Enjoy the best events Curaçao’s Carnival season has to offer. Remember, they’re best experienced by joining in and dancing to your heart’s content.
Jan 7 | Curaçao Festival Center
Opening Curaçao Carnival Season 2023
We are just as ready as you are. It’s finally here and we cannot wait any longer to open our 2023 Carnival Season with you.
Jan 14 | Curaçao Festival Center
Youth Tumba Festival
Curaçao’s youngest Tumba singers compete for the honor of being named this year’s Youth King- or Queen of Tumba.
Jan 20 | Curaçao Festival Center
Election Teen Carnival King & Queen
Today the King and Queen of the teenagers’ carnival will be crowned in this popular pageant.
Jan 21 | Curaçao Festival Center
Election Carnival Queen, Prince & Pancho
Who will be named the royalty of this year’s Carnival Season and be feted during the season’s events?
Jan 22 | Curaçao Festival Center
Election Youth Carnival Queen, Prince & Pancho
The youngest of us have their own Queen, Prince, and Pancho to preside over all the youth activities.
Jan 23-27 | Curaçao Festival Center
Carnival Music, Tumba Festival
The Tumba Festival is one of the biggest musical events in Curaçao and a highlight of the Curaçao Carnival!
Feb 5 | 2PM - 7PM | Willemstad
The first parade of the carnival season is done on horseback through the streets of downtown Willemstad.
Feb 12 | 2PM - 7PM | Willemstad
Youth Carnival Parade
The youngest revelers walk and dance along the Carnival route. Like their older counterparts, they wear full, elaborate costumes
Feb 17 | 6PM - 11PM | Willemstad
Teen Carnival Parade
The Curaçao Carnival parade for teenagers is an evening parade and always a great street party.
Feb 18 | 3PM - 6PM | Barber
Carnival Parade of the Bandabou Region
The Bandabou region has its own parade through the streets of Barber and surrounding areas.
Feb 19 | 11AM - 7PM | Willemstad
Main Carnival Parade
The Gran Marcha is the main daytime parade of the Curaçao Carnival. Revelry guaranteed!
Feb 20 | 2PM - 8PM | Willemstad
Youth & Teen Farewell Parade
Before the final parade, the teenagers and children get a chance to say farewell to this year’s Curaçao Carnival season.
Feb 21 | 6PM - 1AM | Willemstad
Main Farewell Parade
The final parade of Curaçao’s Carnival is held in the evening – one last parade before Ash Wednesday the following day.
Feb 25 | Curaçao Festival Center
Closing Celebration of Carnival Season
We close off the Curaçao Carnival Season where we opened it, at the Curaçao Festival Center.