Portland Tango Festival

October 11-15, 2018

22nd Edition



Come and Join us

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

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.

Special Registration for Festival Passes will start on June 15, 2018.

General Registration on July 1, 2018


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Guest Teachers

With the incredible line up of teachers we were able to put together, we are planning an amazing Portland Tango Festival 2018. We are aiming for a truly unique experience together augmented by the friendliness of the Portland tango community, don't miss this unique Festival.

Live Music

We are very happy to have the Alex Krebs Orchestra playing at the Grand Ballroom on Saturday night!

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.



We recommend booking soon, as hotels in Portland fill up quickly in October. Please see below for some great discounts on hotels close to the Norse Hall venue.

Another great option is to look for AirBnB hosts. Use this Facebook group to connect with other festival attendees to share rooms, rides and meals.

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.  www.travelportland.com


The Jupiter Hotel

800 E Burnside St
Portland, OR 97214

(503) 230-9200

2 blocks from the Norse Hall.

To book your room at the special discounted 10% off rate:


  1. Go to:  jupiterhotel.com

  2. Click:  the BIG red “Book Now” box in the upper right hand corner
  3. Enter: “TANGOPDX” into the promo code slot (upper case!)
  4. Enter your dates
  5. See the total of the stay (not the nightly rate)
  6. Click on details (little red arrow)  to see the discounted nightly rate
  7. Book your room!

Note: The discount comes from the best available rate - you will see that the current best available rate is crossed off in red and the discounted rate is listed below in black

From the hotel: The Jupiter Hotel is located in the heart of the city and offers a uniquely Portland experience.  Our mid-century hotel with a modern twist offers complimentary wireless internet, complimentary Water Ave Coffee every morning, unique wall art murals in each room and full chalkboard doors to unleash your inner artists.  The Doug Fir Restaurant and Lounge is located on property and is considered one of the tastiest places in Portland for breakfast and happy hours.  Please note that on some weekends we do have a two-night minimum stay.  We suggest reserving as soon as possible.  We look forward to having you!


east side lodge

949 E Burnside St
Portland, OR 97214

(503) 234-8411

2 blocks from the Norse Hall

Please mention the Portland Tango Festival for these special rates:

  • King Size bed - Sunday thru Thursday is $93+tax, Friday & Saturday $95+tax

  • 2 Queen beds for 2 people - Sunday thru Thursday is $99+tax, Friday & Saturday $101+tax. There is an additional charge of $5+tax for each extra person with a maximum of 4 people.

  • 1 Queen & 1 Twin bed for 2 people - Sunday thru Thursday is $96+tax, Friday & Saturday $98+tax. There is an additional charge of $5+tax for the 3rd person with a maximum of 3 people.

Call direct to make your reservation: (503) 234-8411


Residence Inn Marriott

1710 NE Multnomah St
Portland, Oregon 97232

marriott.com 503-288-1400

Mention Portland Tango Festival 2017 to get these special group rates:

  • $169 + tax studio suite with pull out sofa bed
  • Free breakfast buffet and wifi 
  • Discounted parking $10/night
  • Reserve by September 13 to lock in the discount.