Pricing and Registration

Step 1: Fill out our Registration form

Step 2: Pay for your pass online

Your registration is valid only when we receive your full payment. All tickets -including festival, milonga, day passes, the beginners pass* or master class** - can be purchased via check (see below for mailing instructions), online (after filling the registration form) or in person at any Chicago Milonguero, Ltd. event.

after Mar 1
Full Festival pass
Full-time Student Full Festival pass
Saturday Arrival Weekend pass
Milonga pass
(10 milongas/practice)
Intensive Beginners pass
(5 classes & milongas)
Full-time Student Intensive Beginners pass
(5 classes & milongas)
1 day Friday pass (includes Thursday) $160
1 day Saturday pass $185
1 day Sunday pass $160

Individual events

Admission to individial milongas will be granted if space is available. No advance sales for individual events.

Event fee
Thursday Opening Night Milonga $25
Friday Welcome Milonga $15
Friday Evening and All-Night Milonga $50
Friday All-Night Milonga $25
Saturday Afternoon Milonga $15
Saturday Evening and All-Night Milonga $50
Saturday All-Night Milonga $25
Sunday Guided Practica $15
Sunday Afternoon Milonga $15
Sunday Farewell Milonga $25

Tickets for individual events can be purchased on Eventbrite:

Please Note:

  • The Intensive Beginners track (Student and Non-student) includes all the classes in the Intensive Beginner track and all milongas.
  • The Master Classes have a separate and limited registration.
    Click HERE for Master Class information and registration
  • The Full Festival pass (Student and Non-student) includes all the workshops and milongas except Master Classes and the Intensive Beginners track.
  • The Milonga pass includes all Festival milongas and practicas.
  • Student passes are for full-time undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students only. All full-time students must provide proof of their being a full-time student at the time of registration at the Festival. This proof can be sent in advance to If proof is not provided at the time of on-site registration, you will have to pay the difference to match a non-student Full Festival (or Intensive Beginners) pass in order to attend.
  • The Saturday Arrival Weekend pass includes all the workshops and milongas on Saturday and Sunday, except Master Classes and the Intensive Beginners track.
  • Day passes include all workshops and milongas scheduled that day except Master Classes and the Intensive Beginners track.
  • The Friday Day pass includes workshops and milongas on Thursday as well.
  • Refer to the Schedule to understand what is included in each day (e.g., the Friday all-nighter, starting at 1:30am on Saturday morning is considered part of Friday and it is included in 1 day Friday pass, not in 1 day Saturday pass.)
  • Changes to schedule and venue are possible.
  • Registrations before 11:00pm CST March 1, 2017 qualify as "Early"
  • Checks should be made out to the "Chicago Milonguero, Ltd."
  • Mail checks to "Chicago Milonguero Ltd. - 129 Francisco Terrace - Oak Park, IL 60302"
  • Envelopes of mailed checks must be post-marked March 31, 2017 (or earlier). To qualify for discounted rates, envelopes must be post-marked by the same deadlines for on-line payments.
  • Cancellation policy: Any registration will be refunded if cancelled by March 31, 2017, but are subject to a $50 processing fee. No refunds will be given after March 31, 2017
  • A legal form of identification is required at the door. Student registrations require also a full time student status proof (see above)
  • All rooms for classes and milongas have a no outside alcohol policy, due to Hotel and Rosemont municipal regulations. During the Friday and Saturday evening milongas there will be a cash bar.