Milongas in New York City

The Argentine Tango dancer’s guide to Milongas in New York City. Follow your heart to the Tango Beat®

Dance Argentine Tango at the All Night Milonga at Stepping Outdetsino

Saturday, August 10, 2019
NOMAD, NYC ~ Argentine tango dancing at one of America’s biggest tango parties with guest teachers and performers from around the world

Pedro Giraudo plays Argentine Tango for dancers

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
TRIBECA, NYC ~ Winner of the 2018 Latin Grammy for “Best Tango Album” plays Argentine tango at The Django

VolvoTango Argentine Tango Dancing on Pier 45

Wednesdays & Sundays, April-November
WEST VILLAGE, NYC ~ Argentine tango dancing on a pier with romantic Hudson river views

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional

Thursdays
CHELSEA, NYC ~ Argentine tango dancing at NYC’s most traditional milonga (tango party) at La Nacional, the Spanish social club that is New York’s oldest social club

Do the Central Park Tango

Saturdays, June-September
CENTRAL PARK, NYC ~ Argentine tango dancing in the summer is so romantic! FREE

El Destino Argentine tango dancing at Solas

Sundays
EAST VILLAGE, NYC ~ Argentine tango dancing with NYC’s best dancers in an intimate room with one of New York’s best tango DJs

VolvoTango Argentine Tango at LIC Landing

LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS | Tuesdays, Apr – Nov | Argentine tango milonga | Dance Argentine tango outdoors on a pier with great Manhattan views. Hasn’t opened yet for 2019.

These are the most popular milongas in New York City. You can find a full list at NewYorkTango.com


Mondays

Ensueño Tango Salon

Good dancers in a restaurant with a bar

9:30 pm – 1 am
Hosted by Tioma Maloratsky & José Fluk

Ukrainian East Village Restaurant
140 2nd Ave, New York, NY
(between 8th & 9th St)
East Village, Manhattan
$13


Tuesdays

Triangulo lost it’s lease in January 2018 so Tuesdays are a toss up.


Wednesdays

VolvoTango (Outdoors)

Beautiful river views. Wooden pier floor with small gaps. Good dancers and good for beginners too.

Warm weather Afternoons/Evenings until sunset
Check VolvoTango.com for times
Hosted by Steve Beltzer

Pier 45 (at the end of the pier)
West Side Highway at Christopher St
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
$10 suggested donation

Tango Cafe

Younger crowd. Visiting internationals. Good dancers in a dance studio.

9:30 pm – 1 am
Hosted by Adam Hoopengardner & Ciko

You Should Be Dancing
412 Eighth Ave, New York, NY 10001
(between 30th & 31st St)
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
$14 or $12 before 9:45 pm


Thursdays

Tango La Nacional

Most Argentine traditional milonga in New York City. Good dancers in a salon with a bar. Good guest artists.

9:30 pm – 2 am
Hosted by Juan Pablo Vicente & Coco Arregui

La Nacional
239 West 14th St, New York, NY
(between Seventh & Eighth Ave)
Chelsea, Manhattan
$15


Fridays

Friday Afternoon Milonga

It’s finally Friday. In a dance studio.

4:30 – 8:30 pm
Hosted by Eddie Sanabria & Maura Hays

Dardo Galletto Studios
151 West 46th St, New York, NY
11th Floor
(between Sixth & Seventh Ave)
Midtown, Manhattan
$15


Saturdays

Central Park Tango (Outdoors)

Romantic location. Cement block floor. Good for beginners.

June – September: 6 – 9:30 pm
Shakespeare Statue
Central Park, Manhattan
Free, but a donation helps

Mala Leche

Younger crowd. Good dancers in a dance studio. 

1st Saturday: 10 pm – late
Hosted by Adam Hoopengardner & Ciko

Stepping Out Studios
412 Eighth Ave, New York, NY  10001
4th Floor
(between 30th & 31st St)
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
$15 or $18 with class

All Night Milonga

Big milonga in a dance studio. Good guest artists.

2nd and Last Saturdays: 10 pm – 5 am
Hosted by Sarah La Rocca

Stepping Out Studios
37 West 26th St, New York, NY  10010
(between Sixth Ave & Broadway)
NoMad, Manhattan
$16 or $18 with class

Tango Nocturne

Younger crowd. Draws dancers from East Coast.

3rd Saturdays: 10 pm – 3:30 am
Hosted by Robin Thomas

DanceSport
22 West 34th St, New York, NY
4th Floor
(Next door to the Empire State Building)
Midtown South, Manhattan
$15


Sundays

VolvoTango (outdoors)

Beautiful river views. Wooden pier floor with small gaps. Good dancers and also good for beginners.

Warm weather Afternoons/Evenings until sunset
Check VolvoTango.com
Hosted by Steve Beltzer

Pier 45 (at the end of the pier)
West Side Highway at Christopher St
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
$10 suggested donation

El Destino

Best Tango dancers in New York City

6 – 11 pm
Hosted by Tine Herreman & Michelle Lamb

Solas
232 East 9th St, New York, NY
(between Second & Third Ave)
East Village, Manhattan
$10 before 7 pm, $12 after


Follow your heart to the Tango Beat®