We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bonbini Festival Show

Fort Zoutman | Historical Muaseum, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 582 2185
Review Highlights
Not a bad cheap night

Only cost $5 a person and it does entertain you for 2 hrs. The MC was very good and with lots of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chris K
Great way to learn about Aruba

This was a great way to learn about the history. The performers were great. The food served was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Houston, Texas
Read all 226 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“bon bini” (29 reviews)
“tuesday night” (14 reviews)
“fort zoutman” (11 reviews)
Fort Zoutman | Historical Muaseum, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 582 2185
Write a Review
Reviews (226)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank nctraveler315
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went into town intending to enjoy this festival. Sadly, we needed to eat and the service took longer than expected so we were only able to see the last 30 minutes of the show but it was very entertaining.

Thank Shelia H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a presentation put on by the locals to celebrate and educate about the island and the culture There is food, crafts, story telling dancing and costumes.The drummers are out of this world and the young dancers are fantastic. You can tell by their...More

Thank Cathyoc54
Reviewed June 15, 2017

We didn't expect much after paying only $5... boy were we wrong! We had a great experience. There was a wonderful live band, dancers, a host telling the history of the island, a poet, and a marching band. They also open the museum so get...More

Thank kirstiemccullough
Reviewed June 13, 2017

this was one of my favorite things on the island. Super great show, musicians, dancers, poetry and local history. Ended with dancing in the streets Carnival style! has Pastechi and Balashi!

Thank suzenannon
Reviewed May 1, 2017

A great way to spend a Tuesday evening! You can see the historical fort, enjoy reasonably-priced traditional food, and watch a wonderful show. The show featured musicians, dancers, an introduction to Papiamento, and a carnival steel band with costumed dancers. It's in downtown Oranjestad so...More

1  Thank Robert D
Reviewed April 19, 2017

In short time big show and information about Aruba, culture. A very professional management of activity.

Thank asmatci
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Fred Restaurant
221 reviews
.07 miles away
Yemanja Woodfired Grill
1,886 reviews
.05 miles away
L.G. Smith's Steak & Chop House
1,053 reviews
.14 miles away
The Dutch Pancake House
1,579 reviews
.15 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Pro Kite School Aruba
46 reviews
.23 miles away
Renaissance Mall
275 reviews
.12 miles away
National Archaeological Museum Aruba
175 reviews
.21 miles away
Wilhelmina Park
184 reviews
.07 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Barbara B
June 16, 2016|
Answer Show all 5 answers
Response from TomandUrs | Reviewed this property |
Every Tuesday Night.
Rhonda C
April 12, 2015|
Answer Show all 3 answers
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
April 5, 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