When you are planning on visiting Aruba, you should consider the events they will have once you arrive, as you can have more fun immersing yourself into the local culture.

Sporting events, food festivals, cultural activities, music, arts, etc., there is so much to choose from that you can definitely pair your visit with something happening on the island.

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Here are some of the most anticipated events in Aruba:

Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival – Wednesday, May 25 to Monday, May 30, 2016
Happening over Memorial Day holiday weekend, this festival includes many artists and comedians.

Aruba’s International Triathlon – Sunday, June 26, 2016
International competition for professional and amateur athletes.

Aruba Summer Music Festival – Friday, July 1st to Saturday, July 2nd
Gathering award winning musicians, and the best local DJ’s and bands.

Aruba International Pro-Am Golf Tournament – August 2016
Professional and amateur golfers pair up at the Tierra del Sol Golf Course.

Aruba’s Annual International Regatta – Friday, August 19 to Sunday, August 21, 2016 (All day)
Competition for yachts, sunfishes (sailboats), beach cats (catamarans), windsurfers, and kite surfers.

Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival – Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24, 2016
This annual festival showcases high quality jazz performances, combos and bands. A special festival that features a great selection of music, theater, arts and food, all together in two days.

Eat Local Aruba Restaurant Week – Monday, October 3rd to Sunday October 16, 2016
Best of Aruban cuisine with prix-fix meals that let you enjoy a variety of food. More than 55 restaurants participate on this culinary event.

Some of Aruba Restaurants:

Gostoso Restaurante
– Aruban food

Carte Blanche Restaurant – International cuisine. Sitting for 16. Reserve months in advance

The Kitchen Table by White – Caribbean, Cajun & Creole cuisine

Yemenja Woodfired Grill – Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian

Que Pasa Restaurant Bar & Art Gallery – Caribbean, Aruban

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