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Portland Tango Festival

October 11-15, 2018

22nd Edition



Come and Join us

for another great celebration of Argentine Tango in the wonderful, green city of Portland, Oregon.

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The Portland Tango Festival is the longest running US festival dedicated to the authentic social dance and culture of Argentina.

As it is in our tradition, this year we are hosting amazing teachers and performers that will make your participation a great pleasure and an opportunity to deepen your Tango experience.



Online Discounts till October 10, 2018


Special Events

This year we are featuring special events for people that are:

  • Curious about tango and would like to see what it is.

  • Would like to try and are Absolute Beginners.

  • Already obsessed Tango Dancers that are interested in a special Seminar with the Masters

Bite Size Tango

Special Introductory Classes, happy hours and reserved table at a Milonga to share with a Friend or your sweetie.

Sunday Dinner Concert

The perfect event to invite your non-Tango friends and introduce them to magic world of our favorite dance.

Special Seminar with Chicho and Moira: Musicality and Structures

Have you been dancing tango for a while? This is a great opportunity to learn from the best teachers and dancers in the world.

Guest Teachers

With the incredible line up of teachers we were able to put together, we are planning an amazing Portland Tango Festival 2018.

Our aim is to create a truly unique experience for all of you together while experiencing the friendliness of the Portland tango community, don't miss this unique Festival.


For personal reasons ( new baby coming) Juana Sepulveda will not be able to attend the Portland Tango Festival.

Wonderful Moira Castellano will step up in her place.
Moira, being herself an amazing teacher and dancer, will bring a very unique touch to the Festival .

Live Music

Gala Milonga on Saturday


Wonderful concert happening on Sunday at the beautiful new venue at the VT Group Head quarters. It will make the dinner a very special night for the larger Portland community as well as for the Festival participants..

Megan Yvonne and Pepe Raphael have paired up to create an amazing collaboration among musicians to investigate the Tango music and poetry. In its second edition the project, funded by the Regional Arts and Culture Council,  has three international duos take the stage in a beautiful bilingual concert bringing together diverse audiences through Argentine tango music in English & Spanish. Find more information here:

Our Awesome DJs

Here is the initial list of DJs that will be with us providing the best of tango selections for your most amazing dances. More to come, stay tuned.


Jupiter Hotel

This year we are collaborating with the Jupiter Hotel, located three blocks from the Norse Hall, our main venue. The Hotel has a whole new wing, The Next with a lovely ballroom where classes  and the Saturday Afternoon Alternative Milonga will happen. So we elected the Jupiter hotel as the Portland Tango Festival Head Quarter Hotel!


Jupiter Hotel

The Portland Tango Festival Head Quarter Hotel

800 E Burnside St
Portland, OR 97214


Discounted rates available till July 31, 2018.

Discounted Rooms at The Jupiter (Between 10/10/2018 - 10/15/2018)

  • Single Bedded - $139 + Tax

  • Double Bedded - $149 + Tax

Discounted Rooms at The Next (Between 10/10/2018 - 10/15/2018)

  • Single Bedded - $189 + Tax

  • Double Bedded $199 + Tax

Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes in effect at the time of check-in (currently 15.3%).

15% discount after July 31, 2018.

  1. Go to:

  2. Click: the BIG black “Book Now” box in the upper right hand corner.

  3. Where would you like to stay: Select Jupiter Hotel.

  4. Enter your dates.

  5. Click Got a code?

  6. Enter: “PDXTANGO18” into the promo code slot (upper case!)

  7. Click: Check Availability.

If you are running into difficulties in getting the discount call the Hotel at 503-230-9200 and ask for the "Tango Fest" rate or send an email to the sales team,

We recommend booking soon, as hotels in Portland fill up quickly in October.

Planning your trip to the Portland Tango Festival? Travel Portland has a wealth of information about getting to the city, getting around the city and having an awesome time once you're here. We highly recommend it.


Planning your trip to the Portland Tango Festival?

Travel Portland has a wealth of information about getting to the city, getting around the city and having an awesome time once you're here. We highly recommend it.


Double Tree Hotel By Hilton - Portland

We are very happy to announce that we got some more good hotel rooms at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Portland.

Call the hotel toll free line at 800-996-0510 and ask for the Portland Tangofest 2018 group rate.

We are looking forward to meet you all in Portland!!!




Classes are filling up fast!






October 10- 14, 2019

We are already looking at the next event!