Spend Memorial Day in Aruba: Soul Beach Music Festival & Hi-Winds

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Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer, and there’s no better place to kick off the season than the World’s Happiest Island! Every Memorial Day weekend, Aruba is the place for fun in the sun with music festivals, beach parties, cookouts, and kitesurfing competitions. Choose Blue Aruba Rentals to host your island getaway and stay within walking distance of the Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival!

Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival

The 2023 Soul Beach Music Festival returns May 24th-29th, offering five days of live music, beach parties, comedy shows, and pool parties! Stay with Blue Aruba Rentals in our Harbour House property and walk to the festival down the road. Voted as one of the “Top Five Caribbean Celebrations by USA TODAY,” this event is not to be missed!

Schedule of Events

The Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival kicks off on Wednesday, the 24th, with live music, beach parties, comedy shows, and more!

  • Live Radio Remote Broadcasts
  • Day Parties at Palm Beach
  • Comedy concerts with hilarious comedians like Tiffany Haddish and Deon Cole
  • Main stage concerts with famous musicians like The Roots, Jill Scott, Anthony Hamilton, and Lucky Daye
  • Nightclub Parties
  • Memorial Day “Cool Down” BBQ

Aruba Hi-Winds

Aruba Hi-Winds returns for the 35th year from May 17th through the 22nd for five days of kitesurfing, windsurfing, and biking. This is the largest watersport event of its kind in the Caribbean, attracting surfers from around the world!

Schedule of Events

The Aruba Hi-Winds begins on Wednesday the 24th at Fisherman’s Hut. You can expect all sorts of competitions and activities, such as: 

  • Long-distance races for windsurfing, kitesurfing, and wingfoil
  • Kids races
  • Big air kitesurfing 
  • Mountain bike races
  • Windsurfing, kitesurfing, and wingfoil slaloms
  • Sailboat races
  • Live entertainment
  • Prize ceremony

Aruba Luxury Vacation Rentals 

Start planning your Memorial Day weekend getaway, and join us for the Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival and Hi-Winds! Blue Aruba Rentals offers the perfect lodging overlooking beautiful Eagle Beach or Oranjestad Marina, just a short distance away from these popular events. Our Harbour House properties range from studio to three-bedroom options to host groups of all sizes. If Harbour House doesn’t meet your needs, browse our condos at Blue, Azure Beach, and Oceania Residences.