Studio 19241924 Franklin St, Oakland, CA Map
Studio 1924 has quickly become one of the most popular milongas for early Sunday evening dancing. It has all the right elements, a nice dance floor (although sometimes with various levels of sticky or smooth), cozy rooms for resting, awesome hosts, and excellent DJs. Food and beverages provided.
Held every Sunday of the month. Please note – you will need a pass code to get in the door. (2419). Milonga is on the 3rd Floor.
5:00 – 6:00 Lesson by rotating guests teachers
6:00 – 10:00 Milonga on the 3rd floor, rotating DJs
Admission: $15 for lesson & milonga ($10 student discount)/ $10 milonga ($5 student discount)
Parking: Street parking is free and readily available on Sundays. 19th Street Oakland Bart is just a block away.
Bar: No, but complementary food and sangria provided
Studio GraciaLevy Studio, 19 Heron Street, San Francisco, CA map
Studio Gracia is a popular and friendly milonga on Sunday night hosted by Natasha Ng. There are cozy couches and an amazing spread of food. Two drop-in classes are offered: Beginner class with Natasha starts at 6:45 and intermediate class with guest instructors at 7:30pm. Milonga starts at 8:30pm.
Admission: $12 beginner class & milonga/ $20 intermediate class & milonga/ $20 both classes & milonga/ $10 milonga only
Parking: Street parking on 8th or Harrison is a good bet. Please be careful in this neighborhood at night. A security guard does patrol the area and can walk people to their cars.
Bar: No but complementary food, drinks and wine provided
Dress: Dress to impress
Alberto’s Night Club736 W. Dana St., Mountain View, CA map
Alberto’s in Mountain View is a popular spot for dancing. Hosted by Dorcas, this traditional milonga has air conditioning, bar snacks, and a first-class wooden dance floor. Alberto’s often hosts guest teachers and performers, occasional live music and rotating DJ’s. visit website
Parking: Easy on street near Milonga, relatively safe area
Dress: Dress to impress
Belrose Milonga in San Rafael1415 Fifth Ave (at E Street), San Rafael, CA map
This is a Sunday afternoon option for those living in the North Bay. Group classes are taught by Jonathan and Olivia from 12:00pm-4:00pm in the Salon Milonguero Style of close embrace. The Belrose Milonga follows from 4:00-7-00pm. Classes are $16 each and milonga admission is $12.