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Special Celebrations are part of our culture! This is what we do best. The traditional celebrations calendar in Bonaire is filled with exciting activities throughout the year. Most of these celebrations have some main elements in common, which is uniting people with food, music and dance. The celebrations on Bonaire are an important part of the culture on Bonaire. It's a form of reminding everyone that life is about having fun and dancing to the rhythm of the music.

Maskarada

Maskarada, on New Years Day, originates from Bonaire’s Spanish founding.  Completely disguised including speech, locals from each village dress and arrive early in groups at the...

Simadan

  Simadan stems from Bonaire’s slave days and celebrates the growing season’s harvest (typically March/April). The festive harvest celebration in Bonaire varies from other...

Saint Feast Days

Stemming from Spanish Catholic influence, Dia di San Juan, Dia di San Pedro & San Pablo celebrate Saint Feast days coinciding with key seasonal events on Bonaire.  Celebrations,...

Carnival on Bonaire

Carnival on Bonaire Carnival is the biggest cultural event on Bonaire. With several parades, in which youngsters and elderly participate. Come and watch the dancing people, admire their...

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