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Aruba's Grand Carnival Parade

February 11, 2018 | Carnival Period

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Guillermo Prospero Trinidad Stadium


Aruba's largest carnival parade is filled with music and luxurious floats and costumes.

The largest carnival parade is the Grand Parade through Oranjestad, held on the Sunday before Ash Wednesday. This parade is filled with music and luxurious floats and costumes in various designs and decorated with a wide variety of colorful stones and feathers, creating a unique display. Aruba’s main event starts at 12:00 noon in Oranjestad and continues into the evening hours. This is the largest and longest of all the Aruba Carnival parades with the most spectators and participants. The midnight burning of King Momo, a life-size effigy of the spirit of Aruba's Carnival, signals the end of the season.