Aruba Carnival Schedule 2015

Tentative Aruba Carnival Schedule for 2015

61st Edition

The official schedule will be presented on November 11, 2014 during the Carnival season opening event.

Dates, times, routes and venues are subject to change

DATEDAYTIMEEVENT / ROUTE / INFORMATIONLOCATION / VENUE
01-Jan Thu 12:00am Happy New Year - National Holiday
03-Jan Sat 07:30pm-02:00am Parada di Flambeu (Torch Parade / Fakkel Optocht) ROUTE - Starts at DOW - L. G. Smith Blvd. - Vondellaan - and ends at Cricket Field Oranjestad
11-Jan Sun 06:00pm Prins and Pancho Election and Coronation (Children/Youth/Adult) At Aruba Entertainment Center, Oranjestad
18-Jan Sun 01:00pm Parada di Blaas (Balloon Parade) ROUTE - Pastoor Hendrikstraat - Caya D. Cooper - Caya Capt. H. Rodger (Grensweg) - Lagoweg - Bernhardstraat - Vuylestekestraat - Pastoor Hendrikstraat - Joe Laveist Sportpark San Nicolas
25-Jan Sun all day Dia di Betico - National Holiday
30-Jan Fri 07:00pm Queen Election and Coronation (Children/Youth) At Aruba Entertainment Center, Oranjestad
01-Feb Sun 12:00pm-06:00pm Children's Parade ROUTE - Pastoor Hendrikstraat - Caya D. Cooper - Caya Capt. H. Rodger (Grensweg) - Lagoweg - Bernhardstraat - Vuylestekestraat - Pastoor Hendrikstraat - Joe Laveist Sportpark San Nicolas
03-Feb Tue 07:00pm Mrs. Carnival Election and Coronation At Aruba Entertainment Center, Oranjestad
06-Feb Fri 07:00PM Queen Election (Adult) At Aruba Entertainment Center, Oranjestad
07-Feb Sat 12:00pm 50th Children's Parade Noord ROUTE - from Bubali Field straight to Centro di Bario Noord Noord
07:30pm-02:00am Aruba Tivoli's Lighting Parade - Lighting Parade through the streets of Oranjestad. Floats, road pieces and participants' costumes are all brilliantly illuminated with hundreds of tiny lights. ROUTE - Start Aruba Entertainment Center - Ave. Milo Croes - Vondellaan - LG Smith Blvd. - End DOW Oranjestad
08-Feb Sun 12:00pm-06:00pm Grand Children's ROUTE start at Guillermo Trinidad Stadium - Avenida Milio Croes - Vondellaan - LG Smith Boulevard - Adriaan La­cle Boulevard - Avenida Milio Croes - Stadium Guillermo Trinidad Oranjestad
12-Feb Thu 08:00pm-12:00pm Parada di Lus (Lighting Parade San Nicolas) ROUTE - Joe Laveist Sport Park – Caya Dick Cooper – Caya Captain Rodgers – Lagoweg – Berhardstraat – Dr. Schaepmanstraat – Weg Fontein – Pastoor Hendrikstraat – Joe Laveist Sport Park. San Nicolas
14-Feb Sat 03:00am-08:00am Jouvert Morning & Payama Party - Carnival's biggest Jump-up begins at 4:00 am in the streets of downtown San Nicolas. ROUTE - Joe Laveist Sport Park – Caya Dick Cooper – Caya Captain Rodgers – Lagoweg – Berhardstraat – Dr. Schaepmanstraat – Weg Fontein – Pastoor Hendrikstraat – Joe Laveist Sport Park. Pastoor Hendrikstraat - Caya D. Cooper - Caya Capt. H. Rodger (Grensweg) - Lagoweg - Bernhardstraat - Vuylestekestraat - Pastoor Hendrikstraat - Joe Laveist Sportpark San Nicolas
11:00am-07:00pm

Grand Parade ROUTE - Joe Laveist Sport Park – Caya Dick Cooper – Caya Captain Rodgers – Lagoweg – Berhardstraat – Dr. Schaepmanstraat – Weg Fontein – Pastoor Hendrikstraat – Joe Laveist Sport Park.

San Nicolas
15-Feb Sun 10:00am-07:00pm Aruba's Famous 61ST Grand Parade - The annual carnival festivities culminate with the grand carnival parade, which always falls the Sun before Ash Wed. Aruba's main event starts at 11 a.m. in Oranjestad and continues into the evening in the streets of the city. ROUTE: Start at Hagemeyer - Ave. Milo Croes - Vondellaan - LG Smith Blvd. - End Wendy's Oranjestad
16-Feb Mon all day CARNIVAL Mon / Burnout Mon - National holiday - official day of rest.
07:00pm-10:00pm Old Mask Parade Burning of the Momito - Marks the end of the carnival season in the district of San Nicolas. San Nicolas
17-Feb Tue 08:00pm-12:30am Burning of King Momo - Carnival officially comes to an end on the eve of Ash Wed with the burning of "King Momo," a symbol of the flesh. At Aruba Entertainment Center, Oranjestad
18-Feb Wed all day Ash Wednesday