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Bonbini Festival Show

Fort Zoutman | Historical Muaseum, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 582 2185
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Learn about the history of Aruba

$5 USD will get you entry into Fort Zoutman for this show, it is outdoors and there is a small... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
christa S
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Cancun, Mexico
Short history of Aruba

It was an hour show in Fort Zoutman. The show consists of local dances, music and selected history... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Alex K
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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Fort Zoutman | Historical Muaseum, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 3 days ago

$5 USD will get you entry into Fort Zoutman for this show, it is outdoors and there is a small stage. Local musicians, dancers and the like. There was a small offering of some local cuisine at a reasonable price. The best part of the...More

Thank christa S
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was an hour show in Fort Zoutman. The show consists of local dances, music and selected history of Aruba. It's good way to spend an evening.

Thank Alex K
Reviewed 12 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 19 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 5 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 25 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
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Barbara B
17 June 2016|
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Response from TomandUrs | Reviewed this property |
Every Tuesday Night.
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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.
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Kathy M
6 April 2015|
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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
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