The Buenos Aires Tango Dance Festival en World Cup is back. The city will be, more than ever, the center of tango from September 6th till 18th. Many tango dancers from all over the world will be there. Curious where to see it? In this article I will explain how to visit the tango festival.

Read also: the best tango shows in Buenos Aires 2022

Buenos Aires Tango Dance Festival and World Cup

Due to the pandemic, some editions of the world championship were postponed, but in September we can welcome the whole world back. Buenos Aires will be all about tango for two weeks.

Buenos Aires Tango Dance Festival and World Cup will take place in Usina del Arte. A cultural center located in La Boca. It is easily recognizable by the clock tower and the highway next to the event center.

Usina del Arte Buenos Aires Cultural Center
Usina del Arte Buenos Aires – Cultural Center

What to expect?

Two competitions will take place, namely Tango de Pista and Tango Stage.

Each time the tango dancers are judged by a professional jury and the final takes place on 17 September. The venue for the final has not yet been announced.

Can you visit it?

Yes, but you need to make a ticket reservation. Click here for going to the official website and make a reservation. You can book a ticket 72h in advance of the day event.

Tango shows in Buenos Aires

Can’t get enough of tango? Then I can definitely recommend going to see a tango show in the city. Recently I went to watch some shows and you can find the review on my Youtube channel.

It is definitely worth going to see a show. In the video I explain why.


My roots in Buenos Aires started as a tourist. After some great adventures in Argentina, I moved in 2017 to the metropolitan city of Buenos Aires. I felt a need for correct and honest information for tourists. That's why I love to write to you. Sharing my discoveries in Buenos Aires. I hope you enjoy the city as much as I do! Buenos Aires ❤️


  1. Thanks for this cool information! Do you know how much the admission typically is? I could not find this information on the website.

    • The entrance is free. You can book tickets from 72h in advance. Be quick because the reservations goes fast.

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