In May, the Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival from 22nd to 27th, coinciding with the Memorial Day holiday weekend is a must-attend if you love great music; this star-studded event is just what you need to get the party mood going.
From June 6th to 8th, the Aruba Food and Wine Festival is paradise for foodies with demos by world-famous chefs, great food and plenty of fine wine to taste. The 6th International Aruba Piano Festival from June 7th to 15th offers the best of chamber music with eminent artists and novel programs for learners.
Dera Gai celebrated on June 24th is Aruba’s harvest festival. With the rooster as its icon, this festival honoring St John involves lovely folk music and dance, jokes, jumping over fire and a lot of fun activities. On June 30th, the 28th Aruba International Triathlon with its swimming, running and bike race is sure t be a lot of fun; don’t miss this.
The Aruba International Film Festival held in June is another glitzy event with the picturesque island as a backdrop to an awards ceremony honoring films based on the Caribbean. From July 2nd to 9th, the island is all set to soar high at the 27th Aruba Hi-winds; watch experts compete at the windsurfing / kite surfing contests, enjoy lovely beach parties and take part in the unending events of this fete.
August 9th to 11th marks the glamorous Aruba Regatta; watch graceful yachts compete with one another in various competitions and take part in the party fun.