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Carnival 2010

Aruba Carnival Schedule for 2010

56th Edition

This is the official schedule.

Dates & times are subject to change

DATE EVENT / LOCATION
1-Jan Friday Happy New Year
12:00 AM
8-Jan Friday Carnival 56 Warm Up Jump In
8:00 PM Noord
9-Jan Saturday Aruba's Torch Parade
8:00 PM Oranjestad
10-Jan Sunday Aruba's Children, Youth and Adult Prince and Pancho Election
6:30 PM Aruba Entertainment Center
13-Jan Wednesday Sign-up Happening Tumba Festival
6:00 PM Aruba Sport Boys 6 till 9
15-Jan Friday Sign-up happening Calypso Roadmarch Contest
6:00 PM 6 till 9
16-Jan Saturday Aruba's Children's and Youth Calypso and Roadmarch Contest
6:30 PM Aruba Entertainment Center
17-Jan Sunday Aruba's Balloons Parade
2:00 PM San Nicolas
22-Jan Friday Aruba's 35th Children Queen Election and 47th Youth Queen Election & Coronation
6:30 PM Aruba Entertainment Center
23-Jan Saturday Aruba's 40th Grand Tumba Contest
7:30 PM Aruba Sport Boys
24-Jan Sunday Tumberito 2010
6:30 PM Aruba Sport Boys
25-Jan Monday Dia di Betico - Aruban holiday
26-Jan Tuesday Pre Finals Calypso & Roadmarch Contest
7:30 PM Centro Bario Brazil
27-Jan Wednesday Pre Finals Calypso & Roadmarch Contest
7:30 PM Centro Bario Brazil
28-Jan Thursday Pre Finals Calypso & Roadmarch Contest
7:30 PM Centro Bario Brazil
29-Jan Friday Aruba's 56th Carnival Queen Election and Coronation
7:30 PM Aruba Entertainment Center
30-Jan Saturday Grand Final Calypso & Roadmarch Contest
7:30 PM Joe Laveist Sport Park
30-Jan Saturday Carnival Wine & Food Festival
7:30 PM The Village
31-Jan Sunday Transfer of Command by the Prime Minister to all Prince and Pancho
10:00 AM in front of the Government Building, Oranjestad
31-Jan Sunday Children's Parade San Nicolas
2:00 PM ROUTE - Pastoor Hendrikstraat - Caya D. Cooper - Caya Capt. H. Rodger - Lagoweg - Bernhardtstraat - Vuylestekestraat - Pastoor Hendrikstraat - Joe Laveist Sport Park
2-Feb Tuesday Costume Festival
6:00 PM Cas Di Cultura
3-Feb Wednesday Aruba's 16th Mrs. Carnival Election
7:30 PM Aruba Entertainment Center
4-Feb Thursday Hebbe Hebbe Happening
8:00 PM Parkinglot Post Office, Oranjestad
5-Feb Friday Carnival Showdown 'Latin Fever'
7:00 PM Aruba Entertainment Center
6-Feb Saturday Children's Parade
1:00 PM NOORD
ROUTE - from Bubali Field straight to Centro di Bario Noord
8:00 PM Aruba Tivoli's Lighting Parade
ORANJESTAD
Lighting Parade through the streets of Oranjestad. Floats, roadpieces and participants' costumes are all brilliantly illuminated with hundreds of tiny lights.
ROUTE - Aruba Entertainment Center - Avenida Milo J. Croes - L.G. Smith Boulevard - D.O.W.
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7-Feb Sunday Grand Children's
1:00 PM ORANJESTAD
ROUTE - Aruba Entertainment Center - Avenida Milo J. Croes - L.G. Smith Boulevard - D.O.W.
10-Feb Wednesday Tourist Night - Steelband and Costume Show
7:00 PM Paseo Herencia
11-Feb Thursday Parada di Luz (Lighting Parade)
8:00 PM SAN NICOLAS
12-Feb Friday Ban Djo Djo Happening
8:00 PM Parking lot Talk of the Town
12-Feb Friday Carnival Templates
8:00 PM Parking lot Bus Station San Nicolas
13-Feb Saturday Jouvert Morning & Payama Party
4:00 AM SAN NICOLAS
Carnival's biggest Jump-up begins at 4:00 am in the streets of downtown San Nicolas.
ROUTE - Pastoor Hendrikstraat - Caya D. Cooper - Caya Capt. H. Rodger - Lagoweg - Bernhardtstraat - Vuylestekestraat - Pastoor Hendrikstraat - Joe Laveist Sport Park
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1:00 PM Grand Parade
SAN NICOLAS
ROUTE - Pastoor Hendrikstraat - Caya D. Cooper - Caya Capt. H. Rodger - Lagoweg - Bernhardtstraat - Dr. Schaepmanstraat - Pastoor Hendrikstraat - Joe Laveist Sport Park
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14-Feb Sunday Aruba's Famous 56TH Grand Parade ORANJESTAD
11:00 AM The annual carnival festivities culminate with the grand carnival parade, which always falls the Sunday before Ash Wednesday. Aruba's main event starts at 11 a.m. in Oranjestad and continues into the evening in the streets of the city.
ROUTE - Avenida Milo J. Croes - Vondellaan - L.G. Smith Boulevard - D.O.W.
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15-Feb Monday CARNIVAL MONDAY
National holiday - official day of rest.
9:00 AM Burn-Out Monday
Seroe Colorado
4:00 PM Old Mask Parade Burning of the Momito
SAN NICOLAS
Marks the end of the carnival season in the district of San Nicolas.
ROUTE - Pastoor Hendrikstraat - Caya D. Cooper - Caya Capt. H. Rodger - Lagoweg - Bernhardtstraat - Vuylestekestraat - Pastoor Hendrikstraat - Joe Laveist Sport Park
16-Feb Tuesday Grand Evening Parade & Burning of Momo
8:00 PM ORANJESTAD
Carnival officially comes to an end on the eve of Ash Wednesday with the burning of "King Momo," a symbol of the flesh..
ROUTE - Aruba Entertainment Center - Avenida Milo J. Croes - L.G. Smith Boulevard - D.O.W.
17-Feb Wednesday Ash Wednesday

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