Carubbian Festival, every Thursday evening in San Nicolas, Aruba
The Carubbian festival inaugurated in June 2011 takes place in San Nicolas every Thursday night from 6pm-10pm, showcasing the multicultural charms of Aruba's "Sunrise City." Tourists can purchase a package at their hotel including round-trip transportation. The center of activities is a stage area where the audience can relax at tables to enjoy a diversity of cuisines from the region and a parade of local entertainers. The main street is closed to traffic becoming a pedestrian mall filled with colorful booths selling local food, handicrafts and logo souvenirs, with fun activities for the entire family.