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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.

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The Siempre Milonguero Team

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.

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.

Asheville NC

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


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. Registration is now closed.  Website 

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

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

Port Townsend WA

The Encuentro Milonguero 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. Registration opened 12/1/2023. Hosted by Brenda Barceló.  Website


San Francisco CA

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.

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

Encuentro Milonguero Albuquerque will host our 8th encuentro on Labor Day Weekend, September 1-3, 2023 at 708 at Fusion. To receive 2023 information subscribe to EMAbq’s mailing list.

Seattle WA

Encuentro Elegante Seattle will be held on September 29-October 1, 2023 in the upper ballroom of the Polish Home Association located in the wonderful neighborhood of Capitol Hill. Registration opens March 1, 2023. Limited t0 130 attendees. Website

Asheville NC

The dates for  Encuentro Milonguero Asheville 2023 will be October 20-22, 2023. Details TBA. Website