Aruba's 70th Carnival Jubilee: A Tourist's Guide to the Ultimate Celebration!
As the world winds down from the holiday frenzy, Aruba cranks up the heat with its 70th Carnival extravaganza! Brace yourself for a riot of color, rhythm, and revelry as we guide you through the essential Carnival season in the Caribbean paradise. At Eagle Aruba Resort, we're all about making your Carnival adventure unforgettable, so let's dive into the heart of the celebration!
Kicking Off in Style: Parada di Flambeu Lights Up the Night!
Aruba's Carnival ignites with the Parada di Flambeu, a Torch Parade that swaps traditional flames for a mesmerizing display of lights. Get ready to be swept away by the infectious beats, vibrant costumes, and electric energy that sets the stage for weeks of non-stop Carnival madness!
Double the Fun: Aruba's Grand Carnival Parades – Oranjestad & San Nicolas!
Why settle for one grand parade when you can have two? Join the spectacle in both Oranjestad and San Nicolas, where twinkling lights, sizzling costumes, and the rhythm of the Caribbean create an explosion of joy that lasts from noon 'til the stars come out. It's not just a parade; it's an experience!
Burning Bright: The Spectacular Finale with King Momo!
As the Carnival sun sets, witness the grand finale at Oranjestad Harbor with the symbolic burning of King Momo. This powerful ritual marks the end of earthly desires, making way for the reflective season of Catholic Lent. It's a spectacle that leaves an indelible mark on every Carnival-goer.
Top Tips for Tourists: Your Passport to Carnival Bliss!
1. Prime Parade Spots:
- Arrive early or join a "kavel" for an authentic local experience.
- For the best view, head to the Chaos bar area for a front-row seat to the Carnival magic.
2. Carnival Routes Unveiled:
- Expect vibrant streets in San Nicolas and Oranjestad filled with dancing and excitement.
3. Carnival Essentials for Tourists:
- Travel hassle-free with a backpack cooler for drinks and snacks.
- Enjoy the festivities in comfort with a fold-up chair.
- Shield yourself from the sun with a trendy big hat and sunglasses.
- Stay sun-safe with reef-friendly sunblock.
- Protect your ears from the beats with funky earplugs.
- Add some sparkle to your Carnival look with eco-friendly body glitter.
4. Join the Carnival Madness: Become a Part of the Celebration!
Experience the Carnival chaos from the other side! Join a local Carnival group, wear dazzling costumes, and be part of the vibrant parades. It's not just a celebration; it's an invitation to dive headfirst into the pulsating heart of Aruba's Carnival!
Eagle Aruba Resort: Your Carnival Oasis in Paradise!
Book your stay with Eagle Aruba Resort and make your Carnival adventure the stuff of legends! Pack your Carnival essentials, unleash your inner party animal, and get ready to dance, sing, and revel in the 70th-year spectacle of Aruba's Carnival season. Your Caribbean Carnival dream is just a flight away!
Can’t you make it? No worries. Every Wednesday we have the “Caribbean Night” Event whereby we treat our guests to an exciting show during dinner featuring the most luxurious and beautiful costumes from our famous carnival parades. It's going to be an exciting night filled with incredible dance shows and a real Aruban brass band.