Ramilonga at BalançoireBalancoire Restaurant and Club, 2565 Mission St., San Francisco, CA Map
This is the newest milonga in San Francisco, located in the Mission district with a great vibe. Dance floor is on the larger side and the full bar is a great place to hang out. It could quite possibly be called the “New El V”, but friendlier.
9:00 – 1:00a Milonga
Admission: $15 or $10 for full time college students
Parking: On street after the dinner rush. Easier to take Uber/Lyft or Bart.
Dress: Dress to impress
Bar: Full Bar!
Tuesday Night Tango in Palo AltoFirst Baptist Church (Fellowship Hall) 305 North California Ave at Bryant, Palo Alto, CA Map
Milonga/Practica from 9 – 11pm with various DJs playing a mix of classical and alternative music. Leslie Gordon teaches a class before hand, with a new progressive series starting every month. A great place to learn and practice the fundamentals for Tango, plus everyone learns to lead and follow. More info here: www.tntango.com
7:00 – 9:00pm: Beginner and Intermediate classes
9:00 – 11:00: Milonga/Practica with various DJs playing a mix of classical and alternative music
Admission: $10 drop-in (class and milonga); $8 students, $3 drop-in after 9 (milonga/practica); $2 students (after 10pm – free)
Parking: easy nearby on street
Switch Tango Tuesdays455A Valencia Street, between 15th and 16th Streets, San Francisco, CA Map
All are welcome at this FREE class and practilonga. Learn how to lead and follow in a gender neutral environment. During the practilonga, partners change each 2-song set. Music ranges from classic Tango to current music. Shoes you can pivot in are recommended. Great for beginners and fusion dancers. No partner necessary and beginners welcome. Learn more: www.facebook.com/groups/sfswitchtango
Held every Tuesday
Class 7:45 – 9:15pm: monthly vocabulary themes
Practica 9:15 – 10pm: change partners every 2 songs
Admission: $8 Drop-in/$20 4-week Pass/$35 8-week Pass
Parking: $2 parking at Hoff St Garage enter from 16th Street -OR- 15th St Lot between Valencia and Mission. Or take BART 16th Street.