Aruba's Carnival 65 Schedule
Main Events 2019


Type Date Event Name Time Route / Place
Parades Saturday, 5 January 2019 Parada di Flambeu (Aruba’s Torch Parade in Oranjestad) 8:00 pm

Starts at Aruba Entertainment Center in Avenida Milio J. Croes
> Vondellaan > L. G. Smith Blvd. > finish: at Citgo Blvd. (Ex- D.O.W.)

Elections Saturday, 12 January 2019 Election of Children, Youth, Prince & Pancho and Prins der Prinsen 2019 (all 4 age categories) 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

Carnival Harbour Arena

Music Friday, 18 January 2019 Honor to Connor Steelband Extravaganza 6:00 pm

in front of Charlie’s Bar (mainstreet in San Nicolas)

Elections Saturday, 19 January 2019 Elections and Coronations: Aruba’s 44th Children Queen and Aruba’s 56th Youth Queen 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

Carnival Harbour Arena

Elections Thursday, 24 January 2019 Elections and Coronations: Aruba’s 65th Carnival Queen and Aruba’s 24th Mrs. Carnival 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

Carnival Harbour Arena

Other Friday, 25 January Dia di Betico
Music Saturday, 26 January 2019 Tumberito Festival 2019 6:00 pm - 12:00 am

Carnival Harbour Arena

Parades Sunday, 27 January 2019 Parada di Blaas (Balloon Parade in San Nicolas) 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Start: Joe Laveist Sport Park > Caya Dick Cooper >
Caya Captain H. Rodger > Lagoweg > Bernhardstraat >
Vuylestekestraat > Pastoor Hendrikstraat > Vulestekestraat > Pastoor Hendrikstraat
finish: at Carnival Village

Parades Friday, 1 February 2019 Sunset Parade 8:00 pm - 2:00 am

Noord; starts at Cheng’s Supermarket to Frans Figaroa Sport Park > turns down to Fermin’s Bar > then right turn to finish at Centro di Bario Noord

Music Saturday, 2 February 2019 Aruba’s 48th Grand Tumba Contest 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

Carnival Harbour Arena

Music Sunday, 3 February 2019 Aruba’s Children’s and Youth Calypso & Roadmarch Contest 2019 6:00 pm - 12:00 am

The Carnival Village in San Nicolas

Music 4, 5, 6 February 2019 Pre Finals Caiso & Soca Monarch 2019 7:00 pm

The Carnival Village in San Nicolas

Parades Saturday, 9 February 2019 Noord Children’s Parade 1:00 pm

from Bubali Field straight to Centro di Bario Noord

Music Saturday, 9 February 2019 Grand Final Caiso & Soca Monarch 2019 7:00 pm - 3:00 am

The Carnival Village in San Nicolas

Parades Friday, 15 February 2019 Hora Loca Jump-Up 8:00 pm - 1:00 am

Sta. Cruz

Other Sunday, 17 February 2019 Transfer of Command 10:00 am

Government main building

Parades Sunday, 17 February 2019 Children’s Carnival Parade in Oranjestad 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Starts at Aruba Entertainment Center in Avenida Milio J. Croes
> Vondellaan > L. G. Smith Blvd. > finish: at Citgo Blvd. (Ex- D.O.W.)

Parades Saturday, 23 February 2019 Jouvert Morning & Pyjama Party in San Nicolas 3:00 am - 8:00 am

Joe Laveist Sport Park > Caya Dick Cooper > Caya Capt.
H. Rodger > Lagoweg > Bernhardstraat > Dr. Schaepmanstraat >
Pastoor Hendrikstraat > finish at Joe Laveist Sport Park San Nicolas

Parades Saturday, 23 February 2019 Aruba’s Grand Lighting Parade in Oranjestad 8:00 pm - 2:00 am

Starts at Aruba Entertainment Center in Avenida Milio J. Croes
> Vondellaan > L. G. Smith Blvd. > finish: at Citgo Blvd. (Ex- D.O.W.)

Parades Sunday, 24 February 2019 Children’s Carnival Parade in San Nicolas 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Joe Laveist Sport Park > Caya Dick Cooper > Caya Capt.
H. Rodger > Lagoweg > Bernhardstraat > Vuylestekestraat >
Pastoor Hendrikstraat > finish at Joe Laveist Sport Park San Nicolas

Other Sunday, 24 February 2019 Burning of Momito at the Carnival Village 7:30 pm
Parades Wednesday, 27 February 2019 Dakota tur dia Jump-Ups 4:00 pm

School Jump-Up

Parades Wednesday, 27 February 2019 Dakota tur dia Jump-Ups 8:00 pm

Jump-Up

Parades Thursday, 28 Ferbuary 2019 Parada di Luz (Lighting Parade) in San Nicolas 8:00 pm - 2:00 am

Joe Laveist Sport Park > Caya Dick Cooper > Caya Capt.
H. Rodger > Lagoweg > Bernhardstraat > Dr. Schaepmanstraat >
Pastoor Hendrikstraat > finish at Joe Laveist Sport Park

Other Friday, 1 March 2019 22nd Kiwanis Masquerade Party 9:30 pm - 2:30 am
Other Friday, 1 March 2019 Hebbe Hebbe Festival 8:00 pm - 1:00 am

On parkinglot Post Offices O’stad

Parades Saturday, 2 March 2019 Aruba’s 65th Grand Carnival Parade in San Nicolas 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Joe Laveist Sport Park > Caya Dick Cooper > Caya Capt.
H. Rodger > Lagoweg > Bernhardstraat > Vuylestekestraat >
Pastoor Hendrikstraat > finish at Joe Laveist Sport Park San Nicolas

Parades Sunday, 3 March 2019 Aruba’s 65th Grand Carnival Parade in Oranjestad 10:00 am - 7:00 am

Starts at Aruba Entertainment Center in Avenida Milio J. Croes
> Vondellaan > L. G. Smith Blvd. > finish: at Citgo Blvd. (Ex- D.O.W.)

Other Sunday, 3 March 2019 Closing of Aruba’s 65th Carnival and Burning of the Momo 8:00 pm

Carnival Harbour Arena

Other Wednesday, 6 March Ash Wednesday