Grand Carnival Parade

Sunday, March 3, 2019

The annual carnival festivities culminate with the grand carnival parade, which always falls on the Sunday before Ash Wednesday. This is the largest and longest of all the carnival parades with the most spectators and participants. Wonderful music, amazing floats, and dazzling costumes create an exotic display. Aruba’s main event starts at around 10 a.m. in Oranjestad and continues into the early evening hours.