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Aruba's Event Calendar

Sure, you can watch a video or look at photos of Aruba, but to really get the island culture, you have to come feel the white sand on your toes, dance to the steel drums and sip a cool beverage on the beach. With so many things to do, you'll have to plan carefully to fit it all in. No matter how you choose to experience Aruba, there's more here than you might expect.

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Aruba Carnival Season

Events and Festivals
Carnival is weeks of events bringing colorfully decorated floats, music, and costumes. This has got to be the greatest party ever! Goes from 2/1/17 to 2/28/17.

Aruba's Grand Tumba Contest

Events and Festivals
Takes place at Piedra Plat Entertainment Center (Oranjestad)

Ban Djo Djo

Events and Festivals
The National Brewery of Balashi gives thanks by throwing a big party with numerous bands playing which is combined with the biggest Aruba party of all, the Carnival season.

Hebbe Hebbe Chill Happening

Will take place at the parking lot of the Post Office in Oranjestad


Grand Carnival Parade San Nicolas

1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Grand Parade San Nicolas


Aruba's Famous Grand Parade Oranjestad

11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Aruba's main event starts at 11 a.m. in Oranjestad and continues into the evening in the streets of the city.


Flip Flop Beach Festival

2:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Events and Festivals
The Flip Flop Festival is the biggest free festival in Aruba.