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Joe Laveist San Nicolaas


This exciting jump-up begins at 4 a.m. and continues until sunrise in the heart of San Nicolas.

Set the alarm clock! An early morning open invitation to Aruba’s largest “jump-up” is extended to carnival enthusiasts throughout the island. Popularly known as the “pajama party,” thousands of people gather in San Nicolas to follow the various live music caravans down the city streets blasting soca and calypso music.

Time: 4:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Route: Joe Laveist Sport Park, Pastoor Hendrikstraat – Caya Dick Cooper – Caya Captain H. Rodger – Lagoweg – Bernhardstraat – Vuylestekestraat – Pastoor Hendrikstraat – ends at Joe Laveist Sport Park