Our opening milonga, which begins Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 8:00 p.m., will be at the extraordinary Las Puertas venue located at 1512 1st St. NW. This converted mid-century warehouse is chock-full of 19th-century architectural antiquities and has a perfect permanent dance floor and a great sound system. Last year people raved about this amazing space.
Regular milongas (two on Friday, one each on Saturday and Sunday) will be held at the Hotel Albuquerque Old Town in the 14,000 SF Alvarado Ballroom. Our 3,000 SF main dance floor with a 1,500 SF overflow floor, world-class DJs, welcoming community, and array of fabulous dancers from all over the world will deliver you to tango nirvana at every milonga!
Our early-evening, all-alternative milonga is always a big hit.
Cake at every milonga!
Our festival's signature touch, giant custom-baked, no-two-alike, cakes will again appear
Intermediate and advanced level classes with world-class master instructors are offered Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Two class tiers are offered each day, with three to four class options per tier available. at every milonga.
Have some tango shoes you are no longer in love with? Looking for a great deal on some pre-owned tango shoes? The shoe exchange at the Albuquerque Tango Festival is fun way to consign and sell your shoes or purchase some preowned ones. Consign your shoes with us on Friday of the festival and well will offer them for sale throughout the festival and, by Sunday afternoon, you can pick up your proceeds or unsold shoes. We charge a fee of 35% if we sell your shoes and nothing if we are unsuccessful. You name your price.