmond CA

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, 200 Grand Avenue in Oakland, California. Enjoy an ambiance of exquisite Old World craftsmanship and dancing on a beautiful hardwood reminiscent of the former Grand Ballrooms of Buenos Aires. Evidence of COVID-19 vaccination will be required at the door. Registration is open!
Visit the Tango Apilado website for more information.

Durham NC

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. Pre-registration begins September 16, 2022.

Los Angeles CA

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.

Salt Lake City UT

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. Visit Pioneer Encuentro’s  website for the event schedule and further detail or to express interest.

Santa Barbara CA

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.

Albuquerque NM

Save the date for Encuentro Encanto 2023 — the second edition! Once again, Encanto will be held over Cinco de Mayo weekend, May 5-7, 2023, at the amazing Las Puertas venue. Please note that all COVID protocols that are in place in New Mexico will be enforced. Check out the Encuentro Encanto website for updated details about their DJ line up and more. Registration announcements will be made in November 2022 and registration will open in December 2022. “We look forward to hosting an event with good friends and great music!”

Port Townsend WA

The Encuentro del Mar will take place over Memorial Day Weekend 2023 in Port Townsend, Washington. This is an invitation-only, role-balanced encuentro for fully vaccinated, experienced milonguero-style dancers. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required at registration. Requests to participate will be accepted starting in December. Hosted by Brenda Barceló.

Santa Fe NM

This 10th annual Encuentro is scheduled for July 21-23, 2023 and will take place at Two Moon Tango in Santa Fe, NM. This is one of the original Encuentros designed to build our community, develop greater skill through classes, and provide a warm intimate dance experience for Milonguero Style dancers. This is an invitational, role-balanced event with traditional seating and codes in practice. If you are interested in attending, email Liz Haight.

Albuquerque NM

See you next year — Encuentro Milonguero Albuquerque returns for our 8th encuentro on Labor Day Weekend, September 1-3, 2023. To receive 2023 information subscribe to EMAbq’s mailing list.