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Bonbini Festival Show

Fort Zoutman | Historical Muaseum, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 582 2185
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Bon Boni Festival

Found something local to do while cruising. Every Tuesday night at the Fort by the parliament... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Exeter, New Hampshire
via mobile
a very nice local folklore evening walking distance from Renaissance hotel

outdoor dance and music, some stalls with drinks and handycrafts. nice. in the Fort downtown... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
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  • Poor6%
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Fort Zoutman | Historical Muaseum, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 582 2185
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Found something local to do while cruising. Every Tuesday night at the Fort by the parliament building there is a small gathering of locals putting on informative show to enlighten people of the local heritage of Aruba. $5 gets you in to a small show...More

Thank curiouseorge
Reviewed 4 October 2017

outdoor dance and music, some stalls with drinks and handycrafts. nice. in the Fort downtown Oranjestad. you can wear flip flops, and chill, the perfomances are nicely done, and feel local and nice.

Thank miriamAmsterdam
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I was expecting this to be more of a street festival - it is really a sit down show. I really enjoyed it. I think my husband was bored out of his mind - it was a little hokey for his taste. But even he...More

1  Thank orangepickle
Reviewed 4 September 2017

What you get for $5 admission per person: A variety show: -a music performance (forget the name but I think it translated to Tropical Rain) doing a couple of songs, -the emcee explained what the show was about and chatted with us about what makes...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We were told this was a Festival with food and shopping. Very disappointed. There may have been one food table, and a coffee stand. Some guy talked about the local culture and they had few dances by local teenagers. The charged people $5.00 USA for...More

Thank rrshahriar
Reviewed 7 August 2017

nice way to get a taste of local cuisine as well as mingling with other tourists and locals. Everyone was so nice !!

Thank Michele A
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Only cost $5 a person and it does entertain you for 2 hrs. The MC was very good and with lots of neat knowledge on Aruba. Music not bad either. Dancers were young girls who were cute, but not professional dancers like you may see...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This was a great way to learn about the history. The performers were great. The food served was good. We enjoyed the carnival performance. Keep up the great show.

Thank TXTravelDiva
Reviewed 4 July 2017

My husband and I truly enjoyed the Bonbini Festival Show on our honeymoon and first visit to Aruba! We would definitely recommend it to future visitors!

Thank Ashlei N
Reviewed 4 July 2017

If this is your first trip to Aruba the Bonbini Festival is worth a visit. The show gives an overview of the language, history, music, dancing, and traditions of the island. It was a lot of fun. They had food but we were planning to...More

1  Thank nctraveler315
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Barbara B
16 June 2016|
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Response from TomandUrs | Reviewed this property |
Every Tuesday Night.
Rhonda C
13 April 2015|
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Response from Yvette L | Property representative |
Yes at the Bon Bini it's still around $8 for dinner... at the hotels it's not that cheap.. but.. around the hotels you'll find more than 60 restaurants, some even with local prices... ask any local for recommendation.
Kathy M
5 April 2015|
Response from Yvette L | Property representative |
Hi Kathy, Happy Easter. US Credit card are accepted everywhere on the island... If you need cash, you can Use the ATM. But at the Bon Bini Festival we do not accept CC... it's only $5 p.p. cash. Have a nice evening, see... More