Friday, December 19, 2014
Aruba offers many different events throughout the calendar year. Aside from events that often accompany national holidays and traditional celebrations, your Aruba vacation may well coincide with international competitions and tournaments, sailing regattas and other sporting events. Furthermore annual film, music, art, and food festivals are held, along with other weekly cultural events.
|Use our Aruba Events calendar to find events that coincide with your stay. You can select a specific date, search by a range of dates, or search by name if you know what event you are interested in.|
One of Aruba's most famous events is the Aruba Carnival, which includes weeks of events that feature colorful decorated floats of all shapes and sizes, contagiously throbbing music, and parades with luxuriously costumed groups of celebrants of all ages, Carnival Queen elections and musical events such as the famous Tumba Festival and Calypso and Roadmarch competition. See the list Below for the Aruba Carnival Schedule and other helpful event lists.
Below are some notable upcoming events
Enjoy a traditional Christmas Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner in Aruba new menus available ...read more
Aside from celebrating Sinterklaas and Santa Claus, people really celebrate the birth of Christ and there generally is a true Christmas spirit within the community...read more
Wednesday, December 31st, Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino is offering another unique day, as we will host an exclusive RLife LIVE New Year's Eve party...read more
We don't hear much of Dande being played until after Christmas. Aruban true traditional music is the Dande which is played to welcome the New Year...read more
Aruban Traditional New Year foods are thought to bring luck... read more
Almost every hotel and some restaurants will have a special New Year's Eve dinner or a party... read more
Freezing cold water, lots of shivering bodies and shattering teeth hurting from the cold: nothing of the above is expected to happen to you when you join the Unox Nieuwjaarsduik (New Year's plunge). ...read more
Carnival events brings you contagiously throbbing music, luxuriously costumed groups of all ages, electrifying jump ups and torch light parades that wind their way through the streets at night...read more
Betico Croes Day is a holiday filled with cultural, sports and musical activities throughout the island. A day to remember the father of the Aruban nation...read more
2015 information available soon! Love is in the air! What could be better than gazing into your true love's eyes over a table of delicious treats? We have a great selection of restaurants listed... read more
2015 information available soon! What can you do on Valentine's Day in Aruba? Here we will be adding more suggestions ... read more
International competitors participate in Aruba's longest road race covering the length of the island from San Nicolas to Oranjestad. Taking place March 15th 2015...read more
March 18th is the official holiday on which we celebrate the existence of our National Anthem and our blue, yellow, red and white National Flag. In 2014 we are celebrating the 39th anniversary...read more
Although Lent is observed by many on Aruba, what truly matters for most Arubans during the Holy Week is "beach camping"...read more
2015 information available soon! The 15th edition of the Copa Cees Bossers Tournament was a total success. We will be announcing updates soon. The new dates for the 16th edition will be also announced soon... read more
2015 information available soon! April 27th is the King's birthday sports event, orange hue decorations and cultural events all parts of the island...read more
King's Day is a day for celebration for all ages. Here follows some of the activities and specials for the Royal Week...read more
In 2015 we will be celebrating 200 years Kingdom in Aruba and one of the big events is the Sail Aruba 2015 which will take place during the first weekend of May....read more
2015 information available soon! Celebrate Mother's Day at one of these fine restaurants offering great deals with delectable menu selections...read more
2015 information available soon! Memorial Day Week 2015 the 15th edition May 20 - May 25 Headliners last festival - Robin Thicke, Babyface, Ashanti, SWV and Rickey Smiley...read more
2015 information available soon! Aruba's most bizarre championship is once again around the corner: the 21st edition of the Aruban Polesitting information coming soon...read more
2015 information available soon! Find information about specials available for Father's Day, events and activities related to Father's Day...read more
2015 information available soon! Runners Aruba Presents Circuito Asics 10k Glow Run! This is a 10k route where music pump and lights will dance creating a electric wonderland that will keep you energized...read more
An Aruban tradition celebrated every year on June 24. History tells that San Juan festivities originated on the South part of Mexico and came down to Guatemala and other countries in Central America reaching Venezuela and passed down to Aruba...read more
2015 information available soon! The 29th Aruba Hi-Winds edition will be the greatest watersport event of the Caribbean! Of course this year will be even better than last year! July 6-10, 2015, don't miss it! BE THERE and have the biggest fun ever!...read more
2015 information available soon! Imagine 80 sails on the water and about 460 people engaged in sailing, beach tennis and swimming competitions. This year we do it again, sail in the most beautiful waters of the Caribbean Sea, be part of the parties, enjoy! Information for the 2015 will coming up soon...read more
2015 information available soon! Professional and amateur golfers team up in a two-day, 36-hole tournament featuring gifts, prizes and special events....read more
2015 information available soon! This exciting international drag racing competition event and takes place at the Palo Marga International Raceway Park...read more
2015 information available soon! Nero, Nicole Moudaber, Lil Jon, Boris and Mastiksoul, Chuckie, Slash and Erick Morillo did something big last September at the launch of the first Electric Festival in Aruba...read more
2015 information available soon! More information for the 36th Turibana to Santa Cruz 10k Race coming up soon. This open road race starts at 6:30 a.m. at ex - Panaderia del Campo building in Noord...read more
2015 information available soon! The 2-day, 36-hole Avianca Cup 2015, at Divi Links...read more
2015 information available soon! A clean-up of the island's most popular beaches, dive and snorkel sites helps raise awareness for a clean marine environment. With over 800 participants including...read more
2015 information available soon! The 10th Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival in 2015 information and dates coming soon...read more
2015 information available soon! Once again for 2015, the Presidential Caribbean Cup will call this island nation home, as it hosts the fourth annual international billfishing competition. The event is...read more
2015 information available soon! Held at the Radisson Aruba Resort, Casino & Spa...read more
2015 information available soon! Aruba do celebrate Halloween in a big way, so make sure to pack-in your scariest costume and you can even win some prizes while enjoying the Halloween week of parties. Starting from ...read more
2015 information available soon! 5th annual international bike event in Aruba will be a very memorable one with participation of Harley Davidson bikers from several countries. This bike festival...read more
51st International Classic Billfish Tournament
2015 information available soon! Aruba Nautical Club is organizing the 51st International Classic Billfish Tournament. This tournament is held annually since 1964 and recent years with "Catch & Release" format....
14th National Coastal Clean Up
Aruba holds its 14th Coastal Clean-Up Day is a part of the international event in which 60 nations worldwide participate. Public and private sectors join together in this national activity organized for the past 13 years by the Environmental Committee of the Aruba Hotel & Tourism Association....
Duo Extreme Mountain Bike Challenge
Duo Xtreme Aruba Mountain Bike Challenge is an endurance race where teams of two riders will start and finish together. The advanced route of aprox 70 km. More information coming soon....
3rd Annual iStore Run
With every participation a small donation will be given to Helping Hand Foundation Aruba. Bring a friend or family along and participate. More information coming soon...
Aruba Beach Tennis International Championships
2015 information available soon! Around 800 players from around the world from the age of 6 up to 69 yrs old will battle on the white sand of Aruba. BTA and Aruba will make this a lifetime experience!...
Bringing your family to Aruba this Thanksgiving doesn't mean you can not have the traditional Turkey Day. Many restaurants on Aruba offer special Thanksgiving dinners. Below is a lists of restaurant Thanksgiving menus. Happy Thanksgiving! ...read more
2015 information available soon! Cafe the Plaza holds every year the Cafe the Plaza Open golf tournament for their enthusiasts at the Tierra del Sol golf course...
Aruba One Cool Summer Event
Aruba's summers are special - long and cool! There's so much to do and so much to see! You name it, Aruba's got it! We'll try and highlight some of this summer's events. One Cool Summer for everyone Honeymooners, Families. Visit the pages for more information.
Dates of certain events are subject to change