Encuentro Milonguero


San Francisco Bay Area 2018!




Updated lodging as of January 6, 2018!

Expedia is advertising hotel rooms in Burlingame CA starting at $75!


Encuentro Organizers and Hosts Jonathan Yamauchi and Olivia Levitt are pleased to announce Encuentro Milonguero San Francisco Bay Area 2018! formerly, Encuentro Milonguero Berkeley.


Encuentro Milonguero SF 2018! is Jonathan and Olivia's 4th Annual National Invitational role-balanced Encuentro for advanced level milonguero style dancers.


Encuentro Milonguero San Francisco Bay Area 2018! has moved from the Finnish Hall in Berkeley to the beautifully restored Old World Historic Masonic Lodge located in lovely Burlingame CA. The City of Burlingame embodies quaint boutique shops, wonderful restaurants, and is conveniently situated just a short drive to the SFO International Airport and nearby hotels. Attendees will enjoy plenty of free parking after 6pm on Fri and Sat and all day Sun next door and directly across the street from the Masonic Lodge.


When : Fri-Sun January 26th, 27th, and 28th, 2018. 

What: Five milongas featuring the best of Golden Era Tango, two dinners and four optional pre-encuentro classes taught by Paulo and Eva; Daniel Arias y Laura; Christopher and Caroline; and  Jonathan y Olivia (Strictly Gavito).

Where: Burlingame Masonic Lodge No. 400 145 Park Road, Burlingame, CA 94010.

Seating: Traditional seating - Leaders and Followers on opposite sides, couples on the ends.

Visually impaired: We will provide reserved front row seating for any visually impaired dancer who emails us with their request.

Tandas: DJ discretion 3-4 song tandas


DJs: Christopher Nassopoulos from SF; Jonathan Yamauchi from SF; Emilio Flores from Buenos Aires; Vincent Lam from Vancouver; and Vivian Konstantakos from Seattle WA. 

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Friday 1:00PM - 5:00pm "Escuela de Tango" -- Four successsive optional milonguero style classes -- $20 per class per student.


1:00pm - 2:00pm Pablo y Eva

2:00pm - 3:00pm Daniel Arias y Laura

3:00pm - 4:00pm Christopher y Caroline

4:00pm - 5:00pm Jonathan y Olivia (Strictly Gavito)



                               ENCUENTRO SCHEDULE

Friday 6:15-  7:30pm
8:00 - 12:00am

Meet and greet w/wine and Pelligrino.

and Appetizers 
Milonga, DJ Christopher Nassopoulos

Saturday 1:00 -   4:00pm
6:00 -   7:30pm
8:00 - 12:00am
Matinee Milonga, DJ: Jonathan Yamauchi
Gala Dinner at Masonic Lodge
Milonga, DJ: Emilio Flores
Sunday 1:00 -   4:00pm 
5:30 -   7:30pm
8:00 - 12:00am
Matinee Milonga, DJ Vincent Lam
Dinner at Masonic Lodge
Milonga DJ: Vivian Konstantakos



Encuentro Milonguero SF 2018 is sold out. For inquiries, please email jonathan@tangoapilado.com. Thank you!




Where to stay?  Located just a 6 minute drive or 24 minute walk from the Burlingame Masonic Lodge!
Click on the link below and reserve your room today. We will post additional lodging in future updated emails, but we believe you won’t get a better deal than the Best Western Inn at Coyote Point!

Coyote Point Inn   0.5mi FROM ENCUENTRO!
480 N Bayshore Boulevard
San Mateo, California 94401   United States

Toll Free Reservations (US & Canada Only)

1(800) 780-7234        Worldwide Numbers
Hotel Direct Number   (650) 347-9990

  • Full breakfast from 6am to 10am
  • Every room has two queen beds or one king
  • Every room has a microwave and refrigerator
  • 98 Rooms total
  • Laundry on premise
  • Next to a golf course
  • Upscale look and feel

The above link allows additional savings of 10% or more when you go online and enter your email address.


Weekend Passes: $160 singles  $320 Couples plus brownpaperticket.com PayPal/credit card processing fee.  Passes are non-transferable.  Passes are non-refundable after 10.1.2017.


Paypal and credit cards accepted

Inquiries to encuentromilonguerosf@gmail.com