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No matter what time of year that you plan your Aruba Resort getaway, there are live events that you won't want to miss. If you are planning your visit during the Famous Aruba’s Carnivals or you are practicing your “moves” for Aruba’s Music Festival - You are sure to create memories that will last a lifetime.

Check back with us often for the latest news about Aruba events!

January 1                    New Year's Day
January 6                    Aruba’s Torch Parade
January 19-25             Aruba International Bike Week
January19                   Children’s & Youth Carnival Queen Election
January 20                  Grand Final Tumba Contest
January 22-23-24        Pre-Final Aruba Caiso & Soca Monarch 2018
January 25                  Betico Croes Day
January 25                  Betico Croes Memorial 10k Run & 5k Fun Walk
January 26                  Carnival Queen And Mrs. Carnival Election
January 27                  Children’s Carnival Parade In Noord
January 27                  Grand Final Aruba Caiso & Soca Monarch 2018
January 28                  Children’s Grand Carnival Parade In Oranjestad

February 3                  Jouvert Morning
February 3                  Aruba’s Lighting Parade
February 4                  Children’s Carnival Parade In San Nicolas
February 4                  Old Mask Parade & Burning Of King Momito
February 8                  San Nicolas Lighting Parade
February 10                San Nicolas Grand Carnival Parade
February 11                Aruba’s 64th Grand Carnival Parade
February 11                Burning Of King Momo & Closign Of Aruba’s 64th Carnival
February 12                Carnival Monday
February 14                Ash Wednesday

In 2019 and 2020, the grand parades will take place on Sunday, March 3rd, and Sunday, February 23rd, respectively. Contact the Aruba carnival organizer (SMAC) at tel. (297) 592-8792 or info@smacaruba.com for additional information.

March 18                    National Flag And Anthem Day
March 25                    33rd Aruba International Half Marathon (21k)
March 30th                  Good Friday

April 1-2                     Easter Sunday And Easter Monday
April 22                      Earth Day
April 27                      58th International Boulevard Race (10k)
April 27                      King’s Birthday
April 28                      Aruba Food Trick Festival
April 28                      Flip Flop Festival
April 29                      Aruba Food Trick Festival
April 29                      Flip Flop Festival
April 30                      Flip Flop Festival

May 1                         Labor Day
May 7                         Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort 4th Annual 10k Run
May 7-11                    16th Ahata Recycling Art Competition/Exposition
May 10                       Ascension Day
May 23-28                  18th Edition Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival 2018

June 3                         Klm Aruba International Marathon
June 11 – 30               Beach Replenishment
June 17                       Father’s Day
June 24                       Dera Gai (St. John’s Day)
June 24                       32nd Aruba International Triathlon  
June 29 & 30              Aruba Summer Music Festival 2018

July 1                          Aruba Summer Music Festival 2018
July 1-30                     Aruba Wine & Dine Restaurant Month
July 3-9                       32nd Annual Aruba Hi-Winds
July 20                        Aruba Symphony Festival

August 17-19             Aruba International Regatta 2018
August 24-26              24th Annual Aruba International Pro-Am Golf Tournament

September 9               37th Turibana To Santa Cruz 10k Race
September 20 & 21    12th Annual Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival Aruba 2018
September 23             24th Annual Aruba Reef Care Project
September 27             World Tourism Day
September TBD         Electric Festival

Eat Local Restaurant Month
October 18 - 21          Presidential Challenge Aruba Cup

November 3                17th Annual AHATA National Coastal Cleanup
November 8-11          Love Festival
November 11-18        12th Edition Aruba International Beach Tennis Tournament

December 5                Saint Nicolas Day
December 14-16         Aruba Fashion Week
December 25              Christmas
December 26              Boxing Day

This Calendar of Events has been produced by the Aruba Tourism Authority to provide general information about events and activities taking place in Aruba during 2017. This information is subject to change without any notice. All efforts have been made to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information of each event at the time of printing. The Aruba Tourism Authority is not liable for any possible errors, omissions, or cancellations.

Visit Aruba’s official website, www.aruba.com, for the latest updates on festivals, events, and conferences, or contact any of the following offices or representatives of the Aruba Tourism Authority