Bon Bini Festival
- Type: Entertainment and Nightlife, Festivals
- Time to Spend: 1 to 2 hours
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Every Tuesday, the Bon Bini Festival (Bon Bini means "welcome" in Papiamento) attempts to enthrall you in island folk traditions, with lively dancing, colorful costumes, thrumming drums, tasty food and potent drinks. Your level of enjoyment probably depends on your mood. Some vacationers label it a wonderful experience (the show really is lively), but others describe it as an oversold tourist trap.
The Bon Bini Festival takes place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Fort Zoutman and King Willem III Tower in Oranjestad. Admission is $5 and food, drinks and local crafts are available for purchase.