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New Orleans Tango Festival

  • 739 Canal @ Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130
  • 739 Canal @ Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130
  • 739 Canal @ Bourbon St.
    New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Dates: 06/13/2019 - 06/16/2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Astor Crowne Plaza
  • Price: $35+

New Orleans Tango Festival

The South American dance style has made its way to the Crescent City for the New Orleans Tango Festival. This four-day fest will feature a host of guest artists, DJs, special events and workshops. You won’t want to miss out on this unique celebration of dance and culture.

This year’s New Orleans Tango Festival takes place June 13-16 at the Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel and throughout the French Quarter!

Tango Festival Events

Tango fest is four days filled with dance-infused fun. Fest-goers can participate in specialized dance workshops, technique and style trainings, daylong excursions and special outings. Workshops and trainings range by skill level with beginner to master classes offered throughout the day. Sessions include:

  • How to Meet Your Partner on the Dance Floor/Change of Weight
  • Intermediate Milango
  • Axis Control for Beginners
  • Barrida: Various Combinations

Special Events

Tango Festival will also include a number of New Orleans excursions and activities to help attendees immerse themselves in the city’s culture. Specialty events include:

Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour - Wednesday, June 12

Tango on the River (Creole Queen Paddlewheeler) - Saturday, June 15

Matinee Milango Mixers - Various Dates

And much more! For the full Tango Fest schedule, visit here to browse all of its offerings.

Tango Fest Guest Artists

Most Tango Fest classes and events are taught and facilitated by the fest’s lineup of special guests. This year, Tango Fest welcomes and an esteemed group of national and international artists to celebrate tango here in NOLA.

Guest DJs from across the country will also be present during NOLA Tango Fest. For a full list of guest DJs and more information on the featured artists, visit here.

New Orleans Tango Festival Tickets

Cater your New Orleans Tango Fest experience to your personal skill and interest level. Highly skilled tango dancers can opt for an all-inclusive package and nativists can start off with a beginners pack. Interested in just a few activities or workshops? Purchase a lagniappe ticket good for any day.

Prices range from $35 - $325 for all packages. Early bird pricing ends June 7, so make sure to grab your tickets soon!

For more information and to register, visit here.

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What's Nearby
Astor Crowne Plaza

Astor Tower renovation completed in 2016, this AAA Four Diamond hotel is located at the start of the French Quarter at the intersection of the famous Bourbon Street and Canal Street. Featuring spacious guest...