Aruba Events Calendar

Annual Aruba Events and Important Dates

If you are visiting Aruba check out the events and highlights throughout the year. From Food and Cultural to Sporting and Music, use our Aruba events calendar to plan your trip around your favourite event.

Calendar of cultural events, sporting events, festivals and important dates in Aruba

New Years Day

Annual Public Holiday in Aruba.

Dia di Betico

25-Jan Tuesday – National Holiday

Grand Carnival Parade

The islands The largest carnival parade through Oranjestad
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National Flag and Anthem Day

18th March – Arubans celebrate each year at Plaza Betico Croes in Oranjestad, with other events taking place around the island.

Aruba Bartenders Contest

APRILAnnual competition to find the best Bartender on the island.

Queens Day

Official holiday honoring Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, with ceremonies, parades, and sporting and musical events

Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival

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Aruba International Film Festival

Anuual event screening award winning and critically acclaimed films from around the world.
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Aruba Hi-Winds Windsurfing Pro-Am World Challenge

Windsurfers from around the world compete in this popular Annual event. The Aruba Hi-Winds has been the biggest and best known watersport event of the Caribbean for over 20 years.
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Heineken Music Festival
Musicians from throughout the Caribbean to perform in a free concert, held the first week of July.

Aruba International Pro-Am Golf Tournament

This annual event is held at the Tierra del Sol Golf Course, for a two day, 36-hole tournament.
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International Aruba Piano Festival

Each year internationally acclaimed classical musicians pianists perform at Biblioteca Nacional George Madurostraat #13.

Aruba Wine, Food and Art Festival

September 12th – 13th 2014: Indulge your inner foodie and take in the arts at this annual festival in Aruba.

Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival

Jazz, salsa, rock and even hip-hop can be heard at the annual Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival in Oranjestad, from Musicians from the Caribbean and around the world.
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Festival de Las Americas

International event featuring music, dance, and theatre presentations at Cas di Cultura, a cultural center in Oranjestad.

Deep-Sea Fishing Tournament

Aruba Nautical Club at Pos Chiquito, invites fisherman from Venezuela, Miami, Puerto Rico, Curacao and Bonaire to participate in the annual event.

Heineken Aruba International Catamaran Regatta

Catamarans come from throughout the Americas and Europe to compete.