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Aruba Carnival Schedule 2018

*For Carnival 2019 (65th Edition), the Grand Parade in Oranjestad will take place Sunday, March 3rd. The full schedule will be published as soon as it is released!

Aruba Carnival Schedule for 2018

64th Edition

Dates, times, routes and venues are subject to change

DATEDAYTIMEEVENT - ROUTE - INFORMATIONLOCATION / VENUE
Jan 6 Sat 8:00 pm - 1:00 am  Fakkel Optocht/Parada di Flambeu - Route: Aruba Entertainment Center - Ex DOW Oranjestad
 Jan 7 Sun 4:30 pm Parada 40 Ana Lillyputters Preschool   Oranjestad
Jan 12 Fri 7:00 pm - 12:00 am  Prins & Pancho Election Entertainment Center, Oranjestad
Jan 13 Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm Tumberito Festival (Children/Youth) Aruba Entertainment Center, Oranjestad
 Jan 14 Sun 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Parada di Blaas - Route: Joe Laveist Sport Park, Pastoor Hendrikstraat - Caya Dick Cooper - Caya Captain H. Rodger - Lagoweg - Bernhardstraat - Vuylestekestraat - Pastoor Hendrikstraat - ends at Joe Laveist Sport Park San Nicolas
Jan 18 Thurs 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm Jump Up Santa Cruz - Route: Winston Field (Veld di Winston) - Ex Police Station Santa Cruz
Jan 19 Fri 7:00 pm - 12:00 am Children & Youth Queen Elections Aruba Entertainment Center, Oranjestad
Jan 20 Sat 8:00 pm - 2:00 am Grand Tumba Contest Aruba Entertainment Center, Oranjestad
Jan 21 Sun 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm Children & Youth Calypso & Roadmarch Contest Carnival Village San Nicolas
Jan 22 Mon N/A Pre-final Caiso & Soca Monarch Carnival Village, San Nicolas
Jan 23 Tues N/A Pre-final Caiso & Soca Monarch Carnival Village, San Nicolas
Jan 24 Wed N/A Pre-final Caiso & Soca Monarch Carnival Village, San Nicolas
Jan 26 Fri 7:00 pm - 12:00 am Aruba Carnival Queen & Mrs. Carnval 64 Elections Aruba Entertainment Center, Oranjestad
Jan 27 Sat 2:00 pm  Children's Parade Noord - Route: Bubali Shopping Center - Centro di Bario Noord Noord
Jan 27 Sat N/A Grand Final Caiso & Soca Monarch Contest Carnival Village, San Nicolas
Jan 28 Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 am Transfer of Command 
Bestuurkantoor, Oranjestad
Jan 28 Sun 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Grand Children Parade Oranjestad - Route: Aruba Entertainment Center - Aruba Entertainment Center Aruba Entertainment center, Oranjestad
Jan 31 Wed 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm Jump Up Dakota Centro di Bario Dakota
Feb 1 Thu 8:00 pm - 1:00 am Hebbe Hebbe Happening  Post Office Parking Lot, Oranjestad
Feb 3 Sat 4:00 am - 9:00 am Jouvert Morning Pajama Parade - Route: Joe Laveist Sport Park - Caya D. Cooper - Caya Capt. H. Rodger (Grensweg) - Lagoweg - Berhardstraat - Vuylestestraat - Pastoor Hendrikstraat - ends at Joe Laveist Sport Park San Nicolas
Feb 3 Sat  8:00 pm - 2:00 am Aruba's Grand Lighting Parade - Route: Aruba Entertainment Center - Ex DOW Oranjestad
Feb 4 Sun 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Grand Children Parade San Nicolas - Route: Joe Laveist Sport Park- Caya D. Cooper - Caya Captain H. Rodger - Lagoweg - Bernhardstraat - Vuylestekestraat - Pastoor Hendrikstraat - ends at Joe Laveist Sport Park San Nicolas
Feb 4 Sun 7:30 pm  Burning of Momito - Marks the end of the children carnival parades Carnival Village, San Nicolas
Feb 8 Thurs 8:00 pm - 2:00 am Lighting Parade San Nicolas - Route: Joe Laveist - Caya D. Cooper - Caya Captain H. Rodger - Lagoweg - Bernhardstraat - Dr. Schaepmanstraat - Pastoor Hendrikstraat - ends at Joe Laveist Sport Park San Nicolas
Feb 9 Fri N/A Kiwanis Carnival Masquerade Party Renaissance Convention Center, Oranjestad
Feb 10 Sat 12:00 pm  Grand Carnival Parade San Nicolas - Route: Joe Laveist - Caya D. Cooper - Caya Captain H. Rodger - Lagoweg - Bernhardstraat - Dr. Schaepmanstraat - Pastoor Hendrikstraat - ends at Joe Laveist Sport Park San Nicolas
 Feb 11 Sun 12:00 pm Aruba's 64th Grand Parade Oranjestad - Route: Aruba Entertainment Center - Ex DOW Oranjestad
Feb 11 Sun 7:30 pm

Burning of King Momo

Harbour Arena, Oranjestad
 
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