Thursday, May 28, 2015
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
Movie Night in the Park will take place this May 30, with a double feature "Open Ocean" and "The Deep". Come join us with your family for a night of film, food and fun. FREE admission...read more
Find information about specials available for Father's Day, events and activities related to Father's Day...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
The first ARUBA SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL takes place on June 25, 26 & 27, 2015 Headliners: CARLOS VIVES, ELVIS CRESPO, JERRY RIVERA, PITBULL, NICKY JAM and NUTZBEATZ...read more
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 4-13, 2015, don't miss it! BE THERE and have the biggest fun ever!...read more
August 14, 15 and 16 2015... 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
August 20-24 2015 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 at the launch of the first Electric Festival in Aruba...read more
2015 information available soon! More information for the 35th 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! 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
September 25 and 26 will take place the most sought out festival the Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival. The 9th edition will bring Earth, Wind & Fire and Grupo Niche one more time to Aruba. More headliners will be anounced soon...read more
We're extremely proud to announce the fifth edition of the Aruba International Film Festival! Call for entries is now open for our film program and brand-new film market!! Submit your film today and come join us from October 7-11, 2015 on the One Happy Island!!...read more
Chivas Regal Aruba Caribbean Cup Set for Oct. 23-24-25, 2015. Details to be posted soon...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
FromOct 26 to Nov 1 takes place the 5th annual international bike event in Aruba and 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....
November 8 - Aruba holds its 15th 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....read more
November 16-22 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!...read more
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
Cafe the Plaza's 21st annual Golf Tournament
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...
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
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
Betico Croes Day
2016 information available soon! 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...
Mangrove Clean Up 2016
February 1, 2016 will take place the event that will showcase the importance of conservation of our most valuable ecosystem. We will host a cleanup event in the area of Spaans Lagoen: Aruba's own RAMSAR site. ...
Aruba Carnival Season
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...
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
What can you do on Valentine's Day in Aruba? Here we will be adding more suggestions ... read more
31st Aruba International Half Marathon
International competitors participate in Aruba's longest road race covering the length of the island from San Nicolas to Oranjestad. More information coming soon...
Aruba's Flag and Anthem Day
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. We are celebrating the 40th anniversary in 2016.
Earth hour event takes place at the historical museum with fun attractions for young and young at heart including lighting up candles, live music, face painting and more...
Aruba Easter Specials
2016 information and specials will be announced soon Celebrate this Easter weekend while in Aruba and enjoy the many specials being offered by Restaurants and more...
Although Lent is observed by many on Aruba, what truly matters for most Arubans during the Holy Week is "beach camping"...read more
The Copa Cees Bossers 16th Annual Tournament
Be pending for new information for the 17th edition of the Copa Cees Bossers Tournament. A warm welcome to beach soccer lovers of all ages. The magnificent arena welcomes local and visitor spectators and players to enjoy! The Cees Bossers Cup is an annual tournament and is dedicated to one of the first beach soccer founders, Cees Bossers....
April 27th is the King's birthday sports event, orange hue decorations and cultural events all parts of the island...read more
Mother's Day Specials
2016 specials will be announced soon. Celebrate Mother's Day at one of these fine restaurants offering great deals with delectable menu selections...
Aruba's most bizarre championship is once again around the corner: the 22nd edition of the Aruban Polesitting Competition will take place in 2016, and it is going to be great...
Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival
Memorial Day Week 2016 the 16th edition will be annonced soon...
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