ANNOUNCEMENT! The 2018 Chicago Mini Tango Festival will be held from April 12-16, 2018! More details to follow!


  • Four days of classes and milongas at the Rosemont Hilton
  • Instructors: Include Marcela Duran (Buenos Aires / Kentucky), Cristian Palomo and Melisa Sacchi - 2016 World Tango Champions (Buenos Aires), Alicia Pons (Buenos Aires) and Daniel Arias (Buenos Aires / Los Angeles, CA), Jose Luis Ferraro (Buenos Aires) and Rika Fukada (Japan), Agustin Ivan Rojas and Sol Gabis Gomez (Buenos Aires), and Somer Surgit and Jessica Štšerbakova (Turkey / Chicago / Tallin, Estonia). .
  • DJs: Jae Youn (Raleigh, NC), Vincent Lam (Vancouver, Canada), Agustín Rojas (Buenos Aires), Paul Akmajian (Tucson-Albuquerque), Muna Swairjo (Hartford, CT) and Serena Lembach (San Diego, CA).
  • Intensive Beginner's Program with 2017 World Tango Championship finalists Agustin Rojas and Sol Gabis (Gomez).
  • Afternoon, Evening, Late Night and "Eye Opener" Milongas
  • Pre-milonga classes and Welcome Milonga on Thursday, April 12
  • Master Classes at the festival. Permission required and registration for the Full Festival, Saturday Arrival, or one of the weekend workshop passes.
  • Take advantage of the Early Bird special pricing! see Pricing, Payment & Registration

Dates: April 12-16, 2018

Spice up your Spring with hot social tango dancing in Chicago. This weekend, the first year for the Chicago Tango Festival, will provide you with a unique opportunity to share your love of tango, meet new people and celebrate Spring in Chicago.

The primary curriculum, featuring primarily esteemed social dancing style instructors from Buenos Aires, is designed with the experienced dancer in mind. A separate curriculum for the more novice dancer is also available.

Classes and the Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday milongas will be held at the Hilton Rosemont. The Hilton Rosemont is offering $131+tax/room/night for up to four people. However, they have a limited number of rooms with two full beds versus a king bed. So book early if you want a room with two full beds. The Hilton Rosemont also will have a special parking rate for Festival attendees. Cutoff date to reserve at the special Festival room rate is March 22, 2018. For more details and to register at the hotel go to: Lodging.

Shuttle service from the airport is available. Public transportation also is conveniently available to the airport and downtown Chicago. See Air Travel & Car Rental .

Early registration recommended. See Pricing, Payment & Registration.

The 2018 Chicago TANGO FESTIVAL is an excellent opportunity for your company to have significant, high-impact exposure to hundreds of attendees. For more information go to the marketing opportunities page